Clifford the Big Red Dog and Pals Halloween

Happy Halloween!!! October has seemed like a really loooonnggg month! I’m not sure why, but I am glad to be in November.

I decided to have a little fun with dressing up the dogs this year. They are just so funny and it makes me smile. I started out with a felt doghouse. I just tacked it onto a board and set it up. Nothing too fancy!

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Next came the challenge! Getting the dogs dressed and posed. Rozy does pretty good, but as you can see here, she has a couple of extra legs and an extra tail. I chose Clifford because Rozy always wants to sit on our lap like she is just a little puppy. Actually, we can’t see a thing in front of us when she sits there!

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We actually did pretty good getting this picture of Maggie, aka Cleo. She just hasn’t gotten the hang of sit and stay yet.

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Why is this taking so long and why do I have to wear these ridiculous things?

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I love the beanie pulled down low! She looks like a hoodlum!

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Hopefully we get a good one soon!

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No hands this time!

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Aww, Munchy’s (T-Bone) turn!

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Oh my! I don’t think Munch is liking this! She even stuck out her tongue in protest!

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Better…but still missing Cleo.

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This is as good as it gets! At least they are all in the picture. Of course, the neighbor dog started barking and everything went haywire!

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Ezzy acts like she doesn’t want to dress up in a Halloween costume, but she kept hanging around and getting in the way, so I finally put this ladybug costume on her and she seemed satisfied with that.

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I hope this gave you a little smile today and enjoy your Halloween!

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It More Pumpkins!

Hey everyone!  I hope everyone is excited for Halloween!  Any awesome costumes?

Well this week the blog is really short, but I wanted to show off the pumpkins I created for the pumpkin decorating contest at work.  It was really simple, but I love it so much!

They are chocolate covered strawberries!

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Aren’t they cute?

So that’s it!  Super short and sweet but still lots of fun!

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Halloween With a Few of My Favorite Bloggers!

Good morning! Halloween is only a week away! What!?!? How is that possible? I don’t really decorate for Halloween anymore, now that my girls are older, so I thought I would share some ideas from my favorite bloggers. Just click on the pictures to be taken to each ladies blog.

Of course, my first and most favorite blogger, is Karianne from Thistlewood Farms. She shared some big news this past week. She’s moving! She’s moving back to the home she grew up in. I can’t wait to see what she does with it! Here are Karianne’s Four Ideas for Inexpensive Halloween Door Decorations.

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Lauren over at Bless’er House has a cool idea for marbled vases. Not too scary…just the right touch!

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Kelly, over at My Soulful Home, has this cute mummy candle. Great project for the kids too!

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Here is an idea that’s a little more on the creepy side! But doesn’t this look awesome? Angie, over at Knick of Time, has some great recycling ideas. I’m sure you have some spare bottles around!

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Do you have any extra mason jars around the house? Linda at Mason Jar Craft Loves has loads of ideas for those jars! Just pick your favorite and start painting!

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Well, it’s Halloween, so we need some treats, right? Amy at the Happy Scraps has some cute printables to add to your treats. She has lots of great ideas and I had a hard time just picking one!

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This would be a great way to welcome your trick-or-treaters! The pumpkin even lights up! Laura at The Turquoise Home shares all the directions on her blog.

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How about some free printables to hang on your walls for Halloween? I love how Katrin displays them in a canvas hung backwards. Perfect touch for Halloween! She even gives you the links for the printables.

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Well, I am leaving you with Karianne again! These adorable little felt pumpkins were made by her sister and Karianne gives all the instructions on her blog.

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What do you think? Are you ready to try any of these ideas? I hope it gives you some inspiration! Have a great week!

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These are a Few of my Favorite Things!

Hello everyone!  I hope you are having a wonderful week and are starting to prep for all of the kids that will be coming to your door in 11 days.  Are you ready, because I’m not…

Yeah…I happened to eat all of the candy I have purchased for Halloween.  Not my proudest moment…

Either way, I wanted to show off some of my favorite pumpkins to decorate for Halloween.  Now, if you are like me and absolutely hate gutting pumpkins (Terrible.  Horrible.  No Good.  Very Bad.), sometimes it can be hard to find a good pumpkin decorating idea.  So don’t worry, I have done the homework for you.

Here are 10 of my favorite decorated pumpkins for Halloween!  I will post where you can find them.  Enjoy!

Cinderella-Pumpkin

Cinderella Inspired Pumpkin from A Pumpkin and a Princess

Studded Pumpkins

Studded Pumpkins from The Crafted Sparrow

Sequins Pumpkins

Sequins Polka Dot Pumpkins from Sugar Cloth

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Blue Porcelain Pumpkin from Craftberry Bush

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Pumpkin Cage by Craft PassionCraft Passion

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Gold Bling Pumpkin from The Swell Designer

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Coastal Pumpkins from Crafty Morning

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Unicorn Pumpkin from The Party Parade

Confetti Pumpkin

Confetti Pumpkin from Madigan Made

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Peacock Pumpkin from Home on the Corner

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Pumpkins On the Front Porch

Good morning! Another week has begun! Are you having fall weather yet! We actually are! We don’t usually cool off until Halloween, so we are definitely blessed this year.  It actually makes decorating for fall enjoyable!

I was able to get a few things out on my front porch for the fall. A few pumpkins, my chalkboard dressed up for fall and some new pillow covers helped to get it ready.

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I love changing out my chalkboard for each season. I use chalk markers to give it such vibrant color. The FALL banner was a free printable I found over at The Cottage Market.

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I ordered a couple of new pillow covers from Amazon. I listed the links at the bottom of the page. I love the blue color on the pumpkins!

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Of course, I have to have pumpkins! I have mostly orange, but I did manage find a beautiful blue/green heirloom pumpkin.

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A cozy blanket keeps me warm on chilly mornings.

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Our trees aren’t changing color just yet, so I threw in some faux leaves too.

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I hope you have a great week!

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Here are some links to similar items at Amazon. I get a little percentage back on whatever is purchased so, Thank You!