Saturday, October 19, 2013

Feeling listless about Halloween - this may help

       Hallowe'en lists for your perusal....Enjoy!

Quotes of the day:  

* Eat, drink and be scary.  (author unknown)

* A grandmother pretends she doesn't know you on Halloween.
                                 (Erma Bombeck)

*Halloween is huge in my house and we really get into the "spirit" of things.  (Dee Snider)

* I don't know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighbourhood kids.
                                 (Robert Brault)

* From ghoulies and ghosts
   And long-leggedy beasties
   And things that go bump in the night,
   Good Lord, deliver us!
                   (Elizabeth Akers Allen)

* There is still a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch.  (Carolyn Wells)

* October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins....Merry October!   (Raindow Rowell)
                                      (my favourite quote here)

* Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.  (Mason Cooley)

Best Hallowe'en books for kids 2013:

1.  Ghost in the House by Ammi-Joan Paquette
2.  Romping Monsters, Stomping Monsters by Jane Yolen
3.  Vampire Baby by Kelly Bennett
4.  Filbert the Good Little Friend by Hiawyn Gram
5.  A Very Witchy Spelling Bee by George Murray
6.  Crankenstein by Samantha Berger
7.  Hallowe'en Night by Marjorie Dennis Murray
8. The Snatchbook - Whose Stealing all the stories?  by Helen Docherty
9.  Plants vs. Zombies Official Guide to Protecting Your Brain
10. The Mysterious Woods of Whistle Root by Christopher Pennell
      * How to Catch A Bogle by Catherine Jinks

Best Kids Hallowe'en Costumes for 2013:

1.  Number one in popularity is BATMAN
2.  Princess for little girls
3.  An
4.  Action Hero - ie. Ironman
5.  Spiderman
6.  Witch
7.  Zombie
8.  Disney Princess
9. Superman
10. A Fairy

Just for fun......Top 10 costumes for pets!

1. pumpkin
2. hot dog
3. cat-devil (tied)
4. witch
5. superman
6. dog
7. bow-ties/fancy collars
8. batman, vampire (tied)
9. ghost
10. bee

Top 10 Hallowe'en Candy:

1.  Tootsie Rolls
2.  Skittles
3.  Whoppers
4.  Sour Patch Kids
5.  Twix
6.   Rainbow nerds
7.   Starburst
8.   Smarties
9.   Peanut Butter Cups
10. Kit Kat

Read on and read always!
Happy day to you......

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