Wearing makeup for halloween?

Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation.

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Treking for halloween tip

Walking around the neighborhood with a toddler for Halloween? Bring a stroller or wagon. That way if they get tired of walking you have a back up plan that doesn’t involve you carrying them.

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Eating before going trick-or-treating

A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats

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The better halloween mask

Halloween masks are a chore, and it’s the first thing a tot will rip off when trick-or-treating, instead of masks, have your kids wear make-up so they can see better.

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Trick-or-treat safety tip

When going out trick-or-treating, fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

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Halloween party menus

When deigning a spooky menu for halloween, serve finger foods that come in Halloween colors, such as orange slices, Cheetos, baby carrots, cheddar cheese cubes, Ho-Hos, black licorice, and blackberries.

Make fruit kabobs by alternating purple grapes and cantaloupe on wooden skewers.

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Pumpkin danger

Keep clear of pumpkins that contain lighted candles. These are sometimes a magnet for curious children, who may try to touch, pick up, or peek inside them.

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Planning a party for Halloween?

Unless you plan to take your guests on their quest for candy, you should pick a night other than the 31st. 

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