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3-Step Mummy Heads

Thanks to their roaming eyes, these little mummy heads look mystified that they’ve lost the rest of their bodies! You can place a cluster of them on your mantle or living room table for a head turning, party decoration. You’ll need: Cheesecloth, cut into 2-inch-wide-strips Bowl Fabric stiffener Black electrical tape or duct tape 1

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Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Woo family and friends this holiday season with this pumpkin gingerbread trifle. Silky layers of pumpkin-spice pudding, sweet and spicy gingerbread, and fluffy whipped cream make this decadent treat a feast for your eyes and your stomach. Yields: 25 cups Preparation Time: 40 minutes + chilling Ingredients 2 packages of gingerbread cake mix 1 package

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Dexter’s Blood Slides

Forensic analyst by day and serial killer by night, Dexter murders evil criminals who slip through the cracks of Miami’s defective judicial system. He then places a drop of their blood on a glass slide and tucks it away in his slide box. Create your own “trophy case” of edible slides this Halloween with this

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The Eyes Have It

Are you ready to work a little magic in the kitchen this Halloween? Serve up this spine-tingling recipe that is easy on the eyes and sure to delight your little devils. Ingredients 1 package of miniature powdered-donuts 1 can of cherry pie filling 1 package of Life Saver Gummies 1 package of Skittles 1 package

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Melted Wicked Witch Punch

Hubble, bubble, toil, and trouble, the Wicked Witch of the West has been melted into a sweet, green puddle. Elphaba left her spell casting hand and black hat behind. This morbid but delicious potion is sure to offer guests a wicked-good time. Makes: 40 cups Ingredients 6 cups of water 1 cup of sugar 5

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Salt Dough Halloween Magnets

Boring salt dough gets a terrific makeover with this tactile activity. Fun for boys and girls of every age, this enchanting craft will result in decorations that will haunt your fridge for years to come. Ingredients 2 cups of flour 1 cup of salt 1 cup of warm water An assortment of cookie cutters Paint

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What’s the Scoop? Eyescream

I’ll scream, and you’ll scream as you devour this eyescream. To make 16 sets of these gut-wrenching, no-mess treats, you’ll need: 1 gallon of vanilla ice cream Strawberry syrup 1 large bag of M&M’s Black icing pen Ice cream scooper Wax paper Cookie pan Directions: Step 1 Scoop the ice cream into balls and then

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A Cookie to Die For

Run as fast as you can and rustle up this wicked gingerbread man. With buttons for eyes and stitches that keeping him from falling apart, this devilish cookie will capture your heart. To make these 16 of these baddies, you need: 2 cups of softened butter 1 ¼ cup of white superfine sugar 2 eggs

[Costumes and Masks]

Drip, Drip, Goes the Blood — How to Make Your Own

It seems only yesterday when we were throwing together costumes, asking strangers for candy, dancing late into the night, or frightening our loved ones in darkened halls. Even now, as Christmas is just around the corner, the spirit of Halloween lives strong within us. But is Halloween ever over? Any night is a good night