Halloween Candy

Trick or Treat: Fun Halloween Candy Facts

Phyllis Lifestyle 12 Comments

Happy Halloween! Quite possibly the best thing about this holiday is all the candy! Reese’s, Snickers, Twix, Kit Kat—did you guys know they make white chocolate Kit Kats? Man, they sure are good. There are so many types of candy to choose from but my favorite by far is a Heath Bar. The toffee flavor is my favorite in the …

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Time for Halloween! Find Décor Ideas and Recipes Galore in Entertain & Celebrate Halloween

Phyllis Lifestyle 6 Comments

Boo! Halloween is just around the corner, which means there’s a lot to be done for fun themed parties and, of course, making treats for the trick-or-treaters. To prepare for the ghoulish festivities next week, look to our Entertain & Celebrate Halloween issue, on sale now.  It has tons of pumpkin-styling and party-decorating ideas to make the next bash for the …

Bring the Perfect Halloween Costume to Life

Phyllis Lifestyle 11 Comments

In the South, the end of August provides our last glimpse of summer and our first hint of fall. One of my favorite parts of fall is Halloween! Halloween is such a fun opportunity to make and wear creative costumes. It can take time to bring the perfect costume to life, so now is a great time to start thinking …

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White Pumpkins and Bittersweet

Phyllis Décor 21 Comments

White pumpkins are all the rage in decorating. I have one question. When did these things appear? Growing up I never saw a white pumpkin…every pumpkin I ever saw was orange. Yes that’s it, orange. Charlie Brown movies are my favorites, especially It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I still watch that movie every Halloween and relive a bit of …

Halloween Festivities - The Ribbon in My Journal

Remembering the Halloween Festivities of Days Gone By

Phyllis Lifestyle 24 Comments

It is Halloween, and I have never seen so many pumpkins and spiders, along with other yard decorations, in my life. It seems everyone has jumped on the holiday celebration with great gusto. Mom and I were talking about our experiences with Halloween when we were kids back in the dark ages. Halloween was a one-day event, geared strictly toward …

DIY Halloween Treats

Easy and Fun DIY Halloween Treats

Phyllis Inspiration 2 Comments

With Halloween a few days away, it’s time for some special DIY Halloween treats. In the recent issue of Entertain, Decorate, Celebrate, we created a few special ways to gift your favorite goodies. These are the kinds of simple and fun DIY projects that you can enjoy with your children and grandchildren. All it requires is a quick trip to …

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Halloween Memories and a “Frozen” Dress

Phyllis Inspiration, Lifestyle 28 Comments

Halloween was a big deal when I was a child. I can remember deciding what I would be for the big night of trick-or-treating. My favorite costume that I recall was the year of the gypsy. I got into Mom’s costume jewelry and put on all I could. Then I applied all the makeup I could get on enhanced with …