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Jan 09

Music Monday – Goth Classical Music

Hey! It’s Music Monday!   There’s nothing I like better on a cold winter’s evening (and sometimes in the summer too) is a cup of Irish coffee and some dark classical music.  Whether it be a mournful aria or a draggy dirge in a lovely minor key, the dulcet tones of a sorrowful violin or …

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Oct 03

Must See Events for October

Greetings all and Happy October! Over here in New Jersey, USA, it’s hurricane season, which means the winds are blowing and the skies are deliciously overcast. Rain falls, mist gathers and there’s fog in the mornings. A perfect start to October, wouldn’t you say? So what are these must see events, you’re asking? With no …

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Sep 05

Horror Movie Review: The Houses October Built

Title: The Houses October Built Genre: Horror, Found Footage-ish Director: Bobby Roe Writers:  Zack Andrews Stars:   Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe IMDB Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1958043/ HERE MAY BE SPOILERS Portions of the movie may or may not be revealed.   Synopsis: Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly …

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Mar 22

Horror Movie Review – Wrecker

Title: Wrecker Genre: Horror Director: Michael Bafaro IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4227282/ This movie almost WRECKED my marriage.  (See what I did there?) My husband had the day off and I suggested we watch a movie. “Hey, we’ll watch this movie. It’s terrible, but it’ll be fun! We’ll have a few laughs!” Famous last words. I’ve seen some …

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Oct 26

Blogtoberfest – Weird New Jersey

It’s only fair, since I’m writing about scary stuff this month, is to highlight some spooky places in New Jersey.  Despite being the Garden State, there’s a ton of mysteries surrounding some of the horse pastures and lovely farms.   So light the lantern and let’s take a closer look behind the cobwebs. The Jersey …

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Oct 16

Blogtoberfest – Urban Legends to Keep You Up at Night – Part 2

The Thousand Steps Behind a rusty, broken gate at the top of the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi in Eagle Point Park (Clinton, Iowa) is an ancient set of steps plagued with tragedy and wrought with mysteries and fables. Locals call them the “Thousand Steps”, and they were built in the 1930’s along with the rest …

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Oct 14

Blogtoberfest – American Gothic Roots Music – Rachel Brooke

Welcome to today’s Blogtoberfest post!  It’s another dark country/roots song by artist Rachel Brooke.   “Take everything you think you know about country music and throw it out the window. That pop rock crap y’all call country is nothing compared to what Rachel Brooke is laying down. She’s an old soul in the way Hank …

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Oct 11

Blogtoberfest- Five Halloween Movies that Creeped Me Out

  Magic (not the Mike kind) This is a movie that scared the mess out of me when I was a teenager.  First of all, I am no fan of ventriloquist dummies.  I can’t stand them, they scare the heck out of me.  Give me a movie with a dummy and you’ve got me scared. …

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Oct 09

Blogtoberfest – Recipes – Cinnamon Sugar Spider Webs

Total Time: 40 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 30 min Yield: about 30 webs Ingredients Vegetable oil, for frying 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon fine salt 3/4 cup milk 1 large egg 1 tablespoon maple syrup, plus 1/4 cup for brushing …

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Oct 06

Blogtoberfest – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

In another life, I was an elementary school teacher, which meant nearly every holiday was a par-tay.  Valentine’s Day parties were the most stressful, because, as a teacher, you really had to sit on the “who likes whom” bit and keep it all nice and friendly.  Christmas was nice, but the overabundance of cookies was …

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