How To Make Your Computer Last Longer

October 20, 2021

There are some things that we all must have if we’re going to live life to the fullest. Take a computer, for example. While it’s not essential -- you can certainly live without one -- having one does make things a lot more straightforward. The issue is that they can be expensive. They’re worth the investment, sure, but it’s not an expense you’ll want to spend all too often! Your computer should last for many years, not just one or two. 


While there will always come a point when technology just dies for good, when that moment arrives is somewhat in your control. In this blog, we’re going to run through some useful tips that’ll help to keep your device in tip-top condition for as long as possible.


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Buy Quality


The first tip is to make sure that you’re buying a good device in the first place. The better the computer is when you begin using it, the more likely it is that it’ll last for a long time. Remember, low-quality goods usually don’t stand the test of time! This is especially the case if you’re buying your computer second-hand. This is a good way to save money, but it can pose additional risks. It’s worthwhile investigating the overall longevity of the machine before investing in a second-hand or refurbished device. If others say it has a short lifespan, then you’ll know that it’ll be best to look elsewhere.


Treat It Well


Even if your machine is well-built, it’s important to remember that it’s not invincible. Far from it, in fact. If you’re routinely throwing your laptop around, then you’ll run the risk of causing damage, even if you’re throwing the device onto a soft material, such as the couch. All you need to do is misjudge the throw just once, and you might have big problems that need fixing! Also, remember that your laptop is not a coaster or a dinner plate. One spilt drink could mean having to get your wallet out and buying another computer!


Don’t Overburden The Device 


If you’ve invested a significant amount of money into buying your machine, then you’ll expect it to be highly capable. And the truth is that it probably is capable; your laptop will be able to do a lot. However, it’s unlikely that it’ll be able to do all of it all at the same time. If you continually have too many apps open, then you’ll be overburdening your computer -- and at some point, it might crash. One way to know if you’re overloading your device is if it's always overheated. Keep your mac cool, and you’ll be unlikely to have too many major problems. Another telltale sign is that it's running slowly since that usually indicates that the computer is under too much pressure.


Keep It Updated


Your computer does not exist in isolation. It’s more like a series of components, such as the hardware, software, websites, and things like that. While it can be tempting not to update your device (since it can take time/may require a chance of software), there’s a lot of value in doing so. They do, after all, release updates for a reason. You’ll find that bugs are fixed and that the security aspects of your device are better, too. Plus, you’ll find that updating your computer is better for it, anyway, since it’ll allow you to download more modern apps and so forth.


Virus Issues


Of course, just because you’re keeping your device updated, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll be safe from hackers. You usually need to get your own security software to ensure that. So first of all, invest in good antivirus software. Second, be sure to handle any issues as soon as possible. The longer you have them on your device, the worse your machine will become -- and the more willing you’ll be to say goodbye to that device and invest in a new one. 


Handle Issues


You can fix some computer issues yourself, but for others, it’ll be best to take your device to an expert. In fact, sometimes it’s a good idea to take your computer to a professional even if you don’t have any major issues. They’ll be able to perform some TLC to keep it in full working condition. 


Keep It On


People tend to think of their devices in the same way that they think of themselves, especially when it comes to getting rest. You might need eight hours of sleep each night, but your computer does not. People have been turning off their computers and phones for years in the mistaken belief that doing so helps to preserve the battery. But the latest research tells us that this is not the case. It’s often better to keep it on since the device requires more energy to turn off/turn back on, and in any case, switching off the phone doesn’t save battery any more than if it’s on in idle mode. 


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Try To Save It 


Finally, remember that it’s worthwhile looking to see if your device can be saved before giving up on it entirely. Most people decide to buy a new laptop when their old one looks like it’s gone to computer heaven. However, studies have shown that around 80% of the items that end up in the trash can actually be saved. So even though all hope might be lost, it could be worthwhile taking it to a computer repair company. If the first one tells you that it can’t be fixed, take it to another company. They might just tell you something different -- and help you to save plenty of cash in the meantime since you won’t need to buy another device.


Conclusion


And there we have it! As we said at the beginning of the article, how long your device lasts is within your control, to a certain degree at least. If you take all the tips that we’ve outlined above, then you’ll find that you don’t need to go computer shopping all too often.




