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Jenna Maxwell
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Humankind has worn masks for well over nine thousand years.  Whether it was for protection, ritual, celebration, or just for use in the performing arts, the mask is both part of ancient culture as well as it being a practical accessory.  Throughout history, masks have been created in a vast array of styles for a wide variety of reasons.   Mardi Gras and mask wearing are hopelessly entwined, as masks are an integral part of the Mardi Gras tradition, both historically as well as into the modern day.   #mardigras   #Mardigrasmasks   #partywear   #partytime   #fatTuesday   #carnival   #costumeparty   #HalloweenExpress   #costumetime   #partyfun   #MardiGrasWeekend  
Humankind has worn masks for well over nine thousand years. Whether it was for protection, ritual, celebration, or just for use in the performing arts, the mask is both part of ancient culture as well as it being a practical accessory. Throughout history, masks have been created in a vast ar
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Christmas is much more than a holiday.  Christmas is an occasion built around family rituals and traditions, old and new.  The years will come and go.  The gifts and the presents exchanged during the holidays will scarcely be remembered as time goes by, but the memories created within your family will most certainly last a lifetime.  Every family has their unique set of routines that make the holidays special.  What do you do to make your family celebrations memorable?  Do you need to spice up your holidays a little bit?  Here are a few ideas that may add some Christmas magic to your family’s holidays! #christmas   #christmas2015   #christmasgifts   #christmastree   #holidayseason   #christmasdecor   #christmastime   #christmastraditions   #tistheseason  
Many years ago when my kids were still very small, the entire family piled up in our minivan on Christmas Eve to drive around and look at the neighborhood Christmas lights. It was an unusually warm winter, even for Southern California, and since we were all in the mood for a festive snack, w
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Every year we invite friends and family for Candy House Making. Wifeypoo makes a real gingerbread blank house for each family, and each child gets a graham cracker house. The take is filed with bowls of candy and frosting for glue.

One for the house, one for me.

