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The Truth Behind Black Friday

  According to Wikipedia[i]: Black Friday is a shopping day for a combination of reasons. As the first day after the last major holiday before Christmas, it marks the unofficial beginning of [...]

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Do Stores Really Need To Be Open Thanksgiving Day??

Retailers are desperate to attract customers to their stores at this critical time of year. Many stores are having PRE-Thanksgiving events in order to jump-start the holiday weekend. With [...]

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The Christmas Creep … It’s Real!

Every holiday has two seasons … it’s actual season and its creep season. The latter is that time of year when people complain that it’s too soon to be selling decorations, cards, costumes or [...]

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THE DOWN-AND-DIRTY ON DST (Daylight Saving Time)

Daylight Saving Time (Note: NOT Daylight SAVINGS Time!) … talk about opening the proverbial can of worms! There are so many different angles to this simple little hour!! I always thought the sole [...]

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THANKSGIVING … THE FORGOTTEN HOLIDAY!

It’s the age old question … when should retailers decorate and play Christmas music?? Alright, it’s November 1st, and what does that mean? CHRISTMAS! No, actually, Thanksgiving [...]

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IF A HOUSE IS HAUNTED …

This is the time of year for haunted houses. They pop up for a few weeks, people flock to them, and then they disappear until next year. Some people love the controlled scare of haunted houses, [...]

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LAST-MINUTE PARTY IDEAS

The National Retail Federation recently predicted that Americans will spend nearly $75 per person on Halloween this year! WOW! That’s one scary statistic for our wallets!!! BUT … I [...]

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HALLOWEEN COSTUME IDEAS – Adults, Couples, Kids, Pets!

Whether you’re looking for COUPLES – ADULTS – KIDS – FAMILIES – or yes, even PETS … here are some of the easiest ones to create! Post some of your favorite [...]

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Halloween Haunted Houses

This is just the TIP OF THE ICEBERG!! Share your favorite Haunted House! Click Here To View List of Haunted Houses DISCLAIMER: Personally, I don’t like to have the daylights scared of me so am [...]

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Five Things I Like …