Okay, my main Accomplishment this Halloween will be to not eat my weight in candy. (Which I could easily do.) I do, however, need some motivation to get into the spirit, though I am determined to finally be Little Edie this year, even if I just stay home and protect our pumpkins from goblins (aka neighborhood teenage thugs). But really, is Little Edie all that much of a stretch? I don't even have to BUY anything for that costume, except maybe Wonder Bread and a raccoon.
So yeah, I need inspiration. I haven't even hung up our Halloween decorations. I don't even know where they ARE. But we did carve pumpkins on Sunday, which is something. And they will be nice and moldy and therefore scary by Saturday -- so really, I hope the thugs do smash 'em so I don't have to touch anything gross. (Insert sinister laugh here.)
Halloween circa 1972. The scariest thing about this picture is my hair.
So if you're like me and need motivation to summon your inner zombie, here are some links:
Last year's post,in which I blather on about past costumes
For beautiful spooky photos and songs, go to my friend Dania's blog, All Eyes and Ears
Like Dynamite to Your Brain is posting creepy goodness for your listening pleasure
The Fabulous Dusty of Cotton Candy Truant has been posting scary gems (and other stuff that rocks my world)
Neato Coolville is in its Neato Ghoulville incarnation
The year-round delicious The Girl Can't Help It tricks and treats
A delicious recipe
One of the best things EVER, from The Haunted Mansion:
And I know there are so many more blogs getting in the spirit -- feel free and post links in the comments. Trust me, I need all the help and motivation I can get.
And I need to get more candy. All the Milk Duds are already gone.
Happy Halloween, y'all!!!