Halloween Haunted House Countdown!

Welcome to day four of the Bite-Lite Haunted House countdown.

Todays’ choice is The Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses in Ulster Park, NY which is located in the Historic New York Haunted Hudson Valley, Headless Horseman.   It offers a second-to-none haunted scream park featuring a massive corn maze, 6 haunted houses, a haunted hayride, and side shows.   The property offers over forty-five acres of natural landscape that as night falls provides the perfect setting for the ultimate haunting. CLICK HERE or visit their website www.headlesshorseman.com.

If we’ve missed your favorite Halloween Haunted House, let us know.    Shout it out in the comments.    Let everyone know what they’re missing.

If you plan on spending time outdoors this weekend, don’t forget your Bite-lite® natural mosquito repellent candles.   They are available at your local Retailer or on our Products page.

Make the day count~!

Halloween Attractions: Haunted Houses Day #3

We are on day number 3 of our haunted house countdown.   If we haven’t mentioned your favorite Halloween attractions, shout it out.    Let us know what we’re missing.

For today’s haunted house, we are heading all the way down to Baton Rouge, LA,  a city historically known for ghosts, voodoo, and things that go bump in the night.    Baton Rouge really knows how to get the fright on!

The 13th Gate Haunted House, located at  832 Saint Philip Street in downtown Baton Rouge, is one of the most frightening themed indoor and outdoor haunted attractions that is guaranteed to bring your worst nightmares to life.   From crawling though a Crematory oven and an old hearse to being lost in dark underground tunnels, haunted asylums, claustrophobic cellars,  swamp invested with real snakes, this 40,000 square foot haunted house is definitely not recommended for the faint of heart. 

During the Halloween season, over 100 professional actors, 12 special effects makeup and airbrush artists, and several costume specialist work together to bring this terrifying show to life each night.

We’re having a great weekend.   Get outdoors, do something frightful, and tell us about it.

If your plans include a party or company in the yard or if you’re a caterer with planned events, don’t forget your Bite-Lite® Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles.   Light the candles about 20 minutes before you  plan on being outdoors.   These natural repellents are based on recent research, using essential oils that disable the mosquito’s sensors.   If you think it’s too cold for mosquitoes, read my blog on hardy mosquitoes that can survive in the snow.     Bite-Lite® natural repellents are available at your local Retailer or can be purchased on our Products page.

Make The Day Count~!

Best Haunted House Attractions in the USA, Day #2

Today is day two of our Bite-Lite® Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles Halloween Haunted House celebration. Join us as we continue our countdown with Scary Ways to celebrate Halloween this year.   Today’s Haunted House Attraction on our list is The Darkness, in St. Louis,  MO.

The Darkness Haunted House in St. Louis rests inside a 100-year-old, two story warehouse and includes three attractions in one location for one price.   If you can survive both floors of The Darkness, you will then enter the World’s best 3D haunted house, Terror Visions 3D.

The Darkness is a multimillion dollar attraction filled with terrifying experiences.   Each year, the promoters look for new ways to create the ultimate haunting experience for producing the best haunted house in America.   To visit their website at www.Scarefest.com   

It’s another beautiful day and if you spend it outdoors, remember to light your Bite-Lite® Natural Repellents to reduce your mosquito problems.    Based on new research, the essential oils in our natural candles effectively disable the mosquito’s sensors.    Find these natural repellents at  your local Retailer or at our Products page.

Best Haunted Houses For Halloween

In celebration of Halloween, Bite-Lite®, known for its great smelling natural mosquito repellents candles, is putting together a top four list of best haunted halloween houses in the United States.    Everyday we’ll list another ‘must see’ haunted house.  

If we’ve missed your personal favorite, let us know.

Our number one Halloween attraction, also featured on The Travel Channel, The Wheather Channel, USA Today, and other national publications is….

Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride and Pennhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction in Philadelphia, PA:  This Haunted Hayride is located deep in a 200-year-old forest full of overgrown trees, creating the ultimate dark trail, even during a full moon.   With over 75 actors and 25 scenes, it’s no wonder this hayride is always at the top of every top 10 haunted house list. www.thebatesmotel.com    The Pennhurst Asylum is one of the scariest haunted attraction sites in the world, mostly due to the setting of this haunt.   It’s located in a 100-year-old, abandoned mental institute. www.PennhurstAsylum.com Bates Motel and Pennhurst Asylum are owned and operated by the same company and are within a short drive of each other.   These attractions are worth the trip for a scary time.

It’s still warm enough to barbeque or just have friends over for Halloween.   With the unseasonably warm weather and the recent rains, mosquitoes are still out on the prowl.   Stay protected with Bite-Lite® Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles available at your local Retailer or on our Products page.

Enjoy An Old Fashion Country Fair

As Labor Day approaches, County and State Fairs are just getting started.   Produce has had a full season to grow and it’s now time to bake that blue ribbon pie.   We all know about our own local fairs and festivals, but where do we turn for options outside your environs?

You can check out the calendar at County Fairgrounds.   Type in the name of the state you’re interested in, click enter, and start making your plans for the weekend. htpt://www.countyfairgrounds.net/calendar.html

Our personal favorite fair is the Big E, in Springfield MA, also known as The Eastern States Exposition. http://www.thebige.com/fair/

The Big E is billed as “New England‘s Great State fair, representing all six of the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.   Each of these New England states are prominently represented at the Big E which happens to be the 6th largest agricultural fair in the country.

Enjoy the season.   Visit the fairs.   When you get home, light up Bite-Lite® Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles, and take a cool drink out onto the porch.   Keep the mosquitoes at a distance.   The season isn’t over until the first frost.   Look for our natural repellents candles at your local retailer or find them  on our online store.

Give us a shout with your favorite County or State Fair.   Tell us why its special to you.



Home and Garden shows are great places to get all sorts of good backyard patio and garden ideas. Experience what’s new in Home, Gardening, Remodeling, Home Decor, and More!  You will be able to see, touch, try out and learn about products and services for your home and garden needs.

The big home shows are usually held in the major and some minor cities throughout the USA.   Most 2011 home and garden shows will take place in January, February, or March and they are right around the corner. For details regarding the bigger home shows, go to http://www.festivals-and-shows.com/home-shows.html

Home and garden shows are great places to find new products, talk to local businesses, and to get lots of ideas for your patio, garden, and home.   If you are thinking of hiring someone to redesign your backyard or patio or build a new one for you, the home show is a good place to go to locate and talk to builders and contractors.

Some home shows are free and others charge a small fee.   In some cases, you can even get discounted tickets by buying them early online.   Check out the home shows in your city via their websites and see whether they offer discounted tickets.

Check out the Home and Garden Shows to see and learn about the latest in horticultural, gardening, outdoor living, and landscaping needs.   Hundreds of experts are on hand to answer your questions. Get answers. Be inspired!

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