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Kids Getting Sick Before or After Halloween

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Friday, October 22, 2021, In : Fall 

I love the fall season when the pumpkin patches are open and I can order a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks. I enjoy the cooler weather and how traffic is less around here from the summer travelers. Don't get me wrong. I love how our county attracts a lot of tourists and seeing happy people enjoying their vacations. I just don't like the car traffic that I have to endure to get around.

Around fall, many farms around here start planning really fun harvest events and pumpkin patches. (See my ...
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The Pumpkin Patch in San Luis Obispo

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Sunday, October 4, 2020, In : Fall 

To see upcoming Halloween and Fall Events and a dozen pumpkin patches throughout San Luis Obispo County, go to our Halloween & Fall Events in SLO page on
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Spirit Halloween Store in San Luis Obispo on Madonna Rd

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Sunday, September 13, 2020, In : Fall 
We visited the Spirit Halloween Store in San Luis Obispo. It was even scarier than last year's Halloween season. You can visit this very store this year located at: 323 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. Here's our video clip from our recent visit.

To see upcoming Halloween Events & Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patches throughout SLO County, go to:

Fall & Halloween Events in SLO County Page

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No Carve Lion Pumpkin DIY

Posted by on Sunday, October 20, 2019, In : Fall 
My five year old has just competed in his very first pumpkin contest. Since he is only five, there is no carving involved and we did it as a family. It was a fun activity that all of us enjoyed. My son got to pick what color eyes our pumpkin should have and other features too. He was very adamant that our lion pumpkin should not have ears! Here's the final product.
 (Lion pumpkin DIY no carve)

I think it turned out pretty cute. We used yarn for the lion mane, felt for the tongue, fuzzy balls fo...
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Fall and Christmas Family Events 2022

Posted by on Thursday, August 15, 2019, In : Fall 

2022 Update

Here's a list of free or popular family friendly events in Pismo Beach Area and San Luis Obispo County for the Fall and Christmas season of 2022 below. All events are subject to change depending on the Covid-19 status. Scroll down to the end to see December events as this list is in order by date.

All of October - Scarescrows on display in Cambria and San Simeon. Hundreds of unique creations are expected to be on display between the 2 towns (Cambria and San Simeon of San Luis Ob...
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San Luis Obispo Mom Originally from San Diego, California, I'm a San Diego State University alumna, veteran's wife and mom of two kids who were born two years apart. After living on the East Coast for 6 years, we now reside in San Luis Obispo County and here, the exploration continues.
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