We BOO...Do YOU?!

Halloween was last night and I felt like a kid.  I just LOVE Halloween.  It is the "official" beginning of the holiday season for me.  My house has been decorated all month long, I have already visited the pumpkin patch once and am now ready to go back and pick out the ones that will be decorated and sit on my stoop until Thanksgiving.  A couple of years ago I was fortunate to have everybody in for our first Family Pumpkin Carving Contest (everything with my crew has to be a competition...).  We had so much fun and some pretty cool jack-o-lanterns were created...alo...more

Halloween Postponed

I loved Halloween as a kid.  I always begged for the store bought plastic costumes like Snoopy or whatever superhero was popular that year, even though I could never see or breath out of the little slits that were provided.  We would get dressed up in our costumes and go door to door to the 5 houses on our small township road.  Pretty sure the trip took about 15 minutes and honestly I think most of our candy came from my parents.Continue reading on Long Days, Short Years...more