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First Spirit Halloween Store Visit 2018

This year our first Spirit Halloween store that was opened and reasonably stocked was in Canton MI. The fact that its mid August did not deter the family as we made a quick visit and Mom bought a T shirt … Continue reading

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Haunted Silk

Something new for 2018

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After Halloween Sale 2017

This year many of our usual reliable places must not have ordered as much as the selection was sort of light this year. Cracker Barrel had 70% off, Michaels 80%, Walmart 70%, Spirit 50%, Halloween City 50%, Home Depot 50%, … Continue reading

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Halloween Trick or Treat 2017

This year James split time between handing out candy and going trick or treat (just on our block since he is in High School). James had several visitors who had classes with him at Annapolis so that was fun for … Continue reading

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The Halloween Village 2017

Despite overcast skies and temperatures in the mid 40’s as highs, we finally got to see the Halloween displays at Greenfield Village on the last day it was up. Road the Train, a Model T, and the Carousel so the … Continue reading

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2017 Halloween Playlist

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James Halloween Party 2017

We think this was one of the funnest parties yet, as we had a great turnout plus great weather. This year we had the benefit of a magic mirror photo booth (compliments of Dynamike the Magician) which was a lot … Continue reading

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2017 Outside Decorations

This year everything we have outside in the front yard was bought in the last 7 years at a garage sale or a greatly reduced after Halloween rate – A truly economical display. We also are using the old fence … Continue reading

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After Halloween Sale 2016

I think that Halloween shops are getting wise to the fact that most of the Halloween are after Halloween and for half price. Lots of places did not have anything worth while left and we had to work extra hard … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat 2016

James was on his own this Trick or Treat as he headed to a friends house while Mom and Dad held down the fort (James is dressed as a surgeon which we thought was pretty scary). For the first time … Continue reading

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