What did the owl say?

October 15, 2010

Congrats to Foxy Cleopatra (aka Shannon) for winning the Friday giveaway. Remember to subscribe to the Goods to get the heads up on all our contests and giveaways.

Why did the owl win “Best Personality?”

Click through to see the answer, and find out how you can win a friendly reclaimed tin owl lantern.

Because he’s a hoot!

At least we sure think so. Carved from reclaimed tin, this crafty votive adds a light touch to Halloween and fall festivities. Perfect as a charmingly spooky indoor or outdoor lantern, simply perch this little owl over tea light candles to illuminate a watchful glow on autumn nights. Handmade in Georgia by Margaret Taylor.

Let us know what you’re going to be for Halloween in the comments below for a chance to win. And as always, leave a comment on Facebook, or tweet at us to triple your chances.


  • Reply mara October 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    I’m going as a cowgirl with my 2-year-old as a cowboy!

  • Reply Lindsay October 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    I’m going to be Buffy the Vampire Slayer ala Sarah Michelle Gellar.

  • Reply shel October 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    This year I’m going to be a gypsy..Halloween is my all-time favorite holiday, I can’t wait.

  • Reply Cynthia Quo October 15, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    My daughter is going to be a Doctor this year (in scrubs), so I think I’ll be her patient…. 🙂

  • Reply Dee Dee Ebert October 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    I am going to be the bird lady from the movie “The Birds”
    Black suit with blonde wig, twig and fake bird in my hair and spots of blood where the birds have pecked at me!!!
    Happy Halloween!

  • Reply Valerie Ryan October 15, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    Thinking of turning myself into a Voodo Doll!

  • Reply jen October 15, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    I’m going to be the Mad Hatter!

  • Reply Melissa Mason October 15, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    I’m going to be a pirate this year!

  • Reply Rachel Stolowicki October 15, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    This year is the first year that I bought my costume from a store rather than making it. I wanted to be something that will make people laugh. I’m going as a hot dog.
    = )

  • Reply Anne M October 15, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    A witch!

  • Reply Robin October 15, 2010 at 2:11 pm

    I’m going as an asshole.

  • Reply Jaime Bastable October 15, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    Im going to be an Eskimo, because atleast then ill be warm! (Gotta love halloween in new england!)

  • Reply Brenda October 15, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    My friends are having a party with “mashup” as the theme. I’m going as Joan Holloway of Arc.

  • Reply Nicole Larimore October 15, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    a Witch-Daughter will be one too. My Husband said “that won’t be too hard”.. ha.

  • Reply Shannon October 15, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    I am going as Fox cleopatra, my son as austin powers and husband as Dr. Evil. Fun times had by all!

  • Reply Nicole October 15, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    My newborn will be Frodo – swaddled with spider webs around him and furry feet and I’ll be the spider, Shelob!

  • Reply Ngoc October 15, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    I’m going to be Wizard of Oz’s Tin Man! One of my all time favorite movies

  • Reply Jenny M October 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    This is my first Halloween in forever that I’ve had a significant other, so we’re doing a coupley costume. Westley and Buttercup from The Princess Bride. “As you wish!”

  • Reply Jill October 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    Per my daughter’s request…a fairy godmother!

  • Reply larry hance October 15, 2010 at 2:54 pm


  • Reply Jennifer October 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm

    my boyfriend and i are going as the Sesame Street Yip Yips…third year running! 🙂

  • Reply cindy gonsiewski October 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    as my mother….

  • Reply Lisa Southworth October 15, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    We are going as a spider, a vampire and a ninja 🙂

  • Reply Kelly Schnorrbusch October 15, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    I’m going to be me for Halloween, just in an Alice in Wonderland costume! 😉

  • Reply Mary-Frances C. October 15, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    I have no idea what I’m going to be. My daughter told me that I should be a cat. lol.

  • Reply Condo Blues October 15, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    I’m going to be Little Edie from Grey Gardens!

  • Reply Lindsay October 15, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    I’m going to be a Ravenclaw student 😀

  • Reply Katie October 15, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    I’m either going to be a rennisance vampire cupid. I havent decided if i want to be sweet or scary yet. Its a tough choice 🙂

  • Reply Candra October 15, 2010 at 9:22 pm

    The whole family’s doing Stars Wars: I’m Amidala, my daughter’s Leia, my hubby’s the Emperor, my son’s the Death Star (fun to put together, I tell you…) and the baby’s Yoda.

  • Reply Terri B October 16, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Cruella DeVille

  • Reply pat coniglio October 17, 2010 at 12:00 am

    i am going to be an abstract painting.

  • Reply pat coniglio October 17, 2010 at 12:01 am

    i am going to be an abstract painting; i am going to paint
    my boyfriend and he is going to paint me at same time.nothing kinky, just abtract with streams of unusual
    colored hair and unusual abstract colorful clothes.

  • Reply Julie Davis October 17, 2010 at 5:51 pm

    I am going as a witch – I know really original!

  • Reply Jamie S. October 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    Im going to dress as a mummy this halloween

  • Reply Andrea B October 17, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    Roseanne Roseannadanna —- “I know what you’re talkin’ about, because, I, Roseanne Roseannadanna, once had the same thing happen to me. I thought I was gonna die!”

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