Sweet and Safe Halloween Ideas

Getting ready for Halloween celebrations is a snap when you’ve got great ideas to woo the witches and greet the goblins! There are so many great Halloween ideas for costumes, diy decorations, recipes for treats and kids Halloween party ideas.  We’ve gathered a few here for you to try out for Oct. 31.  And remember, safety first.  In this edition, we’ve got some great tips  for Halloween safety tips to make sure you have a wonderful time and have a Happy Halloween!

Candy corn and Peanuts

Probably one of the easiest; and tastiest — Halloween treat recipes you’ll find. Just mix equal parts of your favorite candy corns with cocktail peanuts.  That’s it! Check out this treat!

 Image courtesy of, Marg, Cayman Designs

Image courtesy of, Marg, Cayman Designs

So Healthy it’s Scary

You can balance the Halloween candy and sweets with cute banana ghosts and tangerine pumpkins.  Check out this ghostly fruit platter.  Great to send to school or for after school. Spooktacular!

 Cute and healthy!

Cute and healthy!

Use Up that Extra Halloween Candy

Yep, probably a stretch to say there’d be extra Halloween candy but why not make those treats into something spectacular?  Here’s a cake that, well, takes the cake! Use peanut butter cups in the cake recipe and decorate the cake with the Halloween candy of your choice.  Yum!

The Lucky 13; Safety Tips from the American Red Cross

Halloween is a time when extra safety precautions should be taken because let’s face it, there’s a lot going on that’s out of the ordinary! Taking a few precautions around costumes, trick or treating, driving, and keeping an eye on the kids will assure you have a safe and fun Halloween. Check out the “Lucky 13” safety tips from the American Red Cross, and click for more information on Halloween Safety.

 Stay safe and have lots of fun!

Stay safe and have lots of fun!