Monthly Archives: August 2012

Are You Ready for Some Football?

I haven’t done much with sports here at Funtober yet. But it is a HUGE part of Fall. October is the heart of the college and NFL football season. AND October contains the Major League Baseball playoffs as well. While … Continue reading

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There are Going to be Halloween Crafts on Funtober this Fall!

Look what followed me home from the grocery store. The Best of Martha Stewart: Halloween Handbook. More than 150 enchanting ideas for costumes, decor, tricks and treats. It cost me a pocket emptying $9.95 at Whole Foods. I think a … Continue reading

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Tasting Lowenbrau Original

So I had my first Lowenbrau Original last Sunday. After I bought the Munich beer last month, I plunged into work on Funtober and never got a chance to enjoy it. Seriously. Zero. I blame it on my parents. In … Continue reading

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Late August Fall Foliage Update

It’s been a few weeks since my post on August 7th about how fall foliage might peak early. I’ve seen the discussion repeated in a number of newspapers over the course of August. So here’s some links to articles with … Continue reading

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Three Active Halloween 2012 Events to Work Off That Candy

I discovered Emma Rae’s Halloween site this summer as I was researching Halloween content for Funtober and put it on my list of websites to mention. So when Emma contacted me to ask if she could do a guest post … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Academy of Villains on America’s Got Talent!

Hip Hop dance group Academy of Villains from San Francisco killed it on August 15th in a spooky performance set to Bohemian Rhapsody on America’s Got Talent in order to reach the semifinals. Here’s a brief clip: I’m sorry I … Continue reading

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Presidential Election to Heat Up This October

Postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the GOP hosts the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida starting tomorrow. It concludes August 30th. This post isn’t the start of some strange personal political rant on my part. There’s two … Continue reading

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Scare Actors – Check Your Local Haunted House for Auditions!

Over the past week, I’ve noticed a few different news stories about haunted houses scheduling auditions for cast and crew members. If you want to spend your free time in October scaring people and having fun, be sure to contact … Continue reading

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Practice for Oktoberfest at Augtoberfest!

It’s Oktoberfest time! What? You figured Oktoberfest started in October? Well you would be wrong. The Germans decided a while back that they couldn’t wait to get trashed until October. So they moved up the Munich festival to start in … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon

Are you familiar with the saying? It refers to a rare event. But, in seven days, you can witness this event if you look up into the sky at night. A blue moon doesn’t refer to the color of the … Continue reading

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