Halloween Safety!! Plus, Dinner in a Pumpkin?

Nothing brings excitement to a boil like Trick-Or-Treating on Halloween! The costumes, friends, allure of the late evening, and the mountains of candy are enough to drive kids wild! With the magical evening fast approaching we wanted to provide some easy and practical tips you can follow to ensure your youngsters enjoy All Hallows’ Eve to the fullest without any incident or injury.  

  • Always have a responsible adult walk with youngsters. 
  • If they’re old enough, teach them the dangers of crossing the street, especially between parked cars. 
  • Only cross at crosswalks 
  • Wear glow sticks or other reflective clothing to increase visibility 
  • If old enough to go out on their own, teach them about safety in numbers, and have them check frequently to make sure everyone is accounted for. 
  • Never go into anyone’s house. 
  • Teach kids to be aware of their surroundings. 
  • Don’t go to houses where the lights are off. 
  • Have a set time when older kids are to be home and checked in by. 
  • If going in a group ensure at least one person has a cell phone. 
  • Check your kids’ candy! It’s sad, but there are malicious people who put glass, needles and other junk into the candy.                                                               

They’re simple tips, but they’re important to ensure a fun and safe Halloween! 

Need a fun dinner recipe for Halloween? Check out Mighty Man Handyman’s Halloween Tradition below! 

Mighty Man Handyman wishing you all a fun, safe, and joyous Halloween with your families! While you are out trick-or-treating don’t forget to stop by Mighty Man’s house for a full size candy bar. 

Dinner In A Pumpkin

1/2 cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped onion

1 Tbsp butter

1 lb hamburger

1 4oz Can mushrooms

1/4 cup soy sauce

2 Tbsp brown sugar 

1 can cream of chicken soup

2 cups cooked minute rice

1 medium pumpkin

– Cut out and clean pumpkin, make sure to keep lid of pumpkin

– Sauté celery, onion, and butter, set aside

-Brown hamburger and drain well

-Combined all ingredients and mix well

-Fill cleaned pumpkin with mixture of ingredients and replace the lid

-Place on pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until pumpkin is done 


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