Tag: Halloween

Front of the house decorated for Halloween


NaBloPoMo and Our 2018 Halloween

With yesterday being the first of November it’s officially National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo). This is the time of year I challenge myself to write a blog post every day for a whole month. I’ve already got most of my blog posts planned out, so it’s just a matter of making sure they get out… Read more »

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NaBloPoMo + Halloween 2017

It’s that time of year again! November 1st kicks off National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) where the goal is to write a blog post every day for an entire month. I always love using it as a way to kickstart my content creativity, especially if I’ve been lagging in the previous months. So buckle up,… Read more »

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NaBloPoMo 2016 and a Halloween Recap

Happy November, friends! Today I am kicking off the annual National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo)! NaBloPoMo stands for “National Blog Posting Month.” The goal of NaBloPoMo is for participants to write a post a day for an entire month. Although November is the biggest month for NaBloPoMo (with prizes and everything!) people are invited to… Read more »

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Halloween and NaBloPoMo 2014

Halloween this year was another quiet one. We had only one trick-or-treater, and we spent the evening watching Hocus Pocus. I did, however, enjoy dressing up this year, even if I was one of two people in the office that did. I went as Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. My costume came together quite… Read more »

Pumpkin Contest at Work


A Quiet Halloween

This year’s Halloween was very low key. A few of us dressed up at work, myself included (I was a Gryffindor student – surprise, surprise), and the building next door had a few activities going on including a pumpkin carving contest. Later in the evening Joshua and I simply hung out at home watching Breaking… Read more »

Halloween 2012


A Small Halloween

Decorating for Halloween this year was toned down a bit, mainly because we’re still living out of a few boxes but also because I wasn’t sure about the trick-or-treat traffic in the neighborhood. A light in the window and a Halloween welcome mat was the extent of my decorating. I’m not too sad about it… Read more »

halloween 2010


A Gleeful Halloween

This year’s Halloween get together was a small one. Considering Halloween is on Sunday this year we didn’t expect too many people. I didn’t decorate the house until the day before, and as soon as the trick-or-treaters died down I put everything away. Halloween was kind of a low priority since I’ve been busy wedding… Read more »

Our first Halloween party!


A Much Happier Halloween

This year’s Halloween was SO MUCH better than last year’s Halloween! Why? Because I partied with great people instead of mourning over the loss of my grandma. And this, my friends, is a much better thing! This year I went as Princess Leia, which I haven’t gone as since 4th grade. Meanwhile, Joshua went as… Read more »

My Nana is buried right above him in the same grave.


A Halloween Funeral

Well, Happy Halloween. It has definitely been an awkward one. Today was my Nana’s funeral. is attending her Nana's funeral today. — Cristina Robinson (@LovelyGeek) October 31, 2008 First there was a service at her Catholic church, in which there was an open casket viewing. It was perfect – she looked just like I always… Read more »