Add a cute Vampire countdown to Halloween widget to your blog!

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October officially marks the start of “the season” for me, and I love decorating for Halloween almost as much as I do for Christmas. Here’s a cute widget from over at Christmas Webmaster that you can use to spookify your blog. I thought you guys might like to check out this cute Vampire Halloween countdown, Continue Reading…

Here We Come A-Wassailing

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The word “wassail” comes from the Middle English toast waes hael – “good health”. It refers both to a drink and a pair of customs associated with the drink. The drink itself started out as something similar to mulled cider, but there were plenty of regional variations, and even now, if you Google “wassail recipes”, Continue Reading…

What is Yule?

What is Yule? Yule is the Pagan celebration of the Winter Solstice. What is the Winter Solstice? “Solstice” is a Latin word that means “sun-standing-still”. The Winter Solstice is the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Why is it significant? To our ancestors, living in a largely agrarian society, the Winter Solstice Continue Reading…

Halloween Craft: Make mini pumpkin lanterns from recycled glass jars this Halloween!

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Next to Christmas, Halloween is my favorite holiday. I just love handing out candy to all the kids each year, and I love decorating the house! I saw the cutest craft in Woman’s Day magazine recently, that I just had to make. Cute little pumpkin lanterns, made from recycled jars! These are so easy and Continue Reading…