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25 Halloween Costumes w/Your LBD

The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

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"Darcy Merriweather has just discovered she hails from a long line of Wishcrafters-witches with the power to cast spells by making a wish. She's come to Enchanted Village to learn her trade but finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation..." ~from Book 1 of the Wishcraft Mystery series by Heather Blake.

I've been reading this book series for years, and I absolutely love it! Ken and I both like anything having to do with the supernatural, so we both enjoy books and movies that have a supernatural angle. If you keep up on Instagram, you know we love shows like The Originals, Supernatural, and the new Midnight Texas (which we highly recommend and is based on a set of Charlaine Harris novels).


Though the Wishcraft Mystery series does contain a murder mystery in each novel, and has multiple supernatural themes, it definitely doesn't fall into the horror genre at all. It's a very charming story, set in a magical New England town, full of interesting characters and heartwarming relationships...and a few adorable animals who can talk (because they used to be people).

The protagonist, Darcy Merriweather is someone I think people in their thirties and forties especially can really relate to, even though she happens to have magical powers. She is divorced and starting over in the Enchanted Village. Darcy tends to find herself trying to move on from ghosts of the past, while dealing with the hectic day-to-day, and working towards the future of her dreams. I think we can all relate to that as adults.

It's a light read, but not too light. The writing is smart and witty, and the plot has a lot of interesting layers to it.

There are currently seven books in the Wishcraft Mystery series. You can get them all here > or start with the first one - It Takes A Witch. I just finished up the sixth and will be starting on the seventh one soon. If you try it out, give me a tag on Instagram with #KCLBookClub to let me know if you like it!

What are some of your favorite fiction books, and what are you currently reading? Let me know in the comments! You can see a few more of my picks below.



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  1. I love series like this! You should read the "Cheese Shop Mystery" series which is about this lady who owns a cheese shop and gets involved in murders happening in her town. I LOVE the recipes and food in this book.

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    1. That sounds like some of the Joanna Fluke mystery novels I've read.:) Sounds great!

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  2. I've never heard of this series but it sounds so intriguing!

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  3. These look like great summer reads! There's honestly nothing better than curling up with a hot drink and a great book.

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