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BOO It Forward, With A Fun New Holiday Tradition

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Good Morning Ladies! Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite things about this time of year. Specifically some of our favorite traditions;

Corn Mazes, Pumpkin patches and Pumpkin Painting (still a little too young for carving). And today I'm sharing one of our newer traditions with you!

The first time I heard of "BOOing" someone was at my sister in law's house a couple of years ago. We were all carving and painting pumpkins one night when there was a knock at her door. When she answered though, she was greeted by a package of sweets with a letter saying that she had been BOO'd and now it was her turn to BOO it forward!

To BOO someone, you simply put together a fun little treat for a neighbor, co-worker or family member. And anonymously leave it at their door with a message letting them know they were BOO'd and they now have to pass on the love by BOOing one of their friends.

(For my Louisiana friends, it's like finding the baby in the king cake!)



I absolutely love this tradition because it's a fun and cheerful way to celebrate Halloween. And it's a fun way to get the whole family involved in spoiling others.

This year, I think I came up with a couple of cute BOO kits and I wanted to share them with you, because they're so simple. And absolutely adorable, if I do say so myself!

The first thing I did was buy some Halloween Candy from WalMart! And fill up some cute Halloween themed gift bags!



Then, I got started on the best part... These super sweet Bat and Ghost balloons!


HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
CANDY
GIFT BAG

BALLOONS (WHITE & BLACK)
CARD STOCK (WHITE BLACK AND PINK)
TULLE
SCISSORS
TAPE
GOOGLY EYES (OR MAKE YOUR OWN FROM CARD STOCK)
STRING OR BALLOON STICK (DEPENDING ON WHETHER YOU USE HELIUM OR OXYGEN TO BLOW UP BALLOONS)


HAPPY BAT:Blow up Black Balloon and tape on eyes
Cut wings, ears and mouth out of card stock. (I free handed mine, but you can always google search "bat wings template" if you want a precise pattern)
Tape the card stock pieces to the balloon.
Either attach the balloon to your BOO kit with string or a plastic balloon stick.

SWEET GHOST:

Wrap white tulle around your white balloon, then gather and tie at the base with string.
Attach Googly Eyes.
You can either leave it like this or make a mouth and a cute bow/bow-tie for your ghost!

Now, Let’s do Some Friendly Neighborhood BOO'ing



We dropped our smiley bat off at a neighbor's first! And wouldn't you know my camera decided to die right before we dropped off our sweet and girly ghost!?! But as soon as we dropped them off, we knocked and ran! We made the whole thing completely anonymous and left a fun note letting them know that it was their turn to BOO someone next! (I wouldn't be mad, if they coincidentally BOO'd us back... I love me some Candy!)



Speaking of candy we grabbed this Humungo bag of MARS® Candy that's exclusive to Wal Mart! It has all of my favorite candy in it! And I love the character theme on the bag!

While you're at Wal Mart make sure to pick up your BOO Kit items too! All of the cute Halloween Bags, Cards and Stickers we used were from the American Greetings Halloween selection.

Also, if you're stuck on what to write in your BOO card, You can print out this pre-designed one HERE!

YOU CAN EVEN SHOP DIRECTLY FROM THIS IMAGE BY CLICKING ON THE PRODUCTS!


If you decide to join in the fun and 'BOO it forward', then PLEASE Let me know! I would even love to see pictures of your creations!



Don't forget to get the Spider-Man Homecoming DVD & Blu-Ray on October 17th at Walmart

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1 comments

  1. Those are the cutest balloons! What a fun surprise! (client)

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