The BEST news is that my sister, Audrey, gave birth to a beautiful, healthy, super-cute baby boy named Kevin.
Also, I am in the middle of completing my thesis for a Masters in Reading, and a huge part of it was due this past week. I haven't gone to bed before midnight in days. Thus, the blog was a little neglected this week. I'm hoping that since a large chuck of the thesis is now out of the way, I'll have more time to write. It won't be finished for-real until December. Can. Not. Wait.
So, the real reason for this post is to show you my Halloween mantle. It's nothing too fancy, because as you are now aware -- I've had limited time lately! It includes some ideas I've seen floating around the web. ("Floating" around the web. Ha ha! It's funny because I'm talking about ghosts! Get it?)
I painted the ghosts on the mirror with white Tempura paint. It just washes off. Easy! (Ignore the spots on my mirror, please!
This pumpkin planter is my favorite. It was an antique flea market find.
I used one of my Halloween Cupcake Toppers on the inside of the apothecary jar, and filled it with candy corn. I love using candy corn, because I think it looks so cute, and there is absolutely NO temptation to eat them. Yuck. You can download the cupcake toppers here.