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7 Fun Halloween Skeleton Pose Ideas

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September 16, 2021

We have a visitor every Halloween in our house called Ginger Bones. She’s kinda feisty and not an excellent house guest. She never cleans up after herself. She pops up in the most annoying places. And she stares rudely. But the kids love it when she moves around the house…kinda like the Halloween version of […]

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A Halloween Front Porch with Giant Spiders!

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September 24, 2020

I’m not going to lie…I don’t love spiders! And I certainly don’t love giant spiders!! But I was inspired by Better Homes and Gardens to try out some giant arachnids on our house for Halloween! They are scary, but not too scary, for my fairly sensitive little ones. And Ollie (our beagle) loves to wrestle […]

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Fun Halloween Costumes for Small Dogs

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September 20, 2020

Oh heeey, it’s Ollie here! I’m a lemon beagle. I like long walks, chasing bugs and stealing food off the kitchen counter while my Mamma is putting my sisters to bed. I had fun trying on Halloween costumes so that you could check out some ideas for your best friends this year too! Here are […]

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A Bright & Happy Halloween Party

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October 14, 2019

My youngest daughter has an October birthday and it’s always fun to tie a Halloween theme into the fun! This year summer was short and wet here in Edmonton…so I felt like lightening things up in our screen room with a bright and happy Halloween party set up! Don’t Put Away the Patio Furniture We […]

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A Mildly Scary Halloween Home Tour

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October 13, 2019

Welcome to our 2019 Halloween Home Tour here at The Ginger Home! Prepare to be… mildly creeped out lol. So I don’t do gory or super scary Halloween. My two little girls are way too sensitive for that. And let’s get real…I enjoy a certain calm and classic aesthetic that doesn’t jive well with garish […]

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Halloween Spider Decor that’s Just the Right amount of Creepy!

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October 13, 2019

I’m not a huge fan of gory or super scary Halloween decor. I have two fairly sensitive little girls at home and I also just enjoy a bit more of a refined aesthetic. So this year we chose Halloween spider decor, but we kept it classy! These fuzzy giant spiders that we used outdoors were […]

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A Pretty & Subtle Halloween Mantle

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October 13, 2019

So if you are familiar with my home and design style…you’ll know that I prefer subtle decor over anything that’s too thematic…even for Halloween! This year I added a few very simple touches to create a pretty and subtle Halloween mantle to get ready for Oct 31! Real Pumpkins I used mostly real pumpkins in […]

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Holiday Home Tour – Simple Christmas Decor Ideas

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November 3, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and I chose to decorate our home very simply this year using a mostly neutral palette with lots of white and green, but with a pink peppermint twist! Read on for some simple Christmas decor ideas with a fun pink twist! A Frosty Front Porch I wanted […]

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Luxe Halloween Decor for Less

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October 23, 2018

I love Halloween, but I’m not really into over-the-top gory or scary Halloween decor. I like to keep our Halloween décor a little bit pretty, inexpensive, but still fun for the kids. Here are 10 ideas for luxe Halloween decor on a budget! This year I made black maple leaf garlands, a flock of black […]

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