11 Ways to Maximize Pumpkin

Can't get enough pumpkin? We're sharing 11 creative ways to get more pumpkin in your life.

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Which Halloween Character Are You?

On October 31, should you patiently wait for the Great Pumpkin, spook the house's new residents, or claim that you ain't scared of no ghosts? Take our quiz…if you dare.

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Outrageous Pumpkins You HAVE to See

These spooky pumpkins are sure to scare up laughs and fun! Get complete DIY carving instructions here.

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Hipster Pumpkin Stencils

Grab your cardigan, pause your cassette tape, and pick a pumpkin that perfectly encompasses your hipster vibe. If you're feeling nostalgic, share this with your friends.

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3-Layer Candy Corn Drink: Perfect for Halloween!

Pretty colors and fruity flavors stand out in this 3-layer drink that looks just like candy corn. Adorable!

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Lazy Girl's Halloween Cupcakes

When you'd prefer to prep for your Halloween party by styling your zombie makeup instead of piping cupcakes, look to GeorgetownCupcake.com for a dozen creepy sweets just in time for All Hallows Eve.

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

Ah, the popcorn ball. Three steps, basic ingredients, and some literal hands-on fun are at the heart of these classic treats that go just as well at a party as at low-key streaming-movie night. Now pop to it!

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Costumes: Babies & Kids

Skip the Halloween costume store and dress your little one in a Halloween costume you make yourself. We have countless ideas for homemade Halloween costumes for kids of all ages (from babies and toddlers to elementary school-age kids), including projects that require little to no sewing and costume ideas for a group of kids. Our easy-to-make kids' Halloween costumes are creative takes on classic ideas -- turn your kid into a rock star, artist, mad scientist, and more with just a few simple steps. If you want to fashion a creative costume (and have a bit of time to sew), check out more Halloween kids' costumes, where we show you how to sew cute and clever costumes for your little ones, including an ice cream cone costume, a baby bird costume, and a candy machine costume. For tiny toddlers, our baby mermaid costume is perfect for anyone who wants to live under the sea. If you're still looking for kids' costume ideas, we have detailed instructions for any costume you or your child can think up, including a construction costume, an adorable bird costume, and a caveman costume.

Lion (with pattern)

As king of the neighborhood jungle, your lion will be the pride of the pride.

Airplane (with pattern)

Let a child's imagination soar with this lofty costume.

Must-Try Halloween Disguise Bar

A forgotten side table becomes a full-out destination when you stock it with a...

Super-Cute Baby Costumes

Introduce your little one to Halloween with an adorable costume that's...

Make a Kid's Skunk Halloween Costume

You've never seen such a sweet-smelling skunk as your little mademoiselle in...

Real Photos: Kids in Halloween Costumes, 2008

From you, to you. Here are the top Halloween kid costumes picked in 2008.

Make a Kid's Muscle Man Costume for Halloween

Show off your kid's strength this Halloween with a muscle man costume that's...

Easy-to-Make Kids' Halloween Costumes

These speedy Halloween costumes are perfect for little trick-or-treaters who...

Little Red Riding Hood Costume

Let your child play the role of a classic fairy-tale character for Halloween b...

Frankie the Monster

You'll be doing the monster mash in style with this silly mask made from shiny...

Mice Are Nice Halloween Costumes for Kids

Forget frightening rats and opt for these sweet mice costumes for Halloween...

Creative Halloween Costumes to Make for Kids

Each of these cute and clever Halloween costumes includes detailed how-to...

Your Best Photos: Kids' Halloween Costumes, 2009

Enjoy Halloween all over again by looking at these trick-or-treaters whose...

Make a Kid's Cupcake Chef Costume for Halloween

Use paint, crafts foam, and a little bit of creativity to whip up this cupcake...

Mac and Cheese

You've cooked mac and cheese forever -- now you can parade as pasta.

Ice Cream Cone Kid Halloween Costume

What is sweet and cute with a cherry on top and perfect for trick-or-treating?...

Running Wild Masks

Go wild -- as a wise owl or rascally raccoon -- with these paper-plate masks...

Make a Spooky Spider Kid's Halloween Costume

Think of the places a spider must be able to go with eight legs instead of two...

Top New Costumes for Kids

From villains to princesses, 'tis the season for spook-tacular Halloween...

Make a Kid's Owl Halloween Costume

Here's a scholarly fellow who can deliver a message from the Owlery. Fix up hi...

Bee (with pattern)

Your little one will create quite a buzz wearing these bold stripes.

Bob the Tomato

A reader from Spring Hill, Tennessee, made this VeggieTales "Bob the Tomato"...

Veggies (with pattern)

Your kids may not eat their vegetables, but they can be their vegetables.

Snacky S'more

Complete with graham cracker sandwich boards.

Homemade Halloween Costumes

Making a Halloween costume for your child can save you money and make them the...


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