All Hallows’ Eve

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This pretty much made my day.

Happy Halloween everyone! This Hallows’ Eve I’ll be chasing around my almost-two-year-old niece in Virginia, who’ll be dressed as Minnie Mouse.

What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

-Allison

Hilarious Dog Costumes

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There are few things that make me smile quite like animals dressed up in full costume. I’m not sure what it is, but I can’t stop laughing – especially those costumes that make it look like they’re standing up like a human (a la Yoda or the Sheriff). In honor of one more day of good old Halloween, costume goodness, I rounded up a few decked out dogs that will hopefully bring a smile to your day and get you all revved up for tomorrow!

-Meg

P.S. 1 day ’til Halloween!

P.P.S. Are you dressing up your pet for Halloween? If so, what are they going to be? I’d LOVE to know!

Oculus Reparo

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You know that unfortunate moment when a glass shatters or your necklace breaks resulting in an explosion of beads? Don’t you just wish you could tap your wand and fix it like they would in Harry Potter? I sure do. Well, no magic spells here, but it’s actually quite simple to repair or reinvent jewelry that has been broken…

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All you need is a pair of pliers and a wire cutter, you might already have them lying around in a tool box at your house. If not, Michaels sells this starter kit for $9.99.

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Pry open the jump ring by holding one side steady in place and pulling the other side towards you.

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Attach a lobster clasp.

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And there you have it, a repurposed bracelet.

-Allison