Halloween snuck up on me this year. Most of the time, I have our costumes figured out months in advance and the decorations ready in anticipation of October 1st. Though I didn't add anything new to my collection, I reworked old favorites with a few touches so they'd feel fresh again. I love that our place is now decked-out and ready for all of the trick-or-treaters (we usually get several hundred kids each year) tomorrow night!
On our block, where nearly every house puts out spooky props at the beginning of October, it's almost a requirement to start thinking about Halloween early so that I'm always fully prepared when it does roll around. Because I didn't want to redo anything I'd done in past years, ...read more