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DIY & Recipes – Halloween Living

What most don’t understand is the Halloween is far more than a season, it is a culture and a lifestyle. Those of us the LOVE Halloween, live it all-year-long. On this page you will find a variety of Halloween season DIY and recipes for candy, finger foods, drinks, shots, and much more to help you with your Halloween life. You can play with many of these all year long or wait for Halloween so that you can have the best Halloween EVER!

Witch’s Cauldron Punch

Looking for a quick and Witchin’ drink for your next Halloween bash or get together? Then this drink will hit the spot for your thirsty guests. Plus it is an easy and affordable recipe that any ole witch can do.

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Mummy Bark

Looking for a fun Halloween treat to make with the kiddos or just for fun ? Just try this easy and simple diy treats. With just 3 simple ingredients you’ll have the kids and mummys wanting more !!!!

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Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Pie

If you’re a pumpkin pie nut like me, this is a great Halloween season version of a Thanksgiving favorite. Put a little crust on top in the shape of a jack-o-lantern and away you go! The recipe below uses filling, but you can substitute it by making y [more…]

Witch’s Apples

Caramel apples have been a long time Halloween favorite. This is a slightly different take on your favorite, gooey treat. Right out of the Witch’s cauldron, this recipe is from Cosmopolitan.com. A fun, but messy, recipe that is great [more…]

Corny Pop

Looking for a Halloween treat to munch on while watching a spooky movie? This is the recipe you’re looking for! The recipe comes from Instructables.com and it is probably one of the easiest recipes on the page, but also one of the ta [more…]

Monster Berries

If there is something I love more than most treats, it’s chocolate covered berries. If ever an opportunity to have strawberries with chocolate, I take it! So when I came across this recipe, you can imagine I was absolutely beside myself. There are ma [more…]

Spooky Mimosa

Mimosas are classically a morning alcoholic beverage, but with this slight twist it becomes a creature of the night! OR it can be a great addition to your morning after the big Halloween party. This cocktail recipe comes from TheStir.com[more…]

Hummus Pumpkin Patch

For those of you looking for a healthy Halloween treat, try adding carrot skewers to your favorite hummus plate. Add a little parsley and you have a pumpkin patch! Hummus is a favorite of mine so I am always happy to find new ways to use it.

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Finger Sandwiches

A great transition from summer food to fall food with these Finger Sandwiches. These are simple and take only a few minutes to prepare and they are the perfect finger food for kids and adults. The ‘blood’ makes them a little messy, but as long as you [more…]

Blood Slide Suckers

Straight from the pages of Dexter, these bloodslide suckers are one of the more unique recipes we’ve found, it is from Instructables.com. It is also one of the more challenging to make. We recommend a bit of patience with this one!
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Roast Alien Tentacle

This is a fun and nasty desert for your Halloween parties right from the mothership. Cut fresh and displayed for all your guests to see…Roast Alien Tentacle. This recipe comes to you from Instructables.com. It’s a fairly easy recipe to make, great [more…]

Zombie Pops

There are Blow Pops, Dum Dums, Push Pops and so many other great pops…why not a ZOMBIE Pop? Bring the dead back to life with these great cake pops from DailyCandy.com. It’s a more challenging recipe that takes a little artistic talent to get right, [more…]

Nom Nom Necronomicon

If you’re a fan of the Evil Dead or maybe you just like having your own Book of the Dead, this Necronomicon Pizza is for you! Not for the faint of heart, this terrifying tasty pizza is a great snack for the Halloween season. A fun new spin on pizza t [more…]

Arachnid Eggs

Did you know one of the most common fears is the fear of spiders? Here is a fun recipe prey on those arachnophobics in your life. It’s a Halloween twist on an Easter favorite, these are Arachnid Eggs! If you like deviled eggs, then you’ll love these. [more…]

Haunted Forest

Want to make a vegetable tray not quite so dull? This recipe can turn your boring veggie tray into a haunted forest! What better way to get kids to eat their greens than to make it fun and spooky? This recipe is easy to make and if done right can eve [more…]

Edible Slime

Are you a Mad Scientist at heart? A Ghostbusters fan just looking to get slimed? Here’s your chance with this Edible Slime recipe. Be forewarned, it is still SLIME so it will be about like sucking down snot. BUT if you like that kind of thing, this i [more…]

Brain Food

If you’re anything like me, then you LOVE cocktail shrimp. I could eat them whether I am hungry or not! Never really been a Halloween party favorite though, until NOW! And with this mound of shrimp you are sure to be at the top of the A-list of any p [more…]

Halloween Bundt Cake

This recipe is for those looking for something a little more tasteful for your Halloween party. This idea comes from CookingWithSugar.com. It’s an easy recipe and great for Halloween part [more…]