How to Bleed Profusely Without Really Bleeding Profusely

  This time of year people are striving to make things creepier, more gruesome and more realistic. So many of the scary costumes or scenes require an element that we really, really don’t want to be authentic – the blood!   Most of the time you can find some inexpensive, aka cheap imitators, but making your own concoction can actually turn out so much more authentic. And lets face it,…

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Raisin Hell Ranch Haunted Corn Maze – California

Hubby and I enjoy a good fun scare. We are fortunate to live in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley which is home to a majorly popular Halloween attraction for our area – Raisin Hell Ranch. They are home to three exciting attractions to experience and never forget:                           We try to go every year as they change things up…

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Super Seven: Creepy Halloween Movies

Continuing with our Super Seven Movies series, today we will visit films that will creep you out. In no particular order other than alphabetical, we have:   Creepshow 2   In this sequel to the original Creepshow, Stephen King and George Romero are back with the decaying Creep himself to scare us silly. There are three separate segments or stories in this second offering. The first segment is “Ol Chief…

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Ghoulish Gourd Crafts

I was digging through some boxes in storage the other day. In the back of the unit I stumbled upon a box that had obviously been there for quite some time. As in five years worth of time. I had completely forgotten about the two lovelies that emerged:   These are both crafted from gourds! The cat is about the size of a basketball while the ghost is well over…

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Bubbling Bruja Brew in a Bonny Bowl

You can’t have a bewitching bash if you don’t have a lovely punch to serve to the crowds. This simple Witches Brew below is one of our go-to recipes. I usually serve it in a standard black witch’s cauldron,     but I just found this darling bowl and ladle set on Amazon that I simply must have. Isn’t it absolutely perfect? Bruja Brew  **in case you didn’t know, a…

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Arachnid Attire aka Spooky Spiderwoman Costumes

I was playing around on Pinterest today looking at costume ideas. This amazingly awesome photo jumped out and grabbed me! This would be a blast to both make and wear. I love to sew and regularly make garb for our Renaissance Faire adventures so this would be right up my alley. I’ll have to see how kind time is to me the rest of this month.   Here are a few…

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