Saturday, October 30, 2010

Halloween, the Holiday


Not my favorite holiday. Excluding the candy, its right up there with Toilet Cleaning Day. (Okay, I know that's not an actual holiday.) I absolutely do not like the whole trick or treating thing, making costumes, answering the door every five minutes, etc. etc.

As a matter of fact, several years ago I bribed my children into having a family Halloween party (pizza, pop, treasure hunt for candy, watch a movie) instead of trick or treating. They actually went for it. We've made it an annual tradition ever since.

But . . .

This year I fell in love with this amazing idea and thanks to my sister was able to pull it off. Thanks Jill!

I attended an actual Halloween party. I know. I'm as shocked as you.


What think ye?

Friday, October 29, 2010

More Stuff to Win!!!

All right, I know I said I would be posting something, and I will, but I had to post this contest by the awesome Sara Larson. She's giving away books or a critique . . . and . . . chocolate. Not just any chocolate, either—no, it's Swedish chocolate. Yummmmm. So, go check it out. You can win a book or a critique and CHOCOLATE!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Win Graceling!

My great friend, Christine Bryant, blogged about this amazing opportunity to win a signed hardback copy of Kristin Cashore's book, Graceling, which I found utterly unable to put down. Go to Amber Argyle's blog and you can enter to win!!!!

Hurry up. Don't just sit there. Go! Go!

And stay tuned. I have come back from the dead and will be posting soon.