Tag: halloween

Oct 16

Five Halloween Books for Scarilicious Reading

Yes, we like the movies, but there’s nothing like a scary book to curl up with on a dark, blustery night.  When I lived alone, I used to scare myself to death with the sounds that I thought I heard when I was reading an especially scary book.  And the dog didn’t help when she …

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Oct 15

Halloween Recipe – Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Easy-Peasy, guys and dolls.  These tasty roasted vegetable quesadillas are a great finger food for your Halloween gathering.  I know, there’s no meat in them, but trust me, they’re good…and I am a gal who can sink her teeth in a steak. Do NOT use canned corn. It will give your dish a weird, canned …

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Oct 13

Halloween Music – The Classical Edition

Ah, it’s getting closer, isn’t it? My little ones’ costumes have arrived (via UPS, dahlings…Dahlia despises retail shopping and who would give up a chance to see the kinda hot UPS man dropping off a package?) and the candy corn is in the house. A chill is in the air and Blogtoberfest continues. Y’all still …

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Oct 09

Blogtoberfest – Halloween Cat Craft

I have three little ones.  In an alternate life, I was a teacher.  I can sense when it’s time to put away the books and the science experiments and take out the construction paper, pipe cleaners and the googly eyes. Crafts are a stress reliever.  Coloring, cutting, pasting and putting things together can be a …

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Oct 07

Blogtoberfest – Maple Cinnamon 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 02

Blogtoberfest – Vampire Bite Mocktail Recipe

Ingredients 2 cups cranberry juice, chilled 1/2 cup apple juice, chilled 1/4 cup grenadine 1 1/2 cups seltzer water, chilled 1 tube red candy gel 4 gummy vampire teeth Directions In a pitcher combine the cranberry juice, apple juice and grenadine. Stir together then add the seltzer water. Squeeze the candy gel onto a small …

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Oct 01

Blogtoberfest – 31 blog posts

OCTOBER….OCTOBER…OCTOBER!! Hang with me for ….. Blogtoberfest!   Terrible, isn’t it? But fun, right? The month of October is special to me. It’s not because of Halloween, although that’s part of it. October marks the month in which I had my first e-book published with Evernight Publishing. In honor of this occasion as well as …

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