Nine spooky Halloween songs (that aren’t the Monster Mash)

Looking for some Halloween songs to get you in the holiday mood? Everyone knows "Monster Mash" and "Thriller," but what if you are looking for some Halloween music that's a little less expected? Here are 9 songs very befitting of the Halloween season even if they aren't officially Halloween songs. I've been running Halloween content for … Continue reading Nine spooky Halloween songs (that aren’t the Monster Mash)

19 Halloween costumes for women with glasses

For the month of October Listing Toward Forty is Listing Toward Halloween, featuring a variety of Halloween posts including many by guest authors. This post is by Julie Hammerle and is the much requested follow up to Rico Gagliano's Halloween costumes for men with glasses.  “They” say that guys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses. … Continue reading 19 Halloween costumes for women with glasses

Amazing DIY Halloween decorations take planning and passion

For the month of October Listing Toward Forty is Listing Toward Halloween, featuring a variety of Halloween posts including many by guest authors. This post is by Jen Hajer. I take Halloween very seriously. I often start planning in June, start shopping in August, I have project building in September and finally set up in … Continue reading Amazing DIY Halloween decorations take planning and passion

Lollapalooza highlights: 5 favorite bands and photo gallery

My first 3 day Lollapalooza experience is over. I'm sore, tired and a tad sunburned, but I had a great time. The weather was mild, and I enjoyed a lot of great music. Here are the 5 favorite bands I saw at Lollapalooza this year: Nine Inch Nails. I have a very specific memory of … Continue reading Lollapalooza highlights: 5 favorite bands and photo gallery

Celebrate the 4th of July without violating U.S. Flag Code

As Americans celebrate the 4th of July many are likely to put up festive decorations. Unfortunately, if those decorations include one or more American flags there is a good chance that people violate the U.S. Flag Code. The Flag Code gives specific instructions on how to display, store and ultimately destroy an American flag. Section … Continue reading Celebrate the 4th of July without violating U.S. Flag Code