The Haunted Season
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The Haunted Season

‘Tis the season for blustery days & drizzly nights, chimney smoke & warm cider, & best of all, for everything spooky & mysterious. Back when the kids were in public school, I got hooked on those true haunting shows. You know the ones—clips of real people telling about their spooky encounters intercut with recreations of…

13 Spooky Literary Quotes for Halloween & 2 Free Printables
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13 Spooky Literary Quotes for Halloween & 2 Free Printables

When we think of hair-raising quotes, horror movies are often the first thing that come to mind. There’s no denying the spine-tingling effect that lines like “Now I want to play with yoooouuuu” still have after all these years. But horror movies don’t have a monopoly on creepy. Literature has quite a few chill-inducing quotes…

Five Great Sweater Weather Reads
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Five Great Sweater Weather Reads

Crisp leaves, rainy nights, warm cider, & pumpkin everything. Sweater weather is almost here, & these are the books you need on your shelf. The first day of fall may have come and gone, but here in the South, summer is hanging on for dear life. This morning, though, I stepped out onto the patio…

13 Southern Superstitions
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13 Southern Superstitions

Superstition is so ingrained in our culture—in most cultures, in fact—that we may not even notice that it’s there. But those of us who live in the South know that superstition is alive and well, and we aren’t ashamed to admit it. In fact, surveys have shown the South to be the most superstitious region of the United States, with well over 40% of the population admitting to belief in some superstitions.