Finding new ways to create memories with your family and coming up with your own traditions is so important. Anyone can take their kids Trick-Or-Treating, but to take the time to plan something special and then THAT every year……your kids will remember it for ever and hopefully adopt that as the tradition for their family when they get older.
By Michael Harris-Arzon, The Simplistic Professional
For many of us growing up, Halloween meant Trick-Or-Treating around the neighborhood on October 31st. (I really, don’t quite understand, how celebrating a day or two before All Hallows Eve makes it any safer for our kids. Every township and city announces the Halloween Day Of Celebration for them …weeks in advance!)
We would spend weeks, before hand, getting our costumes ready. Yes, we actually made them in those days. Then, we would go out for a couple of hours, of walking through the streets and visiting what ever homes had left their front lights on. (This meant they were home and giving out candy.) At the end of the evening, when we arrived home, we would pour all of our ill gotten gains, onto the dining room table for Dad to go through and check….supposedly for razors in apples or pins in candy…
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