A History of Halloween

Have you ever wondered the history behind the spooky holiday we celebrate at the end of every October? What is the reason for going door-to-door asking for candy and dressing up like witches and zombies? Halloween actually originated from a Celtic holiday known as Samhain (pronounced Sow’-en or Sow’-een) celebrated in what is now known as Ireland, the United Kingdom and parts of France celebrated this holiday on November 1st in order to honor those who have passed. This time

Falling into Fall

Fall is possibly my favourite time of year. I love the changing colours and the cooler weather… and the extra hour in bed yesterday didn’t hurt either! Our Indian summer broke finally on Friday, and Saturday brought rain and grey skies and the perfect excuse to wear my snuggly sweater and stay indoors, curled up on the couch with a mug of coffee and Phoebe the cat, watching an old black and white movie. Ahhhhh! But now it is Monday and back to work. I’m busy putting the finis