Day of the Dead

October 31, 2016
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...

Halloween devil or angel?

October 31, 2015
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...

Sugar Skulls and the Day of the Dead

October 31, 2014
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...

Trick or treat! from Riley

October 31, 2013
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...

Why dogs bite people

October 31, 2013
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...

Interactive Halloween games for kids

October 26, 2011
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...

Happy Halloween from our house

October 31, 2010
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...

When you get to my door, tell them Boris sent you

October 11, 2010
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...

Cupcake of the day ~ Halloween

October 10, 2010
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...

Candy corn is not really a vegetable.

October 7, 2010
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...

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