Missing Halloween? Haunt Your Thanksgiving Instead

Moving from the East Coast to the West Coast I’ve learned a few things. One truly awesome discovery was that warm days and crisp autumnal nights pretty much start at Halloween in SoCal. Then they go on…and on…and on, with yellow leaves still clinging to some trees at Christmas. With this extended “fall,” I came to the happy conclusion that just because Halloween has ended (sob), all the fun definitely does not have to stop….Read more

Walpurgisnacht Little Halloween party accessories

It’s Halfway to Halloween! Host a Witchin’ Party

Who can wait 12 months for Halloween to come back around? Not us! Luckily, April 30 is Walpurhisnacht, also known as Witch’s Night – and it’s the perfect excuse to party like it’s 1699! Named for Saint Walpurga, Walpurgisnacht is celebrated by Northern Europeans each April with parades, bonfires, and incredible costumes. Want in on the fun? Here’s how to host a witchin’ party EVERYBODY will love! Step 1: Get it in Gear And we…Read more

Yes, You CAN Have Halloween This Year

One day in the far future, someone will stumble upon this post and say, rather gravely, “Oh, yeah. I remember 2020.” This year has been a tough one in so many ways. There have been losses, sadness and the type of scares nobody wants. One way to keep up morale? Take an hour or two and have some ridiculous, pointless fun. (It always works for us!) Here are some of the best ways to run…Read more

Bone Appétit: More Creepy Halloween Recipes

This year our fave creepy Pinterest crafters have gotten even more creative – and you won’t BELIEVE what they’ve cooked up. Click on the link in the description for the corresponding recipe. Oh…and bone appétit! Jello Bloodworms by The Idea Room These slimy worms (eew!) have just the right blend of food colors to make them look oh-so-real. Dig in! Watermelon Brain by Scoochmaroo What were they thinking? Find out by clicking this Instructables tutorial….Read more

Pumpkin it Up! The 2019 Who Did it Better? Edition

Never mind that the leaves haven’t yet started to change or that this July was the hottest month on human record: the second we see that pumpkin spice items have started returning to the shelves, fall has officially begun for us. And while Starbucks brought back their iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte at the end of August, some other companies beat them to the punch. We took one for the team and pitted them together in…Read more

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