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As the weather starts to get colder and indoor boredom sets in, give your children Halloween crafts to keep them busy. Depending on their age, this may or may not get them out of their cold weather funk. But even if they are getting a little older, there could be a lot of fun to [...]
A number of exciting, ghoulish Halloween recipes to get your party swinging.
There are lots of ways to carve a pumpkin at Halloween. Do you go scary or friendly?
Scary games at Halloween can bring your party to life :O)
There is something exciting about a scary setting at Halloween. Decorate your home for that etra special Halloween party.
Most people think of Halloween when they hear the word pumpkin. If this is the only time you buy a pumpkin, you are missing out on a very nutritious food. The Native Americans used the pumpkin as both a food and a medicine.
Ever wonder what to do on a Halloween night? I bet nobody wants to stay at home alone. Let’s face it, there are always fewer options for adults in a Halloween night and this includes planning a Halloween party at home, attending another party, or going out drinking on bars.
Scrapbooking is a past-time whose popularity is growing by leaps and bounds. People love having a beautiful, creative way to keep and share their memories. In addition to all the other events of your life that making a scrapbook can preserve, it is also a great way to remember the holidays. When you scrapbook Halloween, with all its colorful chaos, you preserve the fun you and your children had forever.
Throwing a Halloween party can be quite fun for adults and kids alike, this “how to” guide will walk you through each step in throwing a grand event perfect for this Halloween!
Here are some tips and ideas for an adult Halloween party. It is aimed at giving you some ideas that you can incorporate in your party planning.
Fall is in the air and Halloween not far behind, now is the time to start thinking about the great Halloween games for the kids who will be knocking on your doors. A good selection of fun Halloween game ideas and activities will keep the party running smoothly even after the younger goblins have given up the ghosts.
The autumn season means Oktoberfest and pumpkin ales for the beer lover. In this article I focus on my review of Post Road Pumpkin Ale.
Fall is the perfect time for kids to do crafts. Halloween is an especially crafty time. Most kids enjoy carving out their own pumpkin, but there are lots of other crafts they can make to have during this season.
One of my favorite Halloween costumes is Jack the Ripper; I found this costume as I was flipping through one of my favorite catalogs. These guys have some of the coolest costumes and plenty of accessories to make any costume just better!
Most kids love Halloween because not only do they get to dress up, they also get to eat lots of candy! Another fun thing about Halloween is the classroom party that goes along with it. Here are some fun ideas for you to have the best Halloween party you could possibly have!
If you want to create instant atmosphere at Halloween you need only carve yourself a pumpkin or as they are more commonly referred to; a Jack ‘O lantern. Carving pumpkins is an age old tradition which, like so much of Halloween, began in Ireland.
Easy paper Halloween crafts might be a good idea for a craft project this October. Here are some of them.
I have always been attracted to the nostalgia of years gone by; the crisp look of a shirt with cuff links, the comforting crackle of an old time radio broadcast, the smell of a freshly painted white picket fence; all of these relics resonant with a warmth that reminds me of the goodness of America. The ties to tradition are entreating; homemade fresh apple pie, cheering the home team at a community baseball game, and sharing pictures of cherished children that make us swell with pride. Tradition has been turned on its head.
It’s time to get down to some serious Halloween party preparation. Halloween is approaching fast and you need to get your guest list sorted and those party invitations completed otherwise you will end up alone. So how do you make the best impression with your friends and family in-order to convince them that YOURS is the only party they should be attending this year?
Ever want to carve the perfect Halloween jack-lantern, well this comprehensive guide will walk you though the process from start to finish and help you create a special Halloween pumpkin!
Want some easy to put together Halloween decorations that will get your family in the holiday spirit? Here are a few ideas for sprucing up your home for Halloween. Most of the decor you probably already have on hand. Very easy to create and your kids will love it!
Halloween parties are the life of the Halloween season! Everybody is excited-children, teens, and adults – to show off their costumes and look differently for even once a year! The prize for the best costume may be important, but nothing beats meeting up with your friends and scaring people!
Are you worried that your kids will eat too much candy this Halloween? Get these practical solutions to four of the biggest candy problems parents face each October.
Halloween fun takes the form of theme parks, street parades, zoo visits and more in Texas. Texas residents and guidebook authors Paris Permenter and John Bigley look at the top 10 Halloween events in Texas.
It’s Halloween time, and that means candy! Or at least it should mean candy, but some people will inevitably try to resist the pull of sweets and give out alternative treats. This can be very, very treacherous territory. Here then are a few guidelines to help you make your Halloween decisions easier.
Halloween is a time of the year when you can let your children just have some simple fun. However, there are some important tips to remember so that evening of fun remains safe!
Growing up, my birthday was 1 week before Halloween. For several years, my mother went crazy hosting Halloween parties my friends as well as my brother and sister’s. So, I had to carry on the tradition. Here are great ideas for your next Halloween party.
Pumpkin carving is an age old tradition enjoyed by young and old alike. Whether you want a simple pumpkin carving to sit on your own doorstep or you are planning a pumpkin carving party, selecting the right pumpkin is a vital part of the overall process.
