Articles About Halloween

Spider-Pup Halloween Costume Tutorial

Spider-Pup Halloween Costume Tutorial

Before we had kids, we were parents to four-legged children. Our first was blessed with our undivided attention. This meant not only did we walk and play with him, but we also incorporated him in the things we enjoyed doing whenever possibl ...
The Addams Family Movies on Blu-Ray

The Addams Family Movies on Blu-Ray

When discussing movies to see in theaters before Halloween, we mentioned the new Addams Family animated feature as one of the options. It’s the latest iteration of the intellectual property that I grew up with: The Addams Family ...
20 Geeky Halloween Costumes for 2019

20 Geeky Halloween Costumes for 2019

Dress up, knock on doors and get free candy. Kids and adults alike enjoy the thrill of taking on a new persona to hitting the streets for that one special night of the year. And who can resist an adorable dog costume to boot?! It’s th ...
Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Now that the summer is over, the same can pretty much be said about game convention season. A good majority of games are released each year at Origins or Gen Con, with a few more trickling out at Essen in October. I personally look forward ...
Goosebumps 2 Activities With Gummy Bears!

Goosebumps 2 Activities With Gummy Bears!

When the girls were little, we used to attend the semi-annual library book sale to purchase a wide variety of kids’ books. At only a quarter each, I would purchase different genres and styles in hopes the girls would find ones that re ...
Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

We have a lot of quality family time watching movies, TV series and playing board games, but we also expose the girls to a variety of experiences. Some examples of recent years’ activities are auctions, kid-friendly collector eve ...
Isle of Monsters Board Game Overview

Isle of Monsters Board Game Overview

Wednesday’s recommendation for a game to play on Halloween had us scaring the monsters under our beds and putting them into a closet. While it was named Monster Chase, a more descriptive title might have been “Monsters Under the ...
Zombie Tsunami Board Game Overview

Zombie Tsunami Board Game Overview

We’re beginning to wind up our list of Games to Play on Halloween and realized that we’ve given a lot of attention to monsters and ghosts, but have neglected one of the most common Halloween creatures of all time – zombies ...
Monster Chase Matching Game Overview

Monster Chase Matching Game Overview

I know it’s not fair for us to tease you with good games that are difficult to find here in the U.S. But we’re determined to highlight only the best of the best, and when there are over 5,000 new games published every year, it s ...
Terrible Monster Card Game Overview

Terrible Monster Card Game Overview

After seeing the first three entries into our series about games to play at Halloween, you might be thinking, “I don’t have the time to play a game AND hand out candy at the same time!”. We realize that candy-giving has pr ...