Tuesday, September 25, 2012

You've been booed

When I was younger our neighborhood would do the "You've been Booed" tradition. I thought that was a lot of fun, to get door bell ditched with treats and then leave treats at two neighboors door's and door bell ditch them. It really kicked off the season and got us excited for Halloween!
With the help of my mom we put together a cuter "you've been booed" sign than the one that was passed around when I was a kid.

The sign explains it really well but i'll explain it just in case anyone's confused.

-Start by printing off two copies of the "you've been booed" and two copies of "we've been booed" signs.
-get two treats, could be a basket of halloween treats, something homemade or just a candy bar and leave on the door step of two neighbors.
-tape the "you've been booed" sign to their door. with the "we've been booed" sign behind it, but make sure they can see it so they know there's a paper behind the front one.
-leave the treats at the door, ring the bell, and run!

Have so much fun!


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12 comments:

  1. I love love this tradition! thanks for the printables

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  2. We do this in my neighborhood. Thanks for the great printable, and thanks for visiting me and commenting at OneCreativeMommy.com. I'd love it if you linked up some of your great ideas at One Creative Weekend on my site. The party is open Fridays-Wednesdays every week. Hope to see you there!

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  3. Oh very cute! I just did a post on Boo Buckets on my blog :)

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    1. thanks!! i'll go and check them out right now!

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  4. Never heard of this tradition,but I LOVE it! Thanks for sharing!
    :)
    Gaylene

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  5. This sounds like an awesome opportunity for "older" kids to get involved (they often feel left out at Halloween).
    Really like your poem and ghost.
    Thank you,
    Spanish Fort Mom

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  6. We have done this fun neighborhood tradition too! Your little note is so cute. We'll have to print up this one and get busy!! Thanks for linking up to our Strut Your Stuff Saturday! We loved having you and hope you'll come back. -The Six Sisters

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  7. What a great tradition! I haven't seen this on our street yet, but would love to start it. I'd love for you to share this at the Season's Best {Halloween} Link-Up. Thanks so much!

    http://www.fullhands-fullhearts.com/2012/10/seasons-best-halloween-link-up.html

    Happy to be your newest Pinterest follower!

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  8. I like these signs! Thanks for sharing. My wife and I will have to use a couple of these around the neighborhood. "Booing" people was a family tradition growing up and my wife and I have been carrying on the tradition in our neighborhood. We found a cute sign and started "booing" people last week and it's been spreading through the neighborhood.

    Here's the one we used: http://www.daddylifestyle.com/2013/10/weve-been-booed.html

    Carl

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  9. Thanks for the printable! Very cute!

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  10. Happy Halloween is spelled wrong on the printable. But the idea is great!

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