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Hocus Pocus Wine Makes Celebrating Halloween on The Couch Better
Looking for some wine to put a spell on you this Halloween? Look no further.
Calling all 'Hocus Pocus' fans, oh yeah, and calling all wine fans (everyone). Your dreams have come true because this Halloween we can watch a classic favorite while sipping some spooky wine...
Costco's 4-Pound Pumpkin Pies Are Back For The Season
I love pie. It's one of my favorite desserts, and fall is pie prime time.
There's pumpkin, apple, cherry, cranberry, pecan, and so many more. But when you think of fall dessert, you can't help but think of pumpkin pie.
And if you love pumpkin pie, then you NEED to try to Costco's g…
America's Halloween Carol: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Halloween is defined for me by Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. This classic tale was depicted by Walt Disney in 1949's 'The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad,' an animated film that also featured a telling of 'The Wind In The Willows.'
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More Quad Cities Area Halloween Weekend Activities
Yesterday, I told you about the Davenport and Bettendorf Halloween Parades taking place tomorrow - Saturday - at 1pm and 7pm, respectively.  There are also a few family oriented Halloween events going on this weekend regionally.
The annual 'Boo At The Zoo' takes place at…
Quad Cities Parades and Events this Halloween Weekend
There was a time when Hallowe'en wasn't about going door to door for treats, but instead about playing tricks or pranks on folks, and causing general mischief.  In some cases the pranks proved quite dangerous. Sometime back in the early 60's, the city of Anoka, Minnesota decided to initiate the firs…
Best Wines to Pair with Hallowe'en Candy
As a kid, when I would come home with my pillow case full of Hallowe'en candy, my Mom would insist on rummaging through my gotten gains on the pretense of checking for any number of urban legend ills. Maybe someone put a razor blade in that candy apple, or dipped that toffee in drain clean…
Scariest Movie of the 2000's So Far? And go...
I've never been a big fan of horror movies. It's not that I can't watch them, they just aren't my thing.  That being said, I can certainly tell you the top 3 films that scared the crap out of me, hands down: Poltergeist (1982); The Amityville Horror (1979); and The Exor…
How Old Is Too Old To Trick or Treat?
Aside from taking my son trick or treating when he was younger, the last time I can remember going door to door trolling for my own candy on Hallowe'en, was at age 13. Three buddies and I dressed as KISS with homemade costumes, and gobs of makeup...
Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches to Satisfy Your Inner Linus
Hallowe'en is not complete for me until I've watched Linus wait for The Great Pumpkin to arrive in 'It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.'  The story, the visuals, the music, they all set the mood of the holiday for me.
The Quad Cities region is home to a few real …

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