Our Spooktacular Getaway To Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg!

Our family had a howling good time at Great Wolf Lodge last weekend. We got to experience all of the Howl-O-Ween fun the lodge has to offer this time of year. My kids literally did not want to leave, and are already asking when can we visit again.  [Read more…]

Hela-ween Fun With Thor: Ragnarok!

With “Hela-ween” right around the corner (and THOR: RAGNAROK thundering to theaters November 3rd), you have to check out these fun DIY “Hela” inspired ideas including a pumpkin carving design, how to transform into “Hela” for under $25 and a delicious and fun candy apple recipe!

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Best Halloween Candy & Non Candy Items

Still need to pick up some Halloween candy? Don’t worry, Oriental Trading has you covered on all of your candy needs. Weather you are looking for Halloween themed treats, gum, novelty candy, or a ton of your favorite chocolate, they have it!  [Read more…]

Trick-Or-Treating Safety Tips!

 

Halloween is almost here! Is your little one ready to trick-or-treat? We are so ready, and every excited. In addition to the fun costumes and candy, I always try to add a few glow items to our attire. This is a great way to add some more fun to the night, as well  as help keep your child safe while trick-or-treating!  [Read more…]

Host A Great Pumpkin Movie Night!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Nothing says fall and Halloween more than this Peanuts classic, am I right? This is a show I watched many times with my family when I was younger, and now I enjoy doing the same with my kids as well. Why not make this experience even more special with a Great Pumpkin party, perfect for a family movie night!  [Read more…]

Halloween Fun For All Ages At Kings Dominion!

The Great Pumpkin Fest is back at Kings Dominion! My family and I had a blast experiencing the family friendly fun! For daytime Halloween fun with no fear, The Great Pumpkin Fest in Planet Snoopy features surprises around every corner, from a petting zoo to a pumpkin painting patch. The little ones can take part in educational and interactive shows such as Mad Science: Halloween Edition. [Read more…]

19th Annual Boo At The Zoo ~ Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now for the 19th annual Boo at the Zoo, sponsored by Mars Chocolate North America, a frightfully fun evening for the whole family, hosted by Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ). On October 20, 21, and 22, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., kids and adults alike will enjoy trick-or-treating in the wild setting of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. My family and I attended this event last year, and it was so much fun! We can’t wait to go back!  [Read more…]

Oriental Trading ~ Your One Stop Halloween Costume Shop!

It’s time to start thinking of costumes! If your kids are anything like mine, they have already been telling you what they want to dress up as since August! When it comes to Halloween Costumes, it can be a grueling process going from store to store, trying to find all of the items to complete the look. No need for that when you shop costumes and accessories at Oriental Trading.  [Read more…]

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon!

Fall fun at Mount Vernon is right around the corner! Trick-or-treat at Mount Vernon! The estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities. My family and I are so excited for this sure to be fun event!  [Read more…]