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Halloween Riddle, by Violet

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“What am I supposed to be?” you ask.
A witch or goblin?  I’m not wearing a mask!
“Are you something scary like a ghost?”
I’ll tell you truthfully that you’re not even close.Continue reading Halloween Riddle, by Violet

Costume, by Violet

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I have the pattern
and the special fabrics, too,
for my cool costume.

Halloween Traditions: My First Halloween

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When I was a wee sprite – about three years old – Mom sewed me a pumpkin costume for Halloween.  This Halloween was special because it would be my first night of trick-or-treating.Continue reading Halloween Traditions: My First Halloween

Outsmarting Mom

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Mom didn’t believe in purchasing store-bought Halloween costumes.  She was an accomplished seamstress and saved money by making lots of our clothing, herself.  Naturally, instead of heading to the store to spend money on a cheap costume that would be worn only once and then discarded, we went to the fabric store where we’d choose our costume from a thick catalogue.Continue reading Outsmarting Mom

Countdown To Halloween & Guest Blogger!

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It’s finally October, and you all know what that means: Halloween is coming!

I love Halloween; I always have.  Every year, I would look forward with anticipation to the crisp autumn breezes; the bright reds, yellows and oranges of the turning leaves; the delightfully scary stories of ghosts and haunted houses; and, of course, what I would be for Halloween!

Some of the enthusiasm I have had for some holidays has waned over the years.  Not so for Halloween!  October 31st has never lost its magic.

And so, I would like to celebrate the Countdown To Halloween on my blog by attempting to post something every day of the month until The Big Day.  To assist me in this task, I have invited on board a young guest blogger who loves Halloween as much as I do.  She will be writing under the nom de plume of “Violet.”

We hope you enjoy it!

Suzanna & Violet

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