Thursday, September 24, 2009

Trick or Treat?

It's time for a bit of blog candy! No special reason...just wanted to spice up your week. This time I'm giving away Halloween treats:
Purple Onion's Halloween Flight
Kaisercraft black pearls
Black Diamond Stickles
Orange Peel Stickles

To enter, leave a comment on this post about Halloween--your best costume, your favorite candy, what your kiddos are dressing up as this year, whatever. This giveaway will end on Wed., Sept. 30 at midnight CDT, and I'll announce the winner on Thursday. Good luck!

56 comments:

~*Joni said...

Hey Ann! Just popping in to say hi, you and your candy - you give us all cavities! ;)
Fave Halloween memory - we were on a budget, no money for expensive costumes. I put on an old white sheet, my sister cut out two eyes. One was totally off, it fell on my cheek instead. So we drew in an eye anyway and I won first prize. haha! Happy day and thanks for letting me reminisce!

Kary Sol said...

Hi Ann!
Great candy!
Thank you for the chance to win!
I love Halloween, very much I love witches and all round them. Therefore I am very predicted - as always my suit a beautiful witch.
I pleasant to look at people around, Mystical trend of a holiday is....
Happy Halloween to all!!!!

Susan Raihala said...

Great give-away, Ann! Thanks for the chance!

Last Halloween, I dressed up in my one costume (a medieval lady) and handed out candy. Jack walked into my craft room last week, completely decked out in his Thomas the Tank Engine costume, and asked if I planned on wearing my costume for Halloween. I asked if he wanted me to, and he said, "Um, yes. Please." Guess I will.

Ann Kranitz said...

Hey Ann okay my fav Halloween candy has to be candy corn. I have a glass pumpkin with a lid and I fill it every year with candy corn and put it out on my table....

Katrin said...

A comment about Halloween? Well, I don't like pumpkins, but I love to dress up and have fun... I think the most hilarious masquerade I've ever seen was a guy who dressed up as the economic crisis. In a dark suit and some dollar bills sticking out of his pocket.
Thanks so much for the chance to win! Hugs, Katrin

Penni said...

Hi Ann

Super blog candy for Halloween. My boys like to dress up as Dracula, they love the white face, dark eyes and blood lol!!!

Hugs
Penni
x

Cassie said...

Sweet! I don't know what my kids are going to be this year, so I'll tell you what my favorite costume of theirs has been. My son was a dragon for his first Halloween, and I loved that costume, and my daughter was a Nebraska cheerleader. . .still have both costumes ;D

Deanne K said...

You are a sweetie!! We have our 5 boxes of chip ready to hand out to all the little ones - Should be a busy day if the weather keeps up the way it has and being a fact that it is on a Saturday this year!

Thanks again :)

Maggi said...

Cute stamp! My favorite costume as a kid was my mom using my Wonder Woman Underoos to dress me up as Wonder Woman (we didn't have much money when I was young, lol).

~amy~ said...

yummy blog candy ann!!! Well, I have to say my fav costume that my boy had was when he was 5'ish...he was on a huge elvis kick...my friend is amazing with sewing...with sweats of all things...she made him an elvis costume out of white sweats...I gotta dig out the pic...it is hilarious...he carried around a mini karaoke box and sang to elvis tunes...

chercroppin said...

Oooh, I love blog candy! My fave costume....one that I made for my sis-in-law for a party she was attending. It was a jester costume (green/white), and although I could barely sew, I made it...and she took first place!!

Thanks for offering the candy Ann!

Chrisd said...

My favorite costumes for my boys were wearing their Superman Under-roos on top of blue jogging suits. We just made capes to go with their costumes and they were set! Their idea for that one led to months of fun play for them after Halloween too.
Thanks for offering the treats!I'll put it on my blog.
simplethingsinlife.blogspot

PaperCrafty said...

Hi Ann!! Yummy candy!! Well I have to say I love that DH takes DS trick-or-treating while I stay home and give out treats and then I get to raid his treat bag for all my fav's when he goes to sleep. :D

hmscrap said...

Hi Ann,

I love your blog. I check it out regularly and get lots of ideas for projects.
My best memory of Halloween is wearing a "little Dutch girl" costume when I was 8 years old. My mother spent hours making the hat. It was a work of art; tall, pointed with side wings, covered in lace. I think it weighed about 5 pounds. I didn't tell her that everyone thought I was the flying nun LOL, as I was sure it would hurt her feelings.

StampinCathy said...

This is some sweet Halloween candy you are sharing with your readers. I would love to be the lucky stamper to win this...I don't have to many Halloween goodies. Not sure why. Anyway the week before Halloween we have a Pumpkin Fest. We carve pumpkins, have a bonfire, games, hayrides, and cook hotdogs and of course we can't forget the smores. Thanks so much for a chance.

Aimes said...

Hey Ann! What a fab mid-week pick-me-up!
We don't tend to celebrate Halloween too much here but I do like to make my nieces and nephews a little treat with some papercrafted treat holders - this was fine when I only had 3 to make but this year I've got 7 to make, eek! LOL!
Thanks for the chance to win!
Aimes
x

Smart Ass Sara said...

YAY! I love me some candy. Well my kiddos are going to be a "wicked witch" and a "monster" for Halloween. Which is pretty appropriate given the behaviors lately. :) But MY favorite Halloween I think was when I was like 10 or 11, and I went as Pipi LongStockings and my brother as a Ninja. I should find the pic. Travis was head to toe black so I kept losing him. My hair was sticking out (courtesy of wire hangers) and I kept getting stuck in trees. Overall, it was pretty bad. I think I cried because I couldn't get my head out of a tree and Travis was lost- it wasn't much fun, but a funny memory now.

cjs said...

Every year my dd picks out a costume & then changes her mind several times to arrive at 'the' costume. This year I found a ladybug costume that she just ADORES - and the best part is that it was on SALE. Keeping my fingers crossed that she won't change her mind!

HazelQ said...

Fabulous candy Ann, thanks for the chance to win. I don't really celebrate Halloween but I do take advantage of the sales in candy stores lol I think my favorite candy is jolly rancher or anything chocolate :)

bluepoohbear75 said...

Thanks for a chance at this yummy candy. I love Halloween. I love watching all the kids get dressed up and run around the neighborhood. My kids haven't chosen their costumes yet, but last year they were a fairy, a princess, a pirate and a ghost. What fun. I think my favorite candy is Snickers. I love the peanutty goodness.

Pat said...

Super yummy candy Ann!
I don't really do halloween now but a few years ago i used to dress up as a witch and i used to scare all the kids in the street every time i opened the door for them, lol
I am not a sweet eater, so no sweet for me.
Thank you for this lovely chance to win a great candy.
Hugs xx
Pat

Laural-Lee said...

My 4 yr old son wants to go as Darth Vader (and I think my husband is secretly jealous) my 6 yr old daughter wants to go as a princess (big surprise I know) and my 2 yr old want to be baby jaguare (you know the one from Diego). Me, I get to be a witch with blue hair.

Becky Sorensen said...

Halloween is so fun. I can actually wear my witch hat out of the house and no one laughs!!! ( My license plate frame says My other car is a broom and I have a plaque in the house that stays up all year that says Beware of low flying witches!!!) My kids decided they aren't going to dress up this year, - Mom, we are almost 16!! It is kind of sad, but ok as I won't have to worry about their costumes!!

niekolken said...

wauw halloween,love lot of things!!!witches,pumpkins,candles...love the colours outside,orange and brown,colours of nature!!!

Heidi Van Laar said...

I'll make a confession about Halloween...I love candy corn! I eat mass quantities during the months of September and October. I even buy extra so I can have some into November as well...so bad!

(-: Heidi

peggy nickelson said...

Hello Ann,
My favorite Halloween costume was the year I dresses up as Pippi Longstocking. My big sister helped me get ready by painting freckles on my face and putting wire in my braids to make it stick out straight. Very silly!
Thanks for the chance to win.
I have your blog bookmarked, because I enjoy all your creation.
Peggy Nickelson

Anita said...

My kids and husband go to a local air muesum and help decorate for ghost tours at the museum.

Anthonette said...

Hi Ann, my 6 yr old son will be Bumble Bee (one of the Transformers) for Halloween. We found the costume at Costco in early August. We snatched it right up.

Thanks for a chance to win!

Kim said...

Halloween is the best!! THis year I will have The White Witch, A Devil, and Stitch at my house!! Great Blod by the way!!!

carpediem said...

Love those chewy peanut buttery candies...not sure what they are called!! laura j

Linda said...

Love Halloween and all the fun of costumes. One year I was a HUGE Jack-o-lantern in fact so big I didn't fit in the car when we were going to a Scout Halloween party. So I had to walk to the party.....thank goodness it was only about 4 blocks away. I got a bunch of horn honking along my way. LOL

Elise said...

YUM! WHAT! A give a-way! I was just here to drool over your latest AMAZEMENT and WHAT! A give away! Oh, my! I can't remember what you said you want to hear from us, so I'm just going to say things like "Pumpkin Spice Latte!" Kids in cute costumes... that strange, but intoxicating smell of 50 million different candy types mixed together in a pillowcase! Magically lit and artfully carved pumpkins... EVERYTHING Halloween, fallish and WONDERFUL! {And Ann's fabulous give away!} Tee Hee Give me some treats, Ann! {Please!} ;o)

Pat (mspfd) said...

Best part of Halloween is candy... anything with chocolate and nuts!

Darla said...

mmmmmmm.... candy!!! ;)

Well, for halloween this year I get to trick or treat again.. hehe

my boy (who is just about 9 months now) will be dressing up as a devil and we'll just be going to a couple of family members houses (they live next door and the house next to that) and delivering the treat bags we make up for them.

Thank for the chance!!
Darla

Allison said...

Oh, count me in! Ha! Probably the thing that is perplexing me the most is how I get a great white shark costume for T without mortgaging the farm...thankfully I will go down to CA the first week of October so I can look there too! Thanks babe!

