Archives For October 2013

Every October, we save up all our time and energy to expend on an all-out Halloween party. This year, we made taco soup, mini chimichangas, and cake pops. Plus, we ordered some crazy-awesome chocolates from The Truffle Cottage¬†with homages to Ghostbusters, Scream, and Nightmare Before Christmas. We thought we’d share some of our decorations with you, along with a snapshot of our costumes. Happy Halloween!

IMG_0965 (1024x669)(from The Truffle Cottage)

IMG_0968 (687x1024)(plates , napkins, and bloody tablecloth from Target)

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With my favorite holiday fast approaching, some of you may be scrambling to throw together an easy costume. Not everyone can obsessively plan out Halloween months in advance (like I do), and maybe you just want a clever costume for a Halloween party. Here are some easy costume options that can all be donned by women and gents alike.

1. Dr. Who

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What You Need:

  • Collared shirt
  • Tweed jacket
  • Red bow tie
  • Fez

With a few easy-to-find and inexpensive items, you’re in business as Dr. Who. Think Geek even offers a Dr. Who quick costume set with a fez and bow tie. It doesn’t get any easier.

2. Shaun

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What You Need:

  • Name tag
  • Red tie
  • White collared shirt
  • Fake blood

Muss up your shirt and tie so you look nice and disheveled from running for your life. Don’t forget to put a red ink stain on the shirt pocket. Bonus points for adding a cricket bat to the ensemble.

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