Halloween House 2015

We’ve lived on a busy halloween street for two years now and I love it. Between last year before Halloween, plus some clearance and a little bit this October, we have built up a bit of  a collection of outside decorations; a bit all over the place theme-wise, but a collection nonetheless. I tried to narrow the porch area down to orange/spiders and then we had ghosts around the yard. Plus a skeleton. And a zombie head. And a bird. Everyone has their favorites and it’s hard to narrow things down.

 

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I thought my bar cart candy station was so clever. And then Truman figured out how to unwrap lollipops.

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Finishing touches. Our glow in the dark spiders were disappointingly non-glowy.

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Robin vs the Ghost Tree

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Weirdly obsessed with the skeleton bird in a cage.

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He started the day as a web-trapped skeleton, but he didn’t stay there all night.

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Truman loves this zombie head. He said hi to it every day. Weirdo.

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Last year’s eyeball wreath matched nothing this year but the kids wouldn’t let me leave it in the storage tub.

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Floating eye of death! My only DIY this year. It’s paper mache – basically an unfilled eyeball pinata.

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It got busy enough that we sat on the porch and gave away candy – or ate it, in Spencer’s case

 

Hope everyone had a great Halloween! I am debating a NaBloPoMo – or in my case a NaBloPhoMo (mostly photo posts), if that is a thing. I have felt disconnected from this blog and feel like it might be finally fading out. But at the same time I miss it. Maybe posting once per day will make me feel recharged and clean up the million things in draft.

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