Yesterday I spent a couple of hours painting some paper mache skull masks. In doing so, I've broken a personal record for Halloween prop making.
Which record I've broken is yet to be decided.
It's either: a) The latest I've ever started working on a Halloween party theme, or b) the earliest I've ever started on a Halloween party theme, if these don't get used until next year.
Where on earth did the last two months go?
I think I may have also set a new record for amount of colds caught in a single year.
And I find myself on October 11th with only this to show for my party decorations. This afternoon, in between prepping Thanksgiving dinner for my mother and her household, I sat down to brainstorm a list of prop/decoration ideas that I might be able to complete in two weeks.
I usually start prep in late July/early August. "Behind schedule" for me means "I didn't get started until September and man am I panicking!".
This is two weeks before I would normally host my annual gathering. It's epic.
I still have tomorrow's Bazaar of the Bizarre to vend, and Sunday will be my first completely free day.
I think by midweek I will know whether these skulls will make their debut this year or next.
So start placing your bets.
Will Ghoul Friday create a brand new theme in time for a party, or will she have to pull out decorations and just...you know...decorate. Like normal folk. Like it were Christmas.
Side bets for breakdowns optional.
Ok. I need to tend to some roasted potatoes.
Happy Gobble Gobble Weekend, my Canadian compadres.