Halloween Pumpkin carving is one of our more important traditions. Cole carved his first pumpkin, guided by an adult hand when he was 2. At the age of 14, he is a master pumpkin carver. This makes me, as happy as a good grade on any test. Odd, I know. My job is to harvest, … Continue reading Halloween Pumpkin Carving
Trick and Treat! Good Day. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to go forth and trick someone and then come back to Odd and file your report. Odd loves pictures, videos, and written stories just post them as a comment! Everyone who plays will win a treat. Of course, there will also … Continue reading Play a Trick For A Treat!
The other day, a friend said to me, “Why do these things always happen to you?” Just lucky, I guess. Things do seem to happen to me. If a “thing” is going to fall from the sky, I have a pretty good chance of it landing at my feet. I’ve learned to accept it, and … Continue reading Things Happen To Me!
Planning ahead here are some suggestions for what to do with all of that leftover Halloween candy. As I said in Halloween Candy Horror, I would suggest just pitching it, but, for some of you, recycling is always the answer. Because I’m always striving to be helpful, I went looking for a few ideas, and … Continue reading Halloween Candy Left-Overs
I am going to say it … right out loud. If you are sensitive, please leave now. Are you ready? HALLOWEEN CANDY. Do you ask your friends how much candy your kid should eat on the big day? Do you worry about oral hygiene and glucose levels, or ponder what IS the appropriate allotment of candy per … Continue reading Halloween Candy Horror
Did you read the directions!! Cleaning out some old file folders the other day, I found this list of odd warnings for everyday products. Let me share them with you, along with a few of my pithy comments. Please feel free to add a little pithy of your own. Sears hair dryer (blow dryer): “Do … Continue reading Did you read the directions?
Rascal shows off a few of her Halloween Costume Ideas. I'm a witchy pilgrim!! Candy and turkey are covered! Poor dear me. All skin and bones! Starving! Send food! Immediately! Thank you! This nose is worth a 1000 goals. Really. Sports Illustrated really should feature me! Rascal is still undecided about her Halloween costume but … Continue reading Rascal’s Halloween Costumes
Halloween Costume Ideas!! Lets share some of the FUN Halloween costumes that we have worn or our friends have worn over the years. I don't remember all of my Halloween costumes but I do remember my mother talking me into being a Virginia Slims cigarette for several years. I wore white long underwear and a … Continue reading Sharing Halloween Costume Ideas!
Cole and I made a stop at a new cemetery (Yikes! I forgot to write down the name, but I will find out...) and met a few die-hard Cub fans! After I took the picture, I asked, "so who is going to win the World Series?" A tree rustled and I believe the answer was … Continue reading Die-Hard Cub Fans
We love Halloween. We really love Halloween. Flashback: October 1st, 1996. Cole was King Cole for his first Halloween and, naturally, I took lots of pictures. These three pictures were my favorites, so I put them in a frame and every October 1st from that point forward, that picture frame was the first decoration out of our … Continue reading We Love Halloween!