Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Velcome Back!

It's kind of overwhelming to think about catching up on everything, so I'll just start with today.

The bookclub is coming this Friday to discuss Dracula by Bram Stoker. Until a few days ago I had no idea what I was going to put in my fireplace, and then I hit on the idea of setting up my Dracula toy with my Halloween blocks. But it looked kind of empty, so I added a tree and some bats and then some lights. Then Rob said "You need to put in Dracula's brides."  So yesterday I went to the thrift store where I was lucky enough to find two Barbie-type dolls. I painted them white, added ghoulish faces, and gave them dresses of creepy-cloth tied on with dental-floss. Fast and cheap, but I think it turned out pretty good: