Halloween Happenings…Mummy Candy Jars

Yesterday I ran the roads (always doing things at the last minute)….gathering items…

…..for a project that my granddaughter wanted to do for her class.

Mummy Candy Jars

There were all kinds of tutorials going around Pinterest and Blogland…

…..and I did get some inspiration from here and here

My granddaughter chose this version for her project…to give to her fellow classmates.

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She has the kindest of hearts…and always thinking about others…

…..and loves “crafting”.

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She could not wait to give these to her classmates this morning.

Mummy candy jars

Personalized labels just had to be placed…she has great “attention to detail”…:)

Mummy candy jars

However, the boys’ labels could not be “flowers” so she made them a decorative square label..

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We made a total of 19 candy jars…What fun we had!

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Fast forward to this morning…Where we went to her classroom to see the Halloween Parade!

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The children had to dress up in one of their favorite characters in a book….

…..My sweetie chose Mrs. Frisby.

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Each student had to speak about their character…

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The Parade…

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The teachers were also dressed in their favorite characters….

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On our way home, I had to take a pic of one of my favorite “Halloween Houses” in my neighborhood….

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Tonight…you would see the spider move up and down…and the mummy moving also…

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And a creepy scorpion crawling down the side of the house…

My “sweetie” will be Trick or Treating in my neighborhood tonight…

…..as she is “treating” with some of her fellow classmates….

……….and going to some “fun houses” in our neighborhood.

Halloween night in our neighborhood is truly a “Spooktacular Event”

Happy Halloween everyone!….and special birthday wishes to out to my friend Kelly!

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  1. Wow! Love the idea- and they are so cute! She’s adorable. Love the photos from school too- precious! I’m sure some of your kindness and talent have rubbed off on her! That house is pretty awesome! I can’t imagine installing that!
    Happy Halloween!

  2. She is adorable, and you are a wonderful grandmother.
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  3. That has to be the most adorable post ever…all my kids are grown and now I am just waiting for “You’re going to be a grandma” call…after seeing this I almost wish they’d hurry up!

    and that house is amazing!
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  4. Linda miller says:

    Adorable project and I’m sure lots of fun for both of you. Looks and sounds like a very special Halloween. Enjoy!

  5. Oh the mummy jars are such a creative and clever idea, I love them. Your granddaughter is just the cutest and I love her costume. That house is incredible too. How fun. Happy Halloween. Hugs, Marty
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  6. What fun, Shirley. She is just a doll, too. Love the jars-she did a great job on them…and yep…no flowers for the boys!;>) Hope you have a fun, safe night- xo Diana
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  7. Awwww glad my Mummy Mason Jars inspired you. Weren’t they fun to make. Me and Roo made ours. Such a sweetie pie you have. Happy Candy Day!
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  8. You have the best time with your granddaughter and I just love that Shirley. These are adorable and I am sure she was a hit with her school friends for sure. She is so cute.

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  9. WOW what a great idea – I am sure the kids loved their mummies. Your granddaughter is so cute and she sure loves her grandma. Your neighborhood looks so Halloweenish …. lots of fun.
    Have a great time with you granddaughter.
    Happy Halloween.
    Mary
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  10. Few things are as special as grandkids. If I had known, I would have had them first :).

    I wanted to do this project too, but couldn’t quite get it together. It really is adorable, but not nearly as cute as your granddaughter. How special these times are for you both!

    Did you change the font on your watermark to Emily’s Candy?
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  11. your granddaughter is a doll Shirley! reminds me of my sweetie (granddaughter) taylor…she has a big heart too!

    we’re not handing out candy tonight but taking my mom out to eat for Halloween.

    hope you have a great time tonight!
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  12. The jars are wonderful, Shirley. What a great project. I love the spider web. A definite wow!
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  13. Your granddaughter is adorable and I love her fun mummy candy jars. Thanks for sharing the Halloween house in you neighborhood and the school events. Happy Halloween!
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  14. Gray is so cute and you are such a good Grandma. Those bugs on that house are unreal and huge!

  15. Shirley what an ADORABLE idea…I love the Mummy jars!! Your granddaughter is so cute!
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  16. I can just imagine the fun the two of you had doing these spooky jars together. How lucky you are to have her close enough to enjoy the privilege.
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  17. Shirley, she is adorable! She reminds me of you! I love her attention to detail! I wonder where she gets that from? She is the cutest mouse! I love the idea of book characters for Halloween! The mummy jars are precious too; what a nice treat!
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  18. I’m sure she was the hit of the party with those mummies! We made them last year – and the best part is I just packed them away and they looked good as new this year!
    That house is amazing – I do have a giant 8 foot spider – I need to step up my game!
    Kelly
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  19. Love, love, love, those cute little mummy jars. Great idea. Your granddaughter is so cute! Love her in her costume. EEEk to the house in your neighborhood. (not too fond of spiders)

  20. What a fun project to do with your granddaughter. She is just adorable. Her costume is too sweet.
    Kris
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  21. She will treasure these sweet times with you forever!! She’s so darling, and what a fun treat for her classmates, I bet they were a huge hit!
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  22. I am so scared of spiders – i don’t think I could walk up to your door! But what awesome decorations – the kids must have loved it 🙂
    Stacy

  23. It sounds like your granddaughter inherited your kind heart … and love of crafting!! And that house of your neighbors is seriously awesome!! I might just have to do a large spiderweb next year.
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  24. Nicely done… Love the spider…

  25. Shirley, I pinned your adorable mummy candy jars but haven’t had time to leave a comment! What a spooktacular house in your neighborhood, I almost hate for all the scary fun to be over but I’m ready for Thanksgiving 🙂
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