FatBoy Blog

Imagine being draped in a cozy blanket on your sofa–feet kicked up on the ottoman, curled up in front of a warm, wood-burning fireplace. It’s evening time, and light flurries of snow are just beginning to hit the ground outside. There’s just one thing missing…......

Christmas time sure is different today than how it used to be. The endless shopping, the over-the-top parties, the flashy decorations…When does it end? By the time you’ve caught up on everything, Christmas is over. When did it become this way? Remember the good ol’......

Last year, American consumers spent more than $680 billion on Christmas, according to the National Retail Federation, and estimates show that this year, holiday spending could reach $720 billion! Whoa! That’s a lot of mula. In addition, it is estimated that the average American will......

Every year Americans consume about 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving. Here’s a few fun facts about this animal: Minnesota produces the most turkeys in the US, and Californians consume the most turkey on Thanksgiving. Only male turkeys actually “gobble” Wild turkeys can run 20 miles......

Nothing spells yuletide joy quite like favorite holiday flavors. So, you better keep watch on your grocer’s freezer section, and you better not cry when you get the dessert assignment for your next holiday party, because Peppermint and Eggnog are coming to town! Peppermint When......

Do you ever wonder how people really lived before Ice Cream Sundaes? Fortunately, we don’t have to suffer like that. Ice cream sundaes have become so popular that they even earned their own nationally-recognized day. National Sundae Day is held every year on November 11.......

National Sandwich Day . Maybe it’s just us but the idea of a(nother) day to celebrate the veritable combination of deliciousness wrapped between to slices of baked perfection (in this case, wafers) is fine by us.  With National Sandwich Day held on November 3rd each year,......

Each year the Halloween industry has grown and will continue to grow, so long as the economy does well. This year, it’s expected that consumers in the US will spend a total of $9 billion on Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation’s. The average......

So you want to get spooky without doing much work? How about watching a classic Halloween movie? Scary movies have been around for a long time (over a century to be exact). They are a staple when it comes to getting into the festive spirit......

Halloween is right around the corner (23 days actually, but who’s counting?). It’s the only time of year it’s suitable for kids to take candy from strangers, for it to be “cool” for your house to be covered in cobwebs, and an opportunity for everyone......