Followed with games, food, drinking, and more games. Everyone always looks forward to this event. 
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No need to have Neiman Marcus decide which costume characters best fits your child’s personality, either.  Handpicking what goes inside your costume box is all part of the fun. Happy (and smart) holiday shopping from your friends at Halloween Express! #christmas   #christmasgifts   #christmas2015   #tistheseason   #ChristmasChest   #frozen   #holiday   #holidayseason   #holidaygifts   #december   #dressup  
Have you had a chance to look through “The Christmas Book” annually put out for the holidays by Neiman Marcus? Admittedly, I can afford precious little in the entire lovely luxe catalog, but nonetheless, it’s fun to peruse, if for no other reason than to see how the other half lives, or
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It’s that time of the year when our focus begins to change.  Halloween is over, and already many retailers are focusing on the upcoming holiday season.  In spite of all that is happening, let us not forget that Veterans Day is November 11.  This is an important day to remember as we honor those who have served our country.  Here is everything you need to know about this important day of remembrance! http://bit.ly/1MAWOEm #veterans   #veteransday   #HappyVeteransDay   #GodBlessAmerica   #USA   #military   #freedom
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What are you waiting for?  Halloween is just weeks away.  There is no time like now to start feeling the spirit of Halloween.  Here is our list of some great ways to have some serious (and scary…and creepy…and silly) Halloween fun!  On your mark, get set, BOO! http://bit.ly/1VLeIdz #halloween   #halloween2015   #halloweencostumes   #halloweenparty   #halloweendecor   #pumpkins   #Halloweenprops   #trickortreat   #HalloweenSeason   #halloweenlove   #Halloweeniscoming   #Halloweencountdown   #besttimeever  
What are you waiting for?  Halloween is just weeks away.  There is no time like now to start feeling the spirit of Halloween.  Here is our list of some great ways to have some serious (and scary…and creepy…and silly) Halloween fun!  On your mark, get set, BOO! Decorate. Have you decorat
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You can’t be awesome ALL the time.  Even the mightiest of superheroes need to take an occasional break from all that heroism.  Labor Day weekend, the traditional “au revoir” to summer, is a great time to go on a mini-vacation or to do a bit of catching-up, even for superheroes. Here are some of the activities that the most popular comic book champions have planned during everyone’s favorite end of the summer weekend. http://bit.ly/1JI5Lcf #laborday   #labordayweekend   #superheroes   #activities   #LaborDayfun   #vacation   #superherovacation  
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When you think of Mardi Gras, you likely think of that rather massive, crazy party down in New Orleans.  Mardi Gras, or Carnival as it is known in much of the world, does have a reputation for being a rather raucous celebration. But what exactly is Mardi Gras?  What is up with all the costumes, beads and masks? There’s a lot of tradition and fun that surrounds this unique celebration, and you don’t have to live in New Orleans to get excited about it. #mardigras   #mardigras2016   #neworleans   #carnival   #mardigrashistory   #costumes   #masks   #beads   #HalloweenExpress   #costumeparty   #partytime  
When you think of Mardi Gras, you likely think of that rather massive, crazy party down in New Orleans. Mardi Gras, or Carnival as it is known in much of the world, does have a reputation for being a rather raucous celebration. But what exactly is Mardi Gras? What is up with all the costumes,
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When it comes to Christmas celebrating, the legend of Santa Claus has become one of the most beloved and enjoyable focal points of the holiday season.  Our modern image of the jolly ol’ elf characterizes Santa Claus as the ultimate magical Christmas toy distributor, not to mention judge of character.  But, where did we get the modern visage of Santa Claus?  Why does he wear a bright red, fur-trimmed suit?  Here we’ve attempted to answer the most perplexing questions about one of Christmas’s most legendary characters. #santa   #santaclaus   #SantaFacts   #SantaSuits   #tistheseason   #christmas   #christmas2015   #christmaselves   #holidayseason   #holidayfun   #jolly  
When it comes to Christmas celebrating, the legend of Santa Claus has become one of the most beloved and enjoyable focal points of the holiday season. Our modern image of the jolly ol’ elf characterizes Santa Claus as the ultimate magical Christmas toy distributor, not to mention judge of ch
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Thanksgiving.  It’s a holiday based on longstanding tradition, right?  We eat the same foods, we gather with our friends and family, and we give thanks.  Some of the truth about Thanksgiving, however, may come as a bit of a surprise to you.  The facts show that much of Thanksgiving tradition has nothing to do with the original Thanksgiving at all, and some of what you’ve been assuming about both pilgrims and popular Thanksgiving fare might turn out to be just a bunch of turkey. http://bit.ly/1X379j5 #thanksgiving   #thanksgiving2015   #thanksgivingdinner   #Thanksgivingfacts   #turkey   #turkeyday   #stuffing   #pumpkinpie   #november2015   #TurkeySeason   #givethanks   #Pilgrims   #indians   #HalloweenExpress  
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Halloween offers us the opportunity to explore our inner fantasies, even if only for one day.  Often Halloween is about exploring a persona that is the complete opposite of your everyday self.  Other times a chosen costume look might be about giving life to an inner fantasy.  No matter what your Halloween costume says about you, this holiday above all others is about having some good old-fashioned spooky Halloween fun!  Happy Halloween from your friends at Halloween Express! http://bit.ly/1Rud5dL #halloween   #halloween2015   #halloweenparty   #halloweencostumes   #Halloweentime   #halloweenfun   #dressup   #costumeideas   #costuming   #halloweenseason   #HalloweenExpress  
Halloween is only 10 days away. And while lots of folks associate Halloween with candy and trick-or-treating, Halloween is so much more than just a spooky holiday. Halloween could arguably be the very best opportunity for ultimate role-play. Costuming up has to be one of the best parts of tra
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There is nothing like a creepy, flowing mist to add a spooky effect to your Halloween décor. Fog and mist machines are a super efficient way to accomplish a bit of spooky murkiness on a grander scale.  Dry ice can be the perfect choice to add some spooky fog to a witch’s cauldron.  Dry ice can also complement your Halloween party punch bowl with a bubbling, gurgling effect.  And dry ice can put a shroud of fog over your food table. For those times when all you need is a little bit of cool mist, using dry ice is an easy and effective way to get the job done.  Don’t be intimidated by this cooler than cool type of ultra ice.  Dry ice is very easy to use and may become your coolest Halloween staple.  With a few basic usage tips, you will be well on your way to creating some amazing dry ice special effects. #halloween   #halloween2015   #halloweenparty   #halloweendecor   #halloweendecorations   #Halloweenseason   #Halloweeniscoming   #Halloweenprep   #Halloweenideas   #DIY   #dryice   #creepy   #HalloweenFun  
There is nothing like a creepy, flowing mist to add a spooky effect to your Halloween décor. Fog and mist machines are a super efficient way to accomplish a bit of spooky murkiness on a grander scale. Dry ice can be the perfect choice to add some spooky fog to a witch’s cauldron. Dry
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Zombies. Vampires.  Killer Clowns.  Monsters.  No matter what your most hideous Halloween costume look may be, there’s a good chance it would be made even better with a little fake blood.  There is some very realistic looking fake blood available for purchase.  These products not only are going to give you the gory look that you desire, but they are super easy to use.  We do realize, however, that there are plenty of do-it-yourselfer types out there who’d just as soon make their fake blood right in their kitchen.  For you more ambitious souls, we’re going to tell you precisely how to get the job done! http://bit.ly/1YG3vdg #halloween2015   #halloweencostumes   #halloweenparty   #fakeblood   #Halloweenprops   #October2015   #Halloweeniscoming  
Zombies. Vampires.  Killer Clowns.  Monsters.  No matter what your most hideous Halloween costume look may be, there’s a good chance it would be made even better with a little fake blood.  There is some very realistic looking fake blood available for purchase.  These products not only
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My first love is writing, but I have also spent a crazy amount of time working as a theatrical make up artist, plus chasing around 3 kids and 2 dogs is obviously a full-time job in itself.
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If human beings had genuine courage they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween!
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I love fashion and I always have!  Getting dressed every day is an artistic adventure of expression for me.  I grew up in a super small town in Nowheresville, USA, thus when I was a kid and got ready for school every day it may have seemed as if I was almost in a full-on costume! (Hey-it was fashion to me!) I am pretty sure I have retained a lot of that vibe today in my adulthood, but here in the OC I tend to blend in a lot more easily.  :)

I love movies, television, the beach, country music and classic rock 'n roll.  I am an eclectic mixture of cowgirl, fashionista, party girl, rocker chick and I also have to admit that I am a closet nerd as well as a pretty bonafide book worm.
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Social butterfly, mother of 3, married to a talented but struggling jazz musician who is hugely gifted, but still can't quit his day job.
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