Needed a break -Update from Oak Park, IL blog

Yeah I have been busy after October I needed a break, the cubs went down in flames really fast in the playoffs then I got dragged to the series. Only to be bored to death, and suckered into trick or treating with my nieces and nephews around Oak Park, IL. Oh, then I have classes I doubled up this time to get done with my degree because Roosevelt university likes to fuck up your financial aid if not that your class schedule is screwed up to the point you have to wait a year to take one fucking class. No, I am not kidding and I am going to Roosevelt online! It is the dumbest shit ever.

So obviously with work, two classes and oh instructors who have no idea what is going then add your fellow students who write at a third grade or can only manage one sentence. I am not the brightest crayon in the box but come on! Therefore, you can understand my focus on getting that shit done, and putting the blog on the back burner. When you are dealing with an influx of stupidity it gets hard to multitask but I will be back.

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Real Ghost Stories: The Curse of Doll Island -Oak Park, IL related

Real Ghost Stories: The Curse of Doll Island -Oak Park, IL related

http://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/the-island-of-the-dolls/

In the canals of Xochimilco, there’s an island covered in mutilated and dismembered dolls. The island is said to be haunted by the spirit of a girl who died in the canals. Enter if you dare.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNEFsd0vgcA

Halloween-Oak Park, IL related This could be used for maybe an interactive of video display that you can play for your upcoming Halloween Party!

Generic Halloween wallpaper collection on Google Plus (Vampire, Ghost, Pumpkin)

I have made a new Halloween wallpaper collection its generic as all heck but it’s something younger kids might like. Nothing too scary nothing to violent just flat 2d images of a Vampire, Ghost and pumpkin/ghoul. I have saved it for easy downloading on Google Plus (collections). I made it into three different posts to separate the groups, making downloading for all the youngsters as easy as possible. Just don’t let them read all the other crazy stuff on here okay? LOL

Here is the link:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/collection/kP2GUE

Halloween Idea #417 for Oak Park, Il “fun”

I also found for you pumpkin carving mother fucker’s stencils for each of your zodiac signs. I thought this was interesting if you are having one of those longer (time-consuming) parties with friends and wanted to do something unique or just wanted to add some flair to a tedious but traditional Halloween activity. Just have a pinterest account and a printer to get the stencils for these designs, plus the usual pumpkin carving equipment and viola!

Here is the link:

http://www.elledecor.com/life-culture/fun-at-home/a8876/pumpkin-carving-designs/

More drinks please! If you are having a strictly adult Halloween party I recommend looking at this article that has beautiful pictures and recipes of 15 different drinks that can be Halloween related to mix and serve to your guests. Ahh, do you feel the buzz kicking in just looking at these pictures? Again, just have a pinterest account and a printer for these recipes so that you can make your own “drink book” for easy reference as you make your guests individual or just making a big ass punch for a large group of people.

Here is the link:

http://www.elledecor.com/life-culture/food-drink/g3159/halloween-cocktails/

This article gives you 5 easy ways to decorate your space for Halloween and entertain your guests as well, it is a very brief article and looking at the ideas listed it my just take only a few bucks to pull all of them off. Also the good thing about it is that it may engage any young ones that are in your hair while you are making the drinks I listed above. Keep the brats busy!

Here is the link:

https://www.supersavvyme.co.uk/family-life/fun-activities/article/5-spooky-halloween-ideas

Halloween projects for the kids

So to keep my niece and nephew busy this Halloween (I am not sure if the older niece would partake) I found some more crafty stuff to have them do while they are in my presence so that I am not running the streets with two kids not my own! The great thing was that I got it from an email by World Market (yeah, I am one of those a-holes!).

This is the original article link right here:

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/tag/kids-halloween/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wk29_halloweenshop&utm_source=wmblog&CAMP=211701&RRID=9007223

However, to make it more savor and easier to pick from I divided the projects down from the original article to their separate links to make it easier to read and print off the instructions at work, because that is what we are all going to do anyway! Hopefully you and the kids you have to entertain find something enjoyable to do and keep them off streets and occupied after a long day of trick or treating.

These are the individual project links with the descriptions as headings:

HOW TO HALLOWEEN: WITCH’S POTION PLATTER RECIPES

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/recipe/halloween-potion-platter-recipes/

HOW TO HALLOWEEN: BREADSTICK SNAKES RECIPE

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/recipe/halloween-breadstick-snakes-recipe/

HOW TO HALLOWEEN: CAULDRON CAKE RECIPE

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/recipe/halloween_cauldron_cake_recipe/

HOW TO HALLOWEEN: DOUBLE TROUBLE BUBBLE JUICE RECIPE

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/recipe/halloween-bubble-juice-recipe/

Halloween Idea #416 for Oak Park, Il “fun”

I found another cool thing for Halloween parties this is a Blood Orange cocktail great for ADULT parties (I had to put that disclaimer in there) drinks a plenty bitches! This is a great way to disguise the adult drinks from the kids you might have at your Halloween party and just strange enough to deterring that one punk ass kid from sneaking around trying get a sip.

Here is the link:

https://www.worldmarket.com/blog/recipe/blood-orange-cocktail-recipe/

I also found another list (on Imgur IKR?) of great horror films so if you are throwing a party on Halloween or just staying in, this list is great for entertainment ideas for that night. Most of these movies you should already know but a refresh is always good especially if you are trying to put a party and the entertainment together at the last minute.

Here is the link:

https://imgur.com/gallery/1npWU

To create that fog effect as simply as possible I found directions online through a company in the area that creates dry ice, just not that it is very crazy ass to handle, upon that you must store it properly because dry ice is just carbon dioxide gas frozen. Therefore, if you like to live and breathe storage of the product must be taken seriously if I do go through the dry ice/fog idea I will probably store it on the back porch of the apartment.

Here is the link:

http://dryiceinfo.com/fog.htm

Oak Park, IL blog related: 13 Halloween Superstitions & Traditions Explained

This article gives you a quick click to click run down about all the Halloween related traditions and superstitious we have still today. Like the Black Cat mythology, myths about spiders, bats to the Witch’s broomstick when you read the brief explanations you will increase your knowledge of the holiday and probably laugh at yourself because you probably believe one or two of these superstitions.

Anyway, this information will be great for story telling at a Halloween party of maybe assist in the decorations making for the old Halloween residence the less it looks like Oak Park, Il the better!

Here is the link to the article that explains the most common Superstitions & Traditions:

http://www.livescience.com/16677-halloween-superstitions-traditions.html

Halloween Related: Classic Movie Monsters Quiz

It’s Another season of lame in Oak Park, IL so to celebrate Halloween, have some fun and get everyone in the spirit enjoy this Halloween-related trivia called The Classic Movie Monsters Quiz. Great to get you and your guests in The Halloween season before or during a Halloween party.

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/classic-movie-monsters-quiz.htm?mkcpgn=i600006237&sg_uid=IybQGcNFxVwxUHmOqWuH-w%3D%3D