Family Fun


21 Ways to Make October Spook-tacular!


October is a great time to get the family together and have some Halloween fun!


Scare Up Some Fun Halloween Traditions

Don’t you just love Halloween?! It’s exciting (dressing up and all of that sugar!) and scary (trick-or-treating in the dark!)… and a little bit gross (pumpkin goo!). My parents started Halloween traditions with me, and my mom still calls every year to make sure we know when the Charlie Brown Halloween show is on. Like me, I’m sure you enjoy discovering new traditions with your own kids, like ‘booing.’ Read on for some great Halloween tradition ideas, and don’t forget to take lots of spooky pictures!


You Don't Have to Stay Home! 11 Ways to Save on Vacation

Your family loves to travel, but the price of vacations seem out of reach. Don’t stay home. Instead, learn the secrets of budget travel and go! Start by following these tips.


Host a Happy Halloween Party - A Ghoulish Good Time!


Host a Happy Halloween Party at your own haunted house, for both kids and grown-ups. Make it creepy or kooky, cover up in a costume, and keep the treats and tricks coming!

Eerie Invitations

To invite your ghoulish guests, send out "pumpkin pal" invitations. Blow up orange balloons and write party details on them with glow-in-the-dark pens. Then, deflate the balloons and mail them to guests with instructions to inflate the balloons in a dark room to read the message. Add plastic spiders and other creepy crawlers in the envelope to make the invite extra spooky.


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