Turkey Stuffing

Balloon entertainers stuff their turkey’s differently While most of the world works vigilantly to create the perfect turkey stuffing, balloon entertainers are working on making the ideal turkey to stuff in a balloon. Yep, you read it right, stuffing a turkey into a balloon.  You may think we’re trying to preserve the turkey by encapsulating … Read more


The obvious solution sits on your head. When you work in a creative industry, there are always going to be ideas that spread through the community. Entertainers introduce new ideas, tools, or techniques into their repertoire. Will these things make it into their everyday entertainment style? Who knows? However, one idea that has been going … Read more

Fall in the Midwest

We’re changing clothes again! Every November in Illinois, you see the trees changing colors and people searching to find the right jacket to wear. If you live in a warm climate, you don’t fully understand the clothing requirements.  People in the Midwest have clothing for each season and need to shuffle clothing around from closet … Read more

OMG Thanksgiving First, Please!

When November ends, should Easter decorations appear? Every year stores push Christmas earlier and earlier. Decorations are up minutes before Halloween ends. But what about Thanksgiving, you know, the holiday when families get together and share a meal? I log on to Facebook to see what other entertainers are doing and what do I see…Christmas … Read more

Pumpkin’s before Turkey’s

Did somebody say Turekey?

Heads may roll this Halloween night As spring gives way to summer, summer fades into the colors of fall, so too does Halloween pass to the next major holiday Thanksgiving. The blood and gore give way to sweet family values and weekend football. Sugary treats are replaced with comforting apple and pumpkin pie. Candy corn … Read more


Turducken Balloon Animal

Over the years, I  have made many Chicken,  Duck, and Turkey balloon animals, but this was my first Turducken.  The key to making a good Turducken is starting off with a small chicken – if it is too big, it will not fit into the duck – which then makes the turkey even larger. I … Read more

Meeting My First Flat Dad

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The holiday season is a joyful time where families gather together in holiday cheer and reminisce about the year’s activities and adventures. As a balloon entertainer, I hear many stories from proud parents telling accolades about their kids.  Many stories are about the child’s youth and how they’ve seen Santa and his reindeer in the … Read more