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Tag Archives: Halloween

Always Three Seasons Ahead!

I get it. I understand that retailers need to promote holidays months ahead of time to try to make their nut during the season. But I feel as if putting out Christmas decorations before the end of September is a little extreme. Life moves fast enough without us wishing it away by trying to move …

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

In honor of Halloween, and in my Saturday tradition of talking about kids’ books, I thought I would recommend some great collections of scary stories for kids of all ages! The Complete Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1812-15)was always a favorite around the campfire as a kid. Those original tales are full of evil characters who …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. In honor of Halloween this week… One of my favorite …

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Santa Claus vs. The Great Pumpkin

No, I am not suggesting the next great MMA match-up on pay-per-view. I am actually lamenting the demise of autumn holidays in the United States. I know I have some readers outside the US and I would love to know if they see the same trends in their countries. We see it every year – …

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