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For Ruby Tuesday....
The Gardenia bush has
some glow in the dark
CREATURE blooming!!!
I was in the Living Room all the time
...That's my alibi!
I DON'T KNOW 'IM, honest.
Maybe, it's the carpenter!

There is a new treat for you...on my sidebar!!
"Sweet as Candy" award

POSTED: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
5:15 A.M.


  1. What a great pic! You are so darn clever! Hey look! I'm first! Woo Hoo! Blessings, Anni!

  2. Anni, Thanks for the darling Halloween treat, I am behind in visiting, but trying to catch up.
    Your Halloween blog is wonderful, how talented you are.
    Come see me.

  3. Bones in the garden,
    clattering, clacking, do you
    think you can scare me?

  4. Way too scary at your house...Happy RT

  5. What a hoot! He looks like he could use a treat!

  6. ooooo, that ghost in the garden is inspired!!!

    and aren't you a clever solver of mysteries. you can join csi!

  7. Chilling! Good thing you have a spot of red to warm things up!

    Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving your nice comment. I like your name, Hootin' Anni.

    I don't recall my reason for doing so, (I was 3 or 4 yrs old at the time) but I nicknamed my grandfather Hootenanny. He loved it! (Probaby from watching the TV show back then!)

    Happy RT!

  8. Lindy There was a show called hootenanny? Whoa...that takes me aback, I'd not heard of that at all.

  9. What cute and fun blog!
    I'll be back.
    Ladybug Creek

  10. now that would be a pretty Halloween friend glowing in the dark...

    and i like your new profile layout!

    thanks for your comment!

  11. Anonymous10/06/2009

    I love your Ruby Tuesday shot and I think it's really cool of you to hand out treats ALL month long. Wow!


  12. Good one Annie! I enjoyed this so much.

  13. thats a pretty scary glowing skeleton :D

    By the way i hope we could change favor. I've added your blog to my favorite blog in technorati I hope you'll add mine too. Thank you and have a great day :)

  14. Anni,

    I absolutely LOVED your heads and tails. What a talented lady you are. You never cease to amaze me. What an imagination.

    Your gardenia bush looks delightful with Mr. Skeleton nearby. I enjoy decorating for Halloween. Still haven't got much done around here. Doubting the inside will get transformed this year, but the boys want to do the outside, as we always have.

    Enjoy your day with Bud.

  15. I loved you who dunnit! Very cute!

  16. I love your Halloween themed blog. It just makes me smile! :-)

  17. Loved your HoT. Great fun :-)

  18. OObs! I scare easily. Never quite getting used to the American skeletons in the autumn dark.
    The hibiscus doesn't seem to mind though.
    From Felisol

  19. Anni, I took your sidebar treat and will post it ASAP on my side bar! Thanks so much! You scary blog decorations are beautiful and amazing as usual! Thanks for participating in Ruby Tuesday!

  20. hey anni got an award for u :) please check out my blog :)

  21. Hilarious!!!! Happy HoT day ... I always enjoy your background themes!

  22. I am still laughing and groaning! My mother will love this and my daughter will be slightly puzzled.

    I love your little Halloween freebies, they are very cute!

    Calico Contemplations

  23. Anni, I don't know where you find your material but it is really entertaining. My mornings just aren't the same without my coffee and your blog. Have a great day my friend.

  24. Ahemm, I see you moved your skelton from your wardrobe in your yard ! what are the neighbors saying ?

  25. Even at daylight it is scary!
    Happy RT, mine is here!

  26. Great humor - as always. Nice blooms on the gardenia.

  27. Anni, What a fantastic story! I loved how punny it was! Great, great fun! I love the picture with the story too. It fits wonderfully!
    If you'd like to stop by my blog I'm at Cake Crumbs.

  28. I love those ruby flowers in the background. Happy RT!

    Thanks for stopping by. :)

  29. Love your glow in the dark friend. Happy RT!

  30. hi anni...this is way too funny.
    i just read it to my husband.

    i can see the pretty red flower in this ruby post.
    the aloness of it makes it even more special!!
    thanks for your faithful visits to my blog!
    love terry

  31. Love the boney guy out there. Another master piece Annie.

  32. Anonymous10/06/2009

    OMG this is just too funny. I think you need to give your ghost plenty candy to get some meat on those bones LOL. Happy RT :)

  33. I love you HoT. Yes, it's a groaner, but I love them. Thanks for the laugh... and for visiting me!

  34. I loved it. You are so talented girl.
    I really do enjoy reading your whodunnit. Cute!!

  35. GROANNNNNNNNNNNNN on the Whodunit! LOL Loved it! hehe And look what you have growing in your Gardenia bush....leave it to you to grow glow in the dark skeletons! lol

    I just came back from the pharmacy and was thinking of you when I saw one of their Halloween decorations they have for sale...a 5ft tall witch and she's all dressed in black and purple, complete with gnarly hands and face...and she moves and cackles!! It's on for $79.98 but the salesgirl told me it will be going on sale for $59.98 next week and I'm soooo tempted to get it. I'd love to have her on my deck to greet the trick or treaters on Halloween night! lol I'll try to get a picture of her tomorrow in case I don't buy it or that it sells. xoxo

  36. Love your Halloween decor, the HOTS chuckles and the treat. You're SUCH a generous sweetie yourself. Somewhere I have a skeleton like yours ... wonder if I could find it? Love the hint of red in the background. Thanks for dropping by ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,

  37. Thanks for the award Anni... Great post today! It was really spooktacular!


  38. Cute story! Hammered! LOL

  39. Hi Annie! How fun to come to your blog all decorated for Halloween! That's a pretty splash of red next to the skeleton. Happy Ruby to you!

  40. Anonymous10/06/2009

    Funny funny, love the color of that gardenia! I thin you're just having too much fun with Halloween, but the blog looks amazing!

  41. Although that Carpender is smiling !!!! You ought to take more pic about that Gardenia flower :)

  42. Hi! I spotted the red lurking there! Thanks for your visit & comment!

  43. I LOVE your header for October and all of your Halloween images here. What fun Halloween is. Happy Ruby Tuesday.

  44. Your HoT cracked me up!

  45. very fun ruby tuesday. I love how excited you get for the holiday!


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