How to Make a Voodoo Doll

After a visit to New Orleans and in honor of Mardi Gras, I thought we could venture off the normal cryptozoology path and into the world of Voodoo – more importantly how to make your own Voodoo doll. A Voodoo doll can be made from anything really. Though traditionally a …

Our Second Cryptid is the Jersey Devil

Folklore or not, the Jersey Devil is one creepy cryptid, and the legend of its origination is even creepier! **It is important to note, there are many legends about the Jersey Devil and all of them vary drastically. I am only reporting what I think happened based on my research …

I Love the Story of Queen Cleopatra!

Cleopatra, is said to be one of the greatest pharaohs of Egypt, and I’ve been fascinated with her for a long time.  So, I thought I’d share what fascinates me about Queen Cleopatra! One of the customs of Egypt was to marry your sibling, so that meant that Cleopatra (who …

Sleepy Hollow is not so Sleepy!

Sleepy Hollow, a town full of mystery and legend, holds many secrets.  It was founded in the early 1600’s by the Dutch who decided to call the town “Sleeper’s Haven”.  And ever since the founding, the mystery surrounding this sleepy town in New York has grown. The legend of the …

5 Ways to Make Memories with Mom for Mother’s Day

  Spending Time Together is the Best Mother’s Day Gift: 5 Ways to make Memories with Mom in Georgia’s State Parks ATLANTA, GA, April 24, 2013  —  Sometimes it can be difficult to think of the perfect Mother’s Day gift.  You want an item that says how much you appreciate her …

Women’s History Month: I Wanna Be Just Like HER!

It is Women’s History Month (love it), and time to remember some amazing women!  First up, female explorers.  That’s right, we were exploring, but rarely do you hear about our explorations.  Have you ever wanted to explore the great wide open? 1804 – Sacagawea Joins the Louis and Clark Expedition …

Why Taylor Swift is the Perfect Role Model

  After watching Taylor Swift at The Grammy’s last night, I am reminded of why she makes the perfect role model for any child regardless of their gender or dream. Why Taylor Swift Should Be Your Role Model: 1.  Taylor Swift gives new meaning to “dreaming”.  She has shown the …

5 Important Back-to-School Reminders

    School is back in session after a long holiday break, and it is important to keep things in perspective. Here is a list of 5 things that are imperative for your back-to-school preparation. 1.  Be nice to everyone. This falls along the lines of treat others as you …