Tag Archives: Halloween

Spooky Runfessions

It’s the last Friday of the month, which means it’s time to come clean with a few runfessions. Thanks so much to Marcia for giving me this opportunity to cleanse my soul soles and start November with a clean slate. Thanks also to Running on Happy … Continue reading

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Five Things To Love About Halloween

It’s no surprise that theme for today’s Friday Five link up hosted by Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run and You Signed Up for What?! is all about Halloween. When I was a kid, I loved Halloween because I loved … Continue reading

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Burn Off The Halloween Candy Calories Workout

What’s scarier than the ghouls and goblins who haunt the streets on Halloween? The number of calories you can consume having ^just one^ of your favorites from the variety pack you bought to hand out to little trick-or-treaters! Can you … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Eating Halloween Candy

What The Mouse Didn’t Eat Wednesday I know many people dread Halloween, especially if they are trying to stick to a healthy diet. I used to be tempted by Reese’s peanut butter cups, but now I prefer dark chocolate or … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Jack

Jack-O-Lantern Lore Do you know why we carve pumpkins and call them Jack O’Lanterns? Apparently, the tradition stems from Irish folklore, and¬†the story of Stingy Jack. Stingy Jack was a mean drunkard who liked to play tricks on everyone, including … Continue reading

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