Tag: Halloween

Keep Your Carved Pumpkin from Rotting

After you spent an entire afternoon carving your pumpkin, two days later, it’s already rotting away. Here is a trick for preserving your pumpkins so that doesn’t happen. What you need: Bleach and 2/3 cup of water (you may need to adjust the amount depending on the size of your... more
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Pine Cone Spiders

We saw these adorable Pine Cone Spiders for Halloween. They can be a creepy-cute seasonal addition to the nooks, crannies, and shelves around your home! Materials: Round Pine Cones Wiggly Eyes Brown Pipe Cleaners Scissors Low Temperature Hot Glue Gun and Glue Cotton Butcher’s... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Storage Tip

Have you begun decorating for fall and Halloween? Carefully check items that weren’t sealed and stored properly—they may be harboring pests! Then for next year, store your décor in hard, plastic bins with tightly sealed lids that can’t easily be chewed through. Happy... more
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Creepy Pest That Scare On Halloween

During the month of October, it's common to see bats, spiders and other creatures.  Especially when they are attacking your front door in the form of trick-or-treaters on Halloween. However, there are some real-life ghoulish pests homeowners should look out for this fall. While a wagon full of... more
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How Did the Bat Get Associated With Halloween?

The bat has always been a creepy, dark creature associated with Halloween. But how did it get this way? In the ancient origins of Halloween, people gathered around bonfires to ward off evil spirits. Small bugs and moths were attracted to the bright light of the fire and, in turn, attracted bats.... more
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