Spooky fun crochet wearables for Halloween

Be A Crafter xDHilarious and a bit creepy! We have cute and fast crochet pattern like spock ears to big and fab like a Viking costume. These must be great crochet projects on your list for this Halloween....more

What Were You For Halloween?: Finding the Perfect Costume Idea

Today is Sunday, November 2nd, which means Friday night was Halloween! I have to say, I’m pretty dang pleased with my costume for this year. It’s an idea Alex and I had tossed around the last couple of years as something that would be pretty cool, but we kept shooting it down because we thought it too difficult. Well this year, we said “hell with that,” and went for it anyway.Can you guess who we are? Keep reading and you’ll see some hints along the way....more

A Mad Halloween

This year the kids decided to dress up as Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter. I was thrilled that they chose to dress as a theme this year. I thought those years were over. “I don’t think…” “Then you shouldn’t talk,” said the Hatter.”...more

Has the Fun Gone Out of Halloween?

Fun, Unique and Creative Halloween Costume Ideas For All Ages at Spirit Halloween

 Spooky ghosts, scary masks, gory costumes...Halloween is just around the corner but if you are not looking for a costume that everyone else is wearing, then you may want to check out these costumes that are more creative, goofy and unique.  After all, Halloween is the time of the year where you are allowed to dress out of the box! See photos of costumes and read more here.      ...more

She's Crafty... especially on Halloween!

Oh, Halloween. It has never been my favorite holiday, but I usually participate if I have a clever costume. This is widely due to the fact that growing up, my crafty mother created the majority of our costumes.Yes.Created.As in, she sewed, glued and pinned fabric, buttons, and tulle to create one-of-a-kind costumes for her three children. The Martha Stewart of the 80’s and 90’s....more

5 Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Do This Year

Remember that year when at least 5 people at every Halloween party was an Angry Bird?  Or Lady Gaga in her stuffed animal dress?  Or--my god--the Iron Mans???  SO MANY FUCKING IRON MANS! ...more

Who Knew I Could Be a Creative Mom?

We don’t do crafts in our house. Jeffrey has never been interested, even when he was in Mom’s Morning Out and when they did weekly crafts in Sunday School. He was probably seven before I realized he didn’t know how to use scissors, because it was never an issue. (Turns out it was part of his motor skills issues, but we didn’t know that then.) And frankly, I’ve been pretty happy with the no-craft thing, because I’m not very creative. I can’t write fiction, as much as I’d love to, because my brain just won’t work that way....more

Mom And The Halloween Costume

It was just a couple of years ago that I had one easy decision- do I dress as a scandalous nun, or an indecent police officer?  This year I was in for a rude awakening and this mom was not a happy customer walking into the costume shop.Before I get on my soapbox, I want to answer a few questions that may come up as you read:...more