Tag Archives: holidays

Reposting Halloween thoughts!

This is my favorite holiday–not entirely surprising for a girl who kills pretend people for a living, no? But I’ve always loved ghost stories and the fall, full moons and things that go bump in the night… Halloween used to … Continue reading

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A holiday round-up

Taking a wee break to spend the holidays with my family, my dears, so here is a seasonal post from 2013. You might have missed it the first time around, and I hope you enjoy. If you just can’t get … Continue reading

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It’s Dia de los Muertos, y’all

Reposting a piece on this special day. Have we talked about Dia de los Muertos? I keep thinking we have, but I can’t find anything in the archives and that seems QUITE short-sighted of me. If you’re not familiar, Dia … Continue reading

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Time for my favorite Halloween post!

This one is from a few years ago, but it is my favorite post on my most-loved occasion. This is my favorite holiday–not entirely surprising for a girl who kills pretend people for a living, no? But I’ve always loved … Continue reading

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Bonus post!

Just an extra post because I went on a little rant on Twitter and decided it was worth putting up here as well. Mother’s Day, my dears. It’s almost here, which means that the internet is awash with listicles suggesting … Continue reading

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Stacey is talking Chanukah today

Today’s guest writer is Stacey–sharing Chanukah thoughts. And to find Stacey, yes–there will be cutting and pasting! Two Days after Chanukah ? By Stacey Agdern The day after Christmas is a holiday in it’s own. Two days after Christmas, people … Continue reading

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Theresa is here today with musical thoughts

Today’s guest writer for our December open house is Theresa. I would mention again that you’ll need to cut and paste to pop over to Theresa’s site, but that would be overkill… Deanna, thanks for the chance to join you … Continue reading

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Today we have Alexandra in the house

Alexandra is our guest author today with a gift guide for and some goodies. Gifts for the Book Lover I’m delighted to be posting here today while Deanna if off on what is sure to be a glamorous and gorgeous … Continue reading

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Heather is talking joy

Today’s guest writer is Heather–pondering joy. As ever, use ye olde cut and paste for the sites Heather provided. “’Tis the season to be jolly!” But what, as I say to my students, does that even mean? I have a … Continue reading

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Rachel is talking movies

In December I am turning the online journal over to guest writers. We are kicking off the month with a piece on holiday films from Rachel. Best and Worst Made-For-TV Christmas movies It’s that time of year again! From Hallowe’en … Continue reading

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