Thursday, September 19, 2013

Jack-O-Lantern Round-Up, Foodie and Craft Ideas

As we're gathering ideas for Halloween I wanted to share some of my Jack-O-Lantern themed posts from the last few years. Click the title to be taken to the original post and have fun:@)

Pumpkin Pie Tutorial-Simple pie embellishment with a big impact!
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Dyed Deviled Eggs-A little orange food coloring is all it takes.

Pumpkin Pickin' Poncho for Barbie-Free Crochet Pattern, add face features with yarn or buttons.
This photo was altered to give you an idea of what the Jack-O-Lantern poncho could look like.

Re-Purposed Light Bulb Ornament Tutorial-Save those burnt out bulbs for a fun craft project.
Or use new bulbs if you have them...

Halloween Tassel Tutorial-Great kids craft party idea!

Simple Cute Dip Bowl-Hollow out a pumpkin and place a glass bowl inside to hold dip.
Use a Sharpie for the face.

And just to be silly...
Never hesitate to play with your food if it will make folks smile:@)
From 'back in the day' Red Cocktail Sauce for Meatballs HERE.

18 comments:

  1. I love all your ideas. The pumpkin dip bowl is so clever. I'm going to use this idea for a party. Thanks for sharing.
    Betty @ My Cozy Corner

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  2. your pie crusts always make me smile!

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  3. HI great creative ideas but that guy in the first shot has lost some teeth!!!

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  4. I have to tell you that pumpkin pie in the first picture looks adorable and delish! sandie

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  5. Lynn,
    You've got me with the deviled eggs. The pumpkin quesadillas look wonderful! And a marshmallow for icing is inspired!
    I just made your Chess Pie recipe. Because I had an 8 inch pan, I had leftover crust, and made some mini pies. Oh. My. Gosh. I just ate 2 of the minis!!! That crust from the cornmeal is wonderful. Now I'm trying to think how to cut back on my dinner, since it's almost time for dinner, and I still have not come up with what to make yet.....
    Thank you!!!

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  6. Oh I want a piece of pumpkin pie!!!!!!
    Ann

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  7. You're always full of wonderful inspiration, Lynn. I love those deviled eggs and how you have fun in the kitchen. xo

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  8. What cute ideas. I wish I could crochet good enough to make a poncho for my Barbie! heehee!

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  9. Fun ideas. I need to start baking.

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  10. Thank you for all of the good ideas. I love pumpkins.
    Lillian

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  11. You have some great Halloween ideas here, Lynn. I'll be doing well if I get some cookies made but I always enjoy the holiday and how excited the little kids get about trick or treating.

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  12. I love the jack-o-lantern face on the pumpkin pie!

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  13. I like the pumpkin pie face too!
    xo

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  14. Hi Lynnie! Cute snaps. Love the pumpkin pie! Yummy, one of my favorites. When my daughter was little, I made Barbie clothes for her all of time and remember crocheting a little poncho too. But heck, I didn't have a jackolantern face on it!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  15. I love the pumpkin pie! My name is Katie and I host Fall Into the Holidays, open Saturdays. I would love to have you link up!

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  16. Hi Lynn,
    What a great Roundup, with lots of goodies to explore. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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  17. Love your JOL and pumpkin recap Lynn! Playing with food is always fun :)

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