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Pumpkin Seed and Panko-Crusted Chicken

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.

Make Your Own Halloween Monsters Out of Clay

Make Your Own Halloween Monsters Out of Clay

Modeling Clay: Spooky Characters provides step-by-step instructions for the perfect do-it-yourself Halloween Decorations. Whether you're looking for a Halloween party game or an arts and crafts activity, this book has you covered.

Scary Stories Can Help Prepare Kids For Real World

Scary Stories Can Help Prepare Kids For Real World

With it's ghost and ghouls, goblins and witches, Halloween can be scary for kids. But experts say facing childhood fears, even through ghost stories, can help kids prepare for life.

FunBites Makes Mealtime Easier with Freaky Fun

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.

Sweet Tips for a Healthier Halloween

Sweet Tips for a Healthier Halloween

Dr. Dyan Hes, pediatrician and childhood obesity expert, reveals how parents can encourage their kids to be healthy this Halloween.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in New Jersey this fall. Our guide includes pick-your-own pumpkin farms throughout NJ that, in addition to pumpkin patches, offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses, and harvest festivals.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Rockland County NY

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Rockland County NY

These two pick-your-own farms in Rockland County, New York, offer visitors the full fall experience, complete with pumpkin and apple picking. Tramp through the pumpkin patch with your little ones, then enjoy seasonal activities like hayrides and a haunted house.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, pumpkin carving, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms on Long Island

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms on Long Island

Find out where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash With Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

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.

Tofu Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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.

Take Pumpkin Carving Lessons Among Dinos at Field Station

Take Pumpkin Carving Lessons Among Dinos at Field Station

Learn how to carve a pumpkin for free with expert Robert Carr at Field Station: Dinosaurs in New Jersey and create a spooktacular jack-o-lantern to display at home this Halloween.

Test Your Halloween Knowledge: Top 10 Facts and Figures

Test Your Halloween Knowledge: Top 10 Facts and Figures

Looking for some trivia for a game around at your Halloween party? Or maybe you're just curious and want to know more about the day of dress up and trick-or-treating. Delta Dental presents the top 10 facts about Halloween.

Plan a Fun Halloween in Any Weather

Plan a Fun Halloween in Any Weather

Plan a fun Halloween in any type of weather, whether it's cold, warm, raining, snowing, or your town is experiencing a power outage. Get trick-or-treating and costume tips, plus a guide to fun indoor activities when you can't go outside.

Kids Eat Free on Halloween at These Restaurants

Kids Eat Free on Halloween at These Restaurants

UPDATED OCTOBER 2016: The following nine restaurants are offering free or reduced-price kids' meals on Halloween. The list includes Chipotle, Old Country Buffet, Chili's, Sonic, and Wendy's.

Safe and Fun Pumpkin Decorating with Mr. Potato Head

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.

Spooky Ice Cube Molds for Halloween

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.

Halloween Activities with DC Comics Super-Villain

Halloween Activities with DC Comics Super-Villain

Download a printable activity pack featuring DC Comics Super-Villains for Halloween coloring pages and a word search.

Bake Cobweb Cupcakes For Halloween

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)!

Cater Your Very Own Graveyard Bash

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.

FunBites Food Cutter Set Makes Fun Halloween Shapes

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.

Wikki Stix and Tung Toos - Halloween Variety and Fun

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.

The Best and Worst Halloween Candies to Eat for a Healthy Smile

The Best and Worst Halloween Candies to Eat for a Healthy Smile

Just in time for Halloween, check out these tips from an expert dentist on which foods to avoid, or indulge in to give your kids a healthy smile.

Glitter Toos Add Sparkle To Halloween Costumes

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.

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes from a Celebrity Caterer

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.




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