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Pumpkin Roll

I have been looking forward to reading this book even since before I posted about Josi Kilpack's iPad2 contest. Sadie is one of my very favorite book characters to read about. This book doesn't disappoint! Sadie and Pete are babysitting for Pete's grand kids in Boston, his son Jared and daughter-in-law Heather are checking out some homes for their move to Texas. Sadie is enjoying seeing the grandpa side of Pete and falling even harder for him as she does so. Things get weird pretty fast though. On their first night alone with the kids they see a neighbor, Mrs. Wapple digging in her front yard, the kids are enjoying watching her strange behavior and they share with Pete and Sadie that she's a witch because she cast a spell on another neighbor's dog and that dog died the same day. Of course, Pete and Sadie don't believe that, it must have been a coincidence, but Mrs. Wapple catches Sadie watching her out the window, does some strange arm movements and all of a sudden the light bulb that's right next to Sadie shatters all over her. Pretty strange, but still just a coincidence, right? Then all kinds of strange things start happening, someone's been in Jared and Heather's house while they were sleeping and the dishes start appearing in strange configurations on the floor. Pete and Sadie are uncertain what to think, so they start a little investigation of their own, but will they find a ghost, or something more human bothering them? I really enjoyed this book, there were several recipes that I wanted to try, I love that they are online now, so I don't have to copy them out of the book. I really enjoyed the plot and I had no idea which way this one was going to go, very mysterious, I can't wait till spring to find out what happens next to Sadie!

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Blog Tour - Compassionate Soldier

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Halloween at Disney and Getaway Today Sale

I know I already posted once today, but check out this great deal that Get Away Today is doing right now!
Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth, but what about during the fall? In mid-September, Disneyland turns into the most Spook-tacular Place on Earth during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort! There is so much to do while at Disneyland during Halloween so I’ve gathered the top 5 things you have to do.

Before you get to the park, you have to book your trip. Let my friends at Get Away Today help you get there. They have discount Disneyland tickets and if you book before August 21st, you can save $13 off your 3-Day Park Hopper tickets with their Lucky 13 ticket sale! Tickets are only valid for travel from September 15 through October 31, 2017.

Now that you know who to book your trip with, let’s talk about all there is to do in Disneyland during Halloween Time.

#1: Take pictures with the fun décor

Disneyland really goes all out with their décor, no matter the season. Hal…