Halloween

5 Halloween Tips for a Safe Trick or Treat

5 Halloween Tips for a Safe Trick or Treat

It’s that time of year again. Halloween is a great time to be a kid. You get to dress up and knock on people’s door for candy. It’s the only time of year you get away with it. But you need to follow a few […]

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Review: The Best Halloween/Christmas Movie Ever?

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Review: The Best Halloween/Christmas Movie Ever?

The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my favorite movies. I’m actually debating with myself over whether it’s the best Hallween/Christmas movie ever. The problem is I love a lot of movies like this—I love a lot of Tim Burton movies. If you haven’t seen […]

‘Scream’ Review: A Franchise That Didn’t Need to Be Continued

‘Scream’ Review: A Franchise That Didn’t Need to Be Continued

I remember the first night that I watched Scream. I was babysitting my little sister and it just so happened to be on TV. I was under 18 but that didn’t stop me from being glued to the screen for the next couple of hours. […]

Historical Costumes for Halloween 2016

Historical Costumes for Halloween 2016

History and Halloween work really well together. Last year, a friend dressed her daughter up as Mary, Queen of Scots—actually, the 3 year old wanted to go to a party as Queen Mary—and it was awesome. There was so much detail and it got me […]

5 Top Tips for Throwing the Perfect Halloween Party

5 Top Tips for Throwing the Perfect Halloween Party

Throwing a Halloween party can seem like a great idea at first, but then you start thinking about all the things you’ll need. There are decorations, food, costumes, and much more to sort out. Just how do you do it when you have to work […]

Top 5 Spoof Horror Movies Perfect for Halloween 2016

Top 5 Spoof Horror Movies Perfect for Halloween 2016

Not all horror movies have to be scary. Spoof horror movies are entertaining and easy to watch. When it comes to Halloween, why not opt for the spoofs—the parodies that make fun of some of the most popular movies out there? But there are so […]

Baby Dragon Halloween Costumes

Baby Dragon Halloween Costumes

I’ve been looking at Halloween costume ideas for babies. Our younger daughter will experience her first Halloween this year. So, it’s led to questions about what to do for Halloween. There are lots of cute options out there, but the baby dragon Halloween costumes just […]

5 Top Halloween Movies to Watch This Year

5 Top Halloween Movies to Watch This Year

Halloween is just around the corner. While you may not want to get out there and go trick or treating and you may not want to wear a costume, what about the fun indoors? How about sitting on the couch in the dark with some […]

Pumpkin Carving: What Style Will You Choose?

Pumpkin Carving: What Style Will You Choose?

Pumpkin carving has always been an essential part of Halloween. Your carved pumpkin can easily set the tone for your Halloween. What carving will you decide on this year? Fancy trying something new? Fancy a challenge? We take a look at the different styles out […]

The History of Halloween Costumes: Why Do Children Dress Up for Halloween?

The History of Halloween Costumes: Why Do Children Dress Up for Halloween?

Yesterday we looked at the first part of the history of Halloween, which focused mainly on the original religious connections and a brief look at trick or treating. Part of trick or treating now involves getting dressed up in costumes. In fact, one of the […]