It's the third Haunted Humpday already...
Time is really going quickly.
so what are you ghoulies doing to get ready for the holiday?
Something that really puts me in the Halloween mood
is creating something using Fall colors and elements.
This little witch has her very own sugar skull.
Don't worry, this spider isn't real!
I love getting greeting cards and framing them
if they're super cute..
Sometimes I'll use them in my artwork.
Found these two at the dollar store,
This one reminded me of the Haunted Humpday button.
This Candle seems to have the pattern too!
I love the scent also..Candy Corn:)
This metal spider was at Ross before I brought him home.
Look!a flashing eyed glitter skull!
I adore this tiny ornament...She's the first thing I set out.
When I was in junior high
The Amityville Horror.
I was truly terrified when I read it...
It's a book that graces my bookshelf
to this day and I occasionally re-read it,
But I always make sure Paul is in town
so I'm not alone when I stop reading for the night.
This book was in the library at my
my sisters had checked it out
years before and I remember looking at the pictures
when they would bring it home
I didn't know how to read yet, so the images became
engraved in my mind.
Once I began school
I would check it out as often as I could
Almost every story is scary..
but there's two or three that are
There's one in particular
called The Patchwork Monkey
that is very disturbing, for a children's book.
It begins with the creepy old lady down the block
and her patchwork monkey doll..
She ends up giving the doll to
a neighborhood boy.
The boy's older sister is jealous and tells
the little boy that all the patches on the doll
belong to the all the children the monkey has
killed over the years.
That night the parents leave the house
as a storm hits
When the lights go out
The doll terrorizes the little boy
and the older sister
Turns out the sister was right..
The story ends with the little boy
turning into the monkey.
I never ever had a monkey doll when I was little,
hard to believe huh? haha!
It's always fun to see the Halloween
It never fails to cheer me up, no matter what.
We had sooo much rain here yesterday that
the only thing we could think of to do was
bake some cookies.
While we were mixing and baking we put on this classic,
Love having on a spooky movie
and smelling something good in the oven..
you add torrential rain and I'm in heaven!
This movie is pretty good,
violent but not too inappropriate.
haunted TB ward...
What do you think about this?
The picture has not been altered at all.
It seems that as we get further into the season
I hear more and more things!
Things that go bump in the night, I guess..
If you joined us last year you read about how my house
is built on what used to be a graveyard.
My own grandfather worked for the city of Tucson
and he helped clear up the land here and relocate the deceased.
The main problem was that
a long time ago there wasn't a map to where
He was sure that a lot of them were forgotten
while all this was going on...coffins would break and spill
their contents occasionally, it was a major disruption.
As soon as the land was clear
homes started to get built
When my parents were going to buy this house
my grandfather told them about the cemetery..
but they didn't really care.
It was after they kept seeing a
woman in a long white gown
pass though the back gate and cross the yard
that they began to mind.
It was usually in the winter time
after a rain..
she would approach the back yard
go right through the fence
and walk over to the large mulberry tree in the corner.
Sometimes she appeared to hold a candelabra
other times long strips of fabric.
My mother spoke to some of the neighbors
about this phenomenon,
an older lady ended up telling my mother the
This young lady was happily married
but her beloved took ill and passed away not long after the wedding.
he was buried here, in the old graveyard..
she was so distraught, that she
hanged herself from the tree in the center of the cemetery.
I never saw this apparition myself,
And I hope I never do.
when I'm outside at night bringing in laundry
I think of the woman in the white dress.
And it takes everything I have not to run inside screaming, lol
The winner for last week's prize is Spookiness
congrats, you won some creepy decor!!
The new give away is this little table decoration..
and bottle decals!
I hope you enjoyed tonight's Haunted Humpday..
remember leave a comment and you will
be eligible to win!!
Have a magical week!