Monday, October 24, 2022

Day 24: #Vampire Facts #CountdowntoHalloween2022

Credit to playbuzz

vampire is a mythical creature that subsists by feeding on the vital essence (generally in the form of blood) of the living. In European folklore, vampires are undead creatures that often visited loved ones and caused mischief or deaths in the neighbourhoods they inhabited while they were alive. They wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance, markedly different from today's gaunt, pale vampire which dates from the early 19th century.

*The earliest confirmed record of the word vampire in English dates from 1688, with a lack of explanation of its meaning suggesting it was in regular use.

* Vampire HistoryIn Russian folklore, vampires were said to have once been witches or people who had rebelled against the Russian Orthodox Church while they were alive

*. Burying a corpse upside-down was widespread, as was placing earthly objects, such as scythes or sickles

*One method of finding a vampire's grave involved leading a virgin boy through a graveyard or church grounds on a virgin stallion—the horse would supposedly balk at the grave in question

*Some traditions also hold that a vampire cannot enter a house unless invited by the owner; after the first invitation they can come and go as they please.

*Methods of destroying suspected vampires varied, with staking the most commonly cited method, particularly in South Slavic cultures

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Day 23: Monday's Music Moves Me #CountdowntoHalloween #Music #Halloweenmusic


Hello my Zombie friends. It is time to get down and dance with the Monday's Music Moves Me folks. As the theme this week is whatever we want to play, you know it is going to be Halloween stuff from me. But what? Hmm... 

Link up!

First up: I truly love it when the skeletons rattle their bones to some Disney dancing.

Next: Did you all ever see Lurch dance? He did with Wednesday!

Finally: Witches enjoy dancing and singing like these do.

Toodles....Master Crypt Keeper, Michelle

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Day 11: Did You Know? Fun Facts Part 1: #Zombies

My photo from Denver, CO copyrighted

For the next few days I am presenting to you some facts that I have found around the blogsphere. I am going to start with (of course)...


Zombies may have the trademark zombie limp because their bodies are affected by the same decomposition process as any normal corpse. Additionally, rigor mortis would cause serious tissue and muscle damage at the zombie’s each step. Since zombies do not regenerate or heal, any damage is permanent. Eventually, a zombies’ top speed would be reduced to a crawl and perhaps even slow to the point where it could not move. ~Source:

Bonus : There is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to turn someone into a zombie. Article 249 states that if someone drugs another person, buries him as though he were dead, and then digs the person up and brings him back to life, it is still considered murder. Wow, good to know!

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Day 10: Monday's #Music Moves Me...#ghost #zombies

Hello, and welcome back to Monday's Music Moves Me. This was an original brainchild of Marie Moody aka Xmas Dolly. It is now hosted by Cathy from Curious As A Cathy, Stacy from Stacy Uncorked, and Alana. I used to be a co-host too but it has been a long time.

Anyway, there is always something to dance and sing about here so come on in and join the fun. This week is sans theme which means I get to post whatever music is on my mind. Since, I like brains, this might be a lot or a little. I don't know. So, let's see what I've got.

First up: Most people know Michael Jackson for his Halloween song, "Thriller" but people do not know as much about this spooky one too.

Next up: I posted this on my Facebook fan page (shameless plug for my page, uh hmm) the other day but did not post it here. I would be amiss if I did not post these fun zombies dancing the "Thriller" dance! (Note: This is a TikTok video)

Finally: To round out todays selections, I give you what all zombies must dance too.

WAIT! What do we have here? Could it be a Halloween Treat bonus?

I came across this group on Asia's Got Talent (AGT too) their zombie group was fantastic and a bit disturbing. You've got to check them out!

~Master Crypt Keeper, Michelle

Day 9 Funny #Pumpkins #CountdowntoHalloween

 Oops...I missed a few days on this blog. Ah, well, what is a zombie supposed to do, we move slow, unless we are dancing that is. Anyway, just a couple of funny cartoons found around the blogsphere.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

October day 4: Teal Pumpkin Project vs Blue Pumpkins Know the Difference #foodallergies #autisticchildren #Halloween

 I thought I would share this here as not all children (as we well know) are alike. Some of our little zombies have allergies to candy and treats but still want to get in on the fun. Check out the Teal Pumpkin Project. It has been around for years but often gets mixed in with children who are autistic. I am here to clear out some cobwebs and set the record straight because I have grand-monsters who fall under both categories.

~Master Crypt Keeper, Michelle

Sunday, October 2, 2022

October 3....Monday's Music Moves Me #Bounty #MondayMusicMovesMe #music #CountdowntoHalloween2022

It has been a long time since I played along with the gals over at Monday's Music Moves Me. I thought maybe it would be fun to do so for October. So, I went over and checked out what the theme for is this week. 

It is actually "Bounty." Now, I am sure they mean of the Thanksgiving kind but hey, it is October and I can interpret like I want. Right? So, here is how I am creeping it real. Enjoy my spookier version of the theme.

~Master Crypt Keeper, Michelle

First up: This is a song about a man on the run after protecting his beloved.

Next: This one...ah, well...the music gives spooky vibes but the video. ;)

AH, that is it for today.