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Mister Ghost’s August 2017 Parcel Review – Better Late Than Never? I Think Not.

August’s parcel theme was Moonlight in the Poison Garden.  You’re probably wondering why we’re just now reviewing August’s parcel.  WELL, I’ve had a hard time coming to grips with reviewing August’s collection for a couple different reasons.  First, let me start off by mentioning that August’s parcel arrived… in September.  Today is October 7th and …

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Happy October!

The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents. -Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes Related Posts Mister Ghost’s July 2017 Parcel – Mons… Mister Ghost’s June 2017 Parcel – Kits… Halloween Is In The Air! …

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Mister Ghost’s July 2017 Parcel – Monsters at the Movies!

This month the theme from Evil Supply Company for Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments is “Monsters at the Movies”.  I love this theme because before my husband and I had an adorable little goose of a child, who is now 2 years old and totally awesome, we would go to the movies weekly.  No …

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Mister Ghost’s June 2017 Parcel – Kitschy Mermaid Beach Party!

This month Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments is mermaid themed!  Ironically in the last month, Mermaids have been circling around me.  I recently stopped in a shop called “Columbia Mermaid” and met a real life mermaid.  Laura, who runs said mermaid shop, has been surrounded by mermaids her entire life.  …

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Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments – May 2017

In April I signed up for Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments for some monthly Halloween fun!  The cost for the monthly box is $12 + shipping.  Included in every box is the following (taken from Evil Supply Co. website): Art print: 5″ x 7″ (12.7cm x 17.78cm), unframed Embroidered patch: …

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Halloween Fun at the Annual Portland Zombie Walk!

One of the many cool things about living in Portland is the annual Zombie Walk! Each year hundreds of Portlanders gather to show off their zombie skills and scare the masses on Halloween. The big finale of the walk is when a deadly horde of Portland Zombies crawl from their graves for a dance performance to …

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The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie “Halloweentown”, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Each year, starting on October 1st, the town comes alive with all …

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Pumpkin – Its Versatility in Savory Recipes

Pumpkins are not just for making pumpkin pies and carving into scary faces at Halloween. In fact, there are lots of savory pumpkin recipes including classic pumpkin soup, pumpkin stew and you can even use this tasty squash family vegetable in salad recipes. The next time you make a salad, why not chop some small …

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Haunted Gettysburg – A Beginner’s Guide

Is Gettysburg haunted? It’s sure hard to ignore the large number ghostly encounters that visitors and residents of this historic Pennsylvania town claim to have experienced over the years. Of course, skeptics will always find other explanations for the phenomena but the sheer number of reported experiences certainly lends support to those convinced that something …

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10 Magical Halloween Decorating Ideas from Instagram

If you’re looking for some Halloween home decorating inspiration, then check out these fun & festive fall Instagram ideas for both inside and outside of the home! Naturally Enchanting A photo posted by Conni Nowocin (@villalandzauber) on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:11pm PDT The Hole in the Pavement Just in case if you have no …

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