DIY Squid Game Halloween Costumes
Squid Game Costumes are really popular this year. Survive or die is the theme. If you need cash you can play a game for it and a child's game at that. But if you lose, you die. So you are playing for keeps. This dystopian thriller is the best source for a DIY costume that you can make yourself.
Halloween Trick or Treat Alternatives for Teens and Tweens
This article suggests some alternatives for teens and tweens who want to enjoy the spirit of Halloween without trick-or-treating.
Homemade Candy Corn Recipe: A Delicious Holiday Treat
This article shares a homemade candy corn recipe and gives a brief history of the traditional Halloween treat.
6 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Using Cardboard Boxes
Stressed about getting a costume together in time for Halloween? Don't worry! Just grab a spare cardboard box from the garage, attic, or local store, and you can create a personalized, unique costume just in time.
How to Celebrate Halloween Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic
The global coronavirus pandemic that can cause COVID-19 has many people rethinking how they will celebrate Halloween in 2020. Learn more about ways you can safely celebrate Halloween while slowing the spread of the virus.
How to Make a Halloween Candy Tray for Trick-or-Treaters
Learn how to make this spooky Halloween candy tray so that the kids can pick up their own bag of sweets on trick-or-treat night this year. Includes step-by-step instructions with my own photos.
How to Decide if Your Children Should Trick-or-Treat This Year
This article identifies questions you may want to consider when deciding whether you are going to let your children trick-or-treat during the pandemic.
Halloween Craft: EmptyTide Pod Container Lantern/Luminary
Learn how to turn an empty Tide Pod detergent container (or similar container) into an adorable Halloween luminary using just a few simple, cheap supplies.
Halloween: Origins and Evolution of the Spookiest Day of the Year
This article is an exploration of Halloween from it's Iron Age origin to its present-day popularity. Journey into the past and learn how trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume, and more of your favorite Halloween traditions came to be.
How to Celebrate Halloween Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic
What should you do this Halloween season to stay safe and have fun?
4 Simply Adorable DIY Halloween-Decor Crafts
Spice up the season with these four unique DIY decor crafts! This article includes step-by-step instructions and photo galleries to guide you along as you make a witch hazel gnome, a spellbinding picture frame, a deathly hallows wreath, and a spooky tree.
How to Create a Spider-Web Picture Frame for Halloween
Get in the spirit of Halloween with this beautiful spider-web picture frame craft. This article includes step-by-step instructions and process photos to help you along.
How to Trick-or-Treat Safely by Social Distancing: 5 Tips
This article highlights five simple ways to maximize your children's safety if they plan to trick-or-treat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clues for a Halloween Candy Hunt
Creating a candy hunt for your children instead of trick-or-treating allows them to find candy safely. However, between getting costumes together, hiding candy, and working, you may not have time to make clues. These ready-made clues will help make your candy hunt a snap to put together.
How to Create a Socially Distant Halloween Candy Hunt at Home
This article explains how to plan a socially-distant candy hunt for Halloween. Your children can collect candy in costume in their own home (or yard if you have one) this Halloween.
National Museum of Funeral History's Halloween Haunted House
Take a look at what the annual haunted house exhibit looks like at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston, Texas. Every year around Halloween, the museum opens its haunted house exhibit. It is spooky fun!
Countries That Celebrate Day of the Dead, Hungry Ghost Festival, or Halloween
All over the world, humans celebrate the cycle of life: birth, adulthood, procreation, and death. However, death has always been of particular interest to people worldwide. How we deal with death is sometimes manifested through celebrations. This article will take a somewhat jaunty look at this.
How to Make a Chucky Buddi Doll From "Child's Play" for Halloween
Learn how to make a Chucky Buddi doll for your Halloween yard display this year. It is based on the character Chucky from the horror movie "Child's Play" (2019). I've included step-by-step instructions with photos so you can follow along and make your own.
How to Make a Superman/Clark Kent Halloween Costume at Home
Learn how to make a Superman/Clark Kent costume with these step-by-step instructions. Photos of the costume I made for my son are included to help you follow along with the process.
