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Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

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Now that fall is underway and you’re already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it’s time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, have you considered what some of these products are made of? Chances are, some may be polycarbonate plastic made with a safe, common chemical known as BPA. Read More »

Last Minute Halloween: Easy DIY Costumes

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We’ve all been there: you’re cleaning out the backpacks and find, crumpled up at the bottom, the flier for the school Halloween party happening...tomorrow. There’s no way you have time to get to the Halloween store, so what now? Open your craft bins, rummage through your closet, and grab your glue gun, because here are a couple DIY Halloween costumes from Pinterest that can be made last minute! Read More »

13 Halloween Party Games for Kids

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Planning a Halloween party for kids but don't know where to start? Don't despair. Here are interesting and unique party games that will please trick-or-treaters of all ages. Pamela Layton McMurtry, the author of "A Harvest and Halloween Handbook," and Jessica Fauster, a party-throwing mom whose annual Halloween fetes are the toast of Springfield, Ill., share their best bets for creative Halloween fun. Read More »

CREATE SPOOKY JACK-O-LANTERNS WITH YOUR KIDS THIS HALLOWEEN THAT WILL MAKE “FRAIDY CATS” OUT OF YOUR TRICKER OR TREATERS

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Halloween is just around the corner and what could be more fun than carving pumpkins together? Everyone can get involved from choosing the right pumpkins, to decorating them and roasting homemade pumpkins seeds. Many families plan a trip to the pumpkin patch to select the perfect pumpkins for this festive holiday. Pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes so it will be easy to find one for kids of all ages to decorate. Check out these decorating tips and must have items to make pumpkin carving memorable for the entire family! Read More »

Daddy Nickell’s Safe Trick or Treating Tips

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Most kids will probably say Halloween is one of their favorite times of the year. It’s a time of great excitement—there’s picking out the perfect costume, school parties, trick or treating and trips to the pumpkin patch. Just don’t forget to keep your little goblins happy and safe this Halloween season with a few simple tips. Whether you’re a Beggar’s Night newbie or a seasoned trick or treating pro, life gets hectic and we may skip a safety step or two in a hurry. Here are a few refresher tips and ideas to ensure your Halloween. Read More »