In our early discussions of costumes, Jambi said “I want to be a super hero.” I jumped on that and said “What about Word Girl”, which rendered her momentarily speechless with a... Oct 31, 2012 5 Comments
I have seen these pumpkins on the internet, and I decided to try them with the kiddos.
Orange construction paper
green or brown pipe cleaners
I cut the construction p... Oct 30, 2012 1 Comment
We are busily raking up leaves and cleaning out our gardens here in the midwest, but before I store those tomato cages for the winter I have one more use for them. They’ll make a great form for ... Oct 29, 2012 4 Comments
We took the plunge and made the spooky hot dog monsters.
Here is how we did it.
It only involves the obvious ingredients: hot dogs, and spaghetti noodles. Take hot dogs, and slice them up. Best to kee... Oct 26, 2012 5 Comments
One of the things I knew I wanted to try making for Halloween decorations this year was a zombie baby head. My first stumbling block was actually finding the head. My plan was to get one at the local ... Oct 22, 2012 No Comments
Let’s revisit another of our favorite Halloween projects. This time it’s the knitting pattern for the Little Black Owl.
This little guy is a cinch to knit up in the round with added fel... Oct 19, 2012 No Comments
She has already been Dorothy before.
Dorothy, at 8 months. Scarecrow (TINY! Gasp!)
Then, we were invited to the San Francisco Symphony night with The Wizard of Oz! And it was time for another Doroth... Oct 19, 2012 2 Comments
It’s coming down to the wire to get those costumes made for Halloween. Here’s a couple Susi did over the last couple of years.
This easy bacon and eggs costume requires no sewing, cost le... Oct 18, 2012 No Comments
This month’s bag is a quick, little tote bag perfect for trick or treating. It’s reversible so your little ghost or goblin can have their pick of which fabric shows. We kept the straps sho... Oct 17, 2012 10 Comments
I had so much fun decorating our mantle for Halloween this year. I went a little crazy at the dollar store (if you can call $12 crazy), used stuff I had around the house and laughed an evil laugh the ... Oct 16, 2012 1 Comment