How to Make Pennywise, the Clown From "IT," for Halloween
Learn how to make Pennywise the clown from the movie "IT" that terrorizes and kills the children. He is the perfect addition to a Halloween display. This article includes step-by-step instructions and original photos to help you make this scary decoration for Halloween.
How to Make a Woody Halloween Costume From "Toy Story"
I have included step-by-step instructions and process photos to help you make your own DIY Woody Halloween costume, the cowboy toy from the "Toy Story" film franchise.
How to Make DIY Paper Mache Eyeball Halloween Decorations
I love Halloween—every year, I make new DIY decorations and publish tutorials so others can follow along. This tutorial includes instructions and accompanying images to help you create large, spooky eyeballs to include in your Halloween display.
How to Make an Annabelle Doll From the Movie "The Conjuring"
How to make an evil Annabelle doll for your Halloween display. I've included step-by-step instructions and original process photos. Annabelle is a doll possessed by an evil spirit that is featured in "The Conjuring" as well as the "Annabelle" movies.
Halloween Black Punch Recipe
Here's a Halloween black punch recipe that's easy to make and delicious to drink. It's one punch your party guests are sure to remember. I especially like the added frozen hand ice sculpture—it's a little bit gory, but it's a perfect accent for your Halloween party buffet table.
27 Non-Candy Treats to Offer Trick-Or-Treaters on Halloween
Want to give non candy treats on Halloween? Here are some great ideas for non food treats, along with display and packaging ideas.
How to Turn an Old Light Fixture Into a Halloween Chandelier
Learn how to repurpose an old light fixture into a spooky Halloween chandelier decoration.
Halloween Makeup Effects With Temporary Tattoos
I have lots of ideas about how to use temporary tattoos to create fabulous Halloween costume effects (a glam zombie, a cracked porcelain doll, a Día de los Muertos sugar skull, tribal queen, and more). I share them with you here.
How to Make the Zombie Door From "The Walking Dead" for Halloween
Learn how to make a Halloween zombie door with step-by-step instructions and photos. This door from "The Walking Dead" can be part of your scary Halloween yard display this year.
7 Bootiful Ideas to Decorate Your Home for Halloween
Get ready for Halloween with these 7 creative and unique ideas for your home!
How to Make Georgie From the Movie "It" for Halloween at Home
For my Halloween display, I made a Georgie skeleton and paper sailboat from the horror movie "IT." Learn how to do the same by following my step-by-step instructions and original photos so you can follow along and make a Georgie skeleton for your own front yard display.
How to Make a DIY Blood-Soaked Skull for Halloween
I make all my own scary Halloween decorations for our front yard display. Learn how to make this 3D skull with blood and cobwebs. Here is a step-by-step guide with my own photos. It is easy to make and very effective to scare the kids out trick or treating.
10 of the Most Creative Pumpkin-Decorating Ideas Ever
Are you tired of boring pumpkins? Do you want to find a more creative way to decorate your pumpkins this year? Make your neighbors scream with envy and have the coolest pumpkins on the block with these awesome pumpkin decorating ideas.
What Can I Give Out for Halloween Instead of Candy?
If you don't want to give out candy on Halloween, here is a list of non-candy alternatives, including healthy choices, allergy-free treats, and toys for trick-or-treaters.
How to Make a Scary Halloween Wreath for Your Door From Scratch
Learn how to make a scary DIY Halloween wreath for your front door. Here you'll find instructions and process photos for making a creepy wreath to scare the kids on trick-or-treat night.
30+ Non-Scary Halloween Movies for Adults, Teens, and Kids
Not everyone can watch horror movies. I love watching Halloween movies, but I hate horror movies. This list includes many good movies that can't be found in other Halloween movie lists.
10 Ideas for Homemade Halloween Costumes for Couples
Stumped for ideas on what you and your S.O. should be for Halloween this year? Sick of the same boring costumes at the store? Here are some ideas for couple's costumes you can make yourself!