October 22nd, 2012

A Cauldron of Spooky Words for Your Halloween

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Craft | Other Obsessions

By Sharla Rae

You gotta love Halloween. After all, it’s why I’m giving you my Spooky Word List this month.

The truth is, writers enjoy Halloween every time they write. It’s the fun part of our jobs. We don the temporary skins/costumes of our characters, and from the safety of our computer desks, we might also jump into unpleasant or scary situations.… Read the post

March 14th, 2012

Happy St. Patty's Day

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Blogging Guests | Miscellaneous

By Lyn Horner

St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17, the date of the saint’s death. In Ireland, it is a day of obligation for Catholics as well as a secular holiday. In other countries, it’s a day to celebrate Ireland and Irish ancestry.… Read the post

December 7th, 2011

Favorite Christmas Traditions -- A Historical Perspective

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Inspiration | Other Obsessions

Compiled and edited by Sharla Rae

The holidays are upon us and everywhere you go, there are people rushing as lights wink merrily and Christmas music plays. Have you ever wondered about these treasured songs and how they gained popularity?

The dates and authors of some Christmas carols (red font) and events (green font) are debated but the following information is generally accepted. … Read the post


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