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Hilarious Halloween displays delight Valrico neighborhood all month long

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Oct 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-05 15:16:43-04

VALRICO, Fla. — Residents in one Valrico neighborhood are having their funny bones tickled all October long thanks to their neighbor's over the top Halloween displays.

Lori Atterson's home in Buckhorn Preserve is pretty east to spot, just look for a group of skeletons hanging out on the front lawn.

Atterson says her displays have always been a little "extra" but last year a Christmas decoration inspired her to step up her Halloween game.

Everyone, especially parents, are familiar with Elf on the Shelf. They're little toy elves that act as Santa's "scout elves" by watching people's behavior and reporting back to the North Pole. The elves then come back and are discovered the next morning in a different spot.

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Parents go all out setting the scenes for the elves, and Atterson says that's where she drew inspiration.

Last year she set up a different scene every night of October featuring the mischievous skeletons. The scenes show them doing everything from hiding a body, to playing volleyball and eating dinner.

Atterson chronicles all her displays on a Facebook page called Bones on Buckhorn and, based on the comments, the neighborhood definitely finds them humerus.