With Halloween just around the corner, it seems fitting to do a post about some great, fun, and unique Halloween and Harvest (Non-Halloween) ideas.
RECIPES and PARTY IDEAS
Fun, creative, and original recipes and ideas for a fun Halloween Party or Trunk-or-Treat event.
Recipes From Betty Crocker Online
Recipes From Better Homes and Gardens Online
Trunk or Treat Ideas
Planning a Trunk or Treat Event
Homemade costume ideas for kids, adults, and pets which are quick, cheap, easy, and creative.
Cheap, Easy, and Quick Homemade Costume Ideas
Indexed Gallery with TONS of Homemade Costume Ideas (photos)
Fun Kids Costumes with Instructions
Fun ideas for clever indoor and outdoor decorating.
Outdoor Halloween Decorating Ideas
Decorating with Landscaping and Natural Elements
Make Realistic Looking Tombstones
Make Creepy Dummy Props
How to Make ‘Shrunken Heads’
Guides to ‘FOG’
Guides to multiple decorating props and ideas
Spook Alley Special Effects
Safety first! Or, as is commonly quoted, “It’s all fun and games ‘til someone loses an eye”. Let’s be careful out there, folks! (to paraphrase Hill Street Blues)
LA Fire Dept. Safety Tip List
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safety Tips
American Red Cross Safety Tips
US Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Tips and Warnings
An assortment of other Halloween ideas, helps, and tips.
Free Animated Halloween Ecards: Customizable. Can use pre-recorded message or record your own.
Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Tips, Helps
Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns/Stencils
History Channel: Origins of Halloween and More
ALTERNATIVES TO HALLOWEEN (for the Anti-Halloween Crowd)
There is much debate amongst many Christians over the propriety of celebrating what began as a Pagan ritual. With so much focus being on things dark and evil in nature, a movement is in progress to find alternatives to traditional Halloween festivities and themes.
Alternatives ideas for Halloween: Celebrate Fall
Five Fun Alternatives for Halloween
Harvest Celebrations Instead of Halloween (Ideas)
Christian Celebrating Ideas (NOTE: I am in no way affiliated with this site)
Whatever you decide to do or not do, please be safe and have fun!
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