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Easy, No-Sew Halloween Costumes for the Craft-Challenged Mom


You ignored the telltale signs of the season: pumpkin-spiced lattes, costume pop-up stores, a bowl of candy corn on the receptionist’s desk at your office. But there’s no denying it any longer. Halloween has arrived, and your child needs a costume ASAP for all of the spooky parties and ghoulish events happening between now and October 31.

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Friday 5: Ways to Make Use of Leftover Halloween Candy


It’s the day after Halloween and you’ve got way too much candy on your hands. While there are worse problems to have, here are some creative ways to help you get rid of/give new life to your excess candy:

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7 Kid-Friendly Halloween Treats That Aren’t Candy

There’s one thing spookier than seeing your children transform into sugar zombies around this time of year: the resulting cavities. Unfortunately, the sweet treats are unavoidable at Halloween.

You don’t want to contribute to the problem by handing out candy at the door, but you also don’t want to disappoint enthusiastic trick or treaters with toothbrushes and dental floss. Keep the Halloween spirit alive with these candy-free treats.

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Friday 5: Ways to Make Sure Your Child Stays Safe on Halloween

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Halloween is all about scares, but no parent wants to be scared when it comes to their child’s safety. Combat the many hazards associated with Halloween by following these five tips to help reduce your child’s risk of injury.

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How to Make Edible Eyeballs — Zombie Style

Want a ghoulishly tasty Halloween treat that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser? Look no further! This zombiefied remix of a popular pretzel treat is the perfect combination of sweet and savory and will have your tastebuds (and your little goblins) howling with delight. Plus, the kids will have a blast helping put together these treats.

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