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Halloween

The Ultimate Guide to Candy Trading

Posted by on November 1st, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Everyone’s tastes are unique when it comes to Halloween candy. Nevertheless, there is a candy stock exchange/currency system at work every year. I often, like this video describes, pretended to be in the sour candy zone in an effort to trade up for more chocolate, but that never really worked out for me. As kids, […]

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The Coolest Halloween Costume By A Dad (2016)

Posted by on October 26th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Halloween is probably my favorite holiday. I love other holidays, don’t get me wrong, but Halloween has a special place in my heart because it gives us the opportunity make magic. Sometimes, though, other parents make me look like an amateur. This dad, who we’ve covered before, nails Halloween costumes. This year he’s made yet […]

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Guide to How Kids Judge Your Halloween Candy

Posted by on October 25th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Everyone has their varying candy preferences, but sizing up what’s been plopped into the bag is a pretty universal part of Halloween. However grateful and well-mannered they are, it’s impossible for trick-or-treaters to avoid casting some judgement on the treat-giver-outers they encounter. You see, parents don’t often let kids eat the entire bag in one […]

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36 Mindsploding Costumes That’ll Make Others Look Like a Potato Sack

Posted by on October 21st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s not a competition. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any winners. Don’t sweat it, though. It doesn’t mean we’re worse parents if we don’t go full-Halloween on our costume game. We don’t all have the time or money or brain power. But these people most certainly do. Wow. We’re all winners when people […]

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HalloWINNING for Parents (7 Comics)

Posted by on October 13th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The leaves are turning, or in my case as a resident of Southern California, the shorts are turning into pants. Halloween is looming! Whatever hails the changing of the seasons for you, ever since I was a wee little scab-picker, Halloween wasn’t just Halloween for me. Pumpkins and polyester cobwebs were the only evident thing […]

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16 Absolutely Gag-Inducing Halloween Food Creations

Posted by on October 7th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

None of these are going to be cute lil’ pumpkin-shaped cookies or “spoOoOoOoky” cupcakes with chocolate bat wings. Presented here are only the most absolutely gruesome Halloween dishes that even a zombie might need to cover its eyes sockets to swallow. Kids are picky enough eaters, so I’m not so sure any of these are […]

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The Most Incredible Costume of 2015

Posted by on October 30th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Halloween has been my favorite holiday for quite a long time now. It represents, to me, a moment when we can be anything and do anything. The night is filled with possibility, and imagination. Ghosts come to life, and whole worlds of story are real. Meet Jeremy Miller, son of Ryan Scott Miller. Jeremy just […]

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My Wife Just Said… #236

Posted by on October 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Costume’s coming together. Ten points to whoever correctly guesses what I’m going to be…” –Avara   We’ve been working on our costumes for Halloween this Friday. We’ve finally landed on what we’re doing and it’s going to take some real effort. But I’m hoping you guys will love them. Can you guess who/what my wife is […]

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15 Printable Masks That Scream Creativity

Posted by on October 8th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Halloween can often turn into an arms race of coolness. Costumes take on a level of detail and accessorizing that makes movie studios look like chumps. But what about the rest of us who want something unique, expressive and cool? Well, check out these 3d printable masks by Wintercroft. More info on these rad masks […]

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My Wife Just Said… #186

Posted by on November 10th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“When Finn asked me to be Princess Leia for Halloween I thought “no way”. How could I hide all my imperfections in a very unforgiving white dress? But seeing this sweet boy’s eyes light up when he saw all of us dressed in costumes was beyond amazing!” –Avara   A photo posted by Avara Capen (@ithrowtp) […]

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