If you love crafts, then this is the season for you. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect excuse to get creative. From whipping up delicious recipes from the abundance of pumpkins available to making the kids fancy-dress costumes. Even the little dog at our house has a Dracula costume!
As with most things, my all or nothing attitude will see the house shrouded in giant cobwebs and spooky spiders. We will dress up the dog and dig out the smoke machine. Every time a ‘Trick or Treater’ comes to the door, we can scare the living daylights out of them.
Or maybe you prefer to use the evening as an excuse to indulge in a few sweet treats and a scary movie, one thing that we can all indulge in, is a little pumpkin carving.
From traditional grinning jack-o-lanterns to a more modern twist on pumpkin decoration, there are plenty of ideas you can create with the kids.
Here are just a few of our favourites: