Category: Fall Fun

Sep 26

Planning a Halloween Party That Elementary School Kids Will Love

Every family celebrates Halloween differently. Some parents are too busy to prepare a grand party and simply carve out a pumpkin face, put a candle inside and position the scary pumpkin in a window facing the street. However, if your child is attending a school Halloween party and you’re going to participate, you have to …

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Sep 20

20 Spooktacular Tips For a Green Halloween

Back in the day, we celebrated Halloween the eco-friendly way before we knew what eco-friendly meant. Costumes weren’t bought in a bag, they were made. Halloween treats were usually homemade and gobbled up as soon as they were dropped into our Halloween sacks (aka pillowcases). We would bob for apples, snack on popcorn balls, tell …

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Sep 18

Tasty Halloween Crafts Using Stencils For Cookie Decorating

Here’s a Halloween Crafts project that’s not only fun, it’s good to eat. You see, as a stencil designer, I’m always searching for new and creative ways to use stencils. And as a person who loves to eat (especially sweets), it just seemed natural to find a way to use stencils with food, right? So …

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Sep 18

Halloween Crafts: Using Stencils to Paint Pumpkins

Pretty soon the little ghosts will be arriving on your doorstep. That means it’s time to get all those Halloween Crafts started too. Decorating pumpkins for Halloween is a longtime tradition. However, recent years have brought about some exciting changes to the tradition. Folks are becoming much more creative and putting an artistic touch to …

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Sep 18

8 Fun Halloween Activities You Can Enjoy With Your Family This Fall

The Fall season brings cooler temperatures and crisp clean air. It also brings about many outdoor fall and Halloween activities. The fall season is a great time to plan some fun activities that your entire family can enjoy. Here are a few indoor and outdoor things that you can enjoy doing this fall. 1. Family …

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Sep 15

How To Make Your House Spectacularly Haunted For One Day

Most days, you probably want visitors to feel welcome and secure in your home. But one day a year, it’s fun to scare the dickens out of them. Make the most of Halloween and all the good-natured frights that come along with the spookiest of holidays. While your neighbors may pull out all the stops …

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Sep 15

Halloween: Pagan Holiday or All in Fun?

Pagan Holiday or All in Fun? Halloween has Something for Everyone Trick or treat, kids and adults dressed up in costume, candy apples and haunted houses, today’s Halloween is not quite the same as Halloween of olden times. It wasn’t always as fun or as innocent as it is today. Halloween traces its origins back …

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Sep 13

Make A Halloween Garland for Your Front Door

Halloween is the time of year when the home’s front door becomes the focal point of festivities. Whether it’s trick-or-treaters knocking, or family and friends stopping by for a visit, Halloween is the perfect time to create a unique and colorful front door decoration to delight your visitors. “Vertical garlands work well on almost any …

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Sep 13

Make Spider Favor Boxes

Get into the Halloween Spirit Spider Favor Boxes Halloween is one of the biggest decorating holidays of the year, second only to Christmas. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 60 percent of people plan to purchase decorations and 47 percent expect to decorate their home or yard this year. With everyone getting into the …

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Sep 10

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Halloween

Halloween is nearly here once more, and if you’re like many people, you’ll be making a Halloween pumpkin lantern. Carved vegetable lanterns, or Jack O’Lanterns as they’re often known, are part of an ancient tradition that originated with the Celts. However the original lanterns made by the Celts in Europe were usually made from turnips, …

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