Easy Halloween Costumes and Treats

How to save on Halloween treats, make a last-minute costume, and serve scary-good recipes.

Tricks and Treats

9 Baby Halloween Costumes for Your Tiny Trick-or-Treaters

You’re never too young (or too old!) to dress up for Halloween, as these infant costumes prove.

12 Halloween Treats So Delicious It’s Scary

These tricked out Halloween treats are sure to satisfy every craving.

8 Halloween Desserts That Are Equal Parts Spooky and Delicious

Candy, what candy? This lineup of sweets will make you forget all about it.

4 Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas From a Cardboard Box

Think inside the you-know-what this October 31.

8 Cute Toddler Halloween Costumes

Trick-or-treat disguises for your little monsters.

What Was the Best Halloween Costume You Ever Wore?

In anticipation of Halloween 2012, 11 readers reminisce about their most spooktacular past getups.


Clever Costumes

6 Couples Halloween Costumes Your Significant Other Won’t Be Embarrassed to Wear

These super-creative DIY costumes for couples are anything but cheesy—and perfectly easy to put together. 

9 Creative Halloween Costumes You Can Throw Together With Stuff That’s Already In Your Closet

October 31 fast approaching and still no costume? Don’t despair: You’re guaranteed to have the makings of something spooktacular tucked in your closet. These nine Real Simple staffers did.