Monday, October 24, 2011

Spooky Ten

(Sorry I'm late posting this morning; having some problems with Blogger again.)

Ten Things to Do for Halloween

Try whipping up some Healthy Halloween and Fall Favorites recipes from has some great ideas here for homemade Halloween decorations. has a ton of recipes for homemade, creepy-looking treats on their Halloween page here.

Wondering why we carve pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns? has a neat article here that explains how it started.

Christine Cadena has some good ideas on pet management in her article Halloween Safety for Your Dog (and I'll second her suggestion of walking your dog before the trick-o-treaters arrive.)

Speaking of Jack, Howdini has a good instructional video here on how to carve a pumpkin.

Want to make your own Halloween costume, makeup, mask or just need an easy idea? Check out this guide on has six seriously spooky stories here about real-life cemeteries (link swiped from Gerard over at the Presurfer.)

If you're interested in listening to some spooky music, has a very cool Halloween party radio station here.

Enter to win a giveaway for a zombie backscratcher or a set of monster family stickers for your car over at the Presurfer.

1 comment:

  1. WOW! Thanks for all the activities! I've got company in over the weekend, and two kids to entertain, too... and besides PUSS IN BOOTS, I have nothing planned.

    Getting excited about NaNo. Yours will be one of the few blogs I make the time to visit this November. It's become one of my most favorite!


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