Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! I love costumes and pumpkin carving and decorating everything in orange and black with lots and lots of happy stripes.
At our house the focus is on the silly and not the frightening. Over the years, my kids have come to really love and look forward to this holiday, too.
While Halloween is one of the few times a year that we do allow candy at our house, we don’t want our kids to go overboard with excessive consumption of it either. One great solution that limits the amount of candy, but holds the magic of the holiday, is a visit from the Sugar Plum Fairy.