Thanksgiving Books for Kids A few years ago, my son’s elementary school hosted the illustrator of Turkey Trouble. He loved it. Prior to that event, he had never met an author or illustrator before. It really made an impact on him. We purchased both Turkey Trouble and Turkey Claus and every year he still asks […]
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Boo your neighbors! Every year, our neighborhood does that “boo” thing. Have you done it? Sure it’s corny, but you know what, I like it. I don’t know who starts it, there have been years where it’s been mid-October and no one has started it, so I did. Sometimes I use candy, but other times […]
Pumpkin Crafts and Activities I don’t even drink pumpkin spice anything. But I love fall. And just like all of our kids are different and have different abilities, so do we! Some excel at crafts, others cooking. And for others, a printable pumpkin worksheet is plenty for us to acknowledge the season and give our […]
7 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas True confession time. I don’t like carving pumpkins. I don’t. I’ve done the basic triangle eyes and pumpkin teeth carve, but after a few decades, that gets old. I tried the “buy a complicated pattern and battery operated carver” thing and they either never work. Or if we have a warm […]
10 Fun Facts about Halloween Halloween is almost here and as one of the most popular holidays (it ranks above New Year’s and Valentine’s Day), it seems only fitting that we have a little chat about some of the fun facts that you may not know about Halloween, but help to make it what it […]
Halloween Events in the Philadelphia area and beyond. Yes, I’m going on a Pennhurst rant again. For those of you who do not know what I am talking about, this is the deal. Pennhurst is an asylum or institution that was open for decades in suburban Philadelphia. It was only closed in the late 1980s. […]