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This diy comes from .  I have done these for a couple of years now, in three different sizes. Last year I had them outside around my front porch and entry way. The year before, they moved inside in the entry way.  They can be used over and over again.  But instead of tape use poster putty, it can be used over and over again, just like the bats.

Well, it’s officially raining pumpkin in my inbox. You guys are amazing! I asked for pumpkin and I got pumpkin. Seriously? My thighs are growing with each email I open. I’ll probably have pick my top three and go from there. But who knows, we have a month and a half till Thanksgiving! Yummy. Many thanks for sharing your recipes! And speaking of rain….or the sky….or things that are spooky and fall-like….here’s what my kids woke up to this morning….

Hundreds of little bats, making their way into our kitchen,

checking out our pumpkin,

and making us all smile (if bats can really do that).

We’re simply batty over here!
Too much?…


If your calendar is like mine, we're both missing out.  Did you know that you can celebrate a different holiday every day during the month of October?  Check out the list of special holidays, guaranteed to be thought-provoking, or just make you laugh and scratch your head!

October 1st-World Vegetarian Day, a day when all are urged to partake in meatless menus, and for those already living the vegetarian lifestyle to celebrate the choice that safeguard their own health, protects the earth.

October 2nd-Name Your Car Day, a day set aside to choose a name for your car that suits its character.  Let's just hope your car doesn't have a personality like the one in Stephen King's book Christine!

October 3rd-Income Tax Day.  I'm not sure why anyone would want to actually celebrate the day that the Government takes more and more of our hard earned money away.  It has been around since, 1913.

October 4th-Visit Your Cousin in Prison Day.  Just don't forget the cake with t…


In America, there is a National Food Holiday for every day of the year. This means that you can celebrate food all year long instead of only enjoying great foods on holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving. This article features a list of the National Food Holidays for the month of October. You'll even find suggestions on how to celebrate each day.

Homemade Cookies Day,  October 1st-  Don't wait until Christmas to make homemade cookies, instead celebrate this food holiday with a big batch of chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies.

National Fried Scallops Day,  October 2nd-  If you don't live right on the coast, you may want to visit a restaurant to enjoy this food holiday or at least buy frozen scallops. Make it a full meal with a baked potato and a large salad.

National Caramel Custard Day,  October 3th-  You have an option on this food holiday, you can either buy caramel custard or you can make some from scratch, either way this is an easy and delicious holiday to ce…