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6 DIY Halloween Costumes on a Budget
A consignment expert shares six Halloween costume ideas and how to make your kid's Halloween costume on a budget. (read the story...)


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Witches Brew Recipe for Halloween by MOMables
Laura Fuentes of MOMables created this fun witches brew recipe for her child's lunchbox. It's a fun and healthy Halloween drink for kids that doesn't use soda or powdered drink mixes. (read the story...)
Halloween Treats: Eyeball Cake Pops, Monster 'Toes,' and 'Rotten' Apple Punch
Get step-by-step directions on how to make three cool treats for Halloween, including creepy cake pops that look like eyeballs, pigs in a blanket that look like monster toes, and "rotten" apple cider punch. (read the story...)
Top 10 Audiobooks for Halloween Season
Audiobooks.com presents its top five spooky titles for children and five thrillers for adults that are sure to get you into the Halloween spirit! (read the story...)
Carve A Watermelon For Halloween This Year
This Halloween, why not put a fun twist on pumpkin carving by making some Jack O’Melons? Watermelons carve up boo-tifully, and you can eat the fruit right away, making it easy to scare up some delicious Halloween fun. (read the story...)
Get Crafty with Halloween Ghosts
These simple Halloween decorations will haunt your holiday table. Kids can help make the classic ghost motif with tissue paper, white chocolate, marshmallows, or eggs. (read the story...)
7 Creative Pumpkin Recipes from a Celebrity Caterer
Celebrity caterer Andrea Correale presents recipes for 7 creative pumpkin dishes, including dinner recipes for pumpkin lasagna, pumpkin seafood chowder, and pumpkin ravioli, and dessert recipes for pumpkin pie trifle and pumpkin ice cream sandwiches. (read the story...)
Little Green Monster Cupcakes
Make your favorite cupcakes and decorate them with smiling green monsters for a not-so-spooky but oh-so-festive Halloween treat. The little monsters are mostly marshmallow, but a few simple tricks turn them into mini Frankensteins! (read the story...)
Chomping Vampire Cookies and Vampire Cupcakes
Try these ghoulishly easy Halloween recipes for chomping vampire cookies and vampire cupcakes. If you're short on time, use ready-to-bake cookie dough and pre-made cupcakes, then decorate away to turn them into festive Halloween desserts. (read the story...)
Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Pound Cake
This festive fall-inspired cake pairs fresh pumpkin with decadent chocolate. Add a simple cinnamon-infused glaze over top and you have a perfect dessert for your next holiday get-together. (read the story...)
Mini Pumpkin Pie Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze
Add a pinch of pumpkin pie spice to this basic donut recipe to make a fall-flavored treat. For some extra sweetness, top the mini donuts with maple, vanilla, or mocha glaze. (read the story...)
Chillingly Creative Drinks for Halloween
If you're planning a monster bash this Halloween, brew up some Spooky Smoothies and Monster Mash Mudslides. These non-alcoholic drinks are so delicious, they'll spook the taste buds of every little ghost, witch, and goblin at your party. (read the story...)
Tower of Horror Treats for Halloween
This "tower of horror" is full of treats and makes for a perfectly spooky (and delicious) dessert table at your Halloween party. Get the recipes for skull and crossbones cakes, jolly jack-o-lantern cookies, and spirited pumpkin cake pops. (read the story...)
Baked Apples with Pumpkin Seeds
This recipe for baked apples features crunchy pumpkin seeds and warm notes of honey, cinnamon, and orange zest. Add some dried cranberries, and you have the perfect dessert for fall. It's also an easy dessert for a crowd, as it can be served warm or cold. (read the story...)
Pumpkin Seed and Panko-Crusted Chicken
This easy recipe for chicken breasts crusted in panko and whole pumpkin seeds makes a great family dinner in the fall. You can also try this recipe with your favorite fish filet in place of the chicken. (read the story...)
