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Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween

Spirit Houses
http://www.flickr.com/photos/editundo/2541664923/in/set-72157594478581532/





Free Halloween card from Samantha Hahn
http://www.flickr.com/photos/samanthahahn/2975857324/


Chris Anthony
Quotes By~ Mencius
Sincerity is the way to Heaven.

Facts Halloween
Orange and black are the colors of Halloween because orange is associated with the fall Harvest and black is the color of darkness.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with Orange.
Turnips and Beets once served as the original Jack O' lanterns
Halloween is the second most commercially successful Holiday with Christmas being the first. According to superstition if you stand in front of a mirror at midnight, you'll see the reflection of your future spouse just over your left shoulder.
You can sprinkle salt and oatmeal on your child's head to keep him or her from being possessed.
In England, white cats instead of black ones are thought to be bad luck.
Harry Houdini died on Halloween, in 1926 from peritonitis caused by a ruptured appendix.
Burning a candle inside a Jack O' Lantern on Halloween is believed to keep demons and evil spirits at bay.
Put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween night to meet a witch.
Gazing into the flame of a candle on Halloween night will allow you to see into the future.
If you hear footsteps behind you on Halloween night don't turn around, for it may be Death himself! And to look him in the eye is a sure way to hasten your own demise.
If a bat flies around a house three times, it is considered to be a death omen.
* This is just a fun look at thirteen Halloween facts whether they are truth or superstition, you decide.
Tip
Screen the candy your kids bring home.
Left over candy you can.
Share it. Take your leftover candy to the office.
Bake it. Kept in an airtight container, it will last long after Halloween.
Later, you can bake surprise cupcakes.
Recycle it. Practice instant recycling.
Read more what to do with it
http://www.parenthood.com/article-topics/article-topics.php?Article_ID=3065

Recipe
Caramel Apple Salad2 Granny Smith apples, cored and diced
2 red delicious apples, cored and diced
1 (6-pack) Snickers candy bars, diced small
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 small container Cool Whip®Mix all ingredients.
Let set 1/2 hour, then serve.
Crafts And tutorials
Hooded Scarf
http://sewing.about.com/library/weekly/aa020900a.htm

Reindeers Washrags and soap
http://holidaymemories-angie.blogspot.com/2008/09/stocking-stuffer-idea-cute-reindeers.html

How to make Wine bottle stopper
http://www.abigslice.com/winestoppers.html

Christmas tree Napkin fold directions
http://www.abigslice.com/treenapkin.html

Save your tablecloths from those nasty wine stains
http://ilfeltrodicaia.blogspot.com/2008/04/2000-visite-salvagoccia.html

Felt oranments
http://ilfeltrodicaia.blogspot.com/

Gag joke for christmas for men
http://www.weeville.com/rednecktooiletpaperholder.htm

Santa lapel pins
http://www.freevintagecrochet.com/christmas/santa-lapel-pins.html

Cute pumpkin man tutorial
http://www.jmurphybears.com/projects.html

Tutorial Shape book very cute!Can do christmas trees angels ect.
http://cheekymagpie.blogspot.com/2008/09/shape-book-tute.html
Have a wonderful Halloween !





5 comments:

Ed said...

Happy Halloween Ginger to you and your family xxx

May you always be protected from Ghosties and Ghoulies and wee-legged Beasties,
And things that go BUMP in the night !!

Obe's said...

Happy Halloween !!
Hope you have a spooky day!!
Diane at Crafty Passions

Rosemary said...

Happy Halloween Ginger!!
Love the Halloween facts, tips, and recipes.
You rock!!
Have a spooky day!
Rosemary

Evie/VampyVictor said...

Happy Halloween Ginger!! :)

HDMac said...

I love some of the crafts you have shared here! Thank you! :) :) :) :)