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25 Scary and Sweet Halloween Facts to Trick Your Friends

Thursday Sep 26th, 2019

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You've got your costume picked out, candy buckets filled, and party all planned — all that's left to do for the best Halloween ever is put your knowledge to the test. How much do you really know about Halloween? Turns out it's not only about who gets the most chocolate or creates the scariest costume. Over the centuries, the holiday has evolved from a way of begging for food to one of the most commercialized days of the... [read more]

Halloween Tongue Twisters

Thursday Sep 26th, 2019

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¨ He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts. ¨ Creepy crawler critters crawl through creepy crawly craters ¨ Dracula digs dreary, dark dungeons. ¨ Ghostly ghouls gather gleefully to golf on ghostly golf courses. ¨ Gobbling gargoyles gobbled gobbling goblins ¨ Horribly hoarse hoot owls hoot howls of horror in Halloween haunted houses. ¨ If big black bats could blow bubbles, how big... [read more]

Why Do We Like Being Scared

Friday Sep 28th, 2018

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Halloween may be one of the scariest holidays of the year, but people seem to take delight in being scared in every season. What’s the appeal of ghost stories, horror movies, frightening novels, and things that go bump in the night? Experts have a few theories: · We like the adrenaline. Fear has the same adrenaline producing effect as excitement. It feels good. Scary movies, stories, and books are methods of releasing adrenaline in a controlled... [read more]

Halloween Dos and Don’ts

Friday Sep 29th, 2017

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Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have also have a safe time, here are some Halloween dos and don’ts.   Do plan costumes that are bright and reflective.  Make sure that shoes fit well and costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. Do consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility. Do remove from the porch and front yard anything a... [read more]

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