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Must Try Halloween Food at Disneyland

Have you ever taken a trip to Disneyland in the fall? If not, add it to your list. Not only is the park beautifully decorated but there are also great reasons to visit such as participating in the Oogie Boogie Bash, Haunted Mansion, the rides, and trying out all of the Halloween food.


My kids and I recently visited Disneyland, it was the first time for the kids and 5th time for me. We made it a mission to test out as much Halloween food as possible so we can share what we liked best. We visited one park a day so we had plenty of time to try the food and enjoy each park. I have to say that everything we tried we liked and didn’t come across anything we didn’t like. This is what we tried and our thoughts on each food item. 

Halloween Food at Disneyland Park


Churro Sundae 
(Location: Golden Horseshoe)
Cookie dough ice cream garnished with a churro, cajeta and whipped cream.
Our thought: churros dipped in ice cream was heaven. 


Coco Churro
(Location: food cart by Big Thunder Mountain Railroad)
Cinnamon-dusted with a spicy cocoa dipping sauce.
Our thought: while it came with cocoa dipping sauce we thought the churro had plenty of cocoa flavor and didn’t need the dipping sauce.

Halloween Food at California Adventure


Spoke-y Cone Macaron
(Location: Cars Land Cozy Cone Motel)
Cone Macaron filled with marshmallow buttercream and candy corn.
Our thought: we’re not a fan of macarons normally but this one was the bomb. The candy cone inside the marshmallow made it delicious. 


Slow-Burnin’ Mac ‘N’ Cheese Cone
(Location: Cars Land Cozy Cone Motel)
Pasta with spicy red pepper-cheese sauce topped with crushed chile-cheese puffs served in a bread cone.
Our thought: you should try this one, it is seriously good and lasted about 7.5 seconds.


Haul-O-Ween Churro
(Location: Cars Land Cozy Cone Motel)
Rolled in chocolate with cream-filled cookies, green icing, gummy worms and candy.
Our thought: the mix of the chocolate and cream-filled cookies was like eating an oreo churro. The icing, gummy worms and candy are more for the Halloween presentation and suggest eating it separately.


S’mores Churro
(Location: food cart by Redwood Creek Challenge Trail)
Rolled in graham cracker crumbs topped with chocolate chips and a marshmallow drizzle.
Out thought: tasted like a s’mores cookie.


Spicy Pepper Jack Cheese Stick
(Location: The Corn Dog Castle by Coco in California Adventure)
Batter-dipped and drizzled with blackberry sauce topped with sweet pineapple salsa, pickled serranos and crushed cheese puffs.
Our thought: this was spicy but the pineapple salsa seemed to tame it a bit and the crushed cheese puffs were an added bonus. Yum!

These are just a few of the foods we tried at each park. There are plenty more to try so be sure to get to the parks by October 31, 2019 before they’re all gone till next year.

If you’re looking to purchase Disneyland tickets, head on over to GetAwayToday.com. They offer packages and tickets to Disneyland and other attractions in the area. Once your tickets are purchased, they will be delivered to your email as a voucher. You can bring that to the parks either printed out or on your phone to redeem it for a ticket.


Thanks Disneyland for providing 2 park hopper tickets.

Halloween is almost upon us, so that means it’s time to go to the Disneyland Resort. Who can resist a drop-in at Market House on Main Street for a Venti Pumpkin Spice Latte? Disneyland is best in the fall because the festive decor adds another level of fun and picturesque beauty to the already magical palette of the park. Disney’s California Adventure is an even more critical stop for Halloween fans with all of the exciting offerings you’ll find there. Between now and November, Disneyland resort is the best place to go for Halloween ambiance, family fun, and scary thrills. Therefore, here is an overview of all things Halloween Time at Disneyland.


Halloween Time at Disneyland

Haunted Mansion Holiday

The tradition continues at the Haunted Mansion. Jack Skellington will don his Sandy Claws outfit to make sure that all 999 happy haunts have a Christmas this year. Although the extensive overlay is more specifically, Christmas themed, the changes to the attraction have already been made to celebrate both hallow-days.


Main Street Pumpkin Festival

A touch of small-town charm emits from Main Street USA as you examine the array of hand-carved pumpkins on display for the festival, then grab a festive Halloween treat. Main Street is also the perfect place to stop for just the right Halloween treat from Jolly Holiday, or the Market House (Starbucks).


