• Blogoween

    DIY Halloween Decorations

    Halloween decorations can be expensive… no, they ARE expensive. What does one do when finances are tight? DIY it! DIY projects can be cheap or expensive, pending materials. There are also projects for beginners as well as advanced DIYers. I took it upon myself to DIY an outdoor Halloween decoration due to cost and because I wanted to as a wood working lover. The tutorial will be available in a future blogoween post! If money is an issue at the moment or if you love to DIY then check out some of these DIY Halloween Decorations! Halloween Harvest and Floating Ghost Most of the materials required for this project can…

  • Blogoween

    DIY Halloween Costumes For Dogs

    Halloween costumes are expensive… on the end of, let’s break the bank and forget the bills expensive. It’s that time of the year to impress Jason Voorhees, right? Halloween costumes for dogs are just as expensive at times. Have you ever walked into PetSmart (or a similar pet store), full of excitement when seeing the variety of dog costumes? Disappointment slams into the floor upon turning the tag over, revealing the price. Your fur baby looks up at you with dollar signs in their eyes. With Pinterest and blogs galore there is no need to empty the bank for a Halloween costume for your dog. DIY projects can be either…

  • 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…

  • MISC

    Desktop and Laptop Quality Has Gone Downhill

    Hey Techies, have you been feeling the heat and complications of current laptops and desktops? I always purchase HP laptops because in the long run it’s been more budget friendly for higher customizable specs during “good” sales. However, in recent years I’ve noticed a big downgrade in quality for not only HP but other brands as well. Laptops are much thinner and lighter. With the lightness also comes poorly constructed cases that damage easily and screws that don’t stay in place sometimes. Let’s not forget the fact that you can’t easily swap out batteries like once before. The pin inside of the laptop for the charger is also so thin…

  • Food

    10 Summer Smoothies

    Looking for a refreshing summer smoothie that doesn’t involve breaking the bank with Smoothie King or a local smoothie shop? I’ve got you covered with a collection of 10 smoothies found across the interweb… otherwise known as the internet, of course! Bonus: Let me introduce you to my favorite quick smoothie, which is simple and I have been making for years. Before venturing into the world of smoothies I was dumping whatever sounded good at the time into a blender (smart, right?!?). Let me be honest though, I still do it (haha)! The fruit can be fresh or frozen but I tend to use frozen. Measurements don’t have to be…

  • Books

    Ten August Reads

    Summer hasn’t come to an end yet but we are hitting that summer peak. Can you feel that heat? I bet you can if you live in the South! Lack of air-conditioning during the extremely hot and humid months are a huge no-no (*waves index finger dramatically*). There is never a bad month for reading. Bookworms love a good seasonal theme for books, so here are ten book recommendations for August Reads, which consists of a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. Currently Reading: The Center (Building the Circle series) by Maggie M Lily August Reads Recommendations: Girl Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers series) by…

  • MISC

    Covid-19 and Politics: The Great Divide

    Covid-19 has been around for a long time at this point with no intentions of disappearing any time soon. It has caused many arguments between people. Political issues have been around indefinitely with no intentions of disappearing any time soon. It has also caused many arguments between people. Not to mention the media has played a huge part on both of those topics. Is the media good or bad? Note: Everything is strictly opinionated. Covid-19 and political issues over recent years has created a great divide between most people. Are you Democrat? Are you Republican? Do you agree with my beliefs? Are you vaccinated? Are you not vaccinated? Do you…