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Reservoir Disney: Disney Princesses as Tarantino Characters

by |October 16, 2017
Categories: Animation, Mashup, Movies

Reservoir Disney: Disney Princesses as Tarantino Characters

Alright, let’s play a fun game! Imagine who or what your favorite Disney Princesses would go as for Halloween. Did you picture any Disney princess characters from a Tarantino film? No? Well, it’s the 25th anniversary of Reservoir Dogs this year, so we’ve got those movies on the mind. And so we thought it would be interesting to mashup Disney Princesses with...

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Halloween Costumes for Teachers

by |October 20, 2016
Categories: Costume Guides, Humor

Teacher

Once a year, teachers get to lower the veil between responsible educator and the dirty little fun-havers that they are in real life (or “IRL” as the kids say). But you’re a teacher, and therefore know how to stick to a budget, so shelling out big bucks for a costume just isn’t going to happen. You want a disguise that’s easy, comfortable, appropriate, unique, AND that won’t dip too much into your “Wine While Grading Papers” fund. Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up the best costumes for teachers, and even separated them by specialty … though, if we’re keeping it real, all teachers collectively specialize in one thing: witty comebacks for, “What? I’m just texting my mom!” Hold on to your seats, blackboard bandits – costume school is now in session....

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Hot Dog Princess Costume

by |October 19, 2016
Categories: Costume Guides, Family

Unique Halloween Costume

Mom and Dad of Ainsley Turner -- a.k.a. the “Hot Dog Princess” -- you both deserve a high five! In a world filled to the brim with little princesses-in-training, it’s refreshing when you happen upon a trailblazer – like a hot dog at her dance school’s dress up recital. The bold ballerina from North Carolina blew up the internet this summer with her unique approach to the class’ assignment. Embracing her individuality, Ainsley performed tendu fronts and pliés in full hot-off-the-grill regalia! Best of all, her dad proudly proclaimed that the entire thing was her idea. In short: The Hot Dog Princess rules in the kingdom of costumes!

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Running Costumes for Your Next Race

by |October 4, 2016
Categories: Costume Guides, Family

Unique Costumes

You did it! You finally signed up for a 5K, and you’re feeling awesome. Well, truthfully, you have a lot of nervous energy building up about it … but still, you’re mostly just stoked! A good pair of sneakers is integral, of course, but you’ve undoubtedly checked out pictures from previous races – people go all out for these events! (They aren’t classified as “fun runs” for nothing.) However, how do you know what to wear for each race? If you’re new to the running scene (or just need a refresher course), here’s our official guide to dressing up for your next 5K race....

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Five Ways to Make Monsters Less Scary for Children

by |December 18, 2012

When growing up, the fear of monsters crawling out from under the bed or a boogie monster coming out of the closet reigns high. This can happen year round for little ones, with the fear even higher around the Halloween season. Whether its ghosts, ghouls, and vampires or scary movies on television, you can’t help but hear the shrieks from your little ones. Or can you? With movies such as “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Monsters Inc.” featuring monsters befriending...

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Kids Halloween Party Ideas

by |October 31, 2012

There’s nothing like cool crisp air, pumpkin patches, and changing leaves to get your family in the mood for Halloween. Create your own fall tradition by hosting a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids! Although planning a party may seem overwhelming, all you need are a few fun activities to keep everyone busy. With a few simple ideas, you’ll be on your way to having a spooky party that people will talk about long after trick or treating is over.

 

Gruesome Guessing Game

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