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Halloween

It’s Halloween!

Salt Sky wants you and your neighbors to be safe this Halloween.

 Please remember to slow down

when driving and look out for all the precious trick or treaters out there.

 After all, they are our joy and future!

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DIY, Halloween

Halloween Spooky Treat DIY

It’s time for parades, parties and Halloween programs, so here is an easy and fun gift for the kids.

These spooky bat and ghost chips are available at Trader Joes and are actually shaped like bats and ghosts!

Just click, print, add ribbon and you’re done!  And be sure to print another one for the fridge or for a frame on some colorful paper.

Happy Halloween!

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easy Halloween gift idea

 

Easy Trader Joes Halloween gift and printable

Community Event, Halloween

Calling all witches… Halloween playing this month

October is here and that means it’s time to play!  There are so many fun places in Utah and we want to share our favorites with you this month.  

Something witchy is happening at Gardner Village.   Stop by The WitchFest with the entire family.

Halloween activities... Gardner Village Witchfest

  • Witch displays throughout the village
  • Hundreds of pumpkins
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Shop the Village shops
  • Pony rides
  • Petting zoo
  • Party with the witches at Six Hags
  • Hay mazes, giant pillow jump, climb on the spiderweb, play in a giant corn box, climb on the tire monster…
  • Click here for all the extra activities happening at Gardner Village this month!

Halloween activities... Gardner Village Witchfest

Location: 1100 West 7800 South
West Jordan, Utah
Phone: 801-566-8903
Admission: Six Hags entry, $6 per person (1 year old and up)
Click here for info on hours, scavenger hunt download and more.

Gardner Village is also giving one of our followers 4 tickets to play at Six Hags!  To enter, visit our Instagram.  Happy October playing!

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DIY, Halloween

Banner DIY

October is here, time to get out the Halloween decor.   This past week we visited Elayne’s Quilt Shop and found this fun piece of fabric.  adobephotoshopexpress_2016_10_02_20_15_11

This is what we did with it:

Make a card stock square template and cut out each letter to the desired size.

Then fold each side about 1/4″ under and iron.

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You will also need some felt.  We purchase the felted felt available at Michael’s because it’s thicker.

Cut it larger than the letter fabric so that you have about  1″  all around.  We chose three colors of felt but all in black would look very nice too.

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Pin fabric in place onto the felt.  You are now ready to embroider.

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Use any stitch you like.  This one is called “plain blanket stitch” it’s quick and easy.  See our Pinterest page, Salt Sky Utah for more ideas.

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When all your letters are done, sew them to a piece of ribbon.  We did the “HAPPY” separate from the “HALLOWEEN” But if you have a big place to hang it, you could sew it all in one continuous ribbon.  Make sure at each end you leave 20″ so that you can hang it.

The fabric cost was $8.00.  The felt $15.00 or less if you use a coupon. (Michael’s always has 40% off coupons online)

Have fun creating this Halloween banner that you can bring out year after year!

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Huge Halloween activity savings!
Halloween

The Ultimate Halloween package deal

With Halloween coming, it’s time to play with the family!  Here’s an awesome offer that gets you into TONS of great places to play in October.  Click the link below and use the special online code to get some serious Halloween deals.  Have fun!

Halloween is upon us and it’s time to PARTY!!
Snatch up one of the few, Ultimate Halloween packages from Utah Kids Club with
over $120.00 in FREE Halloween passes–check this out–
Your Ultimate Halloween package comes with the following

bonuses!
1 FREE ticket to Castle of Chaos ($23.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Sleepy Hollow ($25.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Scary Hill at Cherry Hill ($9.95 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Creatures of the Night at Ogden Nature Center ($6.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Little Haunts at This is the Place, Heritage Park ($12.95 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Hee Haw Farms ($6.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Fall Harvest at Cross E Ranch ($11.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Scales and Tails Reptiles ($5.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket for Clas Ropes Halloween River Cruise ($8.00 value)
1 FREE Ticket to Corn Maze on the Farm at America West Heritage Center
SPECIAL $5.00 off each ticket from Cornbellys! Get as many tickets as you want at 5.00 off each!!
(make sure to buy online before Sept 30th, use any day thru the season)
SPECIAL 40% Off tickets to Grimm Ghost Tours!!
SPECIAL 50% OFF tickets to Haunted Theatre Spooktacular
SPECIAL 50% OFF Tickets to Ogden Dinosaurs Carnivore Carnival
PLUS Everyone will receive 2 FREE Kids Meals!
1 FREE Kids Meal to Noodles and Company
1 FREE Kids Meal to Sizzler
That’s over $120.00 in Halloween FUN!

Each membership will also get a Utah Kids Club membership card, valid for over 250 discounts. Buy One Get One FREE and other discounts to Boondocks, The Rush Fun Plex, Red Butte Garden, This is the Place, Heritage Park, Laser Assault, Ogden Dinosaur Park, Treehouse Museum, Fat Cats, Get Air, Jump N Bounce, Kangaroo Zoo, K1 Speed, Fast Kart Speedway, Scera Theatre, Children’s Theatre, Laughing Stocks, Off Broadway, Real Salt Lake, Grizzlies Hockey, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and MORE!

Online today for $29.99

But our followers have been offered an awesome deal:
Use coupon code “vipwitches” and get it ALL for 19.99!

Now it’s time to PARTY

Click the Ultimate Halloween banner at
www.UtahKidsClub.com
and use coupon code “vipwitches”

And Have More FUN!!

5 family halloween games
DIY, Halloween

5 Family Halloween Games

Halloween is such a fun week to get family and friends together for a party or time to spend with your little ones in their classroom parties.  We’ve found some great games with printable and tutorials that will make your party awesome and the best part is… most everything is already done for you!  Click on the links below for everything you need to know from some fun blogs!  Have a great Halloween week!

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Halloween Scattergories by The Crafting Chicks

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Halloween Charades by Buggy & Buddy

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Halloween Bingo by One Creative Mommy

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt by Family Volley via The Idea Room

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Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe by Blue i Style

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Halloween, Recipes

Apple dipping family fun

On Sunday, we made caramel apples.  It was so easy and fun!  These delicious, tart apples came from our friend Annette’s tree. Adults and children will enjoy this activity.  Here’s what we did.

Select your apples, wash and dry them.

Clip some twigs from trees for the stem, wash them and insert onto the apples.

Dip apples into hot caramel a couple of times. (Recipe below)

Place them on a buttered surface or on wax paper.

Cut the apples up and enjoy!

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finished

CARAMEL

1 can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk

2  1/4 cups brown sugar

1 cube butter (use real butter not margarine)

1 cup light Karo syrup

In a sauce pan melt all ingredients on low heat.  Increase heat slightly and bring to a full rolling boil stirring constantly.

Happy Fall apple dipping!