Did you know that Santa and his elves are super busy at the North Pole right now, working on the naughty and nice list, making toys, and checking things twice? Santa and I have been great friends since way back in the day. I will never forget the first time he did a favor for me. It was back in 2009, and the boys were leaning towards being on the naughty list in a big way. Well naturally, as a … [Read more...] about Santa Is Coming!
Holidays and Seasons
We love a reason to celebrate - and what better reason than holidays? Everything from national to federal holidays and everything in between. We cover them all including the four seasons!
Wish there was a link up for all of the holiday-related posts that will be coming in the next few weeks? We've got a jump start on all of the fun for you right here at Life in a House of Testosterone! During our Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Event, we are also hosting a Holiday-Related Post Link-Up that anyone may participate in! All you need to do is add your post to the link below … [Read more...] about Holiday-Related Posts Link Up
It is November 1st, and the holidays are officially upon us! I am super excited this year for the holidays to have arrived! Not just because of the most awesome gift guide ever that we have planned for you, dear reader, but because this has always been my most favorite time of the year! I'm kind of ashamed to admit that I am one of those people who sits here on my couch on … [Read more...] about Easy Turkey Recipe and Thanksgiving Tips
Rayne Hall delights once again in this collection of scary stories for almost every taste, each penned by a different author with a different writing style and a different taste in horror. This allows you to explore your own preferences. Which story gives you the most delicious frights? The authors have played with “What if” scenarios: What if the safe world we take for … [Read more...] about Scared: Ten Tales of Horror Review
I have always been one of those individuals that had a fascination with ghosts, and have even had several experiences as a child that have stayed with me throughout my entire life, just as clear and sharp as they were the day that they happened.Rayne Hall pulls together an exciting collection of stories from various authors from around the world to bring you Haunted: Ten Tales of Ghosts for … [Read more...] about Haunted: Ten Tales of Ghosts
Welcome to the world of the not-quite-living. With shows like The Walking Dead being a huge hit here in the States, saying that Americans have a fascination with zombies is an understatement. Rayne Hall puts together a fantastic collection of stories to increase that fascination ten-fold!While zombies still have physical bodies, their minds are irrevocably changed. No longer governed by a … [Read more...] about Undead: Ten Tales of Zombies Review
Is clairvoyance a gift or a curse? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to glimpse what the future holds? Come join me as we travel through places from the distant past, fantasy lands and our own modern world in Seers: Ten Tales of Clairvoyance, a story collection from the 'Ten Tales' series of anthologies edited by Rayne Hall.What if those with the power to prevent a disaster … [Read more...] about Seers: Ten Tales of Clairvoyance Review
In keeping with "Our Fall Favorites" series, today we have some great ideas on how to decorate your home for Halloween on a dime from our guest author, Kristin Willis. Wednesday we'll have more decorating ideas and activities that you can do with your family! Searching for fun Halloween decorations can be a pain, but what can be a bigger pain is the cost. On average, Americans spend a total of … [Read more...] about Halloween Decorations on a Dime
Whether it's a family member or a friend, everybody has an anti-stuff person in their life. These people are the birthday buzz kills. The holiday killjoys. Kindly ask the anti-stuff person what he or she wants for Christmas, and you get a long-winded tirade about the evils of consumerism. You get an "I don't need any more stuff." Ok. Fine. Forgo the marathon mall trip. Stop searching for that cute … [Read more...] about How to Shop for the Person Who Has Everything
Absolutely nothing better in this world than coming home from a hard day at work to find your house filled with incredible, mouth-watering scents of a meal that has been slow cooking all day and is ready and waiting when you walk in the door. Today I am sharing our fall favorite meals with you! Be sure to share them on Pinterest with your friends too! Click below to save all of … [Read more...] about Our Fall Favorites: Soups and Casseroles
If you're like me, when you were growing up, moms was just always "there" when you needed her. Your clothes were always clean, your room was always clean, breakfast, lunch and dinner were on the table at a set time every day. When the holidays came around - you would go to school and come home to decorations everywhere. Mom was always there when you needed to talk, or quietly hovering in the … [Read more...] about Moms: The Backbone of the Family
Fear is a buffet of subtle flavors: suspense, apprehension, foreboding, disquiet. The stories in Thirty Scary Tales do not shock with extreme violence or gross you out with masses of gore. They may, however, induce terror, and some may leave you disturbed long after you've closed the book.Fear is personal. The same story may constrict one person's chest and set their heart racing, yet send only a … [Read more...] about Win Thirty Scary Tales by Rayne Hall