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Happy Halloween – My Final Post!

Happy Halloween, Everyone!!   Normally I would stock this post full of pictures of our carved pumpkins and our costumes…but our pumpkins are still sitting outside our garage waiting for us to make them spooktacular, and I guess we’re just dressing up as ourselves this year!  To be fair, we’ll just end up curled up…

Halloween Decorations Printables Roundup TheHWL

Halloween Decoration and Printable Round-Up

  Last week I shared a fun post with you all, giving you a little glimpse of my love for decorating and some of my favorite Halloween Scenes that are currently adorning our house for the month of October.     While I didn’t *quite* manage to make the house as spooktacular as I have…

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The Hand-Written Life Becomes TheHWL on November 1st!

Don’t forget! In just a few short weeks, The Hand-Written Life will go from being a Wordpress-hosted blog, to a Self-Hosted website at!
I’ll be doing one of these “reminder” posts every Friday for the rest of the month, to make sure that everyone gets notified of the switch – and has time to start following the new site so that you won’t miss a beat when one day we’re here…and the next day we’re gone!

Halloween Decorations The HWL

A Spooky Scene – Our Halloween Home

  The Holiday Season always brings out the Martha Stewart in me.  Even though I don’t actually participate in most Halloween activities – except eating candy…of course! – I still love to pull out the plastic tubs of decorations and create Halloween Magic around the house.   When we were first married last year, I…

Sunday Songbird

Sunday Songbird: Evening Tunes

  It was an equally lazy and productive day today in our household – so lazy and productive that I’m only just now getting around to this week’s Sunday Songbird.  But getting around to all of the items on your list on your own procrastinated timeline (with lots of vegging with your feet up in…