I'm not advocating eliminating candy all together. A treat or two every so often is fine. What I am arguing is that we should find ways to make it more balanced -- to bring a few fun and healthy Halloween treats and tricks to the party.
High fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, artificial flavorings... Halloween is a scary time! Try making your own creepy creations instead.
Where better to spend this spooky holiday than a place where you can simultaneously tie one on while listening for strange noises. And when you eventually hear them, you'll always wonder if it was the booze or the spirits (meaning ghosts, not hooch).
I try to love Halloween as much as the next parent, but I admit to having my limits when it comes to embracing this kid frenzy of overdone costumes and too much candy. Here are five ways I won't be celebrating the holiday this year, no matter how much my kids beg me.
That wasn't your fault, the ridge got in the way. Just take a wet paper towel and wipe away that line and redraw... you know what? It's gonna be fine. It'll be abstract.
It is October and I am enthralled with fall, with black cats and cauldrons and crystal balls. I close my eyes but I do not see the future swirling in the mist. Only the past.
How to host a "Halloween Dinner Party" that's as creepy as it is delicious.
These destinations retain their spooky reputation all year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October 31st this year, you can still turn the rest into a frightening world tour if you want.
This October 31, you might want to ditch the door-to-door trick-or-treating and try out one of these fun-filled alternatives.
Many adults are looking for healthier options to give to treat-seekers at their doorstep. Here are some of my go-tos for All Hallow's Eve.
It's impossible to believe, but in less than three weeks, it'll be Halloween again. It's impossible to believe because it's nearly 80 degrees and instead of being blistery cold, it's like another August, but of course it's not.
I think many would agree that Halloween is in need of an image makeover, and what better time than now to re-examine this American tradition in an increasingly Latin-influenced country.
A lot of stores will sell candy for deep discounts on Nov. 1. Resist the urge to stock up! How do you plan on keeping the sugar-intake to a moderate level for your kids?
What would you do with a 1,872-pound pumpkin? Amazing pumpkin artist Ray Villafane turned this massive pumpkin, one of the world's largest in fact, into a life-sized zombie work of art.
Halloween is almost here, and many of us haven't decorated much. Here are nine items that add just a touch of Halloween flavor, and won't blow the weekend budget or take several hours to make.
After decades of appearing in pumpkin patches to the delight of children around the world, the Great Pumpkin has decided to call it quits.