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Halloween Safety Tips

Published October 28, 2015        by Matt

Halloween Safety Guide This Halloween keep yourself, your kids, and children trick or treating at your home safe. Below you will find some helpful tips for picking safe costumes, trick or treating advice, tips to apply costume make-up safely, ideas to keep your pets safe, and advice on how to make sure that the jack o'lantern carving goes well. Kids (and adults for that matter) look forward to Halloween for months. In fact, I know some kids that wear their costumes for days leading up to trick or treating night. Don't let the holiday be ruined by an avoidable accident. Just use these tips and your own common sense to make this a Happy Halloween full of devilishly delicious Halloween treats for one and all. Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips Here are some suggested Read more

10 Funny Excuses to Stay Home From Halloween Parties

Published October 26, 2015        by Matt

1) Odd Costumes, Loud Music, Crazy People - No Thanks? It's not unusual to not want to go to that Halloween bash (again) this year. Sure, last year you managed to drag yourself to the party but this year you're just not feeling it. It happens, more often than you'd think. Really. So what should you tell the host (and the guests) when they ask you why you won't be attending? Here are a few ideas that you can use this year. Next year though, you're on your own. Image courtesy of merfam on Flickr   2) You have to babysit. All night. This excuse works if they're asking you weeks ahead of time, why you won't be attending. This excuse is especially believable if you have younger brothers and sisters, or nieces and nephews. If you use this one, Read more

Halloween History

Published October 21, 2015        by Matt

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on these links. The Real History and Origins of Halloween Halloween is a holiday that has always been soaked in myths, mystery, magic and urban legends. It's celebrated in several countries, but is most popular in the United States and Canada. And, it is probably one of the most misunderstood holidays that is celebrated today. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celts lived in what is now Ireland, northern France and the United Kingdom. Their new year began on November 1, the day marked the start of the cold winter ahead which was associated with death. On October 31, they celebrated the new years eve with Samhain, which has evolved into our ghoulish Halloween celebrations over the Read more

Best Scary Movies For Halloween

Published October 19, 2015        by Matt

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on these links. Spooky and Scary Entertainment for Halloween Night If you're a little older and you are over the whole "trick-or-treating" stage, then odds are you might be staying home to celebrate in other festive ways. If you've decided to skip the whole Halloween party scene, then Halloween movies are likely on your mind, and why wouldn't they be? They're the best way to get into the spirit of the holiday without ever having to leave your couch. Keep in mind, these are not children's movies, so if there are small eyes and ears around, you may want to opt for the Disney Channel or something safe. So gather your friends, get the soda, popcorn and goodie baskets Read more

Halloween Decorating Ideas

Published October 14, 2015        by Matt

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on these links. Our Favorite Halloween Decorations This Halloween make your house the scariest and most haunted on the block! Halloween has become the second biggest yard decoration holiday of the year, just behind Christmas. So use these Halloween decorating ideas to make your house the most inviting one to all those trick or treaters. They won't know what to expect - a trick or a treat - when they ring that spider covered doorbell! And don't forget about decorating the inside of your home as well. We have included some great interior decorating tips to make your haunted house eerily fun and festive. And since you are going to be putting up all these decorations anyway, Read more