Costumed Characters

One of the unique and exciting aspects of visiting Halloween Time at Disneyland is that the characters in the park are wearing unique costumes. It’s so much fun to see everybody getting into the spirit of the holiday.



Halloween Screams

There is a new fireworks show in town that Jack Skellington hosts. A flying Zero accompanies him. On select nights throughout the Halloween season, Halloween Screams ignites the sky with Fireworks, projections and synchronized lights on the castle. Other dates will include the castle show, but no fireworks. The 10-minute long show will feature the Haunted Mansion and an assortment of villains, including Maleficent and Ursula.


Halloween Time at Disney’s California Adventure

Plaza De Familia

Remember your loved ones at this Coco inspired corner of Disney’s California Adventure. Paradise Gardens Park is home to many Mexico inspired festivities.


Cars Land

As always Cars Land celebrates Haul-o-ween right. See Lightning McQueen and Mater in costume and ride Halloween versions of Luigi’s Rollicking Roadsters and Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree. These overlays are enhanced with spooky and funny decor throughout Radiator Springs. Get some treats at the Cozy Cone, or order a special from Flo’s.


Guardians of the Galaxy

Mission: Break Out gives way to a new mission to break back in and rescue Groot. The rescue mission also has a special soundtrack and takes place among rioting monsters in a fun and exciting new experience.


Oogie Boogie Bash – SOLD OUT!

The Halloween Party is awesome, but tickets are already sold out. During the party, there is a World of Color replacement called Villainous which is hosted by Oogie himself. There is also a Mickey Mouse hosted costume party and a series of trick or treat trails for party guests to enjoy. One of the coolest things at the party is the dream-like realm of Villains Cove. It’s right by Grizzly Peak and features a variety of spooky, fun environments.

If you’re looking to purchase Disneyland tickets, head on over to GetAwayToday.com. They offer packages and tickets to Disneyland and other attractions in the area. Once your tickets are purchased, they will be delivered to your email as a voucher. You can bring that to the parks either printed out or on your phone to redeem it for a ticket.

It’s already Halloween at Walt Disney World. While the parks and resorts do not roll out the festive decor as they do during the Christmas Season, there is plenty of pumpkin spice fun at the Magic Kingdom from now up until November 1. When you visit Walt Disney World in the fall, there are always two significant events to attend. At Epcot, there is the Food and Wine Festival, who’s opening happens to coincide with the grand opening of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge this year. In the Magic Kingdom, a pumpkin lined Main Street USA indicates an exciting Disney World Halloween party that takes place after hours on select nights for the next three months. Thank you Disney World for hosting!


What is Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Walt Disney World has put something special together for the kids. The Mickey Mouse lead celebration is a not so scary alternative to Halloween frights that all ages can enjoy. The Magic Kingdom closes down early on specific nights for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party to get underway. The party has an official length of 5 hours, running from 7:00 pm to midnight. During the party, guests can trick or treat and enjoy limited attendance while avoiding long wait times for popular attractions. The Disney World Halloween event is full of exclusive entertainment and unique holiday treats for sale.


Dates and Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices vary by date. Certain nights are less expensive and have fewer crowds. The broad strokes of it are that the dates closer to Halloween are more expensive. Also, the weekend dates are pricier than the weekdays. The cheaper the ticket, the lower the expected turnout. While there are some dates sprinkled in among the consistently scheduled days, the main days selected are Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday in September. October adds Thursday among it’s regularly scheduled Disney World Halloween parties. Tickets start as low as $79 and increase to $135. Children’s tickets are always $5 less. For more dates and pricing info go to WaltDisneyWorld.com.


Trick or Treat

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is the premiere Disney World Halloween event. It’s an opportunity for guests of all ages to dress up, and it’s a safe place for kids to trick or treat all season long. Trick or Treat trails are set up all around the Magic Kingdom exclusively for this event.

In addition to the free candy handouts, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party features themed sweets that portray popular characters from the Haunted Mansion, The Nightmare Before Christmas and more. Cupcakes, Push Pops, and decorated pastries make the evening more magical and fun.


If your trick or treater has a known food allergy, Disney has you covered. There’s a particular tote along the Trick or Treat trails to receive a token at each location. Tokens are redeemable in Town Square and Liberty Square for allergy-friendly treats.




During Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, traditional favorites return to the stage and the parade route. Boo to You is a family-friendly parade kicked off by the Headless Horseman, who rides ahead of the floats while holding up a flaming jack-o-lantern. The Hocus Pocus show entertains several times throughout the night, and a special new fireworks display ignites the evening sky and transforms Cinderella Castle.


How to Attend

The best way to attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is to avoid using a regular ticket on the date of your event. Instead, rest up and do something fun at your resort. However, you do not have to ai until 7:00 to get in. Show up at 4:00, and you will be admitted for a few extra hours of fun. Make sure you use Fastpasses while you can. They will not work during the event. Everyone is permitted to wear costumes provided they are family-friendly and do not pose a safety risk. Read the costume policy on Walt Disney World’s official website.


This Halloween is the time to hang out with friends and family munching on some caramel corn, eating candy, dressing up and watching Halloween movies. If you like a good Halloween story and not a scary movie check out my list of top 10 Disney Halloween movies that are perfect for the entire family.

Top 10 Disney Halloween Movies

The Haunted Mansion

Eddie Murphy stars as a real estate agent whose family comes face-to-face with 999 grim, grinning ghosts in the creepy old Gracey Manor! Now, with the help of supernatural psychic Madame Leota, they must hilariously battle to break the mansion of its age-old curse, and do it before the clock strikes 13!

Tower of Terror

Buzzy Crocker is a hard-luck photojournalist whose unexpected encounter with an old woman leads him to investigate an unexplained, decades-old disappearance. It seems that one Halloween night, many years ago, five partygoers vanished in the elevator of the Hollywood Tower Hotel … and ever since, their ghosts have remained trapped inside the dilapidated old building!


The Nightmare before Christmas

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” the stop-motion animated musical-fantasy following Pumpkin King Jack Skellington’s misguided mission to make Yuletide his own, was hailed as a macabre masterpiece when it debuted in 1993 and holds a 95% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Twenty-five years later, fans can relive the merry misadventure—and sing or shriek along in brand-new sing-along mode—with the 25th Anniversary Edition of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” The new edition allows audiences to experience the story two different ways: the original, full-length film and all-new sing-along mode, which includes pop-up lyrics to 11 unforgettable songs like “What’s This” and “This Is Halloween.” 


On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she’s a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses, and endless surprises.

Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge

An angry warlock has stolen a magic spell book and plans to turn everyone into whatever costume they’re wearing at midnight on Halloween. It’s a race against time to get the book back and save the humans from permanent horror.

Spooky Buddies

In a race against the Howlloween Hound, the Buddies and their new friends, Pip, Zelda, Rodney, and Skip must stop Warlock the Magician – and save the world from his dastardly deeds.


Hocus Pocus

One-quarter of a century ago, three 17th century witches—Winifred (Bette Midler), Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mary Sanderson (Kathy Najimy)—brewed the perfect magical movie for the whole family: Walt Disney Pictures’ live-action comedy/adventure “Hocus Pocus.” In celebration of the film’s silver anniversary, “Hocus Pocus” is being re-released to home audiences with a spellbinding new way to experience the film: the Trivia and Treats Edition. 

“The 25th Anniversary Edition of “Hocus Pocus” includes the original theatrical film and the We ♥︎ Hocus Pocus: Trivia and Treats Edition, featuring pop up video extras including fun facts, trivia, deleted scenes, cast and crew commentary, and behind-the-scenes secrets”… The Multi-Screen Edition of “Hocus Pocus” includes a Blu-ray and Digital Code giving viewers the flexibility to watch the film on different devices.


When a car hits young Victor’s pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky’s still the good, loyal friend.

Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire

The Hansen kids have major social engagements planned, but have all been grounded – so they are delighted when their mum gets a date, enabling them to sneak out unnoticed. However, their delight is short-lived when brother Taylor suspects her new boyfriend is a bloodsucker.

Mickey’s Mouse House of Villians

In MICKEY’S HOUSE OF VILLAINS, the best meet the baddest when Mickey Mouse comes face-to-face with the Disney villains everyone loves to hate for a night of mischief and mayhem that is sure to leave you laughing. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, and Goofy have their hands full when the wicked Jafar teams up with Cruella, Hades, Ursula, Captain Hook, Maleficent and all of the other dastardly villains in a wild attempt to turn the House of Mouse into the House of Villains. These scene-stealing villains stage their showdown with a show-stopping musical number that makes MICKEY’S HOUSE OF VILLAINS a fun-filled event for the entire family. The movie features an array of classic Disney cartoons, shorts, and a raucously fun song sung by the villains entitled “It’s Our House Now!”


Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year from the fall weather, candy, costumes, and parties. If you’re thinking of something different to pass out other than candy try this non-borax glitter Halloween slime. It’s safe for kids and can be packaged nicely in these plastic slime containers to be easily handed out. Or kids can even pass them out at a school Halloween party.


This recipe does not require borax as some slime recipes do. If you prefer to use borax, you can mix 1 tbsp borax powder and 1 cup of warm water together. Stir until the borax is completely dissolved. Then, in a separate bowl, mix 1/2 cup of glue and 1/2 cup of water.  Stir until the mixture is well combined (the mixture will be watery) and then add a few drops of color until you get the color you want. The non-borax recipe is below.


Non-Borax Glitter Halloween Slime


  • 1 cup liquid starch
  • 1/2 cup Elmer’s Glitter Glue Orange
  • 1/2 cup Elmer’s Glitter Glue Black
  • 2 bowls
  • 2 spoons
  • Container to store slime in



Pour a 1/2 cup of Elmer’s Glitter Glue Orange in a bowl.


Pour a 1/2 cup of Elmer’s Glitter Glue Black in a bowl.

Add 1/2 cup of liquid starch to each bowl and stir.

Take the slime out of each bowl and knead them separately for about 3-4 minutes or until it thickens.


Take the Black and Orange slime out of each bowl and line up each of the colors next to each other.

Repeat the pattern until you are out of slime.


Scoop up the slime and begin to play!

If the consistency of the slime is not right you can add a little bit more of starch and knead the slime again. The more you play with the slime the less sticky it will be.

If you like this slime tutorial, check out the rest of my slime collection!


How to Make Non-Borax Glitter Halloween Slime 


Non-Borax Glitter Halloween Slime


  • 1 cup liquid starch
  • 1/2 cup Elmer’s Glitter Glue Orange
  • 1/2 cup Elmer’s Glitter Glue Black
  • 2 bowls
  • 2 spoons
  • Container to store slime in


  1. Pour a 1/2 cup of Elmer’s Glitter Glue Orange in a bowl.
  2. Pour a 1/2 cup of Elmer’s Glitter Glue Black in a bowl.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of liquid starch to each bowl and stir.
  4. Take the slime out of each bowl and knead them separately for about 3-4 minutes or until it thickens.
  5. Take the Black and Orange slime out of each bowl and line up each of the colors next to each other.
  6. Repeat the pattern until you are out of slime.
  7. Scoop up the slime and begin to play!
  8. If the consistency of the slime is not right you can add a little bit more of starch and knead the slime again. The more you play with the slime the less sticky it will be.


Disclosure: I received a free movie code and gift card in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own.

We love watching movies in our household. It’s a great time to bond with the family and we make it a weekly event. Movies don’t have to be watched from home all the time. When we travel together as a family we like to watch movies on the plane and hotel. It’s easy to do that with the Movies Anywhere App as you can now watch your favorite movies anywhere when you download the app to your device such as a phone or tablet.


You can find a variety of featured films from Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios (encompassing Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Twentieth Century Fox Film, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment purchased or redeemed through digital retailers Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes and Vudu.

The app is free , easy to set up and can sync users’ libraries across their connected accounts, so consumers can watch their purchased and redeemed digital movies on an array of platforms including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Roku® devices and popular browsers, with more platforms and retailers to come.


Tonight on Halloween we watched the new thriller movie “Kidnap”. It’s been on my list of movies to watch and we threw a little Halloween party and watched the movie from the Movies Anywhere app to our TV. We had popcorn, theater candy and more. This thriller movie definitely kept us on our feet the entire time. Just to let you know it is not suitable for young kids, I would say teenagers is a good age to watch it.

In celebration of this exciting new digital entertainment destination, Movies Anywhere is welcoming new users with a limited-time offer to receive up to five digital movies. Activate and connect your account with one of these participating digital retailers—Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes or Vudu —and you’ll receive a digital copy of both Sony Pictures’“Ghostbusters” (2016) and Twentieth Century Fox’s “Ice Age.” Connect with a second participating digital retailer and Disney’s “Big Hero 6,”Universal’s “Jason Bourne” and Warner Bros.’ “The LEGO Movie” will be added to your digital movie collection.


