20 Quotes for Halloween

Are you looking for last-minute Halloween quotes? Check out the following list.

  1. “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.”–Stephen King
  2. “A mask tells us more than a face.”–Oscar Wilde
  3. “Every day is Halloween isn’t it? For some of us.”— Tim Burton
  4. “There is something haunting in the light of the moon.”–Joseph Conrad
  5. “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.”–William Shakespeare
  6. “Something wicked this way comes.”–William Shakespeare
  7. “There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.”– Unknown
  8. “Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.”–Edgar Allan Poe
  9. “The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for out wits to grow sharper.”–Eden Phillpots
  10. “Where there is no imagination there is no horror.”– Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. “It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared.”–Vincent Price
  12. “When the witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ’tis near Halloween.” —Unknown
  13. “The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.”— Paula Curan
  14. “A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.”–Lucy, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  15. “Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?” — Linus, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
  16. ‘Tis the night—the night of the grave’s delight, and the warlocks are at their play; Ye think that without the wild winds shout, but no, it is they—it is they.” –Cleveland Coxe
  17. “Ghosts and goblins come to play on October’s final day!” –Rusty Fischer
  18. “I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” –Evan Peters
  19. “There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch.”— Robert Brault.
  20. “Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, ‘Never take candy from strangers.’ And then they dressed me up and said, ‘Go beg for it.’ “–Rita Rudner

Do you have a favorite Halloween quote?

Halloween Crafts: Pumpkin Gourds

Have you seen the little gourds that resemble pumpkins? With Halloween fast approaching, the gourds, which often come 5 or 6 to a bag, are reduced in price. The little gourds are a perfect stay at home Halloween crating project.

Grocery & Material List

  • A bag of pumpkin-shaped gourds
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pieces of material
  • Pompons
  • Googly eyes
  • Sequins

Instructions

Decorating pumpkin gourds is an open-ended Halloween craft project. There is no right or wrong way to decorate your little gourd. If you are looking for tips, check out the following.

  • Cover your work area with newspapers or your reusable crafting drop cloth.
  • Paint or decorate your pumpkin gourd.
  • Paint a face.
  • Make a crown from pipe cleaners.
  • Glue on googly eyes.
  • Use material scraps to add a cape on the back or a scarf around the bottom.
  • Remember to give your pumpkin plenty of time to dry between each type of application.
  • Display your pumpkin or give it away to cheer a friend.

 

Halloween Fear Challenge–Food Edition

Are you staying home for Halloween? Are you looking for fun ways to celebrate with your family? How about hosting a Halloween fear challenge night? Trying new foods is always a fun family activity, right?

Grocery List Ideas

Ask yourself, what food items would be a challenge for your family? Do you need some assistance? Check out the following ideas.

  • Edible Insects: There is a wide selection of edible insects available at your local specialty shop or online.
    Original Worm Snack. Believe it or not, these come in different flavors.

    Like the Larvets, these Crick-eets are available in different flavors; Bacon & Cheese, Salt & Vinegar, and Sour Cream & Onion.
  • Bugs in a Sucker: A sucker is a perfect chance to eat a little sweet before getting down to the bug.

    There are suckers available with scorpions, crickets, ants, worms, and more. They come in a wide variety of flavors.
  • Chocolate Covered Bugs: Other bugs come covered in chocolate. For many, eating chocolate-covered larvae is easier.
  • Pickled Eggs: Pickled eggs are an acquired taste. Many find the soft squishy pickled eggs a challenge to eat.
  • Rattlesnake: For many, Eating a snake is definitely a challenge. But a rattlesnake can add an extra element of fear.
  • Gummy Bugs: If you have younger children who may want to join the fun but will not try other real insects, purchase gummy bugs. Eating a gummy worm or other insects may be a challenge to younger children.
  • Fruit or Vegetable: The produce section is another place to look for food challenge options. If your family has never tried a turnip, radish, leek, pomegranate, avocado, or dragon fruit, add these to your food fear challenge night. The fruits and vegetables are a fun addition.

Your Halloween Food Challenge Night

Keep in mind, there is no right or wrong way to set up for your Halloween food challenge night.

  • Use Halloween themed plates or trays to spread out your food selection.
  • Provide plenty of water to wash down the food choices.
  • Do not force anyone to try a choice.
  • Film the experience to use on YouTube or Instagram.
  • Take pictures. Use the photos to make a scrapbook later.
  • Have fun. Who knows, maybe you can cross items to try off your bucket list.

What food do you consider a fear challenge?

 

Simple Halloween Ghost Cookies

Halloween (or any holiday) is an excellent time to start new traditions. Whether you are staying close to home due to the pandemic or avoiding the cold weather, making simple Halloween ghost cookies is a great way to celebrate. Anyways, who doesn’t like warm, gooey marshmallow cookies?

Grocery List

  • Cookie dough or the ingredients to your favorite cookie recipe.
  • Marshmallow shaped ghosts
  • Halloween sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven.
  • Bake cookies as directed.
  • Remove at the proper time.
  • Place the ghost marshmallows and sprinkles on to the warm cookies. The marshmallow begins to melt from the heat.
  • Serve warm.
  • Enjoy the extra sweet, gooey goodness of simple Halloween ghost cookies.

These simple but tasty Halloween ghost cookies are a perfect snack for family movie night.