Stay Fortified and Healthy This Fall with Superior Source Vitamins + GIVEAWAY

October 19, 2021

Hey there friends! I hope each of you are having a wonderful October! Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. I love the color temperatures, changing of the color of the leaves and pumpkin spice everything. Speaking of change, right now is the perfect time to fortify your family's health with Superior Source Vitamins.

Special thanks to Superior Source Vitamins for sponsoring this post and giveaway. Please see the terms and conditions on the giveaway widget for more information.

Stay Fortified and Healthy This Fall With COVID again on the rise and the flu season looming on the horizon, it is important to stay healthy and take your vitamins – particularly ones that support immune health and clarity of mind. Stay Fortified and Healthy This Fall with Microlingual® tablets from Superior Source. Taking Superior Source Vitamins is easy because there are NO PILLS to SWALLOW! With over 120 vitamins, there are vitamins for everyone, young old and every need. Best of all, Superior Source Vitamins are MicroLingual® with “Under the Tongue Technology” that works fast, and are quickly absorbed into the body, dissolving in seconds. Did you know that… by swallowing supplements, as much as 50% of the potency is lost in the high acid environment of the stomach!

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Being Careful With Your Fitness Routine

Fitness has become a buzzword for healthy living. Ultimately, the human body requires regular physical activity to stay healthy, strong and support essential functions. Therefore, if you are a fitness enthusiast, you probably already have an essential list of to-does to make the most of your workout. From training with an accountability partner to fueling your body after a workout, staying healthy and active is a no-brainer. 

However, like with most things, moderation is key. In excess, fitness could harm your health, affecting your physical and mental wellbeing.  


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Injury risks increase

Your body needs recovery time after a workout. Everybody has different recovery practices. Some people prefer to take a rest day, while others focus on active recovery. While being essentially another workout, active recovery needs to be gentle so that the muscles remain active but are not pushed too hard. Learning to listen to your body is crucial when you work out, so you know when it's time to stop. However, if you become too resilient to muscle soreness and fatigue, you might encounter overuse injuries. These unpleasant training injuries occur when you repeatedly do the same movement, putting pressure on your muscles, joints, or bones. Failure to take recovery time or to use the right technique can create trauma for the body.   


You are always sore

Muscle soreness is a natural part of an active lifestyle. Most individuals experience onset soreness on the following days after a workout. If you train regularly, you might find yourself getting used to the soreness. As a result, you might not recognize abnormal muscle pain, such as a peripheral aneurysm (a leg aneurysm like Dr. House). Fitness enthusiasts also find it hard to explain their pain to a doctor. Indeed, a doctor may assume you describe muscle soreness rather than the symptoms of an aneurysm. Yet, a peripheral aneurysm can be easily diagnosed through an ultrasound scan or angiography. Therefore, if a doctor fails to take your pain seriously, medical malpractice attorneys tend to describe the situation as medical negligence. Unfortunately, more often than not, the leading cause of missed peripheral aneurysms is the resilience to pain that extreme fitness goers can develop. 


You might develop an obsessive disorder

Frequent workouts are beneficial for your health. However, you need to maintain a healthy relationship with your routine. Exercise addiction may not be recognized officially as a mental health disorder, but it can create damaging obsessive behaviors. Individuals who exercise compulsively can get anxious when they can't work out. They are focused on burning most of the consumed calories through sports. Most of them are willing to turn down seeing friends and families in order to spend more time at the gym. 


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You damage your immune system

While regular exercises can strengthen your immune system, too much can have the opposite effect. Indeed, according to experts, high-intensity exercise for an extended period of time can cause a drop in immune function. While your immune system can recover within 24 hours, if your workout routine includes too frequent high-intensity workouts, your immune system could be left weakened. As a result, you are more vulnerable to infections and viruses. 


An active lifestyle is only healthy as long as you know how to listen to your body. Injuries, misdiagnoses, mental health disorders, and low immune response can be some of the consequences of your intense workout routine. 