Check out the huge list of Thriller movies you can watch with the Movies Anywhere App. Which ones are you going to watch?


Halloween is just around the corner and whether your buying Halloween costumes, candy, etc., Swagbucks has increased cash back on their Halloween-related stores, so you can earn more money at the end of the month.

Click here to see the deals, and sign up for Swagbucks (if you haven’t already) to start earning cash back in the form of SB points, which you can exchange for gift cards or PayPal cash.

The sale is going through October 31st, and if you sign up through this link, you’ll get a 1000 SB rebate ($10) after your first shopping purchase through Swagbucks!


Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a special event that happens every fall. It’s one of my many favorite times of the year to visit from seeing it decked out in Halloween decorations to the Shows and more. There are so many things to do, eat, and see that you may not know especially if it’s your first time visiting. I have complied a list of things you should about the party before you go. Enjoy!


The Party is at Magic Kingdom – None of the other parks offer the Halloween party. It is only available at Magic Kingdom so no need to worry about going from park to park. It requires a special ticket to get in so make sure to purchase a Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party ticket.

Free Trick or Treat Bags – If you forgot to bring a trick or treat bag, no worries, they cast member will give you a bag if needed to fill up with candy and keep.


Lots of Candy – Expect to get a lot of candy when you visit the treat stations. The cast members usually scoop a handful rather than a piece or 2.

Spooky Photo Oops – Throughout the party are a chance to get some great spooky photo oops. You do not want to miss this opportunity and may consider purchasing a memory maker photopass to keep your memories forever.


Allergy Friendly Treats – There are allergy friendly treats at eat treat station. All you need to do go to Town Square Theater or Heritage House and get a teal bag. The cast members will direct you where to go at each treat station to get the appropriate treat.


Treat Stations – Pick up a map of the party to know where the treat stations are located at. They are located in certain areas of the park and easy to spot with the inflatable treat station sign.


Boo to You Parade – This one of the best parades in my opinion as it takes place at night at 9:15 PM and 11:15 PM as is super cool to see the floats decked out in Halloween gear and lit up along with the Boo To You song playing as they go. Be sure to get a good spot before the parade begins so you don’t miss it.


The Haunted Mansion – This is by far the best reason to visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party as it light up for Halloween and well just amazing. You can’t miss this ride before you leave. Perhaps you may see a dead person interacting with you in front of the mansion.

Meet and Greet Characters Dressed up in their Halloween Costumes – There will be plenty of your favorite characters around the park to meet as they will be dressed up in their Halloween costumes and ready to take a photo. Expect to wait in long lines as everyone wants to take advantage of these photo opportunities.

Hocus Pocus Villian Spelltacular Show – Visit the castle to watch the Sanderson sisters be the Villians that they are and make a potion to create the most villainous Halloween party this Kingdom has ever seen. You can see this show at 8:15 PM, 10:45 PM and 12 AM.


Halloween Decorations – Throughout the park there are plenty of Halloween decorations from pumpkins, lights and more. Take a look around, enjoy the scenery and see if you can spot the difference between the pumpkins as no two are alike.


Happy HalloWishes Fireworks – Make sure to get to the castle before 10:15 PM so you don’t miss the best fireworks show ever. Be prepared for big booms and lots of fireworks.


2017 Special Dates, Times and Ticket Pricing – The Halloween party is only on special dates and times. And you need a separate ticket to get in and not a park ticket. Most rides are open during the party and the ticket is a bit cheaper than a regular park ticket. And the party goes on no matter what the weather is like. The dates, times and prices are as following.

Ticket Prices: $74 – $115

Time: 7PM – Midnight

Dates: October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31
November 1

Special Halloween Food – Try the food around the park as they will be specially made for Halloween from Pumpkin Mickey Waffles to chocolate rice krispe treats.


Wear a Costume – This has to be my favorite part of the whole party cause adults and kids can dress up in costume and no one will look at you strange. There are some rules on what you can wear but for the most part have fun with it. Visit the Disney website for more details.

Exclusive Merchandise – You can find exclusive merchandise during the Halloween party such as pins, collectibles and more.


No Fastpasses During the Party – Whomp, whomp. While there is no fastpasses during the party the lines seem to be reasonable as there is not as many people as there normally is during the day. We went on a day that it was sold out and waited 30 minutes at the most. It went by super quick that we didn’t even realize we were waiting that long.


