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History Of The Jack O’ Lantern!
Usually in October, you see carved out pumpkins decorating the front door steps of many houses.But, have you ever wondered where the Jack O’ Lantern originated from? According to the website, www.mentalfloss.com, Stingy Jack, often described as a drunken blacksmith, invited the devil to join him for drinks...
Safety Tips For Trick or Treating!
Halloween is coming,make sure all those ghosts, goblins, superheroes, princesses, and many others are safe while out on their trick or treating adventures! For some kids, especially all those candy lovers, Halloween is one of biggest, most exciting events of the year...
Best Halloween Movies
For all of you thrill seekers, if you dare, here is a list of the top ten scariest Halloween movies of all time:
Don’t Forget About Dessert!
Here is my motto: Life Is Short,Eat Dessert First. Celebrate National Dessert Day, October 14th, by indulging in a decadent sweet treat at the end of your meal, or perhaps anytime! Most desserts are loaded with sugar, and so many sinful, but delicious ingredients...
What’s New at Oxbow Zoo?
Since the Minnesota Vikings don’t play this weekend, why not get back to nature and visit Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo, located in Byron? Of course, there are the regular furry friends to visit, but now this season, a new natural playscape has opened. ...
Apples, Pumpkins, Corn Mazes and More!
It's that time of year again... Do you have a favorite apple orchard or pumpkin patch in Minnesota that you enjoy?
October is National Pizza Month!
Does anyone really need a special reason to eat pizza? It can be a quick delicious Italian treat! As stated in a post on www.pizza.com, there are an estimated 63,000 pizzerias throughout the country; therefore, resulting in about 94% of Americans eating pizza at least once a month ...
Halloween Costumes For Pets?
If you are a pet owner, do you plan on finding just the right Halloween costume for them to prance around in this year?
Chili Is a Great Comfort Food on a Fall Day!
The 7th annual Boys & Girls Club of Rochester’s Chili Challenge is today, Thursday, September 24, from 4 - 8 pm at the Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester.
National Cream Filled Donut Day! September 14th!
Wake up today and indulge in a luscious, cream-filled donut! Oh, yes, it is National Cream-Filled Donut Day! And it's a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth. A post on www.nationaldaycalendar.com encourages everyone to “go out and enjoy a cream-filled donut or make some of your own ...