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Snorts – From One of Mom’s Favorite Movies

Mom can watch this movie over and over and over and – well you get the drift.  I kind of like it too.  I think it’s the sound of the dinosaurs.  It comforts me and mom.  Almost every time we watch it, we will fall asleep together.  When I saw this funny, I had to share with you my friends.  Hope you got a chuckle.  Happy day!  XOXO – Bacon

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Posted by on November 1, 2014 in Bacon

 

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31 Days of Spook – Make a Noise

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Posted by on October 31, 2014 in 31 Days of Spook

 

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31 Days of Spook – Mom’s Ready

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Mom’s ready for tonight.  She has her costume complete.  She even went and got her a pedicure.  She’s ready for the big time.

Are you going out tonight?  Are you dressing up?  Do tell – I need details my friend.

Us – we will probably visit Nana up the street and perhaps the neighbors.  Then it’s back to the Haunted Hotel Thompson – snorts.  That’s where we will pop some corn, watch some scary movies and then shake/shiver together in fright.

Whatever you do, ya’ll be careful tonight and have some fun!

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2014 in 31 Days of Spook, Bacon

 

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31 Days of Spook – Savannah, Georgia

Y O U    M A D E    I T!

I am so proud of you my blogville friends.  You made it each and every day throughout my 31 Days of Spook.  I am really quite impressed here.  I have tried to bring you stories of horror – stories of ghosts and ghouls – and stories that make you listen to every bump in the dark night.  I’ve had a lot of fun and I hope that you have as well.

For Halloween – the day of all spook days – I had to think hard about what to share with you.  Mom and dad helped me by reminding me of a story at their true love – Savannah, Georgia.

One of the must things to do in Savannah if you have never done it is to take a stroll through downtown at night on a haunted ghost tour.  There are walking tours, horse and buggy tours or even a hearse tour if you dare.

Many moons ago, mom/dad went with my mom’s sister and her daughter, my little niece Savannah.  Nice name huh?  Savannah must have been about two and they decided to do a night time horse and buggy haunted ghost tour.  It must have been scary too because little Savannah stayed camped out inside of mom’s hoodie the entire horse and buggy tour.

One of the last places on the tour was a little house called the 17 Hundred 90 Inn and Tavern.  It’s a quaint little place, not so scary during the day but a night – chills.  The 17 Hundred 90 Inn and Tavern is located at 306 East President Street, Savannah. The bottom floors have a restaurant and bar area while the upper floors have 14 suites in the inn.  It has a long history of untimely death and ghosts.  It was originally built in 1820 and is one of the oldest buildings in the Savannah area.

The most paranormal activity revolves around poor sweet Anna who fell from the window of room 204.  There are many stories about poor Anna – we really don’t know which one is the truth.

One story states that she was married to the designer of the home, Steel White, who died in 1790 in a tragic riding accident.  Anna fell in love with a German sailor who went off to sea and promised to return but never did.  Anna found out that she was pregnant and realized that the German sailor never meant to return.  In despair, she jumped to her death from room 204.

Another story similar to the one above with Anna has Anna being a servant at the inn instead of being married to the designer of the home.  The end is the same result though, her untimely death.

People have reported the ghost of poor Anna leaning over them while they sleep in room 204.  Other stories are of Anna caressing men’s cheeks and as they wake they see Anna crying and then jumping to her death out the window.  Items are also often reported missing – wallets, jewelry, keys – all of which are later found mysteriously in a planter or behind a shelf.

Stories were so rampant at one point in room 204 that the 17 Hundred 90 Inn and Tavern required any patron staying in the room to sign a waiver stating they would not request their money back should they not stay the entire night.  Nowadays, it is no longer required because most people wanting room 204 are hoping for a little ghost sighting of poor sweet Anna.

So this story was told on horse and buggy ride late at night through the streets of Savannah.  Mom, Dad, my Aunt Tina and two year old niece Savannah who was taking up shop under mom’s hoodie.  The mood was set.  It was dark, a little misty.  All you could hear was the clickey-clack of the horses feet, an occasional snarl from the horse and the soft tale of Anna coming for the tour guide.  That’s when my niece Savannah decided to poke her head out to the world and say in her little child like voice, “Poor Anna”.

So do you believe in ghosts, spooks and things that go bump in the night?  Do you have a little adventure still left in you?  Want a weekend trip at a haunted inn – I’ve heard that the 17 Hundred 90 has open reservations…. if you dare my friends.

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2014 in Bacon

 

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Mouse Girl at Her Finest!

IMG_1207Mouse Girl – all in her finest in this picture.  She is totally blown away these days.  I would like to say that it’s from my 31 Days of Spook.  But I would be lying.  I think it’s because of the puppy – Houdini – here in the house.  He is a puppy and he is keeping ALL of us on our toes, paws and hooves.  He has so much energy!  Oh dear piggy heavens does that kid have ENERGY!  We are praying for the ‘puppy’ stage to be over.   You know… the constant energy, the teething, the constant ON GO with five minute power naps.

Well my friends – ya’ll have a great day.  I’m going to take me a nap while I can!

 
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Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Bacon, Hemi and Mouse Girl, Houdini

 

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Psst – Mom’s Food Blog

Hey ya’ll!  Mom has another food blog up and ready to go today.  I’m not sure I agree with dad’s choice of food at this restaurant… or mom’s :(  But hey, don’t forget to mom some support.  Thanks my friends!  Click on the link here to take you to mom’s blog.  I have to admit the pictures look yummy – snorts

 
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Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Bacon, Moms Food Blogger Fun!

 

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31 Days of Spook – Rear Ended – Oops

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Posted by on October 30, 2014 in 31 Days of Spook, Bacon, Uncategorized

 

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