Jane Jeffress Thomas said...

My favorite costume was one that I made. It was a pumpkin and I wadded up newspaper to make it fluff out. I wore it to my classroom on Halloween and the kids loved it.

rush8888 said...

when my daughter was almost two, i roughly striped a pillowcase and cut out a place for her arms and head. i put her in another pillowcase and carried her to visit a few friends. she was the pillow inside the pillowcase.

Lastel said...

Cool candy , would love to win would make a great bday gift as my bday is the 30th . Favorite candy is any dark chocolate !

Rachel said...

I LOVE Halloween. I should say I LOVE Halloween since I have had Kids. My son usually wears more than one costume that night. He can not make up his mind. Two years in a row he went as Thomas the tank engine, even though he had other really cool costumes. We have been tagged as the house with the 'best' candy... the neighborhood kids are already asking what I am giving out this year... I HAVE NO CLUE. How do I compete with myself! Hubby says that is what I get for being cool... I have to keep it up.

laos348 said...

That's some fun blog candy!
We have Harry Potter fanatics in my house so my kids are going to be Harry and Hermione for Halloween.

Cindy Ziliak said...

Candy Corn mixed with peanuts! Tastes like a PayDay!

Jess Stewart said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Happy Halloween! My favorite costume was always a witch .. or the year I was a tube of toothpaste .. ;)

Deb said...

I love Halloween because it lets the "kid" in me come out and shine at least once a year!

Marie B. said...

Hiya Ann! Fab candy! I have to say I LOVE mallow pumpkins! They are SOO GOOD! My fav costumes that my girls wore were when they were just little...Laurena was a ladybug and Leandra was a pumpkin! They were soo cute!

BananaStamper said...

What a fun stamp set! My boys are four and seven and now that you ask, I do not know yet what they want to be this year! I haven't brought it up yet since once they start thinking about it, they get almost as excited as they do waiting for Christmas. Last year, I made a Mummy costume for my eldest and my youngest was a Ladybug. They tend to be something different for their school party. Last year we had a Halloween party and invited the neighbourhood kiddos, watched a movie, drank Witch's brew, made a craft and had a treasure hunt. It was a big hit, so we plan to do it again this year.
Cheers,
Shanna

Tammy Murphy said...

One year I decided to go as a slot machine... I had a nice size box, cut 3 little windows out, a hole for my arm to stick out with a white glove on... and money and fruit pictures all over the box. It was fun... I had my trick or treat bag taped inside the coin slot where the money would come out.

MiamiKel said...

How sweet of you :) Such a beautiful blog you have - so glad I stopped by! Blessings!

Cindy Lee said...

Another blog cady!! Hooray! I need to cehck my sugar level..lol :) It's sad to say that I've never been in a halloween costume before. Halloween was not that popular here in Malaysia :(

Kelley Eubanks said...

Hey Ann!! Thanks for the chance to win!! All of the cards that I have missed this week are awesome! I love the halloween card and the 16 card! Thanks for the chance to win! Not sure what my little one is going to dress up as this year... I guess I had better get on that! Last year he was tigger! This year he will probably pick like spiderman or something... that seems to be his thing as of late! :)

Nancy L. said...

we really have to get creative cause $ is tight!! but for sure we'll have some fun!

michelle said...

This is my first attempt at blog candy...thanks!

My favorite Halloween memory is many tied into one. We have a homemade stuffed costume that looks like a double bubble gum wrapper from my youth. My niece, nephew and now my daughters have gotten to wear it several times over the years. They love to visit everyone and give out gum along the way instead of getting treats.

Michelle

Kathi said...

Halloween is my favorite holiday, though this will be my second year without my daughter & her friends around.

I'll likely go through 10 bags of candy with all the cute little princesses and ghouls trick or treating.

I'll be wearing my "Mummy" tee shirt because I fit back into it! Yayyyyy! I also will be wearing my cat ears and skeleton earrings.

Jenn said...

awe, you are so sweet

it's the first year my daughter 3 1/2 picked her costume and she wants to be snow white. :)

Ginny said...

Halloween is my favorite time of year~

I love witches & fairies for girls. There are so many variations to them.

Fairies are so easy to do, just get some cheep wings & wand from dollar store & a dance costume. If your girls don't dance, you can find them at thrift stores, craigslist, yard sales super cheap!

A doll is another easy one for girls. You can even take an old xmas dress (plaid works perfect) or dance costumes again, hair in pigtails, mary jane shoes & big red circle cheeks.

So cute!

Dana Gustafson said...

Oh Ann! YOu are too sweet! What fun blog candy...and seriously! I am itching to know about your project! How exciting!

Halloween...how about this? I love candy corn but only the orange, yellow and white kind and only once a year! It's just not right any other time :) LOL Have a good one!

Valerie said...

Hey Ann, that's so nice of you. Unfortunately, I haven't had the opportunity to celebrate halloween... so can't speak about it. Anyway, I've blogged about your giveaway on my blog

valspassions.blogspot.com

Have fun!