Last year I focused on what to do with all that extra Halloween candy!
This year I’m going to focus on some ways to make Halloween fun (and stress free for YOU). Even if you don’t have kids, or don’t celebrate Halloween I bet you can implement some of these ideas.
- Dress up. I know it sounds like a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be. Just stick a headband with cat ears and draw some whiskers on your face. Add a Halloween t-shirt and you are good to go. Just a few minutes but your kids will love it. Feel like an idiot? Who cares – your kids think you are fun and awesome and isn’t that what really matters?
- Serve something simple and HEALTHY if you plan on going out trick-or-treating. Everyone’s tummies will be thankful to have some real food in them before they start “sampling” the candy (not that I would ever do that). Try something easy like homemade pizza, a simple crock pot meal or pasta dish. If you go out early, be sure to fill the kids up with a healthy snack – check out this post for some ideas. And remember, one night of candy is NOT going to hurt anyone long-term!
- Decorate your house. Once again this doesn’t have to be extravagant – use the artwork your children make or check out the dollar store for inexpensive decorations. I always hit up the nicer stores after Halloween and pick up a few fun and unique items for pennies!
- Start the day off with something special. How about pumpkin pancakes or muffins? Heck you could make the muffins a few days ahead of time and serve them on the 31st for breakfast with hot apple cider. Yum!
Don’t want to celebrate Halloween? You can still make it a fun and special day for your kids – don’t let them feel left out. How about creating your OWN fall holiday to celebrate instead? We have Pumpkin Day every year and the kids LOVE it!
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