It's the second year in this house and I guess we've relaxed enough about bills and renovations to think about doing some hardcore Halloween decorating. This year we're going to damage some kids' minds.

Here's the coffin we built:

That took about three hours and $15. And this is the body of the scarecrow -- we still need the head and to dress it up a bunch, but it's off to a good start:

I'm predicting all time lows in candy giving. But there's still a lot of work to go.

Brad Turcottemisc