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  • Baby Girl Dressed Up in Witch Halloween Costume Spooky Vampire/Witch Names of 2019
    Baby Names
    The Spookiest Vampire and Witch Names for 2020
    Historically, witches and vampires have had villainous and evil reputations, and rightfully so. But over time, many people have come to love representing their rebellious and magical behaviors by giving a child or pet a mystical or spooky name....
    Miranda Altice
  • kids trunk or treating for Halloween
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 Trunk or Treating Decorating Themes Your Kids Will Love
    Do you have a trunk or treat event coming up? If you’re not familiar with trunk or treating, this has become a popular way for families to set up a contained and safe environment for kids’ trick or treating.  By decorating the backs of their...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
    12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
      Your teen probably isn't dressing up to go trick-or-treating, anymore, but they probably still love a good spooky Halloween movie. This year, help your teenagers plan a spooktacular movie night with a few age-appropriate and spine-tingling mov...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • young couple taking baby trick or treating
    Entertainment and Activities
    Is It Okay to Take My Baby Trick or Treating?
    As with any holiday, your child’s first Halloween is almost like a rite of passage. What could be cuter than a tiny little baby in an adorable costume? It is the perfect picture opportunity and excuse to show your precious little one off to the...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween Night
    5 Absolute Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween
    When Halloween creeps up on you too fast, don't run screaming with fright. Save the day with these last-minute costumes for Halloween that your kiddos will absolutely love. Flower Pot Costume Photo Credit: Dukes and Duchesses Your little one wi...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 4 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
    4 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
    We get it. As much as we all like to plan ahead, when you're a mom, it's not always possible. So, if you suddenly find yourself with only a few days (or less!) standing between you and Halloween, and you still need a Halloween costume for you or ...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Basic Vest Costume Pattern
    This basic vest pattern will be the perfect addition to any child's Halloween costume. ...
  • Cute Halloween Costumes for Baby
    5 Great Halloween Costumes for Babies
    Halloween is getting close! You've got your costume, but are you still trying to figure out your baby's? We've got you covered with five great Halloween costumes for babies that are inexpensive and easy to make. Just click through to get a list o...
    Laurie Mega
  • 2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Don't just throw an old sheet over your child's head before you hit the streets to trick-or-treat this year. Give your kiddos a Halloween experience to remember with these top Halloween costume ideas for 2017.  Star Wars Rey Costume Your child...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 10 Fun and Cheap Halloween Candy Alternatives
    10 Fun and Cheap Halloween Candy Alternatives
    Candy, candy, candy! That's what's on most kids' minds as Halloween creeps closer. This year, give those little goblins a fun surprise with cost-effective and unique alternatives to candy. Be a trendsetter this Halloween and pass out creative tre...
  • Halloween candy and carved pumpkins
    History of Halloween
    The Spooktacular History of Halloween
    Halloween is not just about dressing up in costumes and asking for candy! It's a holiday steeped in folklore and customs. From carving pumpkins to trick or treating, each ghoulish tradition has its own fascinating tale. And speaking of history, c...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Group costumes for Halloween
    Top 10 (Easy) Group Costumes for Families
    Halloween costumes for groups always seem like a good idea, until you have to figure out an doable theme. Are you casting about for group costume ideas for your family? Look no further than our top 10. You can make these yourselves -- no sewing r...
    Laurie Mega
  • Halloween Garbage Bag Ghost Craft
    How to Make Halloween Garbage Bag Ghosts
    Halloween is just around the corner. Don't get caught with a frightfully plain house! Grab your garbage bags and make these easy Halloween garbage bag ghosts! For a smaller version of this craft, check out our Halloween tissue ghosts! ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Tissue ghosts for Halloween
    How to Make Halloween Tissue Ghosts
    With some white facial tissues, some string and a marker, you can make these cute Halloween decorations to string along your mantle or dangle from your chandelier. To make a bigger version of these, check out our Halloween garbage bag ghosts! ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Food Costumes
    Stuffed Green Olive Costume
    Stuffed Green Olive CostumeTime: 15 minutes Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required Materials:Red turtleneck Red tights Red knit hat Red shoes or red spray paint Large green trash bag with tie handle Newspaper for stuffing ScissorsInstruc...
  • Top 10 Halloween and Autumn Books
    How Bewitching! 10 Best Books About Autumn and Halloween
    What better time to curl up with a good book than the cozy (and spooky) days of fall? Check out our favorite children's books about everything from apples, pumpkins, and autumn leaves to ghosts, goblins, and some not-too-scary Halloween friends f...
    Erin Dower
  • Zombie Costumes for Halloween
    7 Zombie Costumes for Undead Family Fun
    The Walking Dead is back this month, and Halloween follows right behind. Instead of the cutsie costumes of years gone by, this year think zombie. Enjoy an undead Halloween with zombie costumes perfect for the whole family. Your whole family will ...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Halloween candy leftovers, candy corn craft
    Halloween Candy
    10 Ideas for Leftover Halloween Candy
    Want to prevent cavities and sugar highs in the aftermath of Halloween? Check out these ideas for recycling, rationing, and purging your child's heap of candy. ...
    Erin Dower