Category Archives: Halloween

Off TMSM – Stranger Things

Happy Thursday Main Streeters. Welcome back to the final OFF TMSM blog in the series for my spooky adventure over at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights (HHN). For the last two weeks, I have been taking you through the haunted houses I was able to cover during my visit. It is now the moment you have been waiting for, the most epic review of all – the headliner of all the horror houses, the standout among Continue Reading

The Hatbox Ghost Revisited

A few years ago, Michele put out this story in regards to the Hatbox Ghost.  To this day, that article is one of the most read that we have ever had on TMSM.  In going with the Halloween theme for October we wanted to share it again.  Enjoy!!   Obviously, I’m a Disney Fanatic. I have been since I was 5 years old. Until recently, I was more of a pop culture kind of girl. I knew a lot of useless trivia, an Continue Reading

Disneyland vs Disney World – who does Halloween better?

  Halloween is one of my favorite times of year at Disney. Walt Disney World has always done a great job decorating for this holiday, and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is one of my favorite parties. I decided I needed to see Disneyland during this time, as I’d never have before, to see if I was missing anything Last week I headed to the Happiest Place On Earth to check it out, and it most certainly Continue Reading

The Legend of the Headless Horseman

It’s 9:15 pm, and you just sat along Main Street USA for the past hour waiting for this moment.  In the distance, you hear clip-clop, clip-clop growing louder as your anticipation grows. Sparks fly off the pavement as the crowd gasps with excitement. In the blink of an eye, it is done and he is gone.  The Headless Horseman has galloped by and the Boo to You parade has begun.  The legendary rider disappears int Continue Reading

Hocus Pocus Tour ~ See the Real Life Places Featured in the Movie!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… HALLOWEEN! Bring on the candy, costumes, parties, and best of all, the movies! One of the most beloved Halloween movies is Hocus Pocus, a tale of 3 sisters who were captured and hanged in Salem, Massachusetts who are resurrected 300 years later, that came out in 1993 and stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker. For those who have watched the Continue Reading

What happened to the fairy tales?

Welcome back Main Streeters. Last Thursday I covered the start of a multi part series on the rare OFF TMSM adventure I embarked on at neighboring Universal Studios. Look alive because I’m going to be taking you through a review of two more haunted houses from this year’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN), and we’re going to find out exactly what happens to fairy tales at Universal Studios. First up, Slaughter Continue Reading

Halloween Costume Ideas For Your Little Ones

Halloween is fast approaching and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is in full swing at Walt Disney World, so I know some of us are in search of last minute costume ideas for your little ones.  Well you’re in luck because Disney Family has some super cute costume ideas for your little ones, so let’s check them out! How about this cute little Pinocchio costume for your little one? All you nee Continue Reading

This Halloween Season, Scare Up Some Fun at Disney Springs

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Darcy Clark It’s October. Fall is officially here and while someone might want to get Mother Nature a pumpkin spice latte and kindly ask her to turn down the heat, Halloween is near and one thing is clear: I can’t wait! At home, I’m dreaming about the perfect costume for my 16-month old son (any suggestions?) and at work, I’m rounding up details on all the not-to- Continue Reading

Disney Halloween Pumpkin Craft Ideas

  As we inch closer to the most Spooktacular time of year, I’m on the search for some fun Disney themed pumpkin ideas.  What better place to look than the Disney Family website.  They are always full of super fun Disney crafts and they did not disappoint with these ideas.  First up is An Oogie Boogie Emoji Pumpkin Carving.  If you are a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas, then this is the perfect Continue Reading

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Candy Haul

Boo to You! Have you ever wondered how much candy you get when going to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?  Well I’m here to show you!  I have a family of 5 and we came home with so much candy, that we don’t even know what to do with it all! So this year was our first year that we went to the party stroller free.  My youngest son is finally old enough to stay up late and walk the party fr Continue Reading

The Halloween. The Horror. The Nights – Part 1

In a rare OFF TMSM moment, I braved a night on the “dark side” of theme parks and decided to check out Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights 28 (HHN 28). This year HHN 28 was an 80s-dream come true, mostly because of the Netflix breakout hit, Stranger Things, which takes place in the 80s. No spoilers here, but if you have Netflix and haven’t had a chance to watch Stranger Things, I highly recommend the Continue Reading