Tag Archives: Halloween

A Halloween Let-Down and an Autumn Stroll

Despite this being my favorite season and time of the year, I’ll admit I’m struggling to get into an “autumn mood.”  As of Halloween, we still had no color in our leaves here.  Not to mention it was 77 degrees … Continue reading

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Seeing Orange

There’s lots of orange this time of year around my house. It’s that time of year and I love Halloween! When I was growing up, my dad always carved a Jack-o-lantern the night before Halloween. My husband and I carried … Continue reading

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Halloween Crazy

My cell phone rang the other night when I was out for my walk.  It was my oldest grown son, calling home to chat with his mother.  “Hello” I answered. “Hi, Mom, have you gone Halloween crazy yet?”  Ah, this … Continue reading

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Rambles

Forgive me blogging friends, for I have sinned.  It has been 4 months since my last post. As hard as I try to be a regular blogger and not go more than a few days without posting, I just can’t … Continue reading

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Halloween Nostalgia

Tonight candles are lit and the house is decked out in orange and black decorations and orange lights.  A jack-o-lantern sits on the front porch and there’s a full bowl of candy sitting on the foyer table.  An occasional spook … Continue reading

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Ten Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a stressful time for pets.  Most veterinary practices see an increase in visits at this time of year.  Here are some handy tips to keep in mind to keep your pet safe this Halloween. Let’s face it: … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween was always a big day when I was growing up.  I love Halloween!  I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids and we always celebrated it and had a good time.  We started planning what we would be … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: All Grown Up

Today’s daily prompt:  When was the first time you really felt like a grown up (if ever)? I’m 53 years old and I’m not sure that I feel like a grown up to this day and to be quite honest … Continue reading

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Favorite Children’s Halloween Books

The other night, I found a whole sack of Children’s Halloween books that I used to read to my two sons every year.  Yes, they are BOTH in college now and yes, I save EVERYTHING!  Books have always been hard for … Continue reading

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College Fall Care Package Ideas

This week I sent off two fall care packages to my two sons who are both in college– one who is in graduate school, and one who is a sophomore.  I’ve done this ritual (this sending of fall care packages) … Continue reading

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