FunBites Makes Mealtime Easier with Freaky Fun
FunBites is an easy kitchen tool that cuts sandwiches, fruit, and more into fun shapes for toddlers and kids. Assemble the pieces into holiday-themed masterpieces your kids will love to admire and eat. (read the story...)
Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash With Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
This recipe pairs butternut squash with another fall favorite: pumpkin seeds. After you've carved your pumpkin, toast up the leftover seeds and add them to this delicious side dish that also features kale and dried cranberries. (read the story...)
Tofu Pumpkin Bread Recipe
This recipe for tofu pumpkin bread results in a fragrant loaf loaded with cinnamon and ginger. The secret ingredient is soft tofu, which lowers the saturated fat content but keeps the bread moist. (read the story...)
Safe and Fun Pumpkin Decorating with Mr. Potato Head
Safety and fun are key with this Mr. Potato Head pumpkin decorating kit that takes sharp blades out of the equation and puts all of the fun into Halloween decorating with the whole family. (read the story...)
Spooky Ice Cube Molds for Halloween
Say goodbye to boring ice cubes and allow festive freezer ice cube molds from HomeWetBar to cool down your beverage and amp up the scare factor at any Halloween party this October. (read the story...)
Bake Cobweb Cupcakes For Halloween
From little monsters to grown-up goblins, Halloween is when sweets truly take center stage. This delicious recipe will help make your Halloween that much sweeter (and spookier)! (read the story...)
Cater Your Very Own Graveyard Bash
Be the ghostess with the mostess this Halloween and throw a wickedly wonderful spooky celebration. The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen know all the tricks and give some expert advice and kid-approved recipes here so you can make plenty of treats for hosting a bone-chilling blast that will have friends and family shrieking with delight. (read the story...)
FunBites Food Cutter Set Makes Fun Halloween Shapes
Cut food into fun shapes that will inspire even the pickiest child to eat some healthy snacks this Halloween. (read the story...)
Wikki Stix and Tung Toos - Halloween Variety and Fun
Candy takes all the clout on Halloween. Try two fun products that take the spotlight away from sugary treats and provide tons of Halloween fun. (read the story...)
Glitter Toos Add Sparkle To Halloween Costumes
Glitter Toos Halloween Kits are now available, and will serve as the perfect addition to any Halloween costume. Each kit of premium glitter tattoos comes with a selection of holiday appropriate stencils for a fun way to celebrate. (read the story...)
Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes from a Celebrity Caterer
Celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, owner and creator of Elegant Affairs, shares four frightfully delicious Halloween recipes to make hosting a Monster Mash for your kids and their friends easier on you. (read the story...)
Fun and Funky UNICEF Trick-Or-Treat Boxes for a Cause
Each year UNICEF partakes in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a program which encourages kids to give back to those less fortunate on Halloween. Learn more about their new box designs, a fun contest, and the UNICEF Halloween initiatives below. (read the story...)
The Zumbies Bring Luck To Halloween
The Zumbies, a collectible doll, are bringing luck to this Halloween season. (read the story...)
Limited Edition Spooky Halloween Thinking Putty Glows
Crazy Aaron's Puttyworld, makers of Thinking Putty, just released two spooky limited edition colors that are great for your little goblin or witch. The putties come in orange, Great Pumpkin, and purple, Monster Mash, are sparkly and have an eerie glow when the creatures of the night come out to play. (read the story...)
Kiwi Crate Brings Creativity To Your Doorstep
Kiwi Crate drops ready-to-create projects at your doorstep, providing a month's worth of exciting DIY fun for you and your kids. (read the story...)
Monster High's New DVD Ghouls Rule Is Spooktacular
Hitting stores nationwide on Oct. 9, this brand new DVD from Monster High will encourage kids to be themselves, even as they dress up in costume for Halloween. (read the story...)
