Entertain Me! Halloween Song Playlist

By Kerry

Halloween is getting closer! Whether you’re looking for some Halloween-themed songs to sprinkle into your party playlist – or just want something spooky to listen to in order to get in the spirit – these are a few favorites: I realize some of these are a stretch (to put it mildly), but they made sense […] Read more…

Chock-Full O’Links (October 17th Edition)

By Kerry

Are you ready for your weekly dose of awesome? Here are the coolest things I found on the internet this week: This adorable crochet candy corn rat pattern by Pops de Milk. This story about a bonded pair of bunnies that finally found a forever home. This clever Game of Thrones-meets-Feminism sweatshirt. This video of […] Read more…

Betty Crocker wants to scare your kids

By Kerry

Since Halloween is just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to check in with Betty Crocker on the proper way to throw a Halloween party for children. Betty, helpfully, has the entire gathering planned out – from party games to menu: We’ll get to those party games in a minute. First, I […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: Mod Podge Marvel Coasters

By Kerry

This week’s work in progress is this set of coasters made with beat up copies of Marvel comics & Mod Podge. (All comics were unfit for the collection in some way, so I decided to give them a new life). I think this Galactus one looks especially badass: I still have three more to make, […] Read more…

Trashy Paperback Tuesday: What’s Italian for Trashy?

By Kerry

Book Title: The Late Contessa Author: Dorothy Fletcher Year Published: 1971 Tagline: An unexpected legacy calls Barbara Loomis to a death-haunted Italian Villa. The Elevator Pitch: Italian travelogue meets Murder, She Wrote! 206 pages of sun-drenched villas and poisonings! Pretty well-written, and a great gothic novel to enjoy for Halloween. Though, they really tout the “Easy Eye” large type and […] Read more…

Chock-Full O’ Links (October 10th Edition)

By Kerry

What a week! This week managed to be both incredibly long, and to fly by super fast – how is that possible? I have so many blogs to catch up on! And, I haven’t watched any of the new Fall TV premieres! Well, a quick peek at the internet shows me that there were indeed […] Read more…

Chock-Full O’ Links (October 3rd Edition)

By Kerry

Seriously, how did it get to be October all of the sudden?! Here is a rundown of the coolest things I saw on the internet this week: This “Big Book of Cats” project from Creature Type. This free desktop wallpaper (which also serves as a great reminder). This awesome idea to use up embroidery floss […] Read more…

These hotdogs are happening, man!

By Kerry

It’s that time again, where I bring you the culinary delights of yesteryear! This week is all about “Hotdog Happenings.” Just what was happening with hotdogs in 1972? Oh, so many things! There are literally dozens of hotdog recipes in this book, with promising names like “Frankfurter Fiesta,” “Bohemian Salad,” and “Double Porkers.” Mostly, these […] Read more…

You like me, you really like me!

By Kerry

The amazing Mariko of Gamerwife fame nominated me for the combined One Lovely Blog Award and the Best Friends of Blogger Award. These awards are a chance to learn a bit more about fellow bloggers, by answering & asking a series of questions – and tagging blogs you find deserving of more attention. To quote […] Read more…

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WIP Wednesday: Progress & a Finished Project!

By Kerry

I recently stitched a gift for my cousin (it was the sneak peek from this post). Now that she’s received it, I can share it on the blog! Here’s a close up – I’m super stoked with how she turned out: The pattern is a freebie from Andrea Zuill’s blog. If you are not familiar […] Read more…

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