Wondering about the origins of Halloween, jack-o-lanterns, vampires and other spooky superstitions? History.com answers all with its special series on Halloween.
Food allergies in children have risen some 18 percent in the past decade. Do you or your little beggar have one? If so, be sure to consult this checklist offered by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology before digging into that Halloween goodie bag.
Halloween can be an especially scary time for people with binging types of eating disorders. About.com offers some helpful suggestions on how to avoid and manage Halloween triggers.
Planning a horror fest weekend movie marathon? Check out Boston.com’s list of the top 50 scary movies of all time. Is your favorite flick listed?
Older readers might recall the days of the cheapie plastic Halloween masks with the rubber band that would inevitably break and snap right in your face. Ahh, the good old days. Relive those memories at RetroCrush’s photo galleries of horrible costumes and world’s greatest costumes.
I’ve cheated the past couple years and bought those pumpkin-carving templates that make me appear a pumpkin-carving extraordinaire, but I’ve got nothing on these extreme pumpkin-carving wizards.
Create your own monster with SanAntonio.com’s online Monster Maker! You can print out your creations, but you can’t save and send, unfortunately (tip: save a screenshot instead).
And one from the archives. This is me at age 2 in my Strawberry Shortcake get-up. A few minutes later, I started bawling because I apparently hated the hat.
Do you get into Halloween? What was your favorite costume of all time? Do you have any special traditions or parties planned? How do you manage Halloween-inspired eating disorder triggers? Have any Halloween recipes or fun activities to share? Discuss all things Halloween in the comments below.