Follow Friday – Pumpkin

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Throughout October, Follow Friday posts focus on blogs posting about things that are well October related.  The last three weeks the focus was horror,  Halloween and Canadian Thanksgiving.  Can you believe that today is the fourth Friday in October?   Thankfully, glorious October has five Fridays.

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October Fun Days at from the sticks to the bricks and back again

octoberThere is a lot going on at from the sticks to the bricks and back again this October.  Two guest blogging opportunities (Ghouls, Goblins & Guest Bloggers and The Blogging Life) and a Facebook Promotion were announced in October.

The Facebook Promotion and Ghouls, Ghosts & Goblins run through October while The Blogging Life is a ongoing guest blogging opportunity. Continue reading

Ghouls, Goblins & Guest Bloggers

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On Thursday, the first of Octember I said that I was looking forward to a month filled with blog posts dedicated to what makes October well October.  I also announced that I was running a month-long contest on Facebook, where the prize is a copy of Stephen King’s latest book, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.  Not a bad start to the month. Continue reading

Follow Friday – October Horror

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It’s October or Octember as I fondly like to refer to it.  I find it only fitting that my first Follow Friday post of the month be devoted to horror and the bloggers who populate my WordPress reader under the horror tag. Continue reading

October Facebook Page Promotion Give Away Announced

Maybe it’s because I woke up this morning and it’s The First of Octember.   Maybe it’s because my beloved Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees 9-5 yesterday, delaying The Evil Empire from clinching its first playoff berth in three years. Continue reading

The First of Octember

Happy First of Octember! Octember is my favorite month of the year and this year I am looking forward to a month filled with blog posts dedicated to what makes it so special. Colorful leaves, things that go bump in the night, pumpkins and hot apple cider from a local New England farm stand.

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The first of Octember is here. A cause for celebration in my world. Octember, or October as most people refer to it, is one of my favorite months.

I don’t give up on summer until we are well into Octember, some years November. Octember days are glorious, warm and colorful and it’s mornings and nights promise cooler temperatures. Many of my fellow New Englanders have already broken out the boots and cable sweaters. I, for my part, am still sporting my flip-flops and capris. Sure, sometimes the brisk morning air nibbles at my toes; I am a hearty New Englander, I

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can take it. The freedom and the sunshine on my toes are well worth an occasional nibble. I have thought of upgrading to a pair of L.L. Bean shearling flip-flops, I could commute in those right up until Thanksgiving.

My affection for Octember started…

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