Roasted pumpkin seeds

Ingredients 1 1/12 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 pinch salt Directions 1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. 2. Toss…

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon groun…

Costume ideas for your baby

Want to dress up your baby this Halloween but can’t decide? Check out these costume ideas that are perfect for little ones. 1. Boo from Mons…

DIY black cat pumpkins

Materials Needed 1. Faux pumpkins of various sizes and shapes 2. Hot glue gun and glue sticks 3. Black paint 4. Foam paintbrush 5. Scissors …

Most popular Halloween candy in each state

Find out what the most popular Halloween candy is in your state. Alabama – Airheads Alaska – Snickers Arizona – Toblerone Arkansas – Skittle…

Homemade caramel apples

Equipment 8 lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks Ingredients 8 Granny Smith apples 4 (4.51-oz.) bags soft caramels 3 Tablespoons heavy cream A…

Easy DIY Halloween costumes

Looking for a cheap and easy DIY costume? Find out how to make these Halloween costumes using items you have around the house. 1. Morph into…

Caramel-Peanut-Popcorn Snack Mix

Ingredients 15 cups popped popcorn (about 3/4 cup kernels) Vegetable cooking spray 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. firmly packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup…

Halloween candy safety

It’s important to know what your child is consuming, so this year, learn how you can spot suspicious treats and keep your little one safe on…

Topical Halloween costumes for 2017

Halloween is approaching and you want to make sure your costume is topical. Check out the costumes predicted to be the most popular this yea…

5 reasons it's OK to hate New Year's Eve

Everyone hates making New Year’s resolutions. Or, if they don’t hate them, they at least dread making them because they always, always fail …

How to entertain kids over winter break

By Denise Calaman, Contributing Writer Most children view the Christmas holiday as a needed break from the rigors of school but many parents…

The origins of holiday traditions

Have you ever wondered where the tradition of putting up a tree for Christmas came from? Or why we light a menorah for Hanukkah? Find out ab…