Friday, September 18, 2009

Halloween and Guilty Pleasures

I am getting very excited about Halloween already! I stopped by Cracker Barrel this morning on my way to work. Cracker Barrel???? And I didn't stop for breakfast because I don't really like the food there. Guilty Pleasure Alert: I have to admit I do like to browse around in their "Country Store" this time of year. :) Do they have Cracker Barrels everywhere or are they just here in the South???

I usually make a yearly visit there because they always have the cutest and most unique things for Fall. One year I got a pair of Pilgrim's that are made out of wood and I put them out every year. I am sure to post a photo of them when I bring them out in November. Anyway, today I found the world's greatest Witches Hat and Gloves. Guess what I am going to be for Halloween this year? Now being a Witch might not seem all that original to you but I feel such a sense of relief knowing what I have to work with and love that I am not putting a costume together at the last minute. Besides, this lets me concentrate on making my husband's costume. One year he dressed up as a Roast Beef. I was a Deviled Egg that year. Another time he was the crazy looking guy on the Slim Jim container with the Slim Jim's coming out of his head. There is something about seeing him dressed up that makes everybody laugh. This year will be no exception. We have the perfect idea for him for this year's costume but I have a lot of work to do and I am grateful that I won't have the distraction of worrying about my own costume.

FGT....this Bow is for you!

So anyway, I've got a start on my Witch's costume. I can't wait for my friend FGT (First Grade Teacher) in Canada to see it. She likes to dress up on Halloween in "pretty" costumes. No gore and horror for her. I think she would approve of the bow on the back of the hat. Did I tell you it has a veil too? And check out the Gloves!! Black lace spider webs. So elegant!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

OMG ~ I love it! We don't have a Cracker Barrel store here, I even checked their website to make sure. You are going to be quite the fashionista witch! I'll bet you'd love to get involved with the Halloween Blog party at A Fanciful Twist blog {I have the flyer button on my blog sidebar}.

~Country Lady~ said...

You are going to be one stylin' witch!! Love it. I was in a Cracker Barrel last week and did enjoy browsing through their seasonal decor. They have some cool things. I love your blog!

Lisa @ akawest said...

Your Halloween is sure to be fun. I can't wait to see the pictures of you in costume.

They have Cracker Barrel in PA. It was 45 minutes from our house, so it wasn't somewhere we went often. Here in FL, we have one about ten minutes away!!! I always order the exact same meal of broiled catfish, turnip greens, and coleslaw.

Tee said...

My palate is not as sophisticated as yours, so I love Cracker Barrel, especially their chicken & dumplings and cornbread.

The witch hat is too cute!

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

That rocks!

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVE the harlequin box redo!!! FABULOUS!!!