Current Giveaway: Talk Like a Pirate Day Celebration

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  Aye me hearties!  Our favorite time of year is just around the corner and we wanted to share in some piratey booty with our mates.  We don't want to have to walk the plank so we gathered some piratey goodies to share with ye!  Make sure to read our interview with Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers and John "Chumbucket" Baur, the founders of International Talk Like a Pirate Day: http://melissanorthway.com/2012/09/in-the-spotlight-the-founders-of-talk-like-a-pirate-day/.  Enjoy me matey's and make sure to stop by Penelope's Facebook Page as all week as we be handing out more booty to ye.  Stop by our Talk Like a Pirate Facebook Page Event on September 19th starting at 5:30 pm PST.  Details found on Penelope's Facebook Page. Good luck with the giveaway - hope you win some golds, jewels and coins! A big thank you to our Sponsors: Karen Robertson of Treasure Bound Books - … [Read more...]

In the Spotlight: The Founders of Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Oh what luck me hearty's! I found me mates sailing the high seas and asked them if I could feature them -  as we LOVE International Talk Like a Pirate Day around this ship!  Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers and John "Chumbucket" Baur were happy to oblige a fellow pirate.  This is what they had to say about International Talk Like a Pirate Day that has grown 80,000 strong on Facebook and is celebrated worldwide! Have you always been a fan of pirates? Cap'n Slappy: I think it would have been hard (and probably still is) to grow up in this country and NOT be a fan of pirates from an early age. Pirates make being unconventional cool. They not only break rules - they smash them up and sweep them under the carpet. But there is also something courageous about being a pirate - you are the "rebel hero!" When I was young - six or seven - my little brother, Pauly (now a cop) and I would play on a … [Read more...]