Halloween Treats Grown Ups Will Love Too

This Halloween give you a treat that everyone will love.  The Cookie Girl's fall and Halloween themed cookies are as delicious as they are adorable.  They are a great way to send an amazing treat to your child's class, a treat to the teacher, a money maker at a bake sale and a unique and amazing treat to give out to Tick or Treaters. Orders take about two weeks including delivery so order ...

Money Wise Halloween Tips

There are two ways to approach how to get a Halloween costume ready without paying a ton of cash. You can either shop around and look for the best deal, or, if you have more time on your hands, create one on your own. If you prefer to shop, start as early as possible - you might be able to score  a deal before the prices go up. If that’s not possible, search eBay and Amazon for deals and ...

25 Green Halloween tips

Halloween is meant to be enjoyed, but somewhere in between “planning” and “cleanup,” many parents find themselves feeling overwhelmed. It might seem that attempting to consider the Earth while planning a great ghoulish party is just too much work and way too expensive. Some fear it might even zap the fun right out of the day. But creating an eco-savvy Halloween doesn’t have to be scary, nor does ...

Plan a Halloween Party for Next to Nothing!

Eeeek! The gang is headed to your place for some post trick-or-treating
refreshment! No need to run screaming from the back door.*You can do this!* 
Sharon McRill, president of The Betty Brigade, a concierge and event
planning company in Ann Arbor, has some tips for putting together a
spell-binding Halloween party on the cheap!


- Make a big pot of something they can help themselves to, ...

Scary Good Recipes

This Halloween cook up a few gross but tasty treats that are inexpensive and easy to make.  These are just a few ideas to get you rolling.  All ingredients are available at regular grocery stores and many you may already have in the fridge or pantry.  I've also included some cute and create photos to add to your inspiration. -Make chocolate pudding and cover with crushed Oreo-O.  This makes for a ...

Top Ten Face Painting Tips

Face painting is an easy and inexpensive way to celebrate Halloween. Both kids and adults love getting creative with different designs. Face-painting theme parties are a great way to spend time with family and friends. Before experimenting with face painting, it’s important to keep a few tips in mind. 1. Wash your face and your hands. Let’s begin with one of the most obvious tips: wash your ...

Have a Safe Halloween

Although we hear them every year, I wanted to refresh you on some Halloween safety tips.  Thank you CDC for the information!   Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. Examine ...