Showing posts from October 20, 2013

Bit By the Bug Tuesday -- "Petrified Pumpkin"

Welcome to the final week of... Hello everyone.  It is LISA HERE with the final image in our Too Cute To Spook Collection.  Today I bring you... Petrified Pumpkin I absolutely adore this image.  It is definitely one of my favourites.  It also provides the perfect segue into today's Hallowe'een history lesson.  Today we are going to look at three of the most well known symbols associated with Hallowe'en.

Jack-o'-lanterns Jack-o'-lanterns were traditionally carried by people dressed up in costumes on All Hallows' Eve in order to scare off evil spirits.  There is an old Irish folktale that tells of a man who encounters the devil on his way home after drinking throughout the evening.  The devil tricks Jack but his quick thinking traps the devil and they strike up a bargain that the devil can never claim Jack's soul.  Well, let's just say that Jack doesn't live the best life and when he dies heaven refuses him entry.  Keeping his promise, the devil won&#…

Update on Michael/ Congrats Card

Hello my peeps! I am so happy to have time to drop in and give you an update on how Michael and I are doing. It has certainly been the biggest struggle Michael and I have taken on together,yet Michael is doing really well. His right foot is still giving him problems which slows down the process of being able to use the walker. On the other hand he has the wheel chair mastered and does things I never knew could be done or should be done.  As for me I am OK... it is a lot to deal with but things has settled a lot in the past week. Michael could wine or cry up to 20 times a day which at times is really difficult especially when I am trying to take an important call or put supper on the table... on the plus side I must be getting better at multi-tasking!!! We are heading back over to Halifax  on Nov 3rd to the 5th or 6th to see the Urologist , Neurologist  and the Doctor who did surgery on Michael. These test are to eliminate the possibility of his back having caused the damage to his fee…