10 Tips To Help You Survive as a New Homeowner

October 11, 2021

If you are new to the world of homeownership, it can be hard to know where to start. There are many aspects of being a homeowner, from gardening and home maintenance tasks to understanding your mortgage or insurance policies. You may not even have friends who are in the same situation as you. But don't worry - we've compiled some great tips for first-time homeowners looking for advice on how to survive their first year as a homeowner.

10 Tips To Help You Survive as a New Homeowner

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Start by Getting Home Insurance 

As a new homeowner, you want to make sure that your home is safe. One of the best ways to protect your property and belongings from damage or loss due to fire, theft, or vandalism is with a homeowners policy. Start by getting home insurance quotes from multiple providers so you can choose which provider has policies at the most affordable price for your budget.

Follow up by calling around for homeowners insurance quotes to determine what different companies will charge you for their policies before making a final decision. Make sure they offer coverage types like replacement cost value (RCV) and actual cash value (ACV). The higher limits on ACV coverage are better if you have expensive items that could be stolen or lost. Ask your insurance agent if they offer different types of policies that cover the replacement cost value (RCV) as well as actual cash value (ACV). Higher ACV coverage limits are better if you have expensive items that could be stolen or lost, so it's best to choose a policy with high values to protect yourself from financial loss.

Have Contacts for Various Repair Professionals

There is always the need for a plumber, carpenter, painter, or electrician. Even if you are not looking to do any renovations right away, it never hurts to get contacts of people who can come in and help with smaller jobs around your house. Having these numbers on hand will be helpful, and you can decide which ones to call depending on what needs doing.

Take Your Time With Renovation Projects 

Don’t rush into renovations or projects you aren’t ready for. Many people make the mistake of assuming they can do things on their own and end up with a half-finished project and no idea how to handle it. If there is something that looks like more work than you thought, take some time to research it before you begin working on it yourself. You might also want to ask around for advice from those who have experience in the area like roof inspection, as this will probably save your sanity and money.

Invest in a Patio

If you're like many homeowners, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about your home is probably not a patio. However, as time goes by and you become more and more accustomed to living in your new home, investing in one may be something worth considering. 

Patios can make beautiful additions to homes of all kinds – from those located on small city lots to sprawling country estates with acres upon acres available for outdoor living. But, no matter your home's situation, there are a few things to consider when planning for your patio's installation, like furniture. So, here is a Patio Furniture Buying Guide: 5 Tips For Choosing The Best Pieces for your reference.

A good idea is to start by deciding on the basic design of your new patio,  with an eye towards making it blend in with the rest of your home and property as seamlessly as possible. While you may want something unique that stands out from everything else around it, this can be tricky when trying to pair it perfectly with existing elements like walkways or driveways. So make sure you consider these factors before moving forward.

If there aren't any nearby walls surrounding your property, consider installing decorative fencing along the perimeter – not only will this help define where your outdoor living space ends and starts and provide extra privacy if desired. In addition, these can be easily customized to match your existing fence, so you can take advantage of having them both installed simultaneously.

If there isn't already a patio or flagstone path leading from your home's main entrance out into the open space that surrounds it, then now is a great opportunity to install one. Even if you're planning on building a new walkway and driveway connecting your front door directly with what will become your backyard, creating an outdoor living area right next to these elements – perhaps even using some of the leftover stones – can make things easier when getting ready for installation. 

This way, everything comes together in perfect harmony without any major renovations needed later down the line. Remember how we mentioned making sure whatever design choices you go with blend in with the rest of your property? This is a great way to do just that!

Keep All Home Warranties Safe 

In the event your home warranty is lost, stolen, or misplaced, it's essential to keep a copy of any and all details on hand. Also, if multiple people are on the policy, make sure everyone involved has access to this information if something happens while one person is away from home for an extended period.

Home warranties cover repairs to appliances that have failed during the home's warranty term, but they don't cover items that need maintenance or replacement long before their expected lifespan is up. 

Check Your HVAC System 

As the weather begins to change, you might notice that your HVAC system is not doing what it is supposed to. The heating and cooling units are both complicated machines that will break down over time. Like any other machine, you will want to inspect it so that you can be aware of what is going on. If there are problems, then this could cost more than just money. It may lead to your health being at risk because of poor air quality or temperature inside your home.

