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Tricks Or Treats?

Friday is the big night. All the kids in the neighborhood will be out running from house to house in their Frozen/Marvel Super Hero costumes to grab candy for Halloween. Every year, my wife goes […]

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Last-Minute Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Tomorrow is Halloween. So, if you haven’t decided on a costume yet, you’re in big trouble, right? Well maybe not. Here’s a rundown of some last-minute do-it-yourself Halloween costumes that can get you out of […]



HALLOWEEN: Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween means tricks and treats, but that doesn’t mean your Golden Retriever should chow down on chocolate bars or be forced to wear a costume. Keep these safety tips in mind for your pet this Halloween. 1. […]


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How Real Men Carve Pumpkins

Don’t you wish you could do this?



The Five Most Popular Pet Halloween Costumes For 2012

Your dog hates when you put him in a costume.  That’s why his tail goes between his legs and he looks so defeated.  But you’re going to do it anyway, so might as well have […]


Animals Get Into The Spirit Of Halloween At Bristol Zoo Gardens

13 Great Pumpkin Carving Tips

Tired of carving the same old zipper grin on your pumpkin every Halloween? has a list of “13 Brilliant Pumpkin Carving Hacks” to help you land the most creative jack-o-lantern in the neighborhood: 1. […]



What Age Should Kids Start Trick-Or-Treating . . . and What Age Should They Stop?

Everyone who’s given out candy on Halloween HATES the high school kids who slap together mediocre costumes, and run around demanding your best candy.  So what age should you MAKE your kid stop? In a […]


Top 13 Halloween Songs & Videos

I originally posted these videos a couple weeks ago.  You gave a LOT of feedback!  Some agreed with my choices.  Some…not so much.  But, it definitely stirred up some conversation.  So, here again, are my […]


Should We Move Halloween From October 31st to the Last Saturday of the Month?

Tim Larson is a Democrat in Connecticut’s House of Representatives.  And he wants his state . . . and hopefully the whole country . . . to change the date of Halloween. Instead of October […]


Test Your Halloween Candy Knowledge . . . Which Choice is Healthier?

A lot of people scrap their diets on Halloween and just pig out. But if you’ve still got some will power left, “Real Simple” magazine has a list of Halloween candy choices . . . […]