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What to do with leftover candy

Tonight, your little ones will be running around the neighborhood collecting more candy than they'll know what to do with which can only mean one thing, you're going to have A LOT of leftover candy. Before you throw 2 bags-worth away, check out a few ways to reuse your...

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DIY Pumpkin Ice Bucket

This is creativity at it's finest! What better way to use a pumpkin than to fill it with ice and chill your favorite bottle of rosé in it? This Halloween, we're keeping it chic with this DIY pumpkin ice bucket (complete with directions below). No matter what cocktail you choose, we promise...

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Our Favorites for a Spooky Dessert Table Just in Time for Halloween

After months of preparation (or weeks in some cases) Halloween is finally here! The costume has been picked, the pumpkins have been carved and the last thing on your to-do list is...

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3 Last-Minute Halloween Snacks You Need to Make Now

One of the best things about Halloween is that it's the perfect time to play with your food and make some creepy-crawly snacks! If you're like the rest of us and don't have time for elaborate meals made ahead of time, then you're in luck. The three snack ideas below are perfect for the holiday and can be made last-minute. Watch below for a round-up of our favorites! PRETZEL SPIDER SNACKS

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Fall Pumpkin Pie Waffles

If you have already hit your Pumpkin Spice Latte limit for the month - have no fear! These pumpkin pie waffles will satisfy your need for pumpkin this Fall and will be a hit for the whole family. Just check out the recipe below from Mom.me to get started!

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Adorable Kids Tell Us Why They Love Halloween

At this time of year, there's no better pick-me-up than cute kids talking about why they love Halloween. Unsurprisingly, the answer usually has one word in it: candy. Nonetheless, the adorable and hilarious kids in the video below are sure to get you in Halloween spirit! Want even more kiddo Halloween inspiration?

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Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Float

Bourbon. Pumpkin Pie. Ice Cream. These are the makings of one delicious dessert. And trust us, we'll be whipping up these Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Floats from Prosecco in the Park from Halloween to...

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Adding Spooky Glamour to your Halloween Bar Cart

Every day deserves a good dose of glamour but especially on Halloween. And that layer of glam is even better with a spooky, dramatic edge. So if you're hosting a party or even a small get together, take heed of these fab tips from Laura Prattes Events along with the perfect accessories from Laura Hooper Calligraphy for decking your drink station to the nines. For more shot by ...

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Spooky + Sweet Halloween Treats with M&M’s®

Halloween is sneaking up on us at SMP, and while we don't have everything planned (which DIY costume do we choose?), we do know we'll be baking up some delicious treats full of everyone's favorite candy: M&M's®. From...

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Healthy Halloween Spider Snacks

Looking for a Halloween treat that isn't packed with sugar? These healthy spider snacks from our friends at LittleThings use just three ingredients - bananas, raisins and pretzels, and are extremely easy to make. Impress the trick-or-treaters with this scary healthy snack! Get even more spooky Halloween treat inspiration below!

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20 Crazy Cute No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

I'm sure I'm not alone in completely dreading the mess of carving a pumpkin. The cute porch decor and yummy roasted seeds almost, almmmost make up for it. But these no-carve versions are a total game changer. So jump on my bandwagon and buy your roasted pumpkin seeds at the store and try these gorgeous no-mess versions instead. Happy Halloween!...

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Trick or Treat! Best Ever DIY Costumes

The countdown is on for procuring Halloween costumes and if you prefer decking your kids out in customized attire then this post is for YOU. Look inside this collection of 16 costumes that are sure to take home first prize this year. From a sushi roll to puff of cotton candy and a circus trio perfect for siblings, this is...

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Tips for updating your porch for Fall

If you're not quite ready to abandon your outdoor spaces just yet, try these easy tips from A Vintage Affair for giving your front door and patio a festive fall reboot. It's pretty layers of cozy and the perfect pieces for an alfresco breakfast before the chill of winter sets in. And for even more captured by Connie Whitlock Photography check out...

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Pastel Pumpkin Cookies to Take Your Halloween to the Next Level

When most people think of Halloween, they think of an array of orange and black. But here at SMP, we're all about making things pretty, including Halloween. So we're ditching the...

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Enviable Fall Centerpieces

When it comes to entertaining in the fall, it's all about using fresh decor straight from the pumpkin patch. Whether it's grabbing fall foliage or using locally grown ingredients like artichokes, there are so many creative ways to spruce up your dining table this season. Check out this fabulous tablescape from found vintage rentals captured by Joel Maus and even more design inspiration below.

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Spotted on Saturday: Warm + Cozy Design Touches for Fall

Seasonal décor can get really cheesy really fast. But you, dears, are sophisticated and timeless, and your home reflects that. So swap out the plastic Jack-O-Lanterns and messy faux spiderwebs for chic brass pumpkins and cozy wool blankets that will take...

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How to Make Halloween Spiderweb Cupcakes

Having a Halloween party this year? Here is a fun, edible centerpiece to make for your next Halloween party - spider web cupcakes! These tasty treats from Martha Stewart will be a hit with the kiddos and the adults. Just arrange your cupcakes on a plate and practice a steady hand! Learn from the pro below! More...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Flamingo

Pink feathers are a no fail approach to costuming; believe that. Especially when those feathers are attached to an " I can't believe that is DIY" Flamingo outfit. Whip this costume up for your favorite kiddo and prepare to hear the ohhss and ahhhs. And you might even snag a best costume award in the process. Feathers and trophies – it's a win win. For more Halloween inspiration...

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DIY Emoji Pumpkins You Have to Try this Halloween

I'm just going to put this out there—I'm obsessed with these DIY Emoji Pumpkins from Bespoke Bride! How could you not be? Funny, playful, clever and original, these pumpkins will take your...

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DIY Pet Costumes

Our four legged friends deserve a little creative love this Halloween as much as the rest of the family. Besides, who doesn't love to see a dachshund actually dressed up like a hot dog or a little kitten as cat woman? With that said, finding the perfect costume for you pet, isn't always easy, which is why we've rounded up our...

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