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How to Cure Your Halloween Hangover

You know those hangovers you had in college when you woke up and the entire day of nothing to do stretched out before you? Remember when your biggest challenge was deciding if greasy pizza or a greasy burger was going to be the cure? You could lie on your couch all day and just … […]

Bloody Orange Tequila Cocktail for Halloween

This Blood Orange Tequila cocktail is perfectly gruesome for Halloween! Ingredients 3 ounces fresh blood orange juice 1 oz fresh lime juice 2 oz tequila 1 oz Grand Marnier a lime wedge Instructions First, salt the rims of your glass. Use a lime wedge to moisten the edge of your glass. We used Snowy River Orange Cocktail Salt from Amazon but you can probably find red salt […]

What to Do if Halloween Truly Scares Your Child

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 […]

A Last Easy, No-Bake Halloween Treat!

Need a last minute treat for a Halloween party? This couldn’t be easier with store-bought cupcakes!, All you need: Chocolate-frosted chocolate cupcakes Oreos Edible Googly Eyes. Use Oreo halves for the ears and pop on edible googly eyes. The hardest part? Cutting the Oreo so here’s a tip: wet a sharp knife with water. Hold the knife halfway across the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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