Monthly Archives October 2015

Between the little ghosts and ghouls running around, the buckets of candy and the general merriment of Halloween, it can be easy to overlook safety. But it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt, so keep things spooky and safe this year. Read on for a handy reminder of Halloween safety guidelines on this [...]
Halloween is almost here! Booyah! It’s the perfect time to gather your friends and family to eat, drink, and be scary. Everyone loves a spooktacular Halloween party, but sadly, not everyone is dying to host one. So it’s the perfect time to volunteer. Don’t be afraid. It’s not that hard. Once you’ve answered the question, [...]
Great! The only costumes left in the store are an emaciated Pooh bear and a sexy sailor costume—both of which seem exorbitantly pricey, given that they probably cost about 50 cents each to make. So what’s a well-intentioned, yet overbooked, person to do? Get creative! No, we don’t mean you need to spend your only [...]
Carving pumpkins may be classic, but decorating means the whole family can get in on the fun. Here’s how to throw a community pumpkin decorating bash that will be the perfect warm up for Halloween. From decorating tips to snacks, we have you covered. Set the Stage Before the party, decorate a handful of pumpkins [...]
It won’t be long before dipping temps force us back indoors, bracing for the long haul of fall and winter ahead. Sound depressing? Well, it doesn’t have to, thanks to a bevvy of binge-worthy shows so good we won’t even mind if the weather is bad. Really. Your chance of survival is all about streaming. [...]
Fall scents offer more than pumpkin
Yes, pumpkin is king when it comes to fall scents and flavors – one visit to Starbucks, Whole Foods or  Trader Joe’s makes that crystal clear. But this season, try spreading your wings with a few lesser-known and overlooked – but no less wonderful – scents of the season. From lotions and scrubs to candles and [...]
It used to be that housekeeping was like an art form. Housewives knew how to clean practically everything and had a system to get it all done in record time—while finding an hour or so to wash up and greet their husbands at the door with fresh makeup. Whether they loved it or hated it, [...]
Your five-year-old’s booster seat is in the other car, and you really need to run to the store before dinner. It’s a short drive anyway, and you’ll just put your daughter in the car without her booster this once. Your baby really hates the rear-facing car seat. He’d probably cry less if you just turn [...]

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