Category: Holiday

Got Creative Over The Holidays

I always have good intentions to do something creative, but this year I actually got a few projects done. One is a reversible scarecrow snowman that I my wife saw on Pinterest. It’s about three feet tall and has weathered the weather pretty well so far as it sits outside our front door. The clothes pins are...

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Reddit Secret Santa Was Awesome

This year I participated in my first Reddit Secret Santa gift exchange. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect out of it, but thought it was worth a try. Turns out, it was great. Now I didn’t get Bill Gates as my secret Santa, but the person who got me made me very happy. They got me...

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Halloween Pumpkins – 2016 Edition

Here are our 2016 Halloween pumpkin carvings. On the top row we have two scary pumpkins. The first one is not carved all the way through, but rather scraped. On the bottom row we have a penguin, a cat, and the moon and stars. All pumpkins are lit with either rechargeable lights or battery operated...

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Halloween Mystery Meal 2016

Every year my wife puts on a Halloween mystery meal that has some pretty disgusting sounding things on it, but everything is good to eat. This year didn’t disappoint. Halloween Mystery Meal 2016 Menu Utensils Pitchfork > Fork Mummy Bandage > Napkin Witches Wand > Spoon Main Intestines > Puff Pastry with Cheese or Meat Toxic Waste > Mac n Cheese Dyed Green Dead Mans Fingers > Peanut...

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Leprechaun traps are all the rage.

Lily’s leprechaun trap this year is a good one. It has a trap door that auto closes with a rubber band to keep the little guy in. On the door is a jelly bean to lure him up. Stairs, because the trap door is on top of a cooler. The cooler contains candy and a bed so...

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Our House Has Eyes

Our house is ready for Halloween. It’s watching out over the neighborhood and looking a little haunted. Really, this is a simple project. All it is cardboard with eyes cutout and orange tissue paper over the cut out parts. Leaving the lights on in the house is all I have to do at night to...

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