Tips to keep you and your child safe this Halloween
Before leaving the house, every person going out to Trick-or-Treat should be dressed appropriately. Begin by making sure attire is weather appropriate. The cooler the temperature, the more layers needed to keep warm. These layers should be easily removed as not to interfere with the costume if it gets too warm.
October 25 through 31 is National Sensory Awareness Week, chosen because Halloween can be such a challenge for kids with sensory processing issues. Learn how you can be sensory smart and make the holiday more fun for your child whose sensitivities and regulation issues make it hard to enjoy trick or treating, costumes, and parties.
Many people unfortunately choose not to participate in this fun holiday simply because of the somewhat strange, evil, and even unhealthy activities and traditions associated with this holiday. Truthfully, they have every right to think this way, because let’s be honest – Halloween is just weird! At the same time, like everything in life, we have a choice to be dictated by circumstance or to create it ourselves. In other words, we can choose to focus on the negative aspects of this holiday and thus not participate; or, we can simply choose to focus on the fact that this holiday also provides a wonderful opportunity to have some good clean fun, spend time with family and friends, take opportunities to serve others, and justify the excessive eating of candy and sugar. Why would anyone complain about that?
There are accidents and incidents every Halloween that can spoil the holiday. Pedestrian accidents, tampered products causing illness or lacerations, falls, fires, etc. Here are my Top 10 Tips to keep your family safe this Halloween.
Are you wondering how to throw the next great Halloween themed party? By trying new spooky ideas you will discover new games, crafts, music and Halloween food recipes that will explode in your stomach. By understanding were Halloween originated from you will get more crafty ideas on how to plan your ghoulish party.
Want to create spooktacular Halloween party decorations on a budget? Follow these low-cost decorating tips to create a howling good party!
The Jack o’ Lantern has been a hallmark of Halloween longer than any of our modern day traditions. And this glowing pumpkin head has come a long way from the carved turnip lantern once used to frighten away unfriendly ghosts.
1. Bobbing for Apples – This is a Halloween game that goes back hundreds of years. Place apples with stems in a large tub or kettle with water. They must remove an apple only using their teeth. Alternatively, you can tie 13 apples to strings and hang them from a tree. Each child must try to bite an apple while blindfolded.
You can find pumpkin carving ideas both online or in stores. They are mostly templates that you can create yourself. Do not be afraid to be a little bit creative when you are coming up with pumpkin carving ideas.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably always carved your pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns every Halloween. That’s fine, carving pumpkins for Halloween is an American tradition that won’t be disappearing anytime soon. Want a new idea for decorating your pumpkins that’ll make you never want to carve again? I’m about to tell you why you should try painting pumpkin faces this year. Here are my top 5 reasons for painting your pumpkin this Halloween instead of the traditional pumpkin carving.
I was asked by Camp Med, a licensed day care program and summer camp sponsored by the City of South Pasadena, to give a presentation to our campers about the upcoming Summer Olympics, as I would be leaving for Beijing shortly to work on the Games. I thought if I just talk and the kids just listen, it could get kind of boring. So instead, I proposed an Olympic Family Feud.
Too old for ghosts in white sheets? Take terror to the next level with these Halloween party ideas for teenagers! Make Sure Your Digs Are Spooky!
Halloween is one is of America’s most dangerous and deadly holidays. Most parents know about candy tampering. However, many parents don’t realize burns, pedestrian injuries and falls account for the majority of the injuries on Halloween. Here is how to make sure your kids are safe on Halloween.
Some quick, easy tips for your Halloween table decorations. The Halloween items used in this article for the Halloween table decorations can be picked up at any market, drug or party supply store.
This article explores the astonishing health virtues of pumpkin and why pumpkin recipes are every bit worth getting excited about as pumpkin carving.
Halloween is a much loved time of the year we associate with ghouls, witches and spooky ghosts. It is also a time, similar to how we would celebrate bonfire night by lighting up the sky with fireworks. An entertainment program involving rockets, Catherine wheels or roman candles – needs to be carefully planned.
Remember how fun it was to put on a costume and run around the neighborhood on Halloween? Now you want your pets to participate in all the fun, but Halloween can present some scary issues, including uncomfortable costumes, getting into candy and knocking over pumpkins. There are also spooky noises and unfamiliar people to deal with. Here are a few tips for having a safe and fun Halloween.
Many families are choosing to hold a Halloween party for their kids instead of having a night of Trick or Treating. A fun Halloween party with their friends can mean an evening of games and entertainment instead of one with endless candy and a stomach ache. Planning a (gently) Scary and safe Halloween party is a Trick that every parent can do on Halloween night, it just takes a little planning and preparation.
Use some fun Halloween activities for homework during Halloween week. Let your students have some fun and keep working at the same time.
Pumpkin season is here – whether it’s for Jack-o-Lanterns at Halloween or Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving, we can all agree that autumn is pumpkin time. What pumpkin seeds can do for you during the pumpkin season.
The freaky time of the year–Halloween–keeps the spirits high for all who dare to face the chase of maddening monsters, creepy critters, green goblins, chummy spooks or grisly mummies around them during Halloween. Pick a style and make it your very own way to celebrate Halloween!