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The Blue Muse
A Grateful Heart: Frivolous festivities and the family who makes them

A Grateful Heart: Frivolous festivities and the family who makes them

Trick or treat? Arrrrrr.Update: I need to sincerely apologize to my mother for forgetting the pretty pretty princess costume she sewed for me by hand.As early as I can remember, Halloween has always been a "thing" in my family. The first holiday I can ...

The Design Confidential
Happy Halloween and My Little Dark Knight

Happy Halloween and My Little Dark Knight

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Not So Crafty
Happy Halloween! Past, Present and Surprise!

Nov 1, 2011
Happy Halloween! Past, Present and Surprise!

Happy Halloween, I hope everyone had a good time and are recovering nicely from their candy hangover. Recently, my mom has been sending me photos from my childhood.  I thought I would share some of the pictures from my early Halloweens.  While looking at these I was surprised by how many times I chose...

The Blue Muse
Happy Halloween and a word on cupcake transportation and passing out candy from afar

Happy Halloween and a word on cupcake transportation and passing out candy from afar

I may have a sprinkle obsession. Photo by yours truly.Compared to last year's Katy Perry Elmo extravaganza, this Halloween will be decidedly low key. I just bought my candy today. I still haven't figured out my pirate costume. Mr. T is taking off on a ...

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Five tips for successful tricks or treats this Halloween

Oct 31, 2011
Five tips for successful tricks or treats this Halloween

Did I reel you in with my slick title? Prepare to be disappointed. I only have four tips to offer.  Handles - Be sure whatever sack type you use to collect your hoard of candy has sturdy handles. No one wants accidental bloody hands on Hall...

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Glocal Girl
Happy Halloween Weekend

Oct 28, 2011
Happy Halloween Weekend

Happy Halloween Weekend!  How awesome is that decoration?  If I ever find the patience get crafty I'd like to attempt to make a pumpkin-tree.  Strangely, I don't have any special plans this weekend (to be completely honest, I forgot...

MyCup2Yours
Our first pumpkin patch sunset

Oct 25, 2011

I looked at the calendar last week and realized it was already almost the end of October... and we hadn't gone to the pumpkin patch yet! With two soccer tournaments ahead of us (last weekend... Visit my blog at http://www.mycup2yours.com to re...

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Don’t fall for the Great Pumpkin

Oct 22, 2011
Don’t fall for the Great Pumpkin

Everything I need to know about relationships, I learned from Sally Brown. Who is Sally Brown? You might know her as Charlie Brown's little sister. Specifically, listen to her diatribe from It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: I spent the wh...

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Random thoughts on Columbus Day

Oct 9, 2011
Random thoughts on Columbus Day

For the first time since 1985, I have Columbus Day off. Yes, that's when I was the autumn of my 6th grade. Thank you for doing that math. I never really thought about why Columbus Day is even a national holiday. Most people don't get the day off...

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Happy Mad Hatter Day, Sacramento!

Oct 6, 2011
Happy Mad Hatter Day, Sacramento!

I'm not a huge Alice in Wonderland fan. In fact, that latest iteration with Johnny Depp scared the crap out of me...well, the trailers did anyway, I don't go to the movies much, but that's for a different post. But, I am a fan of random holidays. ...

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