Happy Halloween!!! What a wonderful day to celebrate everything that creeps and stalks and goes bump in the night! To celebrate this horribly haunted time of year, we had a masquerade themed murder mystery party a couple weeks ago. The company was creepy and the meal was murderously delicious, so all in all I'd say … Continue reading Halloween Masquerade Decor
I have to say I kind of strayed from today's Inktober theme (which was "United"), but I'm still pretty happy with how this turned out. With creepy Halloween monsters on the brain, I tried throwing together a different sort of creature... It turned into a mer-cat! My husband told me it looked like some sort … Continue reading Inktober Creature
3 out of 5 Stars As anyone who's read my blog before probably knows, I have a few weaknesses when it comes to books. One of those weaknesses is fairy tale retellings. My local library had a copy of Crimson Bound, a retelling of little red riding hood, and I couldn't help myself. I had … Continue reading Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
Today's Inktober post theme was Squeak! So, of course I had to draw a mouse. But with Halloween fast approaching, I wanted to keep the creepy theme. So I present to you, Vlad Squeaker. Prismacolor pens on multimedia paper And here's a couple of other Halloweenish favorites from recent Inktober pieces 🙂 Happy Inking! … Continue reading Inktober- Squeak!
So, I've never actually taken part in a blog tour before but this one is kind of a special occasion. My sister-in-law, Melanie Bernard, was selected to have one of her short stories published in an anthology! Mirror & Thorns - Twisted Fairy Tale Anthology. Published by Catterfly Publishing, an OWS Ink LLC subsidiary Where … Continue reading Blog Tour: Mirrors and Thorns – Twisted Fairy Tale Anthology
For a recent Halloween party, I wanted to make something a little fun and spooky for dessert. I searched online and found some cool cookie decorating ideas but wasn't super fond of the recipes I found. So I made one up myself! And I present to you: Mocha Monster Cookies Dough Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups butter … Continue reading Mocha Monster Cookies
My wonderful sister-in-law is running a creature themed blog series throughout the month of October for Halloween. Of course, I had to participate and decided to do a write-up on one of my favorite groups of creatures- The Furies! Click here to check it out! Or hop on over to Melanie's blog to check out the … Continue reading Furious
2 out of 5 Stars As a hug fan of the Dresden Files, I'm always on the lookout for a new urban fantasy series. When I found Blood Trinity on the shelves of my local library, I was excited because it was urban fantasy without vampires and werewolves! Not that I have anything against them, … Continue reading Book Review: Blood Trinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon & Dianna Love
Only 13 more days until Halloween! Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. The costumes, the candy, all the fun and scariness... What's not to love? Over the years, my husband and I have compiled a pretty extensive collection of holiday themed movies, many of which are Halloween inspired. And each year, we … Continue reading Movies for the 13 Days of Halloween
The weather has been a little messed up lately with all of the hurricanes and that strange warm week in September, so the fall colors have been oddly timed. Despite this, I did manage to get a few fun pictures of the changing foliage 🙂 Enjoy!