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I don't think we do halloween in the UK like you do in the US. It's basically kids (under 10 years old) dressed up a witches and ghosts. That's kind of it. We might also carve a pumpkin, although this is a new idea, when I was young we just carved a swede (!).


So I would love to know your thoughts on what you have made in the past for halloween and what we could be aiming at for the upcoming challenge..........





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HP sauce - my thoughts exactly! :)
Oh boy, I thought it was Hewlett-Packard as in computers, I like Harry Potter better!

Halloween is hard! I live in a new town again this year so i'm not sure how much people trick or treat! My mum gets hundreds where she lives but she never dresses up. She decorates the house though.


I always like doing more of an Autumn theme for Halloween. I like having a pumpkin and gourd table display with some dark red leaves, making hot cider and snuggling up and staying in. We could have a party though as its the first year we have a place of our own!

I bought a beautiful pumpkin coloured cardigan yesterday so I think I should make something I can wear with it. I think maybe a tunic of some kind? The sort of thing you wear with tights and boots on a chilly day. It kind of depends whats in the stash.

Wow Stevie, it all sounds amazing. Can't wait to see what you do x
Blue Peter is legendary, compulsory viewing for all UK pre-teens ever since the 1960's - or may even by 50's! The 'Blue Peter' is the name of a flag and it always appears at the start of this children's programme, on a sailing ship. It is always live, and there are many hilarious 'out-takes' from it, as it featured animals on a regular basis (alongside the 'pets' that were on every week - usually two dogs and a cat - 'Get down Shep!'). Sometimes there was a 'make' on there and the presenters always had shaky hands so they usually had, 'one I prepared earlier'. Every Christmas, they do a tinsel covered, 'Advent Crown' ... I'm sure there'll be loads more discussion on this thread ...
Whenever I say there'll be more discussion it's always the kiss of death on it!


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