Next to Christmas, it’s safe to say Halloween is a kid’s favourite holiday. Whether you’re looking to find a DIY costume or hoping to manage all the excess candy (is there even such a thing?) our Savvy Guide to Halloween is full of the tricks and treats to make the spooky season fun and safe.
The Savvy Guide to Halloween
Local Tricks & Treats
We’ve got what’s fun and frightening for families that’s happening in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Calgary.
Pumpkin Carving Tips
From selecting the perfect pumpkin to suggesting innovative ways to decorate, here are all the pumpkin carving tips you need to make your pumpkin (and porch) look their very best. Thanks to our friends at Pumpkin Masters 🙂
What Time is Trick or Treating?
Here are a few tips to let you know when it’s a good time to start trick or treating—and when you should probably call it a night—this Halloween.
Quick-ish & Easy DIY Halloweeen Costumes
We’ve outlined 15 quick-ish and easy DIY Halloween costumes that you can cheaply and *somewhat* easily create at home.
Make a Halloween Candy Plan
Having an agreed-upon plan for the inevitable candy avalanche that comes with Halloween will help everyone enjoy the holiday, without too many sugar crashes!
Ideas to Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy
We love how much our kids love Halloween. And we hate being the fun police. So here are 11 ways to use up excess Halloween candy that’ll keep your fun cred intact.
It’s True… Kids Need (at Least) 2 Halloween Costumes
Like a celebrity attending an international fashion week, it feels like kids need at least two outfit changes when it comes to this seasonal celebration. Here’s why…
Easy Halloween Dinner Ideas
What’s for dinner on October 31? Let us save you all kinds of effort and time trying to think of what to feed them before trick or treating with these Halloween dinner ideas…
5 Fun & Spooky Halloween Dinner Recipes
A special Halloween dinner is a nice idea but October 31st is WAY too busy. These spooky recipes are perfect for meals leading up to the big night.
20 Scary Movies for Kids (That Won’t Scare Them Too Much)
Scary movies for kids often = sleepless nights for parents. But these spooky movies all have an element of magic that’s perfect for family movie night.
A Halloween Playlist: Halloween’s “Gravest” Hits
No guide to Halloween would be complete without music. Here’s a look at our Halloween playlist, which we refer to as Halloween’s ‘Gravest’ Hits. We play this leading up to Halloween, getting ready for the big night!
Another Person’s Culture is Not a Halloween Costume
When you “celebrate” your love for a character or culture by dressing up as a caricature of it, you’re not honouring anyone – you’re hurting them.
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