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There is Still Time to Enjoy Great America’s The Great Pumpkin Fest!

October 28th, 2017|Comments Off on There is Still Time to Enjoy Great America’s The Great Pumpkin Fest!

Weekends now through Halloween (excluding October 22nd), California's Great America has transformed the Planet Snoopy area into an homage to everything Great Pumpkin and Halloween! The park opens at 10am but after you've taken a [...]

The Third Weekend Of Frightening Family Fun

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on The Third Weekend Of Frightening Family Fun

I don't know whether to be happy, excited or sad. The last weekend of October is here! Halloween is just a few days away and then it is all over. There are so many choices [...]

Mommy Fearist and the Legoland Brick-tacular Halloween

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist and the Legoland Brick-tacular Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and I knew that if I didn't make the time to squeeze in a visit to Legoland California's Brick or Treat Party, I would be very sorry. So my kids and [...]

Frighteningly Fun For the Family October 20th-23rd (and beyond)!

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Frighteningly Fun For the Family October 20th-23rd (and beyond)!

It's the third weekend of October and the Halloween season is in full swing. It's going to be a hot weekend here in SoCal but don't let that hinder your hunt for family fun.  THE [...]

Irvine Park Pumpkin Patch and Railroad is Open!

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Irvine Park Pumpkin Patch and Railroad is Open!

After the devastating Canyon Fire 2 raged through the hillside and closed the Irvine Regional Park on October 9th, we are happy to share that it has re-opened. The Irvine Park Pumpkin Patch is an [...]

Knott’s Spooky Farm Delivers Tricks and Treats

October 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Knott’s Spooky Farm Delivers Tricks and Treats

Knott's Spooky Farm has been a favorite in the Fearist household for the past several years. This year, it sure did not disappoint. It's not just a trick or treat event, the whole farm is [...]

Frightening Family Fun for the Weekend of October 13th (and more!)

October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Frightening Family Fun for the Weekend of October 13th (and more!)

Mommy Fearist is here with some Frightening Family Fun for the upcoming weekend. It's too Boo-tiful to stay indoors. Get out and enjoy what the season has to offer for your freaky family!   Boo's [...]

What Do We Want? More Halloween!

October 8th, 2017|1 Comment

Halloween starts early in our house, in reality I guess it never really goes away. From the very hint of stores stocking their shelves with spooky decorations the excitement begins to grow. The local supermarket [...]

Mommy Fearist’s guide to Family Friendly Haunted Happenings around the Southland!

October 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist’s guide to Family Friendly Haunted Happenings around the Southland!

Southern California has so much to offer for families eager to celebrate the Halloween season, it can be a little overwhelming. Don't worry,  Mommy Fearist can help!  Here are just a few suggestions on where [...]

It’s time to grab the family and get Spooky at Knott’s!

September 29th, 2017|Comments Off on It’s time to grab the family and get Spooky at Knott’s!

This weekend not only brings the first day of October but it also brings the opening weekend of Knott's Spooky Farm 2017! Taking place weekends September 30th-October 29th as well as Halloween Day, it's a [...]

Kindergarten Vs Zombies: A Cautionary Tale of What Book to Bring to School

July 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Kindergarten Vs Zombies: A Cautionary Tale of What Book to Bring to School

There are little things to indicate if your family is of the "different" variety. Take for instance, the book choice that my son chose to share with his kindergarten class during his special week as [...]

Mommy Fearist Needed a Break with Boos

April 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist Needed a Break with Boos

After a few rough weeks filled with open houses, conventions, sickness and other shenanigans Mommy Fearist decided it was time for a night out-without the kids. So I called my friend and proposed an evening [...]

WonderCon Weekend Wrap Up

April 3rd, 2017|1 Comment

As I walked out of the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday afternoon, a familiar wave of emotions washed over me. First being exhaustion, second was bittersweetness and third was disappointment that this con was only [...]

Mommy Fearist Gives Her WonderCon-First Impressions

April 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist Gives Her WonderCon-First Impressions

The Fearist house has been a buzz of excitement and activity leading up to Friday, opening day of WonderCon 2017. Daddy Fearist and I have been finishing up the cosplay for our two kids as [...]

Convention Procrastination and Cosplay Miracles Can Happen

March 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Convention Procrastination and Cosplay Miracles Can Happen

WonderCon is a week away and I just realized that we don't have cosplay planned. I should be fired. For the past couple of years I have had delusions of grandeur when it comes to [...]

Mommy Fearist introduces her students to her darker side

February 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist introduces her students to her darker side

"Hey Miss Erin, when are you going to write about scary stuff and dance?" I've never been a person that fits neatly inside a box. Growing up as a dancer I was the odd ball [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Screams Against Breast Cancer

February 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Knott’s Berry Farm Screams Against Breast Cancer

Yesterday was a chilly, grey Saturday morning at Knott's Berry Farm. It was also pink. For the fourth year, Knott's Berry Farm has partnered with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise funds towards breast cancer [...]

Costumes aren’t just for Halloween Anymore, Says Mommy Fearist

January 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Costumes aren’t just for Halloween Anymore, Says Mommy Fearist

When you are five years old and decide to wear your Spiderman costume to the grocery store, people think it's funny and cute. Little kids in super hero or princess costumes are met with ooohs [...]

Mommy Fearist takes a brief look back on 2016

January 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Mommy Fearist takes a brief look back on 2016

It's the start of a new year. The flurry of the holiday seasons are behind us and what lies before us is the fresh outlook of starting anew. It has been a whirlwind in the [...]

Happy Golden Anniversary to How the Grinch Stole Christmas

December 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Happy Golden Anniversary to How the Grinch Stole Christmas

For fifty years the Grinch, along with adorable Cindy Lou Who, have been a holiday tradition for many households. It all started with Dr. Suess' book, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" which was published in [...]

The Darker Side of the Holiday Season, A List Of Scary Christmas Monsters

December 11th, 2016|Comments Off on The Darker Side of the Holiday Season, A List Of Scary Christmas Monsters

Well, December 5th has passed. Take a look around, are your children still here? If so, then their tantrums haven't deemed them awful enough for Krampus to take them. I'm sure that you thought the [...]

Universal Studios Grinchmas

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Universal Studios Grinchmas

I have a confession to make: Up until today, I have never been to Universal Studios Hollywood during the daytime. Yes, it's true, I've grown up in Southern California and the only time I have made [...]

Elf on the Shelf or Santa’s Fink?

November 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Elf on the Shelf or Santa’s Fink?

It's the weekend after Thanksgiving and parents all over America are wondering about one thing..."where did we put that elf?" Several years ago we "adopted" our first scout elf. At first I thought it was [...]

Coming soon: Monster Trucks

November 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Coming soon: Monster Trucks

From the director that brought you Ice Age and Robots, Chris Wedge presents his first live action film-"Monster Trucks" Tripp (Lucas Till) is a high school senior who has pieced together a Monster Truck and [...]

Halloween is over. Now What? A Survival Guide

November 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Halloween is over. Now What? A Survival Guide

The excitement of the Halloween season has dwindled and all but disappeared into darkness. For some of us, post halloween (or haunt) depression has set in leaving us twiddling our thumbs with thoughts of how [...]