Sounds like fun doesn’t it? Be sure to visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party before November 1st to experience all of it. See Ya Real Soon! °o°

Thanks to Disney for hosting so we could check out the Halloween Party. All opinions are my own.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WalmartMonsters #MiniMonsters #Walmart


Now that fall is here that means that Halloween is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. With that being said it’s time to start thinking of what to pass out during trick or treat night. I usually pass out the traditional candy but this year I am doing something different and going to pass out a crafted DIY project using Sunkist® Halloween Monster cans. It is super simple to do and only requires a few supplies.


Halloween Monster Cans

Supplies Needed

  • 7.5 oz. Sunkist Halloween Monster Cans
  • Glue Gun
  • Glue Sticks
  • Suckers



  1. Undo the Sunkist Halloween Monster cans out of each plastic ring.
  2. Heat up the glue gun.
  3. Apply a few drops of glue onto the hand of the monster and press the sucker stick to the glue drops.
  4. Press and hold for a few seconds to allow to dry.
  5. Save for Halloween night to pass out.


The best part about these cans is that you can make them come to life with the Mini Monsters Augmented Reality App.  Download the app by visiting www.minimonsters.com and make them interact with each other. And if that is not fun enough you can even record a video of your monster experience, take a selfie, or share on Snapchat. Pretty awesome, right?!


So you may be wondering how to pair these #MiniMonsters together using the app. Just follow these instructions below on how to download and use the app.

  1. Pick up your favorite #MiniMonsters limited edition flavors at your local Walmart store.
  2. Download the app onto your android or apple device.
  3. Using the app, scan the #MiniMonsters on the cans and watch as they spring into action!
  4. Scan two different #MiniMonsters flavors and get TWICE the #MiniMonsters experience.

So where can you find these fun Halloween Monster cans? None other than Walmart of course in the soda aisle. You can find a variety of different kinds such as Sunkist, A&W® Root Beer, 7UP®, Canada Dry®, Squirt® and Big Red® along with a different monster on each variety. And when you pick up the cans be sure to take advantage of the Ibotta offer and get $1 back when you buy a 6-pack of Halloween Monster Cans.



What happens to the pumpkins after Halloween? Instead of throwing out your pumpkins try these creative ways to get more use out of them.

10 Uses for Pumpkins after Halloween


1. Roast Pumpkin Seeds.
Preheat over to 300 degrees. Wash pumpkin seed and toss them in melted butter and salt in a bowl. Bake for 30-45 minutes stirring occasionally.

2. Give the Furry Friends a Treat.
Squirrels and deer love to snack on pumpkin. Cut it up and leave it out for the wild life. If you are not going ot use the seeds, place them in a bird feeder for the birds.

3. Make Pumpkin Butter.
There are several ways to make Pumpkin Butter and it is great on toast, in smoothies, as a dip, and more. You can store it in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks or freeze it up to 1 year.


4. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread.
Try this delicious recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread that requires pumpkin puree which you can make with your leftover pumpkin from Halloween. Make a few batches to freeze and save for later.

5. Save your Pumpkin Seeds for next year.
Plant your own pumpkin patch next year with the seeds from you leftover pumpkin. Plant the seeds in between May and June so they are ready for October.

6. Compost It.
Cut the pumpkin up in pieces to decompose faster. Add it to the composite bin or smash it into the ground or a garden perhaps and cover with dirt and leaves. Mother nature will do her job turning into nourishing dirt.


7. Make Pumpkin Puree.
Pumpkin Puree is easy to make and is great for baking within 48 hours of making. It also freezes well if you don’t plan on using right away.

8. Use it as a Centerpiece.
Thanksgiving is around the corner. Add the uncarved pumpkins to the table to create a nice centerpiece for the holidays.

9. Use it as a Target.
A great way to practice your archery or shooting by using the pumpkin as target. If the pumpkin shatters let it decompose in the yard for nourishing soil.

10. DIY Pumpkin Facial.
Get vitamins A, D, and E from a pumpkin facial. Mixed together 2 cups pumpkin puree, 4 tbsp. plain yogurt, 4 tbsp. honey, 1/3 cup oatmeal, and ¼ tsp. olive oil. Apply to clean face for 5-10 minutes and wash it off your face.