Thanksgiving

Interpretations of Turkey, Baked goods and FUN. Gimme Turkey!


Since it’s almost Thanksgiving, I thought I would do some research on the origins of some of my favorite holiday pie!  What I found out is very interesting.  Like most things in life, pies seem to have a sordid tale to tell and many are not without some level of […]

Holiday Pie, Me, Oh My


The scarecrow is a fascinating piece of Halloween cornucopia that just does not get the attention it deserves in my opinion. Some of the best scary stories ever told contain themes of this icon of fall. It is about more than scaring a crow but coming to life and behaving […]

Rustle Scare Crow





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Ah its pumpkin pie time again! I love all pie but the pumpkin pie truley is the epitome of a delightful Thanksgiving meal  in my opinion. How much do you really know about ye ole pun’kin pies of old? Pumpkins are related to squashes, cucumbers, and cantaloupes. References to pumpkins […]

Gourd you make a great pie.




Virginians claim that they actually held the first Thanksgiving festivities a full two years before the pilgrims of Massachusetts.  Captain John Woodlief led a little ship called the Margaret, carrying 38 English settlers from the Berkeley parish in England, to a grassy slope along the James River they then dubbed the Berkeley Plantation in […]

a little ship called the Margaret



     “When I became convinced that the universe is natural—that all the ghosts and gods are myths, there entered into my brain, into my soul, into every drop of my blood, the sense, the feeling, the joy of freedom. The walls of my prison crumbled and fell, the dungeon was […]

A Non-Traditional Ingersoll Thanksgiving


You sure wore some funny clothes back then. In keeping with my new penchant for blogging about the holidays, which I think I really overdid at Halloween, I am going to post some info about Thanksgiving.  I don’t want to post the usual info though.  I already have a couple posts about […]

You Sure Wore Some Funny Clothes back then, Pilgrim



Ah, sweet October. Like so many folks October is my ALL TIME favorite month. In honor of October I wanted to gather some Octoberriffic interesting and fun facts you might not have known about this delightful fall time of year. Here goes. As you might already have deduced October gets […]

Isn’t it Octoberriffic?