Holidays

Happy (Almost) Halloween!

It's nearly half-way through October, and I haven't mentioned a thing about Halloween. This year has sped by, and it's so shocking to realize that Christmas really is just around the corner. I love Halloween and autumn and will enjoy the pumpkins, the autumn leaves, and the Halloween candy, but--for me--Christmas is the light at… Continue reading Happy (Almost) Halloween!

Books, Holidays

Top Ten Book Character Costumes

Tomorrow is Halloween! That means there is still time for one more Halloween post. 🙂 Today I'm discussing the top ten characters I would want to dress up as for Halloween. This idea actually came from The Broke and the Bookish as part of the Top Ten Tuesdays. I know it's not Tuesday, but I just loved… Continue reading Top Ten Book Character Costumes

Books, Holidays

Spooky Stories for Halloween

Since it's storming mightily outside at the moment, I figured I should write another spooooky blog post, since the storm is spooky...and loud. Last week as I was setting up a children's book display of autumn/Halloween books, I was inspired to write this post listing five of my favorite spooky children's books. I actually found… Continue reading Spooky Stories for Halloween

Crafts and Projects, Holidays

A (Fantastic) Spooky Silent Film

In the spirit of all things fun and Halloween-related, I present to you the most marvelous (five-minute-long) silent film of all time: The Mystery at Twin Oaks Manor Let me explain a little. The reason this video is so special is because it was actually made by me and my sister Bethany. It stars my… Continue reading A (Fantastic) Spooky Silent Film

Holidays, Television and Movies

Spooky Movie Time!

It's officially October, which means...Halloween time! I love Halloween, mainly because of the opportunity to dress up and to eat hoards of candy without anyone questioning. 🙂 One part of Halloween I also enjoy (to an extent) is spooky movies. In my personal definition book, which is only inside my head, "spooky" means: "scary" but… Continue reading Spooky Movie Time!