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Thunderstorms and Spooky Music to Get in the Halloween Spirit

Summer is already going strong here in Florida, but one thing I love about this time of year is when the thunderstorms arrive. We usually get a few weeks of intense heat with humidity high enough to make you feel like you’re melting the moment you walk out the door. But it’s not until summer …

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Halloween is Always Coming and I Made a Meme

The heat and humidity are kicking into high gear here in sunny Florida. While it’s true that summer is not my favorite season, I don’t completely hate it. After all, I’m a fan of all seasons. I love seeing the changes from one season to the next, the temperatures rising and falling, rain (and snow) …

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Halloween in Crystal Beach: If you build it, they will come

When I wrote my introduction on this site, I mentioned how it was a challenge to celebrate Halloween (and autumn in general) in sunny, Southern California. Well, here we are a few years later and now I’m on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. On the one hand, it’s gorgeous here with blue skies, white clouds and …

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12 Ways to Make This Halloween the Best One Ever

Photo credit: halloweenhorrorsqueen.tumblr.com It seems like I spend every year looking forward to the month of October and Halloween all year long. But when it finally gets, I often find that I’m too busy to sit back and enjoy it. So here’s a reminder for all of us Halloween lovers out there to do whatever …

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Halloween 2014: Finding Great Bargains at the 99 Cents Only Store

Photo by The Queen of Halloween I know many of you, like me, pretty much celebrate Halloween all year long. But I know that I always look forward to that time in late summer/early fall when the rest of the world catches up and finally gets into the spirit, too. In Southern California, the weather …

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Halloween in Summer: Visit the ScareLA Convention

Image courtesy of ScareLA It’s my first summer living on the top of a mountain and the weather is definitely different than what I’m used to in the valley. Near Los Angeles, the weather during the summer is very hot and mostly dry, though it can get a little muggy, too. One thing you rarely …

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Get That Halloween Feeling with a Full Moon on Friday the 13th

Halloween is still a few months away but if you’re like me then you probably look for just about any excuse you can find to get into the spirit. June 13, 2014 provides the perfect way to do that as we’ll be having a full moon on Friday the 13th. Despite the fact that this …

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Halloween Party Idea: Elegant and Sophisticated Halloween Party

Photo credit: FindingHome.com Who says Halloween parties have to be made of nothing but cheap decorations made of paper and plastic that will be thrown out as soon as the last guest has gone home? Is it possible to have an elegant Halloween party? The answer is: Yes Now don’t get me wrong, I love …

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Halloween in the summer? Yes! Time for the Great Horror Campout

Can’t get enough of Halloween? Looking for a way to celebrate your favorite holiday even in the middle of summer? Then the Great Horror Campout is for you.   Photo credit: A. Sweeting As I said in my About Page, one of my favorite things to do for Halloween is visit scare parks. When I …