Yes, You CAN Have Halloween This Year

One day in the far future, someone will stumble upon this post and say, rather gravely, “Oh, yeah. I remember 2020.” This year has been a tough one in so many ways. There have been losses, sadness and the type of scares nobody wants. One way to keep up morale? Take an hour or two and have some ridiculous, pointless fun. (It always works for us!) Here are some of the best ways to run…Read more

The COOLEST Halloween Treat Ideas

  Be “that house” this year – that’s right: the ones kids turn their costumes inside-out for so they can come back for seconds. Here‘s how.   Trick-or-treat, smell their feet, give them something good to eat! Okay, so we’re sure you’re not likely to engage in that second option (can we get an “eeew”?), but as for the rest, we’ve got the goods right here! Keep little hands dipping into the Halloween treat cauldron with…Read more

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Trick or Tween! How Old is Too Old to Go Trick-or-Treating?

  Last October, a friend and I went Halloween candy shopping together. As I tossed bag after extra large-size bag of candy into my cart, my friend stared at me. “Do you really need that much candy?” she asked. “I don’t want to have to run out again at nine o’clock at night for more candy for the stragglers,” I explained. “Oh,” she waved away, “it’s always the older kids who come later. I turn…Read more

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8 Awesome Smartphone Apps for Halloween

Halloween is such a great event and with the advent of smartphone apps you can enjoy your favorite parts of Halloween everywhere you go.  We tested dozens of apps and compiled a list of the 8 best ones we could find in terms of the most imagination and uniqueness. We hope you enjoy these selections and have a Happy Haunted Halloween! 1.  Halloween Deluxe  ($0.99) Halloween wouldn’t be complete without scary sounds and this app lets you do…Read more

Scary Video Projections on (and Through) Your Window

While there’s nothing wrong with round-cheeked jack-o-lanterns and cheery, waving ghosts, this author is a firm believer in real scares. With that in mind, here’s a twist on window decorations that will send a chill up the spines of all those cute little trick-or-treaters as they approach your house. (Remember those days? It’s so much fun to be on the other side of the scare!) These live (or at least they appear to be on…Read more

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