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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Recipe: Creamy Fresh Tomato Soup

I’d like to dedicate this blog post to my cousin Haleigh. About two months ago, Haleigh mentioned she had tried a homemade tomato soup recipe that ended up being too bitter.  I hate when a recipe doesn’t pan out. So, as soon as I felt the weather start to change (our high is only 100 […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Did you know, Halloween originated in Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages?  Fact. The poor would dress up and go from door-to-door on Hallowmas, receiving food in return for offering prayers for the dead the following day (All Souls Day).   Over time, this holiday spread to other countries and in the 1920’s it finally […]

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2011 Halloween Decor Trend: Skeletons

Being that I was previously a health care major, I love the anatomy of the body and find it absolutely incredible. So when halloween rolls around I tend to gravitate towards skeleton decor trends. Sure, skeletons can be creepy and the decor is often cheesy –ever seen a smiling skeleton poking out of someone’s lawn?– but you can […]

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