Halloween (kids) Reads – Backyard Witch: Sadie’s Story

I’m an avid reader, always have been. In fact I have a blog just for reviewing books over at One Book Shy of a Full Shelf. It’s a passion, just like my love for all things Halloween. Today I thought I’d spotlight a new book out for the kids in your life.   Meet the Backyard Witch, a most magical and mysterious visitor, who always appears just when you need…

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A Dozen Halloween Tunes To Get You Dancing

  Any Halloween party worth its salt needs to have music. Good music. Whether it be dance tunes, scary background atmosphere or just fun spooky sounds, you’ve got to have a soundtrack. This post will be the first in a series on popular Halloweenistic tunage. I only chose 12 because there are a ton of songs out there and the list could go on quite a while. I would love…

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Halloweenishly Horrifying TV Shows

This post was first published in 2010 on my “personal” blog MoonCat Farms Meanderings. Since the list is still relevant, I thought I’d share it here. ~~~~~~~~~~     I decided to honor Halloween by sharing some of my all-time favorite scary TV shows with all of you.  While most of these shows are classics, we have a few “newer” entries on the list as well. I know many of you will have…

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DIY 2×4 Black Cats for Halloween or Every Day

  I have a true love for black cats. Besides epitomizing Halloween and witches, they are gorgeous little panthers. I have a house full of cats, but my most spoiled of the group is my Porkchop. He is a rescue, or as my vet calls him, my trauma kitty. He only has 3 legs, he’s blind in one eye and limited in the other and pretty much is a trouble…

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The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe – Halloween’s Ultimate Poem

There is nothing that speaks to me more of Halloween and spookiness than Edgar Allen Poe’s most famous of poems, The Raven. It is the embodiment of dark, dreary and mysterious.  It could also be the root of my fascination with the lovely, ebony star of this work. The Raven By: Edgar Allan Poe Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and…

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Pumpkin Pie Spice – The Ultimate Fall Necessity

Fall has always been my favorite time of the year. One of the things that immediately lets me know Fall has arrived is the smell of pumpkin spice. Over the years I have tinkered around with it until I came up with a recipe that suits me. In honor of my new site and because I love it, I’m sharing it today.  Enjoy!   Pumpkin Pie Spice 4 TBsp Cinnamon…

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