The Cryptic Mummy

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween Ello. Ello. This is it kids–this is what we wait an entire year for . . . Halloween month! I am feckin’ jazzed. Tonight is the first night of the 13 days of Halloween and our theme is the mummy. Wikipedia defines the mummy as a deceased human […]

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Noir Shore

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween So, this past weekend some of my friends and I took a little weekend trip up the North Shore. We had no set agenda and only a couple of “must sees” were on our list. Upon finding out about my weekend jaunt, my friend, Annie, suggested I check […]

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Creepy Girls Only

 Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween Right now I’m doing a special edition of 13 Days because today is my best bro’s b-day. Why, you might ask? Because she is the dark side to my darker side and a witchy sister. She is always up for any and every crazy themed party I come […]

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Little Witches

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween Is there anything cuter than a little coven of witches flitting door-to-door and squealing “trick-or-treat”? Nope! Whether a good witch, bad witch, pink witch, purple witch, spider witch, or sparkly witch–being one for Halloween is just plain fun. And having an entire party of witch-themed fun is the […]

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Cheers, Witches!

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween It’s time for another bit of random fun. If you’ve checked out my About This Blog page, you know a bit about my annual Halloween party. This party started out in my garage which I would transform into a haunted wonderland. The past few years, however, I have […]

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Where My Witches At?

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween So you’ve decided to throw a witch-themed Halloween party and you really don’t want it to suck. Turning your party site into a witchy wonderland can be super fun and, with a little creativity and help from me, its possible. As I sit here writing this intro, I’m […]

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Every Witch Way

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween This week’s theme is the witch. About time, right? I know. I must say witches, by far, are my favorite part of all things Halloween. Ever since I was a little girl and I saw Samantha from Bewitched twitch her nose for the first time, I’ve wanted to […]

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Party Like you’re a Mini-Monster

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween The Littlest Vampires are the Cutest Vampires When my youngest son was little, he loved watching The Little Vampire starring Jonathon Lipnicki. For him, it became a daily movie to watch, during the 13 Days. He would then act out scenes from the movie by “turning” his stuffed […]

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Vampires Only RSVP

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween So how many times over all the years of dressing up for Halloween have you been a vampire? And how many of you (myself included) have had visions of looking like a sultry, mysterious vamp or a terrifying “I vant to suck your blood” creature of the night […]

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Vampire Venue

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween So this week’s theme is the vampire. There are so many different interpretations of this mythical creature that I could spend a month talking solely about vampire stuff. But I must say–the same rules I established in “Walk like you’re a Zombie“, apply here as well. However, with […]

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Paranormal VS Supernatural

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween This week’s blog posts will be a three-part series. Each post will be a “vs” feature where I will be pitting two similar icons of Halloween against each other and see who comes out on top. Although I will have my decided favorites going into this series, I’m […]

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Addams VS Munsters

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween This week’s blog posts will be a three-part series. Each post will be a “vs” feature where I will be pitting two similar icons of Halloween against each other and see who comes out on top. Although I will have my decided favorites going into this series, I’m […]

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Vampire VS Werewolf

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween This week’s blog posts will be a three-part series. Each post will be a “vs” feature where I will be pitting two similar icons of Halloween against each other and see who comes out on top. Although I will have my decided favorites going into this series, I’m […]

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Zombie Pub Crawl

ZPC: We ♥ U This post wraps up my zombie theme, and then, I’m on to the next one. I want to highlight a really cool annual event that happens every October in Minneapolis: the Zombie Pub Crawl (ZPC). This is an event where thousands of people dress like zombies and wander the area (last year […]

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Walk like you’re a Zombie

Welcome to the 13 Days of Halloween: Zombies This week’s theme is the zombie–soooo creepy, right? But before I get too far into this post, I want to make one thing clear: if you’re going to be a zombie for Halloween, you must fully commit to the look. This is not a zombie. Zombies don’t […]

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