Emma's Pumpkins - A Halloween Tale with a Heartwarming Message
When her family moves into a new house on Halloween, Emma decorates their new porch using her positive spirit in “Emma’s Pumpkins” by Betty Yanchulis. (read the story...)
Betty Crocker's Spooktacular Halloween Recipe Collection
Have Halloween fun all month by making a different recipe each day from the Betty Crocker Halloween Cookbook. The nearly 100 recipes include pictures and nutritional information, as well as tips and techniques for cooking. (read the story...)
Dress Up Your Pets: Skeleton Costume by Martha Stewart Pets
While planning your trick-or-treating adventure this Halloween, don't forget to include the family dog in on the fun. The Martha Stewart Pets collection at PetSmart has some great costumes that will give your pet spooky style. (read the story...)
PopCap Games and ADA Partner to Give Away Free Video Games
PopCap Games and the ADA partnered to provide free video game downloads for adults to hand out to trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy. This campaign, "Stop Zombie Mouth," is an effort to promote good oral health in children across the U.S. (read the story...)
The Monster Eater Eases Bedtime Woes
Spooky monsters in the closet or under the bed can turn bedtime into its own nightmare. Ease children's minds with a companion who will make them feel safe and in control of bedtime. Learn more about Einar The Monster Eater below. (read the story...)
PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies is 50% Off Through November 1
PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies game is on sale for Halloween -- buy now through November 1 and get a 50 percent discount. (read the story...)
Disney's Talking Puppies Take a Halloween Adventure in the New 'Spooky Buddies' DVD
The quintet of irresistible talking puppies -- Disney's loveable Buddies -- are back for a ghoulish good time in an all-­new Halloween-­themed adventure, "Spooky Buddies," available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Movie Download. (read the story...)
Disney Releases 'Jake and the Never Land Pirates' DVD and Soundtrack
Disney releases "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away!" on DVD, including seven adventure-filled episodes from the series, along with a new album featuring 18 swashbuckling songs by The Never Land Pirate Band. (read the story...)
Snap Supercandy is a Low-Calorie, Natural Alternative for Your Sweet Tooth
SNAP Infusion Supercandy, which is made with natural ingredients and no artificial sugars or high-fructose corn syrup, introduced five new low-calorie candies to satisfy sweet tooths on Halloween and beyond. (read the story...)
Save 25 Percent on Color-Changing Shirts from Quagmire Kids
It's not your eyes playing tricks on you -- these Colorfusion shirts from Quagmire Kids change color when you apply heat, making them a treat to wear. (read the story...)
Aeromax's Halloween Tote-Ems are Perfectly Practical for Trick-or-Treaters
These expandable trick-or-treat bags from Aeromax come in festive designs and are easy to store for next Halloween. (read the story...)
Kids Can Go Trick-or-Treating with Dora the Explorer in Her New Halloween DVD
Preschoolers can join Dora and her friends on exciting Halloween adventures in the new four-episode DVD, "Dora the Explorer: Dora's Halloween Parade." (read the story...)
'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Debuts on Disney Blu-Ray 3D
The delightfully frightful holiday film by Academy Award-nominated writer/producer Tim Burton is available for the first time on Disney Blu-Ray 3D and 3D Movie Download, the perfect way to introduce a new generation to this creepy classic. (read the story...)
Look Cute as a Pumpkin in Jessie Steele's Seasonal Apron
Catch the spirit of the Halloween when you don this pumpkin apron designed by Jessie Steele, the perfect clothing complement to fall activities like pumpkin carving with the kids and cooking up an autumn-inspired feast (or at least looking like you did!). (read the story...)
Halloween Books for Your Kids: Making a Jack-O'-Lantern, Step by Step
Decorating a pumpkin is one of the most important parts about celebrating Halloween with your kids. From picking the perfect potential Jack-o-lantern from the pumpkin patch to carving your creepy or fun design, this book makes the process easy as (pumpkin) pie. (read the story...)