Upgrade Your Security System 

Invest in a security system. Be sure to have working fire alarms as well. If you can hear the alarm, then your neighbors will hear it too, and that's one way of getting help during an emergency if no one has a phone nearby or there is no cell service because of a storm. Also, make sure that your security system is up to date and fully functional. There's nothing worse than having a false alarm go off because of an old sensor or other malfunction.

Get Help With Your Tax Return 

A good solution is to do your research on the internet for information about filing taxes as a homeowner. This will help you better understand what deductions apply to homeownership and which ones don't. In addition, you should make sure you save all of your receipts related to home-related expenses throughout the year, so when it comes time to file your taxes, this process goes much more smoothly. 

For instance, if you bought new appliances for your kitchen, then keep those receipts saved because they could be deducted on future years' returns. When doing research, remember that there are many websites with information on homeownership tax deductions so you can be sure to get accurate and helpful results.

Don't Ignore Home Maintenance 

Don't ignore home maintenance as it could be the difference between an organized home and an unappealing one. In addition, it’s crucial to maintain the exterior of your house so that it doesn’t lose its value over time or become an eyesore for your neighbors and community. 

Too much work? Hire a reputable handyman instead. You can find one through referrals from friends who have already used their services or from an online review. Or check out Handy, which connects homeowners with helpers for small jobs like fixing clogged drains or assembling furniture. Make sure all repairs are up-to-code. Before making any major renovations, consult a professional to make sure everything in your home is up-to-code.

Get To Know Your Neighbors

Your neighbors will become the most important people in your new community, and they'll likely care more about you than anyone else. So when you first move into a neighborhood, introduce yourself to everyone. Many times it's easy to meet them because they're likely cleaning their car or working on another project outside on your moving day. 

Neighborhood block parties are an excellent opportunity as well - get talking. You can also serve better by helping others with small things like picking up dog poop whenever you see it lying around. If someone needs to move from one place to another, but they don’t have access to transportation, then lend them yours without asking for anything in return.

Conclusion

You are now a homeowner. Congratulations on your new home and all of the hard work you have put into making this dream come true. The first year can be especially grueling because there is so much to do, but try not to get too overwhelmed. It will take time for things to go back to normal after the chaos of moving, so be patient.




7 Tips for Creating a Productive Learning Space at Home for Kids

October 10, 2021


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Whether the kids are now back to attending regular school classes, or they’re in some respects still learning at home or following some sort of hybrid schedule, they must have a productive and stimulating learning space. 


If you don’t have enough space to specifically make a learning room dedicated to your kids’ studying, there are still many practical tips you can try that will get the job done. 

It’s not about how big or small the room is; it’s about how you utilize what you’ve got to make learning engaging and fun at home. 


Here, we explain why it’s so important for kids to have a productive space at home to learn, and then move on to give you 7 practical tips for making the best studying space for the young ones. 

Why a Stimulating Learning Space is Important  

You may think that as long your kid is getting their homework done, it doesn’t matter where they sit down to do it, whether it’s on their bed or on the cozy living room couch. 

However, that might not be an ideal space for a young child to learn. 


A dedicated study place at home can assist your child's creativity, focus, and motivation. When you specifically dedicate a space for your child to pass their learning time in, you’re eliminating distractions, helping them focus on the task at hand: studying. 


A sense of consistency is extremely important for children when they’re learning. Creating studying habits and routines that they can follow helps them stay motivated and learn about self-regulation. 

It’s Not About Square Footage; It’s About Consistency 

Short on space and budget?  


There’s no need to be discouraged; because it’s not about how much space you can give them or how much cool-looking equipment you can showcase in the room. 


The most important factor is consistency. Be flexible with your space. For example, dedicate a specific item, like a lap desk or a foldable chair, to studying, and each time it’s time to learn, you can pull out that desk or chair and set it up in the corner of a room. 

This way, your child can learn about continuity in routine and make it a habit of staying focus whenever their in that space, regardless of square footage and expensive equipment. 


The idea is to establish a distinct learning pattern and location for your youngster. At the end of the day, the essential thing is to demonstrate to your child that you value learning enough to make it a regular part of your household.

