Halloween is awesome, but for procrastinators like me, it can be stressful. I'm always scrambling for a costume at the last second, when the only costumes still available in my size are usually food products. Well, not this year! Here's a list of pop culture costumes that you could throw together with items you probably already own -- the lazy man's way to win at Halloween in … [Read more...] about 2017 DIY Halloween costume ideas for lazy people
Halloween is always my favorite time of year, but the season doesn't begin until the family makes the trip to Cox Farms Fall Festival. The Fields of Fear corn maze is my favorite attraction. Most of the sights are fun and family-friendly, but the absolute creepiest part: the aliens. Scattered throughout the corn are life-sized aliens that have been strung up to … [Read more...] about The truth is out there
It was a slow week for the League, which I will chalk up to it being Halloween and many of us had more important things to do than blogging, what with all the decorating and candy eating! The League of Extraordinary Bloggers was tasked to write about movie monsters… Achievements in Gaming Erik Johnson Cool & Collected Batfan G.I. Jigsaw Be sure to visit all … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Movie Monsters
Okay, this is the last one, I promise! It's almost Halloween, and I just can't get it off my brain, so this week's challenge for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is... --- Movie Monsters --- REMEMBER!: The League is always open to new members! Got a blog? Write a post in response to the weekly challenge, and you’ll be included. It’s that easy! Once you put up … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: Movie Monsters
Halloween week is finally here (and yes, in my house, Halloween is a week-long event). The League of Extraordinary Bloggers has taken on the challenge to photograph how the holiday is celebrated in their neck of the woods. Check it out... Whatever I Think of D.I. Treasures Cool & Collected Nerd Out with Me AEIOU and Sometimes Why (and bonus Disney … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Halloween photo assignment
Like in year's past, I have scoured store shelves for the creepiest, spookiest, most collectible candy and food packaging. For whatever reason, this year seemed awfully quiet on the Halloween front. A few contenders were disqualified due to having the same packaging as in previous years, such as M&M's and Cap'n Crunch, but there were a few new items that really caught my … [Read more...] about Collectible 2013 Halloween packaging
I don't usually post photos of my kids on the site, but every now and then, they do something cute. Behold! I have been begging and pleading for this combination since my second son was born, and after years of Pokemon, Skylanders, Mickey Mouse and assorted animals, these two finally granted dear old dad his wish. It is going to be an epic Halloween. … [Read more...] about Don’t worry Gotham, we got this.
Nothing gets you in the halloween spirit like a local pumpkin patch or corn maze. I am very fortunate to have a nearby farm that puts on a huge annual Fall Festival that runs for two months every autumn. Cox Farms is a family tradition and is always on the top of the kids' "to do list." There's the giant slide... ...and this spooky cave... ...a cornfield … [Read more...] about Halloween is coming!