Limit Your Kid's Sugar High at Halloween with this Tasty Treat
With goodie-filled Halloween parties and a night of trick-or-treating for candy, its easy to forget how much is too much sugar for kids. Help limit your child's sugar high with this tasty treat. (read the story...)
Fun Halloween Trick-or-Treat Baskets for Kids: Orange Reisenthel Loop Shopper
Kids trick-or-treat in style this Halloween with a festive candy basket in the form of the Reisenthel Loop Shopper. With the pumpkin orange color, it is suitable to use with any costume. (read the story...)
Fun Halloween Trick-or-Treat Baskets for Kids: Orange Reisenthel Carry Bag
Kids trick-or-treat in style this Halloween with a festive candy basket in the form of the Reisenthel Carry Bag. With the pumpkin orange color, it is suitable to use with any costume. (read the story...)
Dress Up Your Pet for Halloween: Prisoner Dog Costume
This Halloween, dress up your pet a great costume. Your kids will love taking the dog trick-or-treating around the neighborhood in this prisoner get-up. Just make sure Fido sticks to dog treats and stays away from the fun size candies. (read the story...)
Dress Up Your Pet for Halloween: Superman Dog Costume
When you dress up your kids in their Halloween costumes, don't forget to dress up your pet for Halloween as well. With this superman (or super-dog) costume, pets stay fashionably festive. Bring them out trick-o-treating, just remember to keep them away from the candy! (read the story...)
Extreme Face Painting Book Helps You Kick Your Kid's Halloween Costume Up a Notch
Check out "Extreme Face Painting: 25 Friendly Step-by-Step Demos," an enhanced ebook that offers easy face painting ideas and designs for kids, on Halloween and beyond. (read the story...)
Torani Pumpkin Spice Syrup and Pumpkin Spice Cappuccino Recipe
This Pumpkin Spice Cappuccino is an easy-to-make treat (no espresso machine required) that's perfect when sipped in the brisk fall weather. (read the story...)
Sweet Sally's Offers Mail-Order NYC Treats
Sweet Sally's Bakeshop, a Kosher bakery that specializes in mail-order desserts, makes classic New York City desserts that can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. (read the story...)
Barefoot Contessa's New Pumpkin Cupcake Mix is Perfect for Fall Parties
The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, has introduced a new easy-to-make fall dessert: Pumpkin Cupcake and Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Mix, the perfect ending to an autumn get-together. (read the story...)
Wikki Stix Offers Trick-or-Treat Packs for Halloween
Instead of candy this Halloween, encourage trick-or-treaters to get creative by handing out Wikki Stix. In honor of the spooky holiday, the company is offering a Trick-or-Treat Pak that comes with a FREE Halloween Fun Kit. (read the story...)
New 'School of Fear' Book Debuts Just in Time for Halloween
"School of Fear: The Final Exam," the third and final book in the School of Fear trilogy by Gitty Daneshvari, debuts this October, making it the perfect spooky read for kids around Halloween. (read the story...)
Raskullz Bike Helmets Keep Kids Safe and Looking Cool
These kids' bike helmets from Raskullz keep little noggins safe from bumps and bruises while adding a touch of awesome to your child's safety gear. (read the story...)
Glow-in-the-Dark Skeleton Pajamas for Kids are Frighteningly Cute
These glow-in-the-dark skeleton pajamas for kids will add just the right amount of frightening fun to your child's bedtime routine, whether on Halloween or any night of the year. (read the story...)
Trick-or-Treat in Style This Halloween With a Skeleton Candy Bag
Your kids will be the most fashion-forward trick-or-treaters on the block this Halloween with a personalized skull candy bag from Pottery Barn Kids. (read the story...)
Scary Skeleton Treat Tote Bag Compliments Any Kid's Halloween Costume
Arm your kids with a candy-carrying bag that will be the talk of the neighborhood. A festive accessory to any child's costume, this skeleton head treat tote provides an easy-to-carry option for trick-or-treaters of any age. (read the story...)
