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Halloween Safety Tips

Oct 07, 2016

From wearing a safe Halloween costume to checking your treats before eating them, find out how to stay safe on the spookiest night of the year!

Getting Dressed

It's important to wear a costume that will scare a few souls, but it's just as important to wear something that'll keep you safe. Choose a costume color that's visible at night like white, but if you want to wear a dark color, stick reflective tape on your costume, loot bag and props (like swords or brooms). Your costume should also be just the right length so that you don't trip and fall all over yourself. If you're wearing a mask, make sure the eye holes are large enough to see out of and the mouth area is roomy enough for you to breathe easily.

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Trick-or-Treating

You should always trick-or-treat with a group of friends, as well as your parents or another adult. Carry a flashlight or glow stick to light your way, and stick to the sidewalks of well-lit neighborhoods instead of taking shortcuts through backyards and alleys. Only go up to houses that have their lights on and never, ever enter a house to collect your treats! Most importantly, look both ways before you cross the street to check for oncoming cars, bikes and low-flying brooms!

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Digging In

We know you want to dig into your goody bag ASAP, but your parents need to check your candy before you eat it! Throw out anything that's unwrapped or homemade, unless you personally know who made it and gave it to you. If you have a younger sibling, it's a good idea to get rid of any treats that could be easily choked on, like gum, peanuts and small, hard candies.

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That's a great list of ideas. But on your perfumes and cologne thing--I've heard you can also make perfumes by boiling flower petals in water? Maybe that's something to experiment with. Possibly orange peels, too. My mother boils them often to either make orange peel candy or to provide a pleasant scent to float through the house. There's another idea there, too: Make orange peel candy and give it to people. It has a large amount of sugar involved, though. Basically, you boil orange peels until they're real soft, and then take them out (with some sort of utensil; you don't want to burn yourself!). Then, you make sure you have a plate with a thick layer of sugar on it (a bowl works, too), and dip the orange peels in it, until they are completely coated with sugar. Next, if you want, wait for them to harden. It's a bit of a strong taste, but it's nice at the same time.
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