Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups

For ardent enthusiasts of the holiday — and we’re talking adults here — the answer to that question is often “as much as it takes.” They will also, as it turns out, put up with quite a bit of discomfort.   The National Retail Federation estimates that a record 179 million Americans will partake in … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Simplify and organize your life from Halloween to Christmas

Like it or not, the pre-holiday season has is here. Time to make a list and check it twice of all things that need to get done this fall to avoid stress as the holiday season approaches!   Sort through and weed out your collection of Halloween Costumes. This time of year may typically be … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

A Guide to 13 Cheap and Easy Movie and TV-Themed Halloween Costumes

There’s roughly a week until Halloween and many people – myself included –  still haven’t gotten their costume situation in check. Thankfully, there are a number of fantastic characters from 2017’s pop culture offerings who make for relative cheap and easy costumes. If you’re anything like me, the notion of stitching together a terrifying outfit from scratch can … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Costumes, party necessities supplied at Party Depot

Party Depot has been in business for 17 years, 10 of which have been at the current 14,000 square foot location at 410 Main Ave.Still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Party Depot in downtown Brookings sells several thousand costumes every year, according to owner Cheryl Meyer. Meyer said the store has three main focuses: wedding rentals, … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

6 Christmas Costumes For Halloween

Over the years, holidays or occasions have seemingly started to get celebrated closer and closer to each other — like the way you see Christmas decorations pop up the day after Thanksgiving. The turkey is literally still digesting, people. Apparently, we love any reason to celebrate so much, that the holidays barely get time to … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Halloween costumes to try out with your friends this Halloween

Buying a costume last minute and going as a solitary witch is for amateurs and you and your friends are ready for the hard graft to look awesome this Halloween. Whether your crew wants to be the scariest gang in town or the comedy gold of the costume party there is something to please everyone. … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

All the Halloween costumes you can’t avoid in 2017

At any Halloween festivity this year, you’ll no doubt see the usual suspects that made big splashes in 2016: Elevens mingling with Barbs and Christmas-light walls, Reys hanging out with Poes and sexy BB-8s, and a disarming amount of Trumps and Clintons ripping shots with Harley Quinns and Hodors. 2017 has introduced its own new … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

What Christmas traditions are actually winter solstice traditions?

The winter solstice marks the shortest day of the year and is also traditionally understood to be the beginning of winter. This year, the solstice will occur on Dec. 21st, and according to a timetable created by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory, people in New York will only experience 9 hours … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Look Again: Animal Christmas Costumes Edition

Zoo owner Manny Tanco bottle-feeds a Bengal Tiger cub named “Duterte” during the Animal Christmas party at the Malabon Zoo. Along with the milk, I hope Duterte will be enjoying warm Christmas cookies baked with a copious amount of catnip. It’s legal drugs from cats! And it’s fine, he’s not driving home New York City, … [Read more…]

Extravagant Halloween costumes is big business and big fun for these KC grown-ups | Admin

Halloween and farm harvest fun

Tickets for Willamalane Park and Recreation District’s annual Haunted Hayride are available. The event is Oct. 23-25, and tickets sell out quickly. The event is geared toward young children. Cost is $7.50 to $9; willamalane.org.   The Frightuary Haunted House continues through Oct. 31 at Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. This year’s theme … [Read more…]