Poltergeist Soup

Kristy's Poltergeist Soup

Remember that classic scene in the movie, Poltergeist, where it’s pouring rain outside, and one of the characters falls into a muddy swimming pool full of skeletons?  Well this year on Halloween, I decided to make a soup that looked like it.

For the “swimming pool”, I just made a simple French Onion Soup.

***Disclaimer:  I’m not a real chef.  This was just for some Halloween fun.  If you’re looking for some “authentic recipes”, go look them up. *** Continue reading “Poltergeist Soup”

Antique Shadowbox Collage

If you’re strapped for cash (or just want to be a little smarter about how you spend your money) but your creative juices are flowing, take a cue from these craft projects of the past!

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Last week while at an antique store on the opposite side of town, my friend and I spotted a collection of shadow box collages.

The oldest of these (bottom right) dates back to the 1920s; the newest (top right), to the late 1930s.

Shadow box art can be a pretty common find inside thrift stores and antique malls, but to me, two things really set this collection apart from others that I’ve seen in those types of places: Continue reading “Antique Shadowbox Collage”