Come October 31, the best way to get in the spooky spirit is with homemade, decorated Halloween cookies. Whether you choose to make Halloween sugar cookies, meringues, sandwich cookies, or makeover ready-made baked goods, these easy and delicious Halloween desserts will serve as the ultimate warmup for your kid's trick-or-treating festivities. Plus, if you're planning a Halloween party, these grab-and-go treats, which are best served with one of these boozy (or non-alcoholic!) Halloween cocktails, let your guests satisfy their sweet tooth without stealing the other Halloween appetizers'' thunder.
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Don't stop there, delight little ghouls with spooky-cute Halloween cupcakes, celebrate day of the dead or and just enjoy a pumpkin that's really a cake—all in our collection of fun Halloween foods. Get the recipe from Delish.
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There's just something about the '90s that leaves you wanting more, and Halloween is the perfect excuse to hop in a time machine and channel some of the decade's most iconic people, characters, and fads. Teachers seeking beloved storybook inspo will love the idea of taking a ride on The Magic School Bus in a DIY Ms. Frizzle costume, while parents will be tickled to see their newest bundle of joy dressed in a fuzzy Beanie Baby getup. Of course, there are also plenty of costumes suited for best friends, like a group of mighty Power Rangers or Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
As much fun as it is to make your own elaborate costume for Halloween, it's possible October 31 just snuck up on you this year. Well, have no fear procrastinators, because whipping up a Halloween costume from your closet is easier than you think, and if you're in need of last-minute Halloween costume ideas, then you may just find one in your own wardrobe. Costumes don’t need to be intricate and expensive to be unique, and plenty of easy Halloween costumes can be made with items you already own.
Can you dig these 1970s-inspired Halloween costumes? The era is known for for its denim jumpsuits, signature bell bottoms, and of course, platform shoes. Since Halloween gives you an excuse to dress up as whatever you'd like, it makes sense that you'd want to channel some '70s vibes for your look this year.
If you're not sure what costume to wear for Halloween, let us fill you in on a little secret: You can never go wrong with a '70s-inspired costume. If you're feeling crafty, we've included tons of homemade Halloween costume ideas that you can pull together with the help of a few purchases. If you're obsessed with pop culture, we rounded up ideas that were inspired by some of the most popular movies from that time period—from Grease to Saturday Night Fever to Star Wars.
Sink your teeth into these easy Halloween projects. A vampire is a great last-minute Halloween costume because DIY versions are so easy to put together. Whether you want to hit the Halloween party as one of the stars from Twilight or Vampire Diaries, couple up with your partner as Count Dracula and the object of his affection, or your little one is dead-set on marching in the school's parade as Vampirina, there are plenty of high-impact, low-effort (yet still homemade) vampire costumes out there.
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If you're not sure what to be for Halloween this year, then these easy '90s Halloween costume ideas will give you all the inspiration you need. Maybe you're looking for last-minute Halloween costumes you can throw together from items you already have in your closet. Or perhaps you just want a '90s-inspired Halloween costume that you can buy directly from Amazon without having to put in much effort.
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The worst part of Halloween: realizing your great costume idea is going to cost way too much money to put together. While you may dream of walking into your Halloween party in a getup that would even make Heidi Klum jealous, it's possible that's just not in your budget this year.
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You can make this Halloween the happiest one on Earth, thanks to these seriously fun DIY Disney costumes. Of course, there are tons of Halloween costumes for kids in this roundup, including DIY princess costumes and DIY superhero costumes. There are tons of tutorials for the entire family on this list, such as DIY Halloween costumes for couples, best friend Halloween costumes, and even some pet Halloween costumes for your furry friend too.
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Have the most magical Halloween of all when you dress yourself or the kids up in a DIY unicorn costume. Dressing up as a unicorn on October 31 is pretty and easy. Below, you'll find unicorn costumes for adults, tweens, babies, and even infants.
Add a festive touch to your fall table. When it comes to Halloween decor, we'll be the first to admit that there's a fine line between creatively creepy and terrifyingly tacky. Whether you're hosting an elaborate Halloween party or just want to watch some of the best Halloween movies on Netflix while bingeing on the best Halloween treats, you'll want to make sure your house is festive and fun for the holiday—and your dining table is the perfect place to start.