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Explaining Halloween to the Little Ones (Or Not)

Eliza Clark - Seasons and Celebrations » Halloween Fun

We originally thought we'd write today about the historical origins of this wacky holiday, and how to explain to our little ones why it is that everyone spends the last weeks of October carving pumpkins and obsessing about what costume to wear on the big ...
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Four Not-Too-Scary Collections of Stories

Julie Pippert - Seasons and Celebrations » Halloween Fun

Whether it's around a campfire on a family camping trip, snuggled in the living room for a sleepover, in the middle of a power outage, or on special days and holidays, every now and again it's just right for a not-too-spooky story. Here are six fantastic ...
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Capturing the Moments

Amy Fauss - Seasons and Celebrations » Halloween Fun

Frank Sinatra said that orange is the happiest color, and I must agree. The color orange inspires energy and creativity, and creates a sense of warmth in nature that we all seem to fall in love with this time of year.So it's no wonder that we keep our cam...
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Creating a Green Halloween

Randi Ragan - Seasons and Celebrations » Halloween Fun

There are many ways to begin greening up your Halloween this year. The reasons for doing this are many: reducing trash from single use items that will end up in the landfill, reducing exposure to toxic chemicals through all the plastic aspects inherent in...
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