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2015 Gift Guide: For the Do-Gooder

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Yeah…we haven’t either. But never fear. Our 2015 Gift Guide series will help you nail every single gift on your list. For most people on our holiday lists, the perfect present is easy to figure out. But there’s always a few that are trickier; what do you get …

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Old-Fashioned Murder Mystery Movies

Over the years (and just this week!), I’ve shared with you my favorite scary movies but lately I’ve really been getting into suspenseful, murder mystery movies. So I’ve decided to share a few of my favorites with you! We just don’t make them like we used to, folks. Names like Nick and Nora Charles, Hercule …

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Scary Movie Series: Killer Robots/Cyborgs

It’s Halloween and that means one thing: time for another Scary Movies series! I fear technology. I’m pretty open about it and I live in terror for the day that my iPhone becomes self-aware. I’m sure it’s going to happen about any day now and I pretty much refuse to engage Siri. Every time I …

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Scary Movie Series: Evil Babies

It’s Halloween and that means one thing: time for another Scary Movies series! So your baby is the anti-Christ or a lesser demon… I don’t have kids. I probably won’t have any, either–I’m at that age where I probably have about 5 eggs left and they’re not exactly the over-achievers that are going to attend …

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Scary Movie Series: Ouija Boards

It’s Halloween and that means one thing: time for another Scary Movies series! If you were ever a teenage girl and attended a sleepover, you’ve probably partaken in staples such as “Light as a feather, stiff as a board” and using a Ouija board. It’s a rite of passage. I still remember a particularly scary …

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Scary Places: The Stanley Hotel

If you’re a fan of Stephen King’s “The Shining”, you know that the inspiration for the Overlook Hotel is The Stanley Hotel. Nestled in the Rockies and located in Estes Park, Colorado, The Stanley Hotel is a grand, old dame that has a lot of history. Built by Freelan Oscar Stanley (of Stanley Steamer fame) …

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