The holiday season is about to start. Our children will soon be wafting in the sweet smell of homemade apple pie, filling their bags with tricks and treats, having visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in their heads, and dumping out holiday stockings filled with care (and lots of candy canes).
Gone are the days of ghosts and hobo costumes made from old sheets and rags; we kicked off Friday night in our vampire best, and though we seemed to be the only parents that celebrated "costumes required," stilettos, leather and tuxedos don't stop a good game of kickball.
What if Halloween were a time to become more aware of the masks we are already wearing? What if the permission we are given to dress up in alternate personalities is meant to serve as a reminder that we are already dressed up?
Who doesn't love Halloween? The candy, the costumes, the spooky movies, what a holiday! If you and your friends want to enjoy a fun and memorable Halloween this year, just follow these five easy steps!
We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free. Here's what a reasonable amount (around 200 cals) of your favorite "fun size" treats look like.
I've now found a solid solution to keeping a stash of candy corn past October: Make them yourself! Not only can you have homemade candy corn year-round, long after Halloween has come and gone, but you can also get a little crazy and mix up the colors and flavors, too.