Monthly Archives: September 2019

Poll: Favorite Trick or Treat Candy

You can answer this one of two ways – what candy you choose to distribute to deserving trick-or-treaters…or what candy you selfishly hoard and eat all by yourself. Because we both know the ANSWER IS THE SAME. Thanks for taking … Continue reading

Posted in Tempting Treats | Leave a comment

It’s Good, Yah. Yah, It’s Good. For @BevieBJones

I’m dying. LOL. Grab your bowl of cereal and enjoy!

Posted in Spooky Cartoons | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, audio version

I imagine most of us know the Disney cartoon based on this famous story by Washington Irving, but have you ever read or listened to the original version? The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a short story that was published … Continue reading

Posted in Eerie Tales and Poems | Leave a comment

Fun stuff to do this weekend in NoVa Sept. 27 – 29

Saturday, September 28 Merrifield Fall Festival – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mosaic District, Merrifield. Bands, food, vendors, more. Reston Multicultural Festival – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza. Fields of Fear.¬† 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Cox … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Fun | Leave a comment

A 3-minute animated short on autumn

Fall is here and I am glad. I love fall. Here is a sort little animated film — no words — about autumn. It’s hard for me to describe, but if you watch it, I think you’ll like it.

Posted in Spooky Cartoons | Leave a comment

Make an autumn bracelet

I have two main hobbies – collecting rocks and making jewelry, especially bracelets. Stretchy bracelets are easy to make and easy to wear. I picked out some natural stones in fall colors to inspire your own creations. Here are some … Continue reading

Posted in Crafty Crafts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

September Flower Garden Tips

Do you have a flower garden or maybe a container garden? If so, you’ll want to check out these tips from your friends at Merrifield Garden Center. September is a good time to… Take cuttings of your tender annuals, such … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Home and Garden | Leave a comment

Etsy Fall Faves You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Happy Autumnal Equinox! Today is the first day of fall and we get about 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of nighttime. I say we celebrate! Let’s have pumpkin spice lattes and wear flannel shirts (okay, maybe not, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Fashion | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fall Finds at Cracker Barrel

Biscuits would be enough. Biscuits would be enough to make me want to visit Cracker Barrel. But the old-country-store-style chain, with 645 stores in 44 states, also has a gift area, with a variety of fun, seasonal gifts and treats. … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Home and Garden | Leave a comment

Tips for lawn care in September

Happy Friday! I figure many of you will be working in your yards this weekend, so I thought I would share these lawn care tips from your friends at Merrifield Garden Center. September is a good time to… Repair those … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Home and Garden | Leave a comment