Sunday, September 30, 2012

An Early Boo

I haven't really started making my "Halloween" bags yet, but I guess I better get started.  Every year, I make little treat bags and fill them with Christian tracts (Halloween tracts that tell children how they can know they're saved and on their way to Heaven), candy and treats.  I always figure that we need to take advantage of the one and only day each year that approximately 100 kids come to our door, and I have the opportunity to share Jesus with them.  I can give out candy and Halloween treats while sharing the Gospel.  It's the perfect opportunity to witness.
I saw that City Crafter Challenge Blog was having "An Early Boo" challenge, so I decided to use the opportunity to get myself started on the Halloween bags since I need to make 100.  I took one photo of just the bag, and then a photo of the bag filled with some candy sticks.  You can't make the bag stand up once it's filled.

It's a start.  I needed that "push" of "An Early Boo" to get me on my way.  Here are the challenges I'm linking up to with this little treat bag. - City Crafter Challenge Blog - Week #128 - An Early Boo Sponosred by Freckled Fawn - My Craft Spot by Kimberly - Challenge #71 - Boo To You - Anything Halloween - Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - Anything Goes - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog - Challenge #83 - Anything Goes - Through The Craft Room Door - Challenge #37 - Autumn/Fall Challenge

Thanks for stopping by to take a peek, and whatever you're working on this week, I hope that you not only "get a start" on it, but actually get it done.  I feel SO behind that I will never get it all finished.  I keep trying. . . .that's all I can do, right?  Housework, homeschooling, and LIFE in general have to come first.  Have a blessed week.



  1. WOW 100?? You've got your work cut out, but it's a nice treat. It gave me an idea for my Sunday School class. Thanks for sharing

  2. I use tracts with a sweet too - but I don't have very many calling now. I always pray for them too, as they are on my property - most don't mind!
    Love your bags - the kids here come carrying their own bags.

  3. Lovely treat bags ... So glad you could join us this week at CCCB

  4. 100 - good heavens - that is really a work of love!!!
    These bags are gorgeous, such lovely colours and beautiful details.

    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge

  5. Great work! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter (TPS) Challenge! DT-Shirin Lim

  6. So much fun!! That's a lot of bags to make!! :-)
    I sent you an email. ~ Blessings, Tracey

  7. What fun treat bags... but you sure have to make a lot of them!! Thanks for joining us at TTCRD this week.

  8. Adorable treat bags!!! Thanks for sharing your fun treat bags this week at CCCB :-)

  9. Your treat bag couldn't be any cuter.. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!

  10. Great creation!
    Thanks for joining us at this week’s The Paper Shelter Challenge. DT Member Shannon/Shannon83k

  11. What awesome and fun halloween project, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  12. This is gorgeous! I love the non traditional colors and the fancy trims! Thanks for playing at My Craft SPot!