• DIY,  halloween,  Pinterest

    Pinterest Inspiration: DIY Halloween Spider Web in a Frame

    I have to admit, I was never much into Halloween until my husband and kids came along. Husband loves Halloween and has passed that on to his children. You may remember how the three of them think it’s hilarious to scare the bejeezus out of me every Halloween.  {That hasn’t ended yet, by the way…Rat Bastard has been found in the dryer, the bread basket, and my make up bag since then. I’m about ready to check myself into the funny farm in case you’re wondering).I’ve really tried to step up my enthusiasm for the sake of the ungrateful crapheads precious darlings I call my own. When I saw this cute…

  • halloween,  october,  rats

    This is War

    Every October my family tries to kill me.  It’s true. It gets worse and worse every year. Let me back up…a little known fact about me is that I am absolutely terrified of mice and rats.  Especially rats. I find them to be the most vile, horrifying creatures on the planet. I once saw a sewer rat the size of a squirrel walking in the gutter in downtown Chicago at 2am and I was so frozen with terror I literally couldn’t walk or speak. It’s no joke. It’s a down right phobia. So, if you were the people that loved me the most in the world you would think your…