1. Make it cozy but not too comfortable

Try to keep the balance between having a space your child can be comfortable and relaxed in but not too comfortable that they fall asleep doing multiplications. The simplest area is to have a flat surface for their books, Ipads, laptops, and a comfy chair they can sit on. The rest is up to your child’s style and needs, which we cover below. 


Be mindful about their bed; we don’t recommend the bed as a studying location. Besides making it easier for the children to fall asleep, doing tasks other than sleeping in bed can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep at night.

2. Use natural lighting as much as possible

Choose a room in your house that gets the most natural light if at all possible.


Numerous studies have shown natural lighting to improve performance, well-being, and creativity in learning situations. The setting is more conducive to learning, the more natural light there is.

Don't worry if you can't find an inside location with natural light. Instead, make an outdoor learning area; simply make sure there aren’t many distractions or noise where your child can learn comfortably. 

3. Keep distractions to the minimum 


A room with too many toys, books, and materials might feel crowded and chaotic. Instead, declutter the area to create an organized setting; this will tremendously assist your child in concentrating on their studies.


Also, ask your children to turn off their phones (if they’re allowed to have one). 

You can try playing instrumental music to drown out other noises or to break the silence. Some people find this useful, while others do not.

4. Add variety to the schedule  

Children's minds develop and adapt rapidly, and keeping them interested in topics is not easy. So try to have some variety in their schedule, have different options to choose from, and rotate them every few weeks. 


For example, you can focus on most important preschool math concepts for a couple of weeks, then add something different like arts and crafts for a few days to keep things interesting. 


Providing a variety of educational options keeps childrens’ developing minds active and engaged. They won't get bored this way, and they'll be looking forward to their next educational excursion.

5. Keep the space organized 

Children learn best in well-organized, clean environments, so strive to keep clutter to a minimum. 

Try to keep the most-used materials available on lower shelves for kids, and add some sort of visual cue to the bins or compartments like color-coding or tags. 

It's easier for youngsters to chose what they want to play with when they have a well-organized learning space. It will also educate children on how to clean up and stay organized.

6. Give it some personality 

The main necessities of a learning space are simple. How interesting you make it, however, is up to you and your kids’ needs. 


Some like it colorful, and others prefer a plain environment with fewer distractions. 

When a learning space is tailored to a child's passions and interests, they will feel as if they own it and will be more likely to participate in and care for it.

Encourage them to assist you in decorating the room, and ask your kids to understand better and incorporate what they like. For example, you can use favorite cartoon characters, superheroes, or favorite colors to make the room more personalized. 

7. Reserve Room for Growth 

You don’t have to fill the whole space up with papers, and equipment, and decoration. In fact, keep some room for growth; the kids may have specific projects they want to display or find new things they like and are passionate about. 


The learning environment should not feel complete or crowded. Rather, it should feel like a place where your children can grow and discover new likes and interests as they mature.



Halloween Gift Guide 2021

October 8, 2021


Hey there friends! Even though Halloween might not be the first holiday you think of as a gift-giving season, there are actually plenty of reasons to spoil someone this time of year. Maybe you know some ghouls and boils that are huntedly possessed with Halloween, and you want to get them a little something to celebrate it.

Today we are sharing some scary-good finds that are perfectly spooky for gift giving. No tricks, just treats for everyone—vampires, skeletons, ghosts, and ghouls included—on your list.

These posting may contain affiliate linking. If you make a purchase, I will make a fee from this, but it does NOT change the pricing. Items on our guide may have been gifts to us in exchange for sharing, however, all opinions are our own.

Decocrated Fall & Halloween Box

Looking for easy home decor to welcome in the fall season? Decocrated, the award winning home decor box, is there for you with their truly one of a kind Fall 2021 Box and Halloween add-on box - both curated and delivered right to your door so you never miss a beat!


How Decocrated Works: Receive six to eight seasonally inspired home décor pieces delivered four times per year (a $200 value per box). Items may include an assortment of products, such as decorative trays, tabletop decor, throw pillow covers, table runner, small DIY projects, printed art, and more. Each box includes a Decocrated booklet complete with product descriptions, pro tips, how-tos, and inspiration. A curated collection to complement all your Decocrated decor with exclusive access to members-only pricing. Enjoy holiday add-on boxes, including the Halloween add-on box.

