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A Very Martha Stewart Halloween

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Martha Stewart Halloween

Martha Stewart has a special Holiday Halloween magazine out right now that has tons of fantastic ideas if you’re looking for some last-minute Halloween inspiration. (The ideas would work just as well next year, so it’s worth picking up and saving for later too!) Added bonus – see Martha decked out as both a “glampire” and a “goddess” on this double-cover “150 bad things” and “150 good things” issue, with details on how to recreate both costumes inside! A few of my favorite entertaining-related snippets from both sides are below…

Martha Stewart Halloween{pictured above} A creepy bug made from a pitted Kalamata olive, rosemary needles (for legs) and snipped chives (for antennas) crawls along the edge of some “eye-popping soup“. And frozen blueberries in boiling water help turn carefully cracked hardboiled eggs into “spiderweb eggs“. (see magazine for full recipes & detailed instructions)

Martha Stewart Halloween

{pictured above} I LOVE this pumpkin cooler idea for a Halloween or harvest party idea!

Martha Stewart Halloween{pictured above} “Mashed Boo-Tatoes” and “Sweet Potatoes Pumpkins” (Potatoes and yams never looked so cute!)

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10 responses to “A Very Martha Stewart Halloween”

  1. tiffany says:

    omg the mashed boo-tatoes are ADORABLE!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Everything is so cute! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Melissa DiStefano says:

    Welcome Back!!!

    I love the soup and the eggs, how super clever!

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. Kelly Mahoney says:

    What great ideas, I especially love the pumpkin cooler.

  5. haley says:

    ridiculously cute! I’m totally doing that pumpkin cooler at my party this weekend – thanks!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    hey! just found this website/blog, and think it’s FANTASTIC! any way you could cover a marie-antoinette inspired party soon? that’d be amazing. well, either way, keep up the good work!!!!

  7. Kate says:

    I loved the Good Things/Bad Things Martha Stewart! Welcome back! Glad to see you are safe. :)

  8. says:

    wow the ghosts eggs

  9. The Mrs. says:

    Those are the best yet!!!!!!

  10. Sally Willingham says:

    I have started making new Dresden Christmas ornaments. I think my little bat would look great in your upcoming Halloween issue! Or, you can check my whole collection out on, look under ‘sellers’ and type in TheDresdenCottage. Let me know what you think!
    Sally Willingham