The Honking Goose

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Thanksgiving: A Day of Mourning

In honor of Thanksgiving. I love that we have a holiday just to celebrate thankfulness. But the truth is the origins of this holiday are rooted in a glorified and … Continue reading

November 23, 2016

I stand with Standing Rock

I let this happen. We all let this happen. Every day that I get in my car and drive our kids to school and drive myself to work and drive … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 16 Comments

Sew What

I did some sewing today. These will be a gift for my mother-in-law. Two matching potholders and four napkins. The poinsettia fabric I bought last year and made her an … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · 8 Comments

Witches are People Too

I love Halloween. I like dressing up, decorating, haunted houses, handing out treats, the whole nine yards. One thing that bugs me, every year, is the stereotypical representations of witches … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 7 Comments

Gifted Children

My children are gifted. Frequently and generously every winter holiday season. I don’t hate it, but I’m not thrilled about it either. The thing is, even without their parents buying … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 28 Comments

I know I said Halloween is evil, but I lied, it is a BLESSING

If you know the Honking Goose at all, you know I change my opinions and disagree with myself as often as I change the weather. Wait, you didn’t know I … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 19 Comments

I know I said Halloween is great, but I lied, it is EVIL

I expressed some pretty strong opinions in my post Halloween is better than Thanksgiving or Christmas, but I take it all back now. Here’s the thing, I’m just trying to … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 50 Comments