A picture perfect Halloween

A picture perfect Halloween

Halloween blew briskly down our street this year and threatened to send our little trick-or-treaters home early. But, we're made of sterner stuff here in Wisconsin and we love our holidays, our chocolate and our friends. The Erb Park neighborhood did not disappoint last night. Wobbly toddlers in fuzzy costumes, cheerful chaperones, happy bands of [...]

A sweet kickoff to one of our favorite weeks of the year

We kicked off one of our favorite weeks of the year with 27 Elsa-of-varying-age sightings, four kinds of cooked pumpkins seeds, three jack o'lanterns, two giant meals and one pretty peacock. Our love of Halloween, well-documented here on this blog, spans generations and shows no signs of abating. Six days before the actual event, we [...]

Sweets and sweeties, what’s not to love about Halloween?

Sweets and sweeties, what’s not to love about Halloween?

Magic, mystery, chocolate, creativity, laughter, cute children, game parents, what's not to love about Halloween?I'm a lifelong lover of this Celtic Harvest celebration (thank you to my well-read librarian friend Nelda for that information). Courtesy of a fun-loving dad who liked to carve pumpkins and a health-conscience mom who broke form to serve sloppy joes, [...]