• Blogoween

    Short and Sweet Sugar Skull History

    Sugar skulls are more than just a pretty skull! Introducing, a very brief sugar skull history for today’s blogoween post. The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) originated in Mexico, going as far back as the 1630’s. It honors those that have passed away, celebrating those that have passed rather than mourning those that have passed. It is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd. November 1st celebrates children and November 2nd celebrates adults. It is a time to pay your respects, remember the good moments and to celebrate the lives that were lived of those that passed. Why Sugar Skulls The most common symbol for The Day of…

  • Blogoween,  Food

    My Fall Favorites

    As requested from Mind. Beauty. Simplicity, today’s post for Blogoween is focused on my Fall favorites. Be sure to give her a follow. She has an amazing blog and a beautiful Instagram account! This year I am trying to embrace holidays a little more, at least my favorite ones. The past few years have been very heavy with circumstances in life and mental health… to put it lightly. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. What is your favorite season? Pumpkin Season I’m not a fan of a lot of pumpkin flavored food and drinks but I love pumpkins! Decorating, growing and carving them. Pumpkin patches look like they are…

  • Blogoween,  Movies & TV

    10 “Old” Movies to Watch This Halloween

    Movies and books are my addictions. Growing up, I watched a lot of horror movies. Some people prefer old movies and some prefer new movies. No judgement on movie ages here! If it’s good I’ll watch it. This list of old movies (in no particular order) to watch on Halloween contains some classic and not-so-classic choices. 1. Halloween There is one tradition for Halloween that I stick to most of the time. It’s watching Halloween, always the original, on Halloween. It isn’t the scariest movie of all time but it has a definite creepy factor mixed with a great theme song. Thank you, John Carpenter! Any Michael Myers fans out…

  • Blogoween

    13 Days of Blogoween

    Hey Followers! It has been a very long time since I have posted. Unfortunately, I was caught up in evacuating for Hurricane Ida and am now dealing with the aftermath of it all. However, one of two of my favorite holiday seasons of the year has begun… Spooky Season (Christmas being the other holiday)! As much as I would love to participate in Blogtober I don’t have the time to do it due to Hurricane Ida aftermath. Don’t stop reading yet! Instead of Blogtober I will be participating in Blogoween… 13 days of Blogoween to be exact. Throughout the month of October there will be at least 13 Halloween related…