Make Your Child's Halloween Costume Say 'Boo' with a Pumpkin Treat Bag
Have a hard time imagining how your kids will be able to tote all their Halloween goodies from house to house? Snag them the coolest jack-o-lantern trick-or-treat bag for all their candy-carrying needs. (read the story...)
Spooky Spider and Frightening Eye Bouncy Balls will Entertain Kids this Halloween
Not sure what type of festive party favor to give out to the kids at your family Halloween party this year? Keep them busy by handing out these creepy (but fun) eye and spider bouncy balls. (read the story...)
Give Your Kids a Black Cat Trick-or-Treat Bag to Fill with Candy this Halloween
Make candy collecting extra fun this Halloween by getting your child a specially embroidered and personalized black cat trick-or-treat bag. (read the story...)
Bat-y Trick-or-Treat Bag is Great for Every Kid's Halloween Costume
Whether your kids plan on dressing up as ghosts, witches, devils, or princesses for Halloween, this spooky trick-or-treat candy bag is sure to complete any costume. (read the story...)
Clifford the Big Red Dog's Halloween Stories for Kids
Get your kids into the spirit of Halloween before a night of trick-or-treating and candy consuming distracts them entirely. In these two children's books, everybody's favorite big red dog, Clifford, delights everyone in your family with "tails" of his Halloween adventures. (read the story...)
Plush Animal Masks Last Long Beyond Halloween
These colorful and cute plush animal masks for kids from Lakeshore Learning can be a great accent for handmade Halloween costumes, but they make for great fun at any time of year. (read the story...)
Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Chocolate Witch Hair
Sure, candy is likely your kids' favorite Halloween treat, but why not cook up something a little different this October 31. Use this easy-to-make recipe to lure your children into the kitchen for a festive family activity that results in delicious chocolate witch hair. (read the story...)
Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Bewitching Cocoa Bites
Getting the kids into the kitchen to help with dinner can be torture, but getting them cooking might be more fun with this festive Halloween recipe for delicious, chocolate rice cereal treats. Plus, these Bewitching Cocoa Bites also make the perfect addition to any Halloween costume party. (read the story...)
Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Goblin Delights
For kids, Halloween is all about dressing up in costumes and collecting enough candy to last them until Christmas. Why not make obtaining Halloween treats more of a family affair by heading over to the kitchen and cooking up your own festive sweets. Try this quick and easy recipe for chocolate Goblin Delights. (read the story...)
No-Mess Halloween Cupcake Cups
Forget your metal baking pans. More important--make clean-up easier! These paper baking cups from Welcome Home Brands aren't just convenient (bake treats right in them and serve directly from the oven), they're cute, too. (read the story...)
Orange & Pumpkin Smoothies for All!
The Happy Family® brand, popular for their organic squeezable baby foods, has introduced the new Happy Squeeze line of fruit smoothies, perfect for every member of the family, not just the tots. (read the story...)
Healthy Halloween Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes with Chocolate Filling
Start Halloween morning out right with these devilishly delicious pumpkin pancakes stuffed with a creamy chocolate filling. This healthy recipe is from Catherine McCord, the mom behind all those nutritious ideas at Weelicious.com. (read the story...)
How to Have a Harry Potter Halloween: Recipes & Costumes
To jump-start your own Harry Potter-inspired Halloween revelry, we’ve got two recipes for meals drawn straight from the series that would even make Mrs. Weasley proud! Plus, check out some costumes of your favorite Hogwarts wizards! (read the story...)
Holiday Cocktail Recipes, for Kids and Adults
As the temperature drops, spice up your next dinner party with a festive beverage or cozy in with a family-friendly mocktail. Check out these drink recipes courtesy of author and style expert Colleen Mullaney to celebrate the fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas. (read the story...)
Caramel Apple Pumpkins Recipe
Here’s a treat that turns an apple-y tradition into a seasonal delight! (read the story...)