13 Movies You DON’T Want to Fall Asleep To

Hey Winners! Happy Halloween! Time to gorge ourselves of sugar, sugar, and even more sugar! On the off chance you don’t fall into a sugar coma, you might even fall asleep to a good movie or two. But not these movies.   These movies are the last thing you want to sleep to. If they don’t mess with you in your waking hours, they’ll get you while your sleeping!   I won’t be giving you summaries of each movie for a few reasons, the first being I want to surprise you. The second is I wrote the summaries when I…

Easy Guide to Post-Halloween Detox

Hey guys! (: Tomorrow is the big day! I’m really excited to dress up, hand out candy, and even indulge in a little sugar binge myself, but I’m not very excited about what the sugar’s going to do to my body and how I’m going to feel for days afterward. I know that I’m not alone in feeling this way, so I want to provide you with an easy guide to Post-Halloween Detox!   Detoxing from Candy Galore   Halloween seems to have this way of making me feel and look like absolute crap. All of that candy makes me…

Keeping Yourself Safe This Halloween

Hey Winners!   This Halloween season brings us more candy, more costumes and more safety threats. Now, I tend to stray on the side of paranoia when it comes to walking about outside alone or with others so I have all sorts of gadgets, tips and tricks to staying safe. Don’t worry! I’ll limit it to four.   This isn’t a brand deal, these are my true opinions and yes. I really am this paranoid.   Personal Alarm   If you suffer with fainting goat syndrome (dropping to the floor when frightened) like I do, then this will definitely help…

13 Last Minute Costume Ideas

Time flies by quickly and, before you know it, Halloween is here. If you’re like me, you probably put things off to the last minute, including your Halloween costume. Let me introduce you to the article that will save your life. Here are thirteen costume ideas for my fellow procrastinators!   Costume 1: Cat Lady If you’re already obsessed with cats in real life you should have these items lying around. All you’ll need is bathrobe, some stuffed cats, and hair curlers. These can all be purchased at your local Target or Walmart. Just attach the cats the bathrobe using…

13 Creeptastic Books to read

Halloween very well may be an introvert’s worst nightmare! All of those strangers coming to your door and demanding candy and social interaction...no thanks.   Luckily there’s still a way for you to be festive even if you don’t want to hand out candy or go to a party! I think it would be totally acceptable if you stayed in and read a creepy book instead, so I’ve compiled a list of 13 creeptastic books to read while you avoid trick or treaters!   Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Festively titled, Mary Shelley takes us to Frankenstein’s mansion in Europe. No,…

Spooktacular DIY Costume Makeup

Guys!!! Halloween is just around the corner so today I want to share three different spooktacular costume makeup ideas you should be able to do completely on your own.   I’ll take you step-by-step through my application process and share ‘after’ photos too. One good thing about these three costume makeup ideas I chose is the clothing part of the costume  shouldn’t be too difficult to come up with either!     Vampire Makeup     This costume makeup is the easiest of the  three in my opinion.   Face: Start off by applying foundation that is one or two…

Halloween Party Games

Halloween is the time of year where you can become anyone you want to be from monsters, vampires, witches and so much more. Halloween is the time of year when you want a scare and dress up in crazy costumes going to parties and letting your hair loose to Thriller.   Today I have some Halloween party game ideas for you to entertain your guests while you run around like a headless chicken making sure everyone is happy, all the refreshments are full and everyone has a drink in their hand.   Party Game Number One: Horror Movie Trivia  …

Creepy Cupcakes

The best part about baking (aside from eating!)  is decorating. Cupcakes are a fun and easy thing to make and even easier to decorate.   This is a fun activity for kids to do, since each child gets his or her own cupcake (no fighting!) and each child can decorate their cupcake exactly how he or she wants to. Just make sure to have plenty of decorations on hand! As Halloween is fast-approaching, here are eight of my favorite ways to decorate cupcakes.   Pro Tip: Bake your cupcakes a day ahead and let them rest overnight to completely cool…

Preparing Yourself for the Halloween Chaos

Preparing for Halloween can be one of the most stressful times of the year! You’re constantly preparing the house and decorating it for visitors, plus you have to monitor the front door just in case you have visitors.   It can especially be stressful for introverts whose place will be visited many times throughout the night. BUT, whether you’re an introvert or not, there are numerous ways to mentally and physically prepare and prep yourself (You’ll thank me for it!).   Preparing Decorations   One of the first things you should consider is whether or not you will be decorating…

Easiest Halloween Checklist Ever

Halloween and the chaos that comes with it will arrive before you know it and trying to remember everything you need to get done before it comes can be a big challenge, especially if you’re a parent/caregiver.   It seems like there’s just so much to prep for these days if you have kids! So, I’m taking everything I remember helping my nanny families and my own family with and making the easiest Halloween Checklist ever!   Set reminders in your phone for kids school Halloween events Choose and buy Halloween costumes Buy costume makeup Visit a pumpkin patch Make…