Pirani Reusable Cups
Taking a drink to go while supervising the trick or treaters? Pirani is the perfect tumbler to take it in. Available in black and orange, Pirani tumblers they hold 16 ounces, are stainless steel, triple-insulated and keep drinks cold 12+ hours; hot up to six. And they feature a lid so no spills while walking!

Spooky-licious Chocolate Pizza Made by Chocolate Pizza Company

SPOOKY-LICIOUS CHOCOLATE PIZZA | HALLOWEEN GIFT IDEA GOBLINS LOVE

A Spooky-licious Chocolate Pizza is a perfectly un-scary treat for Halloween. Surprise your co-workers or send one to faraway family and friends for a gourmet treat that’s so delicious, it’s scary!

Choose rich milk or dark chocolate for the base of your spooky pizza pie. Our chocolate-making ghouls mix in finely ground homemade English toffee for a velvety texture and distinct flavor. Then we wickedly top it with loads of creepy-colored candies and spooky sugar ghosts for a fun treat all the witches and warlocks in your crypt are sure to howl for.

Go monstrously mad by pairing your Spooky-licious Chocolate Pizza with our devilishly delicious Peanut Butter Wings, which are rippled, crisp potato chips slathered in creamy peanut butter and dunked into rich chocolate (with your choice of milk or dark). It’s the most frighteningly fitting duo since Dr. Jekyll met Mr. Hyde.

eCreamery Ice Cream is Scary GOOD!

It’s Halloween. Time to enjoy some “to die for” treats! eCreamery is sending a loud “RIP” to all those boring Halloween sweets by offering these bewitching collections of monstrously marvelous treats made just for “boo!”
Everyone from your Mummy to your little monsters will delight in eCreamery’s custom-churned, hand-packed gourmet ice cream artistry. They’ll also get a howl out of the funny messages on each mouth-watering pint of frightfully fabulous perfection.

eCreamery’s Spooky Scoops Collection is sure to hit the Halloween sweet spot. It includes one pint of each of these flavors:
  • Cookies and S(Cream) – Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Oreo Cookie Pieces
  • Trick or Treat – Brownie Batter Ice Cream with Cookie Dough Bites and Chocolate Chips
  • Love at First Bite – Marshmallow Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips and Graham Crunch
  • Bone Appetite – Vanilla Ice Cream with Cookie Dough Bites and Chocolate Chips
Regular Price: $69.99 plus S&H Now Available: $59.99 plus S&H

Red Vines® Candy Corn Twists: These chewy licorice twists will be a hit with your crew & any trick-or-treaters coming through. Munch fright-free on a fat-free, low sodium, Kosher and Halal-certified candy. 4oz trays of chewy Red Vines Candy Corn Twists are available for a limited time only! $1.99/single-unit, $14.99/9-pack.


American Licorice Company® Bewitching Box: Filled with limited-edition Halloween sweets from Red Vines®, Sour Punch®, and Cow Tales®, plus popcorn and a card for a free Fandango movie, you and your crew can look forward to a truly spooktacular experience! Each box includes a 4oz Red Vines Candy Corn Twists Tray, a 3.7oz Sour Punch Spooky Straws Tray, a 5oz Red Vines Original Tray, two 0.5oz Sour Punch Bats & Pumpkins Pouches, two 0.5oz Sour Punch ZomBeanz Pouches, one bag of popcorn, one Brownie Cow Tale, one Caramel Apple Cow Tale and access card for a complimentary Fandango movie. Price: $14.99/box. 


Sour Punch® Spooky Straws: Features three frightfully fruity flavors: Apple, Grape, and Tangerine. Spooky Straws are low fat, low sodium, and Kosher and Halal certified. Price: $1.99/single-unit, $14.99/12-pack. 
Sour Punch®Mummy Mix: Sour Punch® Mummy Mix includes a mouthwatering mashup of Bats & Pumpkins and ZomBeanz in ScareSize™ pouches and individually wrapped Halloween twists in a 46-oz bag. Featuring an assortment of fearfully fruity candy flavors: Bone-Chilling Berry, Oozing Orange, Spooky Strawberry, Mortal Melon and Mummy Melon. Price: $6.49/single-unit.


