Have you been to the Blackout Haunted House?

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Image of Blackout victims, taken from their website

Have you made any plans for Halloween yet, since it’s only 3 months away? If you still haven’t, why don’t you check out the Blackout Haunted House, that is if you’re not too scared ;)

The Blackout Haunted House is located in 3 locations: NYC, Chicago and LA. It must be the scariest haunted house out of all houses. It’s terrifying, disgusting, intense, sexual, and hallucinating. If you consider yourself a true horror fan and you want to experience all the terror you usually watch in the movies, then Blackout is the place for you. But then again, are you sure you can handle it? If not, below are some of the rules:

  1. You must walk through alone.
  2. You must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. Stay on the marked path at all times.
  4. You will be prompted to do certain actions. Please do exactly as you’re told. This is for your safety.
  5. There is absolutely no speaking allowed inside. You can, however, scream as loud as you’d like.
  6. Do not ever touch the actors.
  7. Do not ever touch the walls.
  8. You must wear a protective mask and carry a flashlight at all times.

I don’t want to give away too much but once you get there you are asked to sign a waiver. Then they will ask you two questions: “What’s the SAFETY word?” and “Do you have epilepsy?” Then you are given a number, which you have to paste onto your clothing.

After that you will wait to be called in a foggy room, where the adrenaline and anticipation will be pumping through your body.

Waiting

Waiting…

The Blackout Haunted House will test you mentally and physically. It will also test 4 of your 5 senses. You will be abused, challenged, ridiculed, and controlled. You will encounter things like: fog, crawling, lights, complete darkness, noises, physical contact, sexual and violent situations. You will be on the most terrifying journey of your life and everything that you watched in horror movies will come to life right in front of your eyes.

So, let me ask you this again… are you up for the challenge?

Viktor&Rolf Dolls Exhibition at the ROM

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Last weekend I went to see the Viktor&Rolf Dolls exhibition at the ROM during the Luminato Festival. Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren are well-known world fashion designers. They are also the creators behind the Flowerbomb and Spicebomb fragrances.

To be honest, I was expecting much more out of the exhibition, instead I got to see few dolls in the dark. Yes, in the dark. The exhibition was closed when I got there even though it should have been opened. And after convincing the security guards to let me in, I got to see the dolls in the dark. So much for seeing all the detail work…

Mind you, the dolls are beautiful and a lot of work was put into them but the exhibit was not worth my time. You’ll be better off typing in Viktor&Rolf Dolls in the google search box and admiring the images.

Anyhow, below are some of the dolls from the exhibit:

 

Woofstock 2013 – free festival for dogs – review

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This is a special guest post by yours truly Bella. Go check out her blog. It will always put a smile on your face :)


Woofstock

I have been going to Woofstock ever since I was a pup, so I think I know it pretty well by now. It takes place every year, the second week of June in the St. Lawrence Market area of Toronto. I also heard it is the largest free dog event in all of North America! Woof!

I like to get down there early. Before all the other dogs and people get there. It can get really really crowded and then it’s not so much fun. This year was extra good because it wasn’t too hot nor too cold. Just right. Woof!

As usual we went around to see what was new and interesting but most importantly we were there to get some treats. If you look around you can get some great deals from the vendors. As you can see I got spoiled once again. We also got some extra treats for homeless doggies as they are not as fortunate as I am.

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Food and Wine Expo 2012 – review

Last Sunday we met up with a friend and fellow blogger Krista Lamb and her husband and went to the Food and Wine Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Since I’m not a wine drinker I suggest you head over to her site to get the low down on what the wine offerings were. I was there more for the vodka and food.

We made it there just before noon and grabbed a Caesar – what a great way to start off the day. The entry fee was $20 per person plus on top of that you had to buy tickets for sampling. We got $60 worth of sampling tickets ($20 for 20 tickets). Items may range from 1 to 8 tickets. The average though was 2-3 for drinks and 4-6 for food.

During the expo we saw a few familiar faces, who I wrote about in my past posts. It was great seeing Mark and Christian from Fire in the Kitchen. The constant line up at their booth is true testament on the stellar product they have. Read past review here.

Fire in the Kitchen

Mark from Fire in the Kitchen

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