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DIY Halloween Decorations

#1Thing: Halloween Decorations That Cut Down On The Plastic

By Lori Melton Halloween is a ghoulishly fun holiday. People of all ages dress up in costumes, pass out treats, throw parties, and put up all kinds of decorations to celebrate the scariest night of the year. Unfortunately, Halloween is also filled with lots of harmful plastic items that can bog... Read More
DIY Ghost Costume

DIY Halloween Costumes From Recyclable Items Around the House

By Lori Melton One of the best parts of Halloween is pretending to be someone or something else — along with collecting and eating candy, of course! It’s the one night a year that people of all ages can reinvent themselves. From wearing something silly or turning into a scary “werewolf” at the... Read More
Columbus Day

Be a Tourist in NYC This Columbus Day Weekend!

Columbus Day Weekend unofficially marks the start of Fall for most. Hopefully, you have Monday off, so how about being a tourist in your own city? Grab your scarf, gloves and lace up your ice skates! 30 Rock Ice Rink officially opens this Saturday, October 12th! Take a few laps around the ice and... Read More
Pumpkin Patch

Why Picking Your Own Apples and Pumpkins is Sustainably Good

By Lori Melton There are so many wonderful things about fall — from the crisp air to the vibrant colors of changing leaves. It’s also a great time of year to spend time with family and friends to go on hayrides, attend a fall festival, watch football, conquer a corn maze, or throw a Halloween party... Read More