October 31, 2012: Our neighborhood fireworks display was about to go off, just like every other year. They’re always a great end to trick-or-treats with the family, but this year, however, was very different. The box of fireworks unexpectedly tipped over and shot into our crowd of neighbours and friends. They sprayed the crowd with alarming sparks, causing people to run for cover behind vehicles and other shelters. Some felt the heat but none were burned. Then a second blast hit and had people blocking themselves with their umbrellas. The fireworks flashed past them, hit a fence and bounced […]

Halloween Traditions Around the World!

As our ghosts & goblins prepare for an evening of trick or treating & carving pumpkins, here are some fantastic traditions from around the world! While North American style Halloween is not always celebrated around the world, there is a common theme among many countries. A festival like celebration honors those who have passed on. In Austria a table lamp is lit in the evening to help light the way for spirits. In Belgium a candle is lighted in memory of relatives that have died. Food is often placed in front of family photos or where loved ones may be […]

Autumn Harvest Party Ideas

We have great theme ideas to celebrate this wonderful season. If you’re having an autumn company picnic, fall birthday party or even a fall fun fair at your school or church! Let Us Do It For You!  Invitations: Send out pumpkin or leaf pictures with the party information or if you are going to hand deliver the invitations, buy mini pumpkins and write “Join us for some fall fun!” on them with a marker or paint. Write the rest of your party details on leaf-shaped cut-outs and tie them to the stems of the pumpkins. Another neat idea is to […]