Best DIY Halloween Costumes

Can you believe Halloween is almost here? The last year has gone by so quickly! Before you head to the Halloween store, here are some ideas for repurposing items you already have to make your own costume. Here are some DIY Halloween Costumes that only require a trip to your closet. Rosie the Riveter Rosie … Continue Reading

Staffordshire Ceramic Dogs

Staffordshire dogs are collectible ceramics from the Victorian Era. They were displayed and admired on mantels from the 1840’s through the 1890’s and are highly sought after collectibles today. Staffordshire dogs are originally from the County of Staffordshire in England, where many pottery companies are located. The peak of their popularity was at the end … Continue Reading

Haunted Los Angeles

With Halloween just around the corner lots of people will be looking for haunted houses to experience. Los Angeles is filled with haunted history and I thought I’d share a few places to visit at Halloween – or anytime of the year – that will send shivers down your spine! Pantages Theatre The Pantages Theatre … Continue Reading

Sneak Peek of Candy’s Gift Wrapping Room

    My gift wrapping room is one of my favorite rooms in the Manor in the Sky. I take gift-giving very seriously! Expressing my gratitude in the form of a beautifully wrapped present is extremely important to me. It’s a thoughtful way to show the gift recipient that you took the time and energy … Continue Reading

3 Spooky Halloween Desserts

I spend a lot of time in my kitchen around Halloween preparing spooky treats. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween Party, bringing treats to your kids school or just want to get in the Halloween spirit, I found some frightfully fun desserts to try this Halloween season! These desserts are sure to be spooktacular! Image via … Continue Reading

3 Tips for Booking Holiday Travel

Can you believe the holiday travel season is approaching so fast? It’s almost time to visit loved ones, eat far too many sweets and make memories that will last a lifetime. Before you do, make sure you know these travel tips (that the airlines don’t want you to know!) before planning your holiday getaway. Photos: … Continue Reading