Archive for October, 2009

Reminder: Daylight Savings Time Ends Tonight

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Just a reminder that Daylight Savings Time ends tonight at 2AM. As the saying goes..

Fall back. Spring ahead

So turn your clock back an hour before bedtime tonight and enjoy the extra sleep tomorrow morning.

YouTube Goes a Bit Batty for Halloween

Saturday, October 31st, 2009


Here’s You Tube’s contribution to the Halloween holiday logo-thon across the web.

Yahoo’s Halloween "Omage" to Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Saturday, October 31st, 2009


Not to be outdone by Google’s Halloween logo, Yahoo joins the fun with an animated¬†“omage” to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Featuring flying bats that “poof” into Thriller dancing Halloween icons – Werewolf, Witch, Dracula, Mummy, and of course Frankie!

Google’s Click or Treat!

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Google’s got their Holiday spirit on again with this years Halloween logo. But clicking on the Halloween logo…
…brings up a Halloween surprise! And then clicking it a second time…
…brings even more! And then a third!
Be still my holiday heart!

British Airways Ad Promoting Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

British Airways has been running a much shorter version of this ad campaign in the UK promoting travel to Mexico by highlighting the Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) celebration. It gives a good idea of the traditions behind this joyous celebration.

(October 31) Today we're celebrating . . .  Halloween

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

A favorite holiday among kids, and many adults, Halloween is an ancient celebration that blends Druid and Christian customs. Long associated with spirits and ghosts, Halloween today is a reason to dress up in costume and trick-or-treat for candy.

Halloween is the time of Ghosts, Goblins, Gravestones and Graveyards. Of Spooks and Spirits and silly-fun tricks. Of Witches and Warlocks and Scary Black Cats. And Candy Corn, Jelly Apples, Pumpkins and Bats.

Come visit our Halloween celebration for some holiday fun. We’ve got Dancing Skeletons, Halloween stories, some ghosts, goblins and “jack-o-lanterns”, holiday pictures for the kids to print and color, and some tasty Halloween recipes to make and enjoy. We hope you find something you like!

Happy Halloween and come visit our Halloween sites:

Halloween fun: Halloween on the Net

Halloween Recipes: Holiday Eats

Halloween Crafts / Coloring Pictures: Holiday Arts and Crafts on the Net

Halloween eCards: Holiday eCards on the Net

Did You Know? Countdown to Halloween 2009 (10/31)

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Did You Know?
October 31st

It’s Halloween!!


Thanks for joining us as we counted down to Halloween.

Happy Halloween,
Louie and the Holiday Elves

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