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Halloween How-To 2018: Mr T. (Rex) and Dinosaurs at Jurassic Park

WELCOME! So I'm *incredibly sure that we won't outdo last year in terms of the news coverage, but we are going to have every bit as much fun! Let's see what happens... **UPDATE** Here are the current links and videos to news coverage this year: Videos: NPR Interview: FOX13 UTAH KSL News TelemundoUtah (*Personal Favorite*)… Continue reading Halloween How-To 2018: Mr T. (Rex) and Dinosaurs at Jurassic Park

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Drunk On a Halloween Ladder -A Limerick by Sam

"Drunk on a ladder is the place to be, When you're plotting and scheming up Halloween. Lacerations from wire and burning hot glue, And constantly backing up to gain a better view, Of this year's monster you're creating. Hoping for awe while the folks are trick-or-treating. Some grown ups will say, "who'd you pay?" They… Continue reading Drunk On a Halloween Ladder -A Limerick by Sam

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Halloween 2017: [How-To] King Kong on The Empire State Building

News Coverage This Year: Mashable ABC News New York Times Fox 13 Utah Salt Lake Tribune FRONT PAGE Houston Chronicle USNEWS NeatoRama Times Union  Connecticut Post KBRQ Radio Relevant Magazine WINA Radio   Videos Of The Display: Salt Lake Tribune Inside Edition ...and my personal favorite news spot so far: Toy Man Television   Building… Continue reading Halloween 2017: [How-To] King Kong on The Empire State Building

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King Kong Is Up In Salt Lake City!

I have been hot-gluing his hairy fabric shell together all day, and his trapezius muscles are looking good so far. What do you think of the profile?   We moved him out of hiding to take on the over-the-fence challenge. Will we break our necks? Let's find out when we try to lift him up… Continue reading King Kong Is Up In Salt Lake City!

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Halloween 2016: [How-To] Huge Dragon Prop With Viking Ship

Ok, this year Tera's idea was to build a big dragon and a Viking ship, put the dragon on the roof of our house, and have the Vikings shooting at the dragon. That leaves us with a fairly easy theme for our party guests to comply with, and also it appeals to the kids (who,… Continue reading Halloween 2016: [How-To] Huge Dragon Prop With Viking Ship

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Halloween 2015: [How-To] Billy Bones Skeleton Train

    This year Tera suggested doing a a skeleton train with a Western theme.  I, of course, have no idea how to build a train.  I am looking forward to giving it a good try, although it could be a colossal failure and waste of wood supplies. It should be a fun week that… Continue reading Halloween 2015: [How-To] Billy Bones Skeleton Train