• Random

    Fall Tag!

    Guess what time it is? Time for a fall tag, my thoughts exactly 😛 It’s the first rainy, cool day that we have had in a few weeks and I am feeling the vibe. I saw this on tumblr, I don’t know how active this account is but the tag looked like a lot of fun and just what I needed this afternoon! I did skip some because I felt it was a little long. Ms. Frizzle which is pretty much my go-to for Halloween these days since I just have the wardrobe for it and don’t need to purchase new items generally. Any hot soup with crusty bread for…

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    Halloween Decor Haul!

    I had today off for the sole purpose of finishing my shopping for Halloween decor. I wanted to be out early and home early because I can’t be bothered with people, so I am driving around at 6 AM and realized that the only stores open that early are grocery stores, Walmart and pharmacies. I haven’t been going into Walmart, I blogged about that a while ago because I just don’t love supporting them. I sucked it up and found some really cute things, I hope that my $34 goes to a good cause. Next stop was Target which didn’t have their Halloween stuff out even though their website said…

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    Fall Decor Mood Board

    I was just perusing Pinterst when I came upon this article from Elle entitled; Outdated Home Trends We Hope May Never Come Back. And I’m like; That’s my entire apartment you whore. Someone’s personal style can be trendy without being driven by temporary trends – it’s called style, read a Vogue. Anyway, I have a four-day weekend for the simple reason that I just don’t want to be at work having to be nice to people. I feel that’s a good enough reason. My only agenda is to scope out every homeware store in a 40 mile radius and get some fall decor. By fall, I mean Halloween because I already…

  • Monday Must Haves

    Monday Must Have – KKW Beauty

    Have you ever just been walking along, mostly minding your own business, thinking about the delicious things you are planning to eat for dinner when you full-on eat shit? Legit me leaving the craft store today. No ice, it had been raining so maybe my sandal was slick but still – talk about lame, falling down for no reason. Then, the person who you are with says, I think you should get screened for MS. Yes, THANK YOU for being so helpful. In their defense, they were with me the last time I fell down but it was on ice so I had good reason. I found some new additions to my…

  • Top Ten Tuesday

    Top Ten Tuesday – Falling for Fall

    I tried, I honestly tried to embrace summer this year and not spend every hot, humid, miserable waking hour complaining about how much I hate summer and Minnesota and WASPS in over-sized SUV’s but I couldn’t it. I couldn’t do it because I hate summer, the hatred runs deep – the frizzy hair, the boob sweat, the electric bill that’s become as much as a car payment because of the glorious forced air. I can’t do it anymore, I am counting the days until fall and daydreaming of my favorite fall’ish things. No lie, I stocked up on candles weeks ago and haven’t been able to light a single one…

  • Life&Style

    31 Nights of Horror – Halloween

    Ah yes, the coupe de grace, the final reckoning, the piece de resistance – John Carpenter’s 1978/81 slasher flicks, Halloween Parts I and II. 6-year-old Michael Myers murders his sister and is committed to a psychiatric hospital. Fifteen years late on Halloween Eve, Michael escapes and makes his way back home to Haddonfield, Illinois to give the locals a Samhain that they will never forget. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) drops a key off at the Michael’s childhood home provoking his stalking her for the remainder of the day. She sees him while walking home with her two friends, Annie and Lynda but they convince her that is’t nothing to worry about. Meanwhile, Dr.…

  • Life&Style,  Trends

    Halloween Potluck Recipe

    I did not prep a post last night as I was stuffing treat bags, making candied apples and testing out a new crock pot recipe for today’s potluck. Risky, I know – a new recipe for a potluck? Don’t worry, I didn’t put my name on it – it’s from the entire department 😛 In all honesty, even the BF enjoyed it last night and he is hard to please. This is not my recipe, it is a Pinterest find but I did make a few tweaks:   The changes that I made are increasing the liquids with the addition of the half & half, I think that having all of the…

  • Trends

    31 Nights of Horror – Hellraiser

    This movie is absolutely disgusting but definitely a must see for any horror junkie. Clive Barker’s body horror from 1987 brings to life all of my childhood fears of the beings that inhabit the depths of Hell. Frank Cotton purchases a puzzle box knowing that if solved, would open a gate to another dimension filled with unimaginable horrors and carnality. He is a total sleazebag who has exhausted the pleasures of the flesh that are available to him in the mortal realm and is seeking something more. Frank solves the box and dies shortly after in an attic that looks like a drug den. Cut to the living, Larry (Frank’s…

  • Entertainment

    31 Nights of Horror – The Hitcher

    This movie is relentless and kinda’ hard to watch as it just goes on and on with no end in sight. Jim Halsey is on a cross-country trek to San Diego when he picks up a hitchhiker in a torrential downpour. The hitcher, John Ryder, isn’t the friendliest guy and starts to say odd things and claims that he killed the driver of an abandoned car that they pass. Jim starts to worry that he has made a mistake and takes the opportunity to shove John out of the car. It seems as though Jim has dodged a bullet but he is soon overtaken by a car with a family…

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    31 Nights of Horror – Gerald’s Game

    When I saw that Netflix was dramatizing one of my favourite, if lesser know, Stephen King thrillers – I knew that I had to see it. Jessie and Gerald are headed to a secluded cabin in the woods to rekindle their love life. Gerald is an obnoxious, successful lawyer and Jessie is a mild-mannered housewife. The couple encounter a stray dog on their arrival at the cabin, Jessie feeds him a couple of steaks and then they retire to the cabin. King, again, expertly utilizes the seclusion of the setting to build suspense and foreboding before anything really happens. While Jessie and Gerald are getting romantic in the bedroom, Gerald…