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Halloween candy buy back: Kids get money for candy

Well, here’s one easy way for kids to get money without having to sell lemonade or do chores. When Halloween ends and your kids have had enough sugar, persuade them to sell back the leftover candy you bought to local businesses participating in the Halloween Candy Buy Back Program. The program, which began in 2005, …

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Free Halloween pumpkin carving instructions, crafts and stencils

Ready for some Halloween crafts with the kids? Looking for interesting ways to carve a pumpkin? Here are some free instructions on carving a pumpkin, Halloween crafts and stencils.   Better Homes & Gardens’ website includes a page of free pumpkin stencils. There are dogs, cats, classic Halloween, seasonal Fall, fun face, “TextMe,” designer and …

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Halloween face-painting idea: How to turn your kids into witches

This post is by Erika Monroy of AKIN Body Painting. You don’t need to be a professional artist to transform a girl into a witch for Halloween. 1. Paint a green base around the entire face, if you load a sponge the strokes will be more even. Leave unpainted around the eyes. 2. Using a brush …

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