Found on Etsy: not so creepy creeps

IAmHome is really a shop after my admiration. Combining my love of bones and dead things (weird for a vegetarian, right?), and my affinity for handwritten notes, married sweeties Sarah and Joseph Belknap, along with the kitkat Hawkeye, have come up with chalkboard skulls. Chalk.board.skulls. I love it. To take a bit of the creep out of the whole "this is what the inside of my face looks like," IAmHome slaps a bright coat of paint on each chalkie skull. Use yours to leave love notes for your honey (or ya know, your mom) or leave him sitting out to create an instant conversation piece. No matter what you do with it, this skull is sure to please.


So I've been trying to come up with a painfully clever "this is the end, butt of the joke, something about bums ..." joke, but it's nearing my time for slumber and I just got nothing. So, it's a jack-o-lantern, on your rear end. And it's amazing! Knickerockeroller advertises these as Roller Derby shorts, and looking at her shop, they clearly are. However! You don't have to be a Derby girl to rock them. Honestly, I'd wear these suckers 'round my house with no purpose at all. And I'd probably do a little dance in 'em. They're that great. Again, it's a jack-o-lantern, on your rear end. They come in any size you need, so just buy them already!


Safe and happy Halloweenies, babies!

With Halloween right around the corner, there simply isn't a moment to waste on these slightly spooky goodies. I know most of you thoroughly enjoy my darling first paragraph banter but this week (month? Oh my I'm so terribly behind!), I'm launching right into the good stuff.

First up! Olena from MyBookmark has really been making a name for herself in the Etsy world. She just signed up in September of this year, but I've been seeing her darling and slightly macabre bookmarks everywhere. This is not a complaint! With lots and lots of cutie 'marks to choose from, it's no wonder people are talking about her wares. Constructed from polymer clay and painted to perfection, these little legs are around 2.5 inches long, the perfect length to peer out of your preferred reading material. There's witches, zombies, kitty paws and even military men. For this upcoming holiday, I'm introducing you to the sweetest wicked witch you ever did see.

A cutie carved pumpkin that doesn't become not that so cute pumpkin sludge immediately after the trick or treaters leave? Unheard of. Or, maybe not. PinchMeBoutique has come up with the excellent idea of carving and staining large gourds to look like big jack-o-lanterns. They're all fantastically carved, each one bearing a different expression. Take your pick between spooky and giggly! They're all very reasonably priced, and most double as a unique candy dish. The mastermind behind the gourd-o-lanterns, Sue, has also made a promise to ship the next day so order immediately and get yours right in time! So hard to choose just one!

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