Tag Archives: Halloween

Twist and Scout

Hello Blogness my old friend, I’ve come to talk to you again. Sorry.  No excuses.  Just busy.  Always busy.  But I have missed y’all. Since last we met, there’s been Halloween, a family reunion at the beach, and my Brownie … Continue reading

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When You Scare Enough To Send the Very Best

We attended our first family Halloween outing Friday night – a “haunted hike” at a local swamp.  Now before you out-of-staters get all freaked out, it’s a well-maintained park which cuts through a wetland.  While it does sport a ton … Continue reading

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The Swift of the Magi

I’m trying to channel my Taylor Swift and shake it all off, y’all.  My heart has been heavy, as has my mind.  My household is down to only 2 stupid cats.  We have lost our emotional pee-er.  Watching Stella cry … Continue reading

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Ride of Frankenstein

I know.  I never call.  I never write.  Once again, there just hasn’t been much time or energy left in the tank at any given time.  I’m trying.  I’m working on it. I should hear back from Felix’s doctor any … Continue reading

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Let Hot Your Heart Be Troubled

I love Halloween.  It may actually be my favorite holiday.  Xmas is pretty awesome, but there is way more fuss, stress, and drama that goes along with it – picking out the perfect gift, decorating, menus, money woes, trying to … Continue reading

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Hasslemania

I may soon need some medication for anxiety.  I simply cannot keep drinking boxes of wine to relax.  In addition to the usual stress – work, housework, meals, laundry, doctor appointments, dance classes, oh yeah and I’m being deposed at … Continue reading

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Lesson Than Zero

It happens every October: we get scheduled to within an inch of our lives.  We go from having absolutely nothing to do in August to a fairly active September to a crush of activity in October.  I wish there was … Continue reading

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There’s a Tear In My Year

Time moves differently for children than it does for us boring grown-up types.  If there is a fun, highly-anticipated event in their future, time is endless.  It will take forever until their birthday or until it’s their turn to watch … Continue reading

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Vanderpumpkin Rules

Our weekend was bursting with Halloween splendor, and we still have a full week to go.  I love it.  We are certainly making up for lost time.  That being said, I’m learning some things about this holiday and am left with … Continue reading

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Clark the Herald Angels Sing

As I took my children to school last Friday morning, I found myself uttering the phrase “we’ll have more fun than any family has the right to have.”  It hit me: I am a female version of Clark W. Griswold, … Continue reading

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