• Where to Buy Dry Ice and How to Make It Last - Trick-or-Treat

    6 days ago - By The Kitchn

    Dry ice can help create a spooky effect at your next Halloween party, but if it isn't properly stored, it will dissipate into a fog before you actually need it to. Dry ice is the frozen form of carbon dioxide, which is why, instead of melting into a liquid when heated, it instead turns into a gas. Because it's so cold , it sublimates into a gas rather quickly.
    So if you go to the trouble of obtaining dry ice for Halloween, here are a couple tips to follow that will ensure it stays frozen until you need it to billow spooky fog long into the night.
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  • A Newbie Parent Survival Guide to Halloween and Trick-or-Treating - Trick-or-Treat

    7 days ago - By The Kitchn

    So, you're a parent now. And you can't remember the last time you trick-or-treated. It's lost in the fog of pre-high school memories, with some dim glorious idea of romping around your suburb after dark. But you have a toddler or a grade schooler, ready to trick-or-treat for the first time, and suddenly Halloween means something again. Where to start?
    Here are seven tips I've picked up over the years for keeping my kids happy, safe, and well-costumed. You're the parent now - don't mess this up.
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