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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Taking a Stab at Halloween

Devilish decorations and ghoulishly good eats

Posted By on Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 2:39 PM

As the owner of Queen City Ghostwalk, the month leading up to Halloween is my busiest season. But guiding haunted tours of Burlington doesn’t give me a pass on celebrating with my family.

With two grown kids, three teenagers and three grandkids, I’ve carved, dyed, drizzled and stitched my way through dozens of costumes, favors and decorations. I’ve worshipped at the alter of the skeleton crudité and made peace with the delicious — but calorie-laden — hot dog mummy.

This year, with time at a premium, I’m initiating only the easiest eerie decorations and quickest creepy treats. Here’s what I’ll do:

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