Category: Halloween

National Caramel Apple Day – Plus a Homemade Caramel Apple Recipe

A plate of homemade caramel apples with an almond topping.

If you love Halloween treats, get excited, because National Caramel Apple Day honors both caramel apples and Halloween! Read on to learn more. When the temperatures drop in the fall, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat for the entire Halloween…

Owl Cookies – Easy No Bake Chocolate Halloween Snacks for Kids

Owl Cookie Treats on a wooden board near a fall towel.

These adorable owl cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Dip into your Halloween candy bag and put these treats together in just minutes! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for another…

Mummy Door Decoration – DIY Halloween Door Decorations

Halloween door decorations turn any door in your home into a spooky entrance. The kids will love this mummy door decoration. It is super easy to do and perfectly eerie to behold. All you need are a few inexpensive supplies and your door will be a Halloween masterpiece in no time at all. The door…

Halloween Quotes and Graphics – 75 Sayings to Set a Mood

A spray can labeled "Halloween" that sprays out bats.

A great way to celebrate Halloween is by enjoying quotes. These Halloween quotes are perfect for sharing with friends and setting the mood. Quotes have a special way of bringing people together and creating joy by celebrating their topic matter. They are a great way to put yourself, your friends, and your family in a…

Halloween Car Decorations – Decorate Your Car For Halloween

Pumpkin car decorations in a car trunk.

Halloween is the time to really go all out in the way of decorations. And the decorations don’t have to stop with your home. These creative Halloween car decorations will make Halloween a mobile holiday too! We all love to decorate for the holidays each year with DIY Halloween decorations when the season rolls around.…

Beetlejuice Snake Porch Decor DIY – Halloween Scary Snake Basket

Beetlejuice snake DIY project

Fans of Tim Burton will love this DIY Beetlejuice snake porch decor. The Halloween scary snake basket is sure to bring screams of fright and delight to your trick or treating visitors.  This porch decor project was inspired by the 1988 movie “Beetlejuice.” My version of the snake in the movie makes such a fun…

Kids Halloween Costumes – The Best Amazon Picks of 2020

best kids halloween costumes

Are you looking for quick and easy kids Halloween costumes? I have rounded up the best costumes and costume kits for kids on Amazon, below. If you need a costume for your child this Halloween that is inexpensive, cute, and easy, look no further. In the list below, I’ve linked to my favorite kid’s Halloween…

Candy Corn Pudding Pops

Candy corn pudding pops

This is such a fun time of the year for spending time in the kitchen. It’s sort of a cross between cooking and crafting.  These candy corn pudding pops are a fun treat to make and are the perfect choice for those who love the traditional Halloween and Thanksgiving candy corn. Did you know that…

Oreo Cookie Pops – Halloween Mummy Cookie Pop Recipe

Oreo mummy pops

These Oreo cookie pops are a spooky snack on a stick. These mummy shapes are super easy to make and perfect for a Halloween party or for handing out to trick or treaters. Since October 28 is National Chocolate Day, these fun cookie pops are the perfect way to celebrate, white chocolate style! National days…

Mini Pumpkin Planters for Succulents – Fall Decor Idea

Succulent planter box

October 26 is National Pumpkin Day. What perfect way to celebrate than to make these adorable mini pumpkin planters for my succulents. I love succulents. They are easy to grow, perfect for a beginning gardener and so pretty to look at. I have done a variation of this project in larger form on my gardening…

DIY Spider Ice Cubes – Spooky Halloween Drink Idea

Halloween drink with cockroach ice cube

There are all sorts of Halloween inspired cocktails out there but using bugs in ice cubes turn any drink into a scary concoction. These spider ice cubes are simple to make and so effective at setting a mood at your next adult Halloween party. If you enjoy making and drinking cocktails, be sure to check…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins – Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins for Fall

Fluffy pumpkin muffins with cheesecake topping

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall!  And since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, that makes it a great day to try this recipe! There are lots of fun food days in October. National Cake Decorating Day…

Fall and Halloween Wreath Ideas – Making Outdoor Wreaths

Wreath ideas for front door

From burlap wreaths covered with bats to a colorful Halloween mesh wreath made with a black kitty cat center, these fall and Halloween wreath ideas will capture the spirit of the season in a spooky and fun way. The days are getting cooler and the leaves are falling.  I love this time of the year,…

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges.   But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holiday season.  Why should cookies be limited to just the winter?  I’ve put together some tips for hosting a Halloween cookie exchange. Since October 1 is National Home Made Cookie day, it’s the…