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The Perfect Cocktail for Your Halloween Festivities

Festive cocktails are our favorite thing on the planet. If there's a party, you best believe we have the perfect sip in hand. And this Black Sangria from The Whisking Kitchen? It has just the right amount of moody cocktail vibes for Halloween celebrations. Brew up a batch this...

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10 Things To Do if You’re Not Going to a Halloween Party This Weekend

I think it's safe to say that I won't be going to any Halloween parties this year. With a growing baby bump, I'll be trading in the booze for plain old boos and I'm totally content doing so. But truthfully? That's sort of my attitude every year when it comes to Halloween parties! Looking for an alternative to the costume party craziness, too? Here are 10 replacements that are just as good, if not better. You might...

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Insanely Cute Costumes that Kids Can Wear Long After Halloween

Never fall for a cheesy, didn't have time for anything else costume again. The best of intentions can quickly turn into a last minute scramble for anything that fits. But these cutie pie costumes from Lovelane Designs with styling by Beijos Events are a whole different breed. They're the kind of handmade goodness that can go right into the dress-up trunk. Psst... check out...

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50 Genius Costume Ideas for Everyone from Your Puppy to Your Squad

Whether your eyes are peeled for just the right idea to dress up your pup or you're on the hunt for a group costume for your best girlfriends (hello snapchat filters) we've rounded up some of our favorites currently making the internet rounds. You'll be all up in the top spot for...

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11 Fashion Finds that Double as Halloween Costumes

Crafting a Halloween costume is a lot of work. It's probably why I've sat out on Halloween one too many times in the past! I'd rather spend my moolah on a bottle of wine and a good movie. But if I could make the items in my closet pull double duty? I'd be so down to attend every spooky party. These stylish 'costumes' are definitely ones that can be worn time...

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Not into Orange? Try these alternative decor ideas for a Chic Halloween

Of all the colors in the rainbow, orange is probably my least favorite. Thus, making halloween decorating a bit challenging. Do you fall firmly in the non-orange loving camp too? If so, pore through these alternative decor ideas filled with metallics and pastels that get into the spirit of Halloween without a lick of orange. And we promise only half of them are pumpkin related.

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Go Glam this Halloween with Copper Foil Pumpkins

While some early birds have already dusted off the Halloween decor, others are just about ready to dive in to the pumpkin patch and decorate accordingly. From fruit inspired to calligraphy, options run a-plenty but...

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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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