Tag Archives: Halloween


Expert Tips for Family Halloween Fun

    Create New Traditions With These Seasonal Ideas From the Pros For most kids, Halloween is typically about trick-or-treating and trying to get as much candy as possible. But parents may be more focused on making memories and establishing … Continue reading

Halloween costume safety tips … for Pets

Are you dressing your pet up for trick or treating? As with our own children, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to costume safety. Before you dress up your four-legged friends, the leading retailer, … Continue reading

Halloween Fun

Halloween season in Ottawa is coming to get you.  And there’s no end of opportunities to scare yourself silly. (Or is theeeere?) Continue reading

Halloween Treats: Coffin Crisp Mummies

Want to have some spooky Halloween fun with the kids in the kitchen? This recipe for COFFIN CRISP Mummies will have your little goblins gobblin’ and calling, “More, mummy! More.” Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time:  15 minutes  Ingredients: 20 … Continue reading

Halloween Treats: ScAERO Spider Brownie Pizza

Halloween + pizza = YUM, right? But what if you add spiders to the equation? EEK! Fear not, spunky parent. Your goblins and gobblers will love helping to make the “spiders” on this ScAERO Brownie Pizza. Ingredients: 12 (7.3 g) Nestlé ScAERO … Continue reading

Ottawa Celebrates Halloween

Ottawa residents clearly have a howl with Halloween decorating. Check out the spooky settings for the celebration today. Continue reading

Safety First for Your Ghost and Goblin

10 HALLOWEEN Dos and Don’ts Continue reading

Spooky Halloween Fun at Saunders Farm

by Stephen Johnson When I first moved to Ottawa fourteen years ago, everyone I met suggested that I visit Saunders Farm near Halloween for their haunted hayride.   I decided to check out what all the hype was about and was … Continue reading

Sweetest Halloween treats are swim or skate tickets

Drop that bag of chocolate bars. Move away from those boxes of serving-size potato chips. Run as though a zombie is chasing you to the nearest Ottawa recreation centre.  And keep going until you fill up on the sweetest of Halloween treats: Trick or Swim or Skate Tickets. Continue reading

Upper Canada Village’s Pumpkinferno is HOT!

by Candace Derickx     Since the early 19th century, pumpkins have been synonymous with Halloween. Originally carved with grotesque faces to represent goblins and ghouls, they were lit and placed outside home entrances to ward off the undead. Macabre, … Continue reading

Zombie 101 Workshop

Kids aged 11 and up can scare the life out of any slow walking humans on Halloween, thanks to two terrifyingly cool NCAC workshops. Check em out if you dare! Continue reading