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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Signs of Halloween....

Last post I was moping for Halloween and, I still am but, a few weeks ago I had to kill some time while my puppy was getting a mani/pedi. I wandered into a Michaels and look and what I saw!!!!!



Yes! Halloween and Autumn is peeking its head in at Michael's!!!! It was tickled when I saw this stuff. I think I literally giggled in the aisles. I was smiling when I left the store. I soooo wanted to buy a pumpkin or two and an owl but I have to be conservative with my personal funds right now. But, it's coming, it really is!!! I think seeing this delight even helped me get my knitting mojo back. I've started a fall sweater for myself and started on some scarves and cowls for holiday gifts.

Other things are falling into place too. I got a new job. I'm back doing admin work and I start right after the 4th of July. I'm hoping to save a bit of money with the additional income so I can make a trip back to California for the Dickens Faire around Christmas time.

Anyhoo, I hope you fellow Halloween lovers enjoy the photos. I'm going to make a trip back to Michael's soon to see what other Halloween goodies are awaiting!

Love,
joane

7 comments:

  1. Yay, you made my day!!!
    Lisa

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  2. Thanks for the photos, I'm so jealous of you having all that choice for Halloween and Autumn stuff in the states, we only get a few nice bits in the UK, not much at all. Those owls are just adorable.

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  3. I had to break my budget and buy a Funkin. It was the first of the season! LOL At least I had the coupon from the app.

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  4. I'm really excited to see that. I was saying at work yesterday that I have two mini-seasons during summer: festival and faux autumn. My autumn unoffically begins at the end of July.

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  5. My goodness, it's coming earlier and earlier isn't it? I think eventually Halloween will be bigger than Christmas and why not, it's SO much fun!
    ♥Sharon

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  7. Jealous! We hardly have any Halloween stuff at all in Sweden. I found you via Le Mysterieux Carnival :) Congrats on your job!

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