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Weekend Confetti Vol. 40

The Halloween Edition

October 16, 2021

Welcome to Weekend Confetti!

Here you will find your weekly dose of interesting and merry miscellany that you didn’t know you needed to know.   I hope it adds some joy to your weekend!  Cheers!

Are you ready to celebrate Halloween!?

My idea of a great Halloween may be more Hocus Pocus than Friday the 13th, but I still love Spooky  Season!!

For my fellow nerds…the History of Trick-or-Treating!

Ever wonder why we carve pumpkins or bob for apples? 15 Halloween Traditions briefly explained.

The spookiest Halloween Decor, ghoulish Graphic Tees and Treats for your Bestie.

Books for Halloween?? YES, PLEASE!

Halloween Picture Books for tiny ghouls and goblins.

Thrillers to read this month…because Halloween, duh!

And 12 horror novels for wimps. (Thank you Modern Mrs. Darcy!)

For a spook-tacular movie marathon, try this HUGE list of Halloween movies for kids…

Or the 30 best ghostly movies of all time (not for kids)!

Set the mood with one or all 111 to Die for Murder Ballads.

A playlist for a haunting night in…or a bloodcurdling party!

While you are enjoying some monsterous entertainment, why not enjoy one of these Spooky Halloween Cocktails!

Witch-approved Halloween Charcuterie Board ideas.

(For instructions on how to actually put together a Spooky Char-BOO-terie board, read this. It’s easier than you think!)

Halloween Bark so yummy it’s SCARY!

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is look at all the clever things people do with pumpkins!!!  Here is some inspiration for decorating your own pumpkin patch…or just to admire!

How to choose the perfect pumpkin to carve.

Gingham Painted Pumpkins (be sure to scroll down and see the whole bright lineup!)

Bo-ho No-Carve Pumpkins! Gorgeous!

Creative pumpkin ideas from candy corn to confetti.

How to make an Ombre Pumpkin!

DIY Dry Ice Fog Pumpkins for a super-spooky vibe.

And this amazing Pumpkin Library

Devilish decor? Sign me up. How about a Halloween tree?! And where to get the spooky tree decor.

This amazing pumpkin wreath.

How to turn your bedroom into a spooky lair.

After looking at creative pumpkins, my next favorite thing to obsess over are the spook-tacular costumes!!

Halloween Costumes for Babies to make you say Awwwwww.

Creative Family Costume Ideas! So fun!

Mighty Girl Costume Ideas from History. (For little AND big girls!)

Every Halloween princess needs a crown, right?!

If you dare, dress-up ideas for your four-legged friends!

Iconic Costume Inspiration.

Best Little Black Dress costume ideas! What?! Awesome.

Inspiration for the last minute costume.

Up for a spine-tingling adventure? Here are 9 haunted places in the South you can actually visit (if you dare!)

Visit the ACTUAL Sleepy Hollow.

Or book a stay in an actual Haunted Hotel!

I don’t do Halloween year-round, but there are plenty that do, WITCH is super-fun! (Wink.)  Some IG inspiration to follow…

The Halloween Homemaker

Spooky Little Halloween

Halloween Happy

October Always

The Halloween Collector

Want to write a hair-raising Halloween story? 7 Haunted Halloween writing prompts.

An enchanted Halloween Bucket List.

Love these Halloween-inspired self-care ideas!

This week’s Kindness Intention: to BOO my neighbors with little pumpkins!

And here is some kindness I found out in the world to make you smile at the goodness of people. 

What is a Kindness Intention?

It is a way of keeping kindness more intentional in my own life by setting a weekly goal of kindness. And hopefully inspiring you to do something kind in your own world!

Happy Weekend, Lovely Friends!

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