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Tips and Ideas on Making Santa Real for Kids at Christmas or Yule

Making kids believe in Santa Claus can be fun. Watching their expression as they listen and think they hear bells or reindeer on the roof can be elating and joyous. Their curiosity has them trying to sleep on the couch or sneak out of their bedrooms to sneak a peak at Santa. Then come morning, despite all their efforts, he ...

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The History of Halloween

Halloween. When you hear this word, what thoughts come to your mind? Most likely, you think of costumes, candy, trick-or-treating and pumpkins. Perhaps outdoor decorations of bubbling cauldrons, wart-faced witches and ghostly ghouls. One would think this celebration is for the small children, walking up and down the neighborhood with mom or dad, hoping to fill their plastic sack to ...

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Barbie Halloween Costume Ideas

Want to go as a Barbie doll this Halloween? Here are some tips and ideas to help you look your Barbie best this October 31. Barbie is not only a popular toy but an icon that makes for a fun Halloween costume. Here are some ideas to help you with your costume. Pick Your Barbie Doll Your best bet is ...

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A Detailed History of the Pagan Celebration of Halloween

The beginning of Halloween goes all the way back to the Celtics in the BC era, to a day they called Sawan. The Celtics apparently believed that on this one night each year the world of the living and world of the dead combined. They believed this night to be the time when the souls of the dead could walk ...

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Not Halloween Music for Kids – Dance Party Music for Adults

Some of these songs aren’t “Halloween” songs per se, but they cover an eerie and cool eclectic mix of genres. There must be something on this list that will stir a party DJ’s juices and get his blood boiling to a high enough degree that he will want to search for more songs of a similar nature. Halloween Party Music ...

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Free Resources For Halloween Graphic Design: Finding Free Spooky and Creepy Fonts, Brushes and Vector Graphics

Throughout the year, there are many dates and holidays marked in the calendar that will inspire various marketing campaigns for a wide range of businesses. Halloween is one such occasion and may companies will seek a link, no matter how tenuous, to this holiday to give their regular marketing materials a seasonal boost. The symbolism for this occasion is generally ...

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Halloween Pumpkins: paper mache your own pumpkin

Paper Mache Pumpkin Materials Needed: Liquid Starch Newspaper Large bowl or small tub String 1 large round balloon Orange and orange paint Paintbrush Cover the work surface with newspaper. When you are done you can just throw it all away. Inflate balloon so that it is almost all blown up. We want a little play with it so don’t blow ...

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Spooky Halloween Business Opportunities

As any good entrepreneur knows, the best business is the kind that fills a specific niche. Halloween is the perfect time to reach into your bag of tricks and pull out a little side business that will help fill the need for fear within your own community. From haunted houses to corn mazes, opportunities abound for the entrepreneur who doesn’t ...

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