Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Steph’s Scribe and The Devil Wears Prada!

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The Witch’s Memories | Friday Fiction

  The Witch gathered up her things—the cauldron, the potion mixer, the wide-brimmed hat—and stepped over the woman she had just put into a deep sleep. The Witch left the woman lying on her back on the carpet, her form in an unattractive spread eagle position in her yoga attire, a bit of her belly […]

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The Prettiness of White Pumpkins

* * * Even though it’s fall and the leaves on the East Coast trees are starting to change into the traditional colors of yellows, oranges, and browns, a splash of white among the mix doesn’t hurt. Pumpkins, typically known for being orange in color, can also be white. This season, I’ve been looking to […]

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De-Cluttering & Purging

It’s Saturday morning, and all my Halloween decorations are neatly tucked into two orange containers ready for storage in the basement. I do this every year—put them away immediately after, so that in about 25 days I’ll be ready to put out the Christmas decorations. Yes. It’s true. We are the family that cuts down […]

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Countdown to Halloween: Three Films That Haunted Me

*** Can you remember the very first film you saw that scared you? I mean really scared you? For example, perhaps after you saw it you had to sleep with the lights on or keep a baseball bat next to your bed? I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours… The first one for […]

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Spiders, Snakes, and Charlotte: Oh, My! The Death of a Spider

Then Last week, there was a spider in our garage. My daughter screamed when she saw it. “Daddy! Mommy! Can you sweep that dead spider out of the garage! It’s huge!” she exclaimed. My husband was inside, so I took a peek at the thing, though I, like many of you, am not a fan […]

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