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

12 Halloween Treats So Delicious It’s Scary

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

8 Halloween Desserts That Are Equal Parts Spooky and Delicious

No, it’s not wizardry or witchcraft—just some frighteningly fantastic Halloween cookie recipes.

8 Scary-Good Halloween Cookies

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

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

Who says this season has to be all about the sweet stuff? Serve up these easy and festive finger foods at your Halloween fête, or snack on a few in between trick-or-treaters.

6 Halloween Appetizers That Are As Delicious As What’s in the Candy Bag

Cut back on all that added sugar by offering up these fun, out-of-the box alternatives.

7 Healthy Halloween Treats That Won’t Make Kids Roll Their Eyes

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

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

If you want to do something craftier than carving a pumpkin, use these DIY tricks to make spooky decorations and treats.

5 Super-Creative Mason Jar Crafts for Halloween

Trick-or-treat disguises for your little monsters.

8 Cute Toddler Halloween Costumes

You’re guaranteed to have the makings of something spooktacular tucked in your closet. These nine Real Simple staffers did.

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

Candy Corn Cones | Let one of the holiday's signature candies inspire your DIYs this month.

5 Candy Corn-Inspired Crafts to Get You in The Halloween Spirit

Mummy race | Get into the spirit of the season with these super-fun and kid-approved party games and activities.

10 Halloween Games That Are Way Cooler Than Bobbing for Apples

If you're hunting for a seasonal project, look no further than these super-easy ideas.

5 Halloween Crafts You Can Make With 3 Supplies or Less

Help your kids store their loot in style with these extra fun candy carriers.

5 Super-Cute Trick-or-Treat Bags You Can Make Yourself

Long before pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pancakes and, well, pumpkin everything, came the humble orange pumpkin. Here, some fascinating trivia you might not know about fall’s signature vegetable (er, fruit).

10 Crazy Facts About Pumpkins

Do you like a read that will haunt you? This Halloween, curl up with these splendidly spooky storytellers chosen for Real Simple by Sara Nelson and the Amazon Book Editors.

7 Creepy Books That Might Give You Nightmares

Every year Real Simple's editor-in-chief feels tricked into enjoying a holiday that has never been a treat.

 The 4 Reasons I Absolutely Dread Halloween

We help you create the ideal October 31 soundtrack with the holiday’s family-friendly hits.

Halloween Music to Set the Mood for a Super-Fun Kids' Party

Do you know how much Americans spend on candy each year? Actually... you might not want to know.

14 Fascinating Facts About Halloween

The cast-iron construction of this handmade piece mimics a vintage stew pot, but this one is just for decoration. Use this roomy vessel to house bulkier items (think blankets or wood for the fireplace). Then, pull it from its main use for the evening of the 31st to pass out candy to the neighborhood kids.

6 Halloween Candy Holders

Bring some fall foliage into your home with this elegant two-toned serving bowl made of stainless steel with brass accents. Use it daily to serve salad or pasta, but on Halloween, fill it with mini wrapped candy to dole out treats in style.

6 Halloween Candy Holders

Nothing says “Halloween” like a beautiful deep-orange vessel. This pumpkin-shaped baker can be a statement piece on a spookily decorated table—and a dessert server for all your other gatherings (it goes from oven to table).

6 Halloween Candy Holders

This trio of scary-good bars consists of dark chocolate with cacao nibs and sea salt, milk chocolate with crackling candy, and milk chocolate. The metallic dusted chocolate arachnids make fantastic Halloween table centerpieces.

6 Spooktacular Halloween Candies

The soft texture of gummies, these candies are made from Anjou pears and a hint of anise (read: subtle licorice flavor). Two creepy critters come in each pack.

6 Spooktacular Halloween Candies

This pop may be an eerie electric green, but it’s flavored like lip-smacking sour apple.

6 Spooktacular Halloween Candies