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halloween

Halloween Cocktails: Vanilla Pumpkin Martini

Ingredients 2 ounces vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce cream liqueur 1/2 ounce pumpkin liqueur Dip in the rim of your glass into a shallow bowl of water to wet the rim of a martini glass. Then, dip the glass in black salt to cat the edge. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the vodka and cream liqueur. Shake it well. […]

6 Tips for Kids Who Are Scared of Halloween

My 18 year old doesn’t like Halloween. She is the kid who double checks all the doors are locked every night and scolds my husband and me when we are lax about safety. It follows she wouldn’t care for a macabre holiday. She doesn’t understand why I would want fake blood, headless figures and  scary […]

Tips’ DIY Halloween Costumes

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite DIY costumes–some easier than others. By Our TipsFromTown Staff Have a fun costume you’d like to share? Email us a pic so we can add it to our post! Channel Your Inner Charlie Brown Is there anything more traditional than making a ghost costume from a sheet? You can cut […]

15+ Spooky, Fun Halloween Treats

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Mini Caramel Apples Your kids will love eating fruit when you make these caramel- and candy-dipped mini apples. They’re bite-sized and fun to make. It is so easy that 2 of our teen contributors made them all […]

Maple Cut-Out Cookies

A cut-out cookie that tastes as good as it looks! Delicious cookies stamped into seasonal shapes deliver the sweet flavor of maple in each bite. A welcomed change to the typical “sugar” cookie…

Halloween Costumes You Can Make Yourself

I’m all for buying already-made costumes, but some…you just can’t find. Like an exit sign. Yes, my daughter asked to be an exit sign 2 years ago. Here are a few of our favorite DIY costumes–some easier than others. Bunch of Grapes This costume is easy and cheap! Buy 2 bags of either green or […]

Help Your Child Find the Perfect Costume

The costume can make or break the holiday. Choose and guide carefully.

When Did Halloween Become So Slutty?

When did Halloween become a holiday to dress like a slut? No judgment, just wondering. It seems that over the years, Halloween has become a night to live out sexual fantasies for women and be an object for desire. Peruse the aisles at party city and you’ll see what I mean. Sexy school girl, slutty […]

Friday the 13th … Should You Be Scared?

Are you really in more danger today?

Trixie’s Treats

Who doesn’t like a Rice Krispie Treat? With just a little pumpkin and spice and everything nice you now have the perfect autumnal goody. If you’re feeling guilty with all this sweet… sub the white rice cereal out for brown rice...

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