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How to Make a Haunted Dollhouse (on the cheap)

For a few years now, my crafty daughter and I have wanted to make a haunted dollhouse as a Halloween decoration/craft project.

I’m not particularly crafty myself, but we had already made some adorable dollhouses out of vintage suitcases, so we had a few tricks up our sleeves!

But as ready as we were to go on this project, we just couldn’t find an inexpensive dollhouse. I mean, we’re cheap. Like, really cheap.

So two years went by.

Then about a month ago, I was wandering through Goodwill as one does, and this cute house popped out at me. It had been scribbled on with markers, but it was stable, the right size, and most important of all, it was $9.99.

Yes, $9.99. Read more

13 Scary Halloween Movies for People Who Don’t Like Icky Gore Fests

This girl likes herself some scary stuff. Throw back to the years in the ’80s where she’d hide under the covers with a flashlight, reading Nancy Drew or Trixie Belden books maybe.

But gore? Nah. Not so much.

These flicks are perfect for giving chills up the spine, causing a fear of the dark, and messing with your head, but they aren’t full of blood and guts, mutilations, or half-dressed girls. Just good scares. Read more

Hocus Pocus: A Totally Serious Movie Review

The wind is blowing crunchy leaves across the streets, there are candles burning low, you’re wearing a sweater, and likely sipping something pumpkin spiced or apple cider-ed.

It’s time to pop in your well-worn VHS tape of that glorious Halloween flick…

HOCUS POCUS! Read more

13 Creepy Books for Halloween Reading

Today we’re going to list 13 creepy books for Halloween reading.

In other words …

Scary stories to read by the light of a full moon.

You want murder? I gotcha.

Twisted endings? You bet.

Maybe a vampire? Scroll down.

I read a lot of thrillers, y’all. Like, an embarrassing amount of thrillers. I could keep this list going for all of eternity, but to keep it short and sweet, here are 13 of my very favorite October books. Read more

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