Frankenstorms trick....

OK I'm going to say it...I hate Halloween... I know...I'm like a scrooge or....whatever Halloween's equivalent of scrooge is.... that's me. I just don't get into it.......more

Freaky Social Media Branding Techniques for Halloween

Many of us love walking or driving around during the holidays to see all of the decorations up at homes and in stores. It makes us feel united, festive and nostalgic. It only makes sense to bring those same uniting feelings to your online community....more

Sandy: the Grinch who Stole Halloween

This morning I was mourning the loss of Halloween... I know it's a minuscule loss compared to what so many others are missing, but I'm grieving the sense of normalcy I associate with the holiday. For those of you not in affected areas, please be grateful for what you have. I was lucky enough to have celebrated my favorite holiday on Friday and Saturday nights, before Sandy hit. I usually go all out for Halloween, and this year was no exception. I dressed up as Miss Frizzle from the Magic School Bus....more

This Holiday

Whether Samhain, Halloween, All Saints, or Dia de los Muertos...Have a happy one!!      ...more

10 Things to Do with Unholy Amounts of Candy

In just a few hours, our house is going to be filled to overflowing with Halloween candy.  With five kids, each acquiring about 25 lbs of candy each, I could swim in a pool of mass-produced sugary goodness.  But it seems to me, there are better things to do with excessive amounts of candy.   Here are 10:...more

Always Broke On Halloween

 What are the odds that I'm always broke around Halloween? Seriously, I'm always broke before Halloween, and with giant bags of candy running about 10 bucks a pack, I hope the trick or treaters don't mind the I.O.U's I'm going to be stuffing in their bags...(or little baggies of the left-over chuck roast I made last night)...Seriously, I make great crockpot chuck roast!!! At least their mom's would have something to eat while the little demons make their rounds....more
@elaineR.N. People in my neighborhood aren't TP'ing my house probably for the same reason they ...more

Who Needs To Dress Up, When America is Scary as Hell?

It's sad really, it's evident that Halloween being a celebrated event across the country that it carries a certain spirit with it. Being an excessive thinker sometimes my spirit  gets depressed anyway, but seemingly today more so than ever. I'm sure it doesn't help that today is a day people celebrate souls not being at rest, fantasy, evil, and witch craft....more

Halloween Takes A Turn!

Halloween Takes A Turn!Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, All are on their rounds tonight; In the wan moon's silver ray, Thrives their helter-skelter play.  ~Joel Benton...more

Happy Halloween!! From Lucille Ball and Andy Griffith

Me, as a preggers Lucille Ball. ...more