Most kids protect their stash of Halloween candy like the Grail. Give yours a fighting chance to remain proprietary of their hard-earned treats with a personalized Halloween bag. Varieties of Dracula, Frankenstein, ghost, and jack o’ lantern are available for monogramming at Monograms on Webster (1210 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, 773-697-8006). Prices range $24.50 to $28.50.
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Little girls can get into the Halloween spirit (or risk contact with a falling house) with these black and orange striped tights from We Love Colors. Black striped kids tights, $8.50, at We Love Colors.
This pumpkin outfit is so adorable, I’m seriously considering cross-dressing my son just so I can see it in action. Pumpkin skirt set by Mudpie, $42 for top, skirt, and tights (hat is sold separately) at Beautiful Beginnings (2163 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, 773-883-1212; Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook, 630-573-1212; 4472 Lawn Ave., Western Springs, [...]
Threadless Kids has a Halloween-worthy T-shirt design, available in toddler and kid sizes. Zombie brain snacking aside, this is still a pretty tame way for kids to participate in the current cultural obsession with vampires and living dead without risking nightmares or having to sit through Twilight. Horror Tales tee, $18 to $20, available at [...]
A deck of cards gets a quirky, creepy twist, ala gothic director Tim Burton. Given that it usually rains on Halloween, it’s always good to have a backup activity! Tim Burton playing cards, $5, at momastore.org.
The weather is cool, the leaves are turning, and it officially feels like autumn. Get into the Halloween spirit with this roundup of spooky skulls. Skull cookie jar, $34, available online only at Urban Outfitters. Skull and crossbones long sleeve T-shirt, $32, available at Red 21 (725 Village Center Dr., Burr Ridge, 630-655-9163; 100 W. [...]