There’s nothing more symbolic of October 31st than the pumpkin. Get ready to celebrate the spookiest day of the year (or the sluttiest depending on what you’re wearing) with these fun fashion, beauty, and entertaining ideas!
October 1 When you want to make sure your kid wins the cutest costume award, you dress them as a pumpkin. It's just what you do. How adorbs are Alyson Hannigan and Satyana??
October 2 RapidLash's Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum will help your fringe longer and fuller in 30 days thanks to a blend of polypeptides, amino acids, and pumpkin seed, extract among other ingredients. We always knew there was a good reason we were saving those seeds after carving the damn thing. RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum, $50, rapidlash.com
October 3 Genius idea for your next fall-themed party: Hollow out a large pumpkin and filling it with ice, then stock with wine. We're big fans of Birthday Cake Vineyard Wines, which will only cost you about $13 a bottle.
October 4 Mud baths? Please! Fall is all about the pumpkin scrub. This June Jacobs Pumpkin Enzyme Mask acts as exfoliant, as well as a detox to your skin, and includes anti-oxidants to ward away fine lines. Because during pumpkin season, no one wants to worry about wrinkles. June Jacobs Pumpkin Enzyme Mask, $76, JuneJacobs.com
October 5 There's no need to dump your pumpkin spice latte all over your dress for a whiff of this sweet smell! Demeter makes a pumpkin pie perfume that pretty much sums up the autumn season. Pumpkin Pie, $6-39.50, demeterfragrance.com
October 6 So you might be too old for trick or treating, but you'll still need a cute, spirited clutch to bring to your major costume parties. This ASOS across-body bag will store your lip gloss, credit card, and maybe a piece of candy or two. ASOS Pumpkin Across Body Bag, $30.38, asos.com
October 7 Arcona's Pumpkin Body Lotion is infused with extracts and glycolic acid to help repair sun-damaged skin—the perfect summer-to-fall transitional beauty product. Arcona Pumpkin Body Lotion, $35, nordstrom.com
October 8 #AdorableAlert! K Cav takes her son to a pumpkin patch and he chooses a mini gourd. <3 PS—for anyone just as obsessed with her cute skinnies as us—they're 3x1 'W1' Wrap Zip skinny pants in Army Sateen.
October 9 What do you wear to the pumpkin patch? Definitely not pumps! The occasion calls for these major flats. Charlotte Olympia Trick Or Treat Flats, $790.56, charlotteolympia.com
October 10th Don't worry—this Pumpkin Cider includes your seasonal favorite, (apple cider) and still has a nice kick to it! Pumpkin Cider Ingredients: 2 parts Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka 1 part Apple Cider Splash of Fresh Lemon Sour Directions: Shake with ice and strain into a caramel swirled martini glass. Garnish with an apple slice.
October 11 Shield your eyes from the sun with a pair of stunner shades that just as spirited as that pumpkin flavored latte in your hand. HAPPY JACK Halloween Wayfarer, $13, opensky.com
October 12 How cute is this mum in a jack-o-lantern? Not only is it the perfect floral centerpiece for fall, but you an reuse the pot for handing out candy to trick-or-treaters on the 31st! Pumpkin Patch Mum Plant, $30, proflowers.com
October 13 This Baked Pumpkin Pasta recipe we found on Bethany Frankel's website (Bethenny.com) is super-delish and low-fat! Ingredients: 12 oz. uncooked whole wheat penne pasta 2 tsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 small zucchinis, halved lengthwise, then sliced 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried sage 1 (15 oz.) can pure pumpkin 1 cup part skim ricotta cheese 1/2 cup water reserved from pasta pot 1/2 cup shredded low-fat Parmesan cheese Preparation: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water according to directions on package, less 2 minutes, and reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water when done. Meanwhile heat oil in large skillet. SautÌ© onions and garlic for 5-6 minutes, until softened. Stir in zucchini and herbs, and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Stir in canned pumpkin and ricotta cheese. Empty drained pasta plus 1/2 cup of reserved cooking water into skillet and mix well. Spoon pasta into a 11 x 7 baking dish. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
October 14 Clearly the only candle that should be burning in your home all month long should feature a blend of Crushed Pumpkin Seed, Tonka Bean and Indonesean Spice. Harvest Gift Boxed Candle, $30, Archipelago-usa.com
October 15 Chocolate syrup just met its biggest competitor—pumpkin carmel sauce! A bowl of vanilla ice cream will never be the same. Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Caramel Sauce, $16, williams-sonoma.com
October 16 You don't want to go to a Halloween bash with actual blemishes, so wash up! Try this pumpkin cleanser that exfoliates and turns away built-up dirt from the day. MyChelle Dermaceuticals Creamy Pumpkin Cleanser, $10, mychelle.com and Whole Foods Stores
October 17 The ladies of Hocus Pocus may have put a spell on you, but there are charms out there that'll catch your eye. La Mer Collections Limited Edition Halloween Watch, $110, lamercollections.com
October 18 Whether you're taking your kiddos or little bro and sis out for trick or treating, they'll need to collect their candy with a pumpkin in presence. Pumpkin Halloween Treat Bags, $3.50, oldnavy.com
October 19 Don't know what to be for Halloween? Problem solved. Jolly Jack-O-Lantern Dress, $40, fredflare.com
October 20 Individual (edible!) pumpkins all around! Nordic Ware Pumpkin Patch Pan, $33, bloomingdales.com
October 21 Bite into any of these pops (especially the snazzy pumpkin-shaped sweet treat!) and your tastebuds will find a krispy, gooey, easy-to-hold, festive dessert. Harry and David Krispy Pops, $20, harryanddavid.com
October 22 Moisturize your hands in holiday spirit! Good Home Co. Pumpkin Lotion, $25, goodhomestore.com
October 23 RHOBH star Heather Dubrow made sure each of her kids had a special pumpkin with their name on it! Which festive decoration is your fave?
October 24 If Cinderella could have picked the table decorations on the night of her carriage ride, this would have been it. Gold Pumpkin Vase Fillers, $15, potterybarn.com
October 25 Guess what, everyone? There's a way to enjoy pumpkin pie without all the calories. Well, visually at least! These socks may be the sweetest treat yet. HOTSOX in Pumpkin Pie Crew, $6, hotsox.com
October 26 Wear this pumpkin sweater while pumpkin picking! Sugar and Pumpkin Spice Sweater, $45, modcloth.com
October 27 Not the best chef? This will take care of that sweet-smelling household aroma. Pumpkin Cupcake Wallflowers, $6, bathandbodyworks.com
October 28 Nobody likes a cranky trick or treater! When you put your kids down for a nap, try out a pair of PJs that will get them excited for the big Halloween adventure. Kids Pumpkin Sleep Set from GAP, $22, gap.com
October 29 Sometimes the Halloween occasion calls for a suit and tie (perhaps if you're dressing up as JT) and these cufflinks are a must. Pumpkin Cufflink Knotz, $9.50, wurkinstiffs.com
October 30 Lauren Conrad clearly loves Halloween, and she's prepping for it with a jack-o'-lantern post on Insta!
October 31 Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo put up this pic of a pumpkin on Instagram. Looks like the poor little guy had too much candy.