The Day of the Dead is a three-day celebration to honor the dead. I wrote about it --and the sugar skulls we see everywhere this time of year-- in a blog post a couple years ago, right HERE. Just in case you want to know a little bit about it. You do, right? But today, I'm sharing some of the . . .
I'm thinking that Halloween might be more than a fun dress-up holiday. It's a time when we can let loose with our inner freak or our inner angel. When, in the guise of a Halloween costume, we can let ourselves really be free, free to express any part of ourselves we like. I'm thinking of the friend . . .
Have you noticed that sugar skulls are everywhere this season? Calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) are part of the Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead, a three-day celebration.In fact, the entire Catholic world celebrates these holidays, including Italy, although I saw no sign of it when I was . . .
Oh, boy! BarkBox sent me a new toy! Hmmm. What's this all about? I'll give it a good chew. Maybe I'll cart it off to a corner. Or, maybe I'll just abandon it altogether and start handing out these cool, pre-packaged Halloween treats to my doggie friends. They can trick or treat, too, just like . . .
This sweetie-pie should be careful during hunting season. Like a virgin.... "How DARE you sing MY song?!!!" But can he breathe? This is brilliant. Just brilliant. This would work well if the owner was dressed like Toto. I'd choose this for this little angel, . . .
Dressing up and trick or treating never go out of style on Halloween. Still, it's the 21st century and kids love computer games. How about some online Halloween games that even have a little educational value?Here are some of the best of this season. Enjoy!Trick or Treat RouteWitch's Stew . . .
Riley, at a haunted house:Getting into the Halloween spirit. Doesn't show him to his best advantage, though.THIS is my cute little dog:Ready for his closeup: . . .
So, fall's here. Every Halloween's a chance for kids to make memories, isn't it? In upstate New York, most Halloweens were cold and crisp. The brisk air meant we had to bundle up over our costumes as we dragged our candy bags around the block. It added to the fall feeling. Halloween is a better . . .
Wondering how to make these cute cupcakes? The toppings can be made from pieces of black licorice, marshmallows, chocolate disks, taffy, sprinkles.Just let your creative juices flow! . . .
October is speeding by and the Halloween candy is piled up in stores, waiting. Nothing says Halloween like candy corn and oh, how I used to love them as a kid!Now? Not so much. They taste kind of dry, actually. But 20 million POUNDS are sold each year, yes, POUNDS, so they haven't lost their . . .