Author Archives: Mr. Funtober

We’ve decided to do another pumpkin giveaway to celebrate the start of October! And this one is even better. We spent nearly double last time and these pumpkin goodies are from Trader Joe’s! [fsb-social-bar facebook=”true” twitter=”true”] Our last giveaway was a huge success. [We’re still waiting to hear back from the winner – so Carla […]

We’re tracking the release date for the Pumpkin Spice Latte in 2015. The Starbucks drink that has come to signal fall for millions of Americans is typically released the first week in September however the past few years it has been available early. The official release is September 8, 2015 and we’re still waiting for […]

April showers bring May flowers. It’s the only comfort that I can offer on a rainy morning in the northeast. Hopefully the showers will come to an end before the weekend and allow you to enjoy one of these ten festivals around the country. [fsb-social-bar facebook=”true” twitter=”true”] New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – New […]

[fsb-social-bar facebook=”true” twitter=”true”] It’s the first weekend in October and, with rain in the local morning forecast, I set out to find the nation’s classic fall traditions. The farms that are packed with families willing to drive an hour because that’s where they’ve always gone. The cider mills that are cranking out the fresh apple […]

[fsb-social-bar facebook=”true” twitter=”true”] Oktoberfest has a long and interesting history, dating back more than 200 years to the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen in Munich. Once confined to the Weisn, it has now spread around the country with celebrations from China to Brazil. In the United States, there […]