Category Archives: Fall Fun

Happy Oktoberfest!

The Bavarian folk festival Oktoberfest officially starts at noon today and lasts through October 3rd. The first Oktoberfest was a public celebration of King Ludwig’s marriage in 1810. The festival involves parades, horse races, marksmen contests, traditional costumes, agricultural exhibits, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween…until next year

Ah, Halloween night…when the veil between this world and the next is thinnest! I hope your celebration is spooky and fun! Thank you for joining me here to celebrate all that is wonderful about fall and Halloween. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Ideas for a Fun, Pandemic-Safe Halloween

Celebrating Halloween while remaining safer at home? Here are some ideas. No-Risk or Low-Risk Halloween Fun Start the day with pumpkin spice coffee or make pumpkin pancakes for breakfast. Decorate your home inside and/or out with lights and spooky decorations. … Continue reading

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Get ready for Halloween checklist

Two weeks until Halloween! Time to get ready for the spookiest night of the year (even if it is happening during the pandemic). With just a few items from yoru collection or the dollar store, you can get into the … Continue reading

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October Days to Celebrate

October – maybe one of my favorite months of the year! Almost everyone thinks about Halloween and Pumpkin Spice Lattes when they think about October. But did you know that October also is the month we celebrate National PoetryDay and … Continue reading

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Ghost Tours in DC and Virginia

Do you have any spooky plans for this fall? Ghost walking tours are still taking place in DC and Northern Virginia during the pandemic. Guides and participants wear masks and social distancing is observed. For even more space, choose the … Continue reading

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Arrr! Talk Like A Pirate Today!

Ahoy, matey. It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day! You ask: why on earth should I talk like a pirate? Why: The Pandemic. Do absolutely anything you can do to relieve the incessant stress and angst of 2020, even to the … Continue reading

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Significant September Days

Happy September! Of course, September is about back to school and the change of seasons. We also have the first Presidential Debate to look forward to this month. Check out the calendar for fun things to do in September, including … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween, my dears

Happy Halloween and Happy Samhain to those who celebrate it! This is a magical night. The one time of the year to explore another side of ourselves through costume and disguise. However you celebrate this holiday…by watching scary movies, reading … Continue reading

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Cast a magical spell

Ready for a little self care? Get in the spirit of Halloween with these magical and relaxing rituals. Candle Magic Photo by Breakingpic on Pexels.com Have you ever blown out a candle and made a wish? That is a version … Continue reading

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