Bronwyn Green

The Corner of Quirky & Kinky

So this week’s topic is who would I want to be haunted by. To be honest, I’m not quite sure I want to be haunted, but it’s close to Halloween, so the topic is timely. Jess Jarman and Jenny Trout and I have gotten into arguments about which one of us will die first. We each call […]

Last night during pumpkin carving, this horrible, horrible conversation with my sons took place. Killian: How did pumpkin carving even become a thing? Me: Well- Corwin: *talking over me* Long, long ago, it was the time of The Great Pumpkin Wars – where pumpkins of old battled our neanderthal ancestors. The neanderthals won, of course, […]

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love the crisp autumn weather, the changing leaves, the flickering jack-o-lanterns, but most of all I love the costumes. There’s something magical about dressing up and transforming into someone or something else. Despite failing Home Ec (I refused to sew trace all of the pattern markings on […]

Halloween Costume Update: Wendy Darling, Tinker Thug…I mean Tinker Bell and the Goth Gypsy are done, as is the emergency replacement Dorothy Gale blouse. The Dwarf has suddenly morphed into an executioner – or a ‘headsman’ as my child so quaintly calls it – and should require virtually no sewing. The weird Naruto anime thing […]

So it’s October 25th and I’ve got six days to make six costumes. Yep…right on schedule for the sewing frenzy (the next one will be scheduled the week before Christmas) Today it’s the Goth Gypsy for one of my daycare kids.Tomorrow Wendy and Tinker Bell for my sister-in-law and niece.Saturday a dwarf (unfortunately not the […]