Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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Here’s Why We Pass Out Candy on Halloween

Sure, candy's a big part of lots of our holidays in the United States—but why is Halloween the one where...

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The History of Halloween: The Chilling History of 14 Halloween Traditions

Now a night of frolic for children, this autumn holiday is actually a mashup of old rituals remembering the dead...

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17 Creepy Real Events That Actually Happened on Halloween

For some of us, October 31st is the most fun day of the year. For others, it’s the spookiest. And...

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13 Things Haunted House Actors Wish They Could Tell You

Find out what happens on the other side of the mask.

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10 Clever Money-Saving Ideas for Halloween

You can still have spook-tacular fun on Halloween without breaking the bank. Read on for money-saving tips for Halloween.

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20 Skeleton Puns You Can’t Help But Find ‘Humerus’

Ready for some Halloween skele-puns? (Get it?!) Welcome to the Groan Yard!

Can You Find the Cat Hidden in This Photo of Bats?

This puzzle is tricky—the cat looks just like the bats except for one main thing: it doesn't have wings!

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Why Do Stores Put Out Halloween Decorations So Early?

Are you one of the millions of people that start shopping for Halloween before school even starts?

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The Hidden Origins of Halloween’s Spookiest Creatures

We love to dress as our favorite scary monsters for Halloween. But where did they came from, anyway? Find out...

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8 Brilliant Halloween Decoration Storage Ideas You Never Thought Of

No tricks here—putting away your Halloween decorations can be a treat! Organizing expert Jamie Novak reveals her storage secrets and...

Here’s What Ree Drummond Loves to Make for Halloween

Take a page from Ree Drummond's recipe book this Halloween with a sweet-and-salty candy bark.

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How Long Is Halloween Candy Good for?

Love to hoard treats after Halloween? Us, too. So how long is Halloween candy good for? It depends on the...

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12 Things You Probably Never Knew About Halloween

Lighthearted and whimsical as Halloween is today, its past is a multicultural conglomeration of ritual, religion, and history.

20 Halloween Costumes You Can Get on Amazon for $25 or Less

You don't need to spend a fortune to look fab this Halloween. These costumes are easy on your wallet and...

Can You Guess the Candy Without Its Wrapper?

You can surely identify every candy by its wrapper but how many can you guess correctly when the candy is...

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Trick or Treat! You Need to Learn These 50 Corny Halloween Jokes

Need to tickle a skeleton’s funny bone? Try one of these.

12 Secrets Halloween Costume Designers Want You to Know

Choosing a Halloween costume can feel like a hugely important decision to many children and adults, so we turned to...

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15 Halloween Puns That’ll Have You Laughing Till You’re Coffin

Spooky season doesn't have to be all boos and scares. Share these Halloween puns that'll have you laughing until you're...

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12 Utterly Creepy Halloween Yard Decorations You Need This Year

Give your home's facade a haunted makeover with these truly terrifying Halloween yard decorations.

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13 Ways Halloween Is Celebrated Around the World

Depending on where you go, Halloween can be very silly—or very serious.

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The Best Halloween Dish from Every State

Take a look at which spooky Halloween recipe is being brewed in your neck of the woods. Here you'll find...

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The Spookiest Ghost Story from Each State

These stories are not only spooky, but may have even happened in your own backyard.

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10 Bizarre Facts About Candy Corn You Never Knew

It's a love-it or hate-it kind of candy, but this treat has been around since the 1880s and it's not...

Where to Spot a Ghost in Every State

Prepare yourselves for some spooky sightings across the country.

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15 Under $30 Amazon Finds That Turn Your Home into a Haunted House

Snag these killer decorations that will take your house from homey to haunted—without costing a horrific amount of money.

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16 Non-Candy Halloween Treats Kids Actually Love

Skip the same old candy that everyone else is handing out this Halloween and give trick-or-treaters an awesomely fun and...

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15 Genius Hacks for Halloween Pumpkin Carving You’ll Use from Now On

These pumpkin carving tips are our treat (not a trick!) for you. Find out the secrets to effortless scooping, perfect...