After my grandfather died, my grandmother took a ceramics class. She got out of it exactly what she needed -- distraction, friendship, and a sense that she could be happy and engaged once again. Grandma made more than a dozen pieces, and not too long ago, I did something I thought I'd never do: I gave them a creepy Halloween makeover.
What happens when you take three unsuspecting huskies and introduce them to a Howling Halloween Bone Dog? I will give you one guess . . . . Watch ...
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).
If you or your loved ones are experiencing any of these symptoms, please send a Hotline Bling to your friendly neighborhood Pumpkin Spice Latte dealer and remember-never, ever go cold turkey off of Pumpkin Spice Latte. The results could be horrible.
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.
When did Halloween evolve into such a huge deal? Once, I asked my mother what costumes I wore for Halloween, and she informed me that it really wasn't all that important when I was a kid. In fact, she didn't think I went trick or treating until we moved to the suburbs in 1952.
In L.A., Halloween is more about the grown-ups than the kids. And there's nothing that gets you in the spirit of the season like spirits and small plates. The flavors of fall are on full display on menus at L.A.'s best seasonally inspired restaurants. Here are three of the best.
Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not, but it's that time of year when thousands don their scary best and hit the streets in search of tricks, treats and frightening fun. If you're looking for this year's biggest events and best shivers, here are the best Halloween parties of 2015.
This sophisticated soireé wouldn't be complete without something scary-good to sip! Everyone knows and loves the classic Shirley Temple, which is simply made with lemon-lime soda and grenadine. For a Halloween-worthy twist, partially fill plastic prop syringes with the grenadine.
They call it witchcraft ...or if you're me, which craft am I going to make!?
You'll want your table to look as frighteningly festive as can be. Follow these simple steps to transform your table into the spooky center of attention.
Not only can you feed your little goblins something healthier for their Halloween party, they can help you make them. Maybe there's the trick to the treat.
Your own house is a perfect place to introduce kids to a frightening thrill, and Halloween is the best time to do it because society mostly frowns on trying to scare the crap out of kids the rest of the year.
Not all haunted houses are created equal. If you want to have the best spooky space on the block, you can't just wing it. You have to start preparing now - which is why we created a couple of fun decor collections to inspire you: Ghostly Victorian Mansion and Frightful Farmhouse.
I LOVE Halloween! Every year I make costumes for our family, create spooky treats for The Chic Site, and decorate our house accordingly. Without fail ...
Grab a marker and some streamers and you can have these wickedly wonderful balloons just in time for Halloween! Whether you love creepy crawling critters or the friendly jack-o'-lantern, these six DIY Halloween balloons are the perfect addition to your pumpkin carving party or to put on display for trick-or-treaters.