Culture: Halloween Appetizers and Films

I was in Hawaii last week, and was amazed at how seriously Halloween is taken there. I don’t know what I was thinking – on a romantic tropical island, for Halloween preparation to trump over most everything pleasantly surprised me. So, we must prep here on the mainland and across the world for this growing […]

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Halloween Cocktails Better Then Candy

Still a bit under the weather today – had a relapse on my way to recovery on Monday. But nevertheless, I am thinking one of these cocktails will do the trick? You know, to ward off the candy gorging (for adults of course).  Disclaimer: I hope I am clear this topic is only for those […]

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Halloween Costume For Adults

Although I am laying low this Halloween, I can’t help but appreciate the simply easy costumes suggestions here for that last-minute Halloween contest at work, or after. Here are some of my favorites: and one I’ve added –   {featured image source}

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Lifestyle: Halloween Is Right Around the Corner And…

There are two occasions in a year I consider to be the most entertaining:  St. Patrick’s Day and Halloween and its fair to say that since the later is just around the corner, I needed to share some interesting facts or fiction or a little bit of both to spark some interest just in case […]

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Sunday Morning Edition – Is Purely for Entertainment

Slow down October! What’s the rush? I mean, I was in a department store the other day and walked past the holiday decor section, only to discover there are now holiday specific sections as follows:   All Halloween items on sale. Thanksgiving in full display and full-price and Christmas on pre-sale.  I had to step […]

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Halloween For Grown Ups

I know since Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year, you’ve all done the partying over the weekend. But just in case, there is a tiny get together over at your place, or one across the street or down further, here are some fun ideas for appetizer and spirits:

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Autumn Decor and Halloween

  I realized just yesterday while walking to my car from an appointment and the drive home, that folks have already begun to decorate their homes for Fall/Halloween.  I use / because some of decor has nothing to do with the actual not-so-holiday day. But rather an expression of their joy to welcome the beautiful […]

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Long Weekends and Such…

It’s the first of July already? I can’t believe we’ve completed the first half of the year – what I consider is the planning stages for the rest of the year.  Since Jan-Jun most of us are busy getting through winter, kids in school, college prep, proms, or wedding planning for those with adult children, […]

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Halloween Makeup – A Sure Trick or Is it a treat?

Naturally, being in charge of all company parties at my day job, I had to include a Halloween costume contest and lunch for the 200 plus wonderful techy individuals I work with every day. We have three prizes to give away this year for the “most creative” costume, and although I seldom dress up, I […]

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halloween party recipes and treats

Every year, we pot-luck desserts or treats for an office Halloween party and every year I try to be as creative as I can with my dessert of choice. This year, it’s a choice between these four and if you want to know where I found them, click on the photo and it will take […]

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