Sour Punch® Twists: Don’t let sour candy cravings haunt you this Halloween. Sour Punch® Twists are offered in three spooktacular flavors: Monster Melon, Bone-Chilling Berry and Oozing Orange. Snack fright-free, as Sour Punch is a low fat, low sodium, Halal & Kosher certified candy. Each 20oz bag contains about 100 individually wrapped candy twists. Price: $3.99/single-unit, $44.99/12-pack. 


Sour Punch® Bats & Pumpkins: Enjoy fang-tastically fruity Bone-Chilling Berry & Oozing Orange sour candy flavors. Sour Punch candy is low in fat and sodium. Each 25oz bag contains about 50 Scare Size™ pouches. Price: $6.99/single-unit. 


Red Vines® Ghoulish Grape Ropes: Help keep the Halloween spirit alive with special grape candy ropes, available online for a limited time only in a 14 oz bag! Red Vines Halloween Ghoulish Grape Ropes are a fat-free, low sodium, Kosher & Halal certified candy. Price: $3.49/single-unit. 

Kid-Approved Halloween Treats and Recipe Ideas:

Happy Haunting! Cookie Decorating Kit by Color My Cookie

Cookie Decorating Kit

Looking for a spooky treat this Halloween? This Happy Haunting! Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit is the perfect mix of sweet and scary.

This set includes:
  • Haunted houses ready for your decorations
  • Spooky pumpkin monsters,
  • Creepy coffins
Get ready to enjoy the season's most spooktacular treat with this cookie decorating kit!

Every Color My Cookie Kit includes:
  • 6 cookies to decorate
  • 1 edible paint palette cookie & edible watercolors
  • 2 paintbrushes & cups for water
  • Icing, sprinkles, & edible decor
  • Link to an online cookie decorating tutorial for your kit taught by a pastry chef

Halloween Beertails with Schöfferhofer recipes from Beautiful Booze
**Only intended for those 21 years of age or over**

We are getting a head-start on Halloween so you have time to do all your shopping and make these delicious low alcohol Schöfferhofer beertails for the festivities. The inclusion of 50% Hefeweizen beer and 50% real juice makes these beers perfect for mixing into delicious, refreshing cocktails year-round and the wonderful colors work perfectly for Halloween entertaining.

Spooky Salty Dog

Recipe:
Method:
  • Combine all ingredients, except Schofferhofer, in a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake to chill and combine ingredients
  • Rim a double old-fashioned glass with black salt
  • Strain into your glass over fresh ice
  • Top with Schöfferhofer Grapefruit
  • Garnish & Enjoy!
Bubbly Pom Spooky Cosmo

Recipe:
Method:
  • Combine all ingredients, except Schofferhofer, in a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake to chill and combine ingredients
  • Rim cocktail glass with black sugar
  • Strain into a cocktail glass
  • Top with Schöfferhofer Pomegranate
  • Garnish & Enjoy!
BetterBody Foods Monk Fruit Blend


Make a party much that everyone can enjoy since it's alcohol free! Try this healthy punch recipe for the Well Told glasses using BetterBody Foods Monk Fruit Blend:

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cups carbonated water
  • 3-4 Tbsp BBF Monk Fruit Blend
  • ½ cup bottled beet juice
DIRECTIONS
  1. Pour carbonated water into a large pitcher. Add monk fruit blend; stir until dissolved.. Add ice to glasses. Pour sweetened spritzer into glasses; top each glass with beet juice to desired color or taste.⠀
  2. Decorate with a fun spider ring and enjoy!


Appetizer Sampler Collection

Be the hostess with the mostess (and save yourself from cooking) with SeaBear’s Appetizer Sampler Collection, featuring six of their most popular entertaining items, all ready-to-serve. Plus, it’s orange and perfect for a Halloween get together! SeaBear Smokehouse is proud of its heritage, authenticity, and quality - and it shows in everything they do. Offering a wide selection of the finest seafood to please discerning food connoisseurs and health-conscious enthusiasts, it makes entertaining easy and delicious! Also available on Amazon.

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