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first testing for Halloween 2018…

Our Halloween plans are still solidifying, but we do know that for 2018, the Webmistress returns, hosting a Victorian Halloween at Castle Brittahytta, and this year you’ll be able to see her conduct a seance with her crystal ball in … Continue reading

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Halloweenwear 2017

Last year I thought I might finally have enough Halloween shirts, jewelry, and accessories that I might be able to wear a different outfit every day in October, even to work! This year I posted on Instagram and Facebook, plus … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016 – The Party!

Whew…another great Halloween party this year! The rain that had been threatening all week drizzled a little in the morning and the afternoon gusts of wind made it difficult for tablecloths, but the weather stayed clear for the party as … Continue reading

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Halloween Night 2016

We had a good turnout for Halloween night! There was a tiny bit of drizzle around 6pm, but thankfully the weather stayed nice and dry all evening…whew! Based on my candy count, I had 100 trick or treaters, a new … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016 – Waltz of the Spiders at Castle Brittahytta

Happy Halloween everyone! Tonight is the last chance to see our 2016 show live while The Webmistress Hosts a Victorian Halloween at Castle Brittahytta. Over 10,000 spiders emerge from the castle doors and crawl over the towers, ramparts and gravestones … Continue reading

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spider bling and other projects

Even though getting the outside front show ready has been consuming the majority of my time until now, I’ve been able to crank through several small projects to add to my Victorian Halloween atmosphere, including elegant silver and black cat … Continue reading

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Castle Brittahytta 4.0

Castle Brittahytta began as a secret project for Halloween 2011, reprised for the first Verdigris Saga year for Halloween 2012 and again for Halloween 1914 in 2014, so this year is our fourth version of the castle, with improvements added … Continue reading

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the Halloween fun begins!

Well, really there has been Halloween fun all year, with our Spanish castle road trip in June, and a couple new party projects already finished, but for me, the Halloween season officially kicks off with Annual Halloween Shopping Weekend with … Continue reading

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a little Halloween fun!

It’s already October, and my Scream Team has been working on Halloween 2015 for months now, but with international travel for vacation and for work, plus the traditional summer Cinema Brittahytta party schedule, it’s been hard to catch up! First … Continue reading

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Garden Cookies for Linda

My creative friend Robin was organizing a surprise milestone birthday party for her artistic mother Linda, who takes absolutely gorgeous photos of flora & fauna in her garden. Robin chose great ones from her prolific body of work for a … Continue reading

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