Ellen’s haunted house video and my reaction

Ellen’s haunted house video and my reaction

My sister in law Karen shared this video from The Ellen DeGeneres Show — “Andy and Amy’s Haunted House” — in the comment area on my previous post. While I watched Amy and Adam go through Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights,...
Abandoned Haunted House Complex, I-94, Racine County

Abandoned Haunted House Complex, I-94, Racine County

Sturtevant, Wisconsin — The former Vance’s Bar along I-94/U.S. Route 41 at 2825 SE Frontage Road, which John D. Vance started as an auto repair garage after buying the land in 1948. An addition opened as a beer joint called i”Club 41″ in 1954,...
‘Death Makes a Holiday’ catalogs culture of Halloween

‘Death Makes a Holiday’ catalogs culture of Halloween

Because so much of my time is spent in the attention-shattering online world, I hope to restore a little balance, when possible, by getting engrossed in a good old-fashioned book. As a lover of history, mythology, traditions and customs, I figured that Death Makes a...
Halloween costumes: Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein

Halloween costumes: Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein

Happy Halloween to you and yours from Frankenstein’s monster and the lovely Bride of Frankenstein! Our Halloween costumes feature the classic Universal Studios Boris Karloff Frankenstein Mask, plus the Monster’s Bride Wig, scars and makeup. In assembling...
Halloween songs: Scary music playlist, spooky tunes

Halloween songs: Scary music playlist, spooky tunes

If you’re looking to add some Halloween songs to your personal music library, here are a few suggestions. You can download these songs via Amazon.com and enjoy it at an upcoming costume party or hayride, use these scary songs as background music for your haunted...
Goya pasta pumpkins

Goya pasta pumpkins

Amy made a trip to Racine Produce today, and came home with this bag of pasta pumpkins. “They’re so cute! I had to get them,” she beamed. Looking at the ingredients, I find neither pumpkin nor calabaza listed, just semolina, FD&C Yellow No. 5,...

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