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2 years in to a worldwide pandemic and although there is some return back to normal,
there are still limited registrations and more of an emphasis on celebrating at home.
Not to mention we still need to support our local makers and businesses just as we did in the beginning of 2020!
Skip the Amazon cart and shop local!
Even if it may be too late for Halloween, lots of these businesses have perfect treats for the rest of fall and it’s not too early to get started on holiday shopping!
- RJK Productions
- Downers Grove
- The Sorcerers Drink bombs (set of 4): What color will appear? Follow the instructions and you will soon find out what wizard house you belong to!
- Spooky Bombs (set of 4): These 4 hauntingly good Halloween bombs are sure to add some scare to your Halloween Party!
- Hot cocoa bombs, cider bombs, and coffee bombs
- Halloween chocolate covered oreos
- Skull & pumpkin breakables
- Halloween egg hunt kits (25,50,75,100) (Use code WSWDTC for $10 off a 50 count egg hunt!)
- Paint your own pumpkin cookies, and cookie decorating kits
- Rebecca’s Cakes By Design
- It has become a new tradition to order “Paint & Eat” cookies for each holiday. It’s a dessert and craft in one!
- On top of that she will be carrying:
- Monster cupcakes
- Fondant decorated Halloween cookies
- Halloween DYO cookie kit
- Baked goods prepared in a nut free kitchen.
- Olive + Emmental
- Look at this adorable, “Hocus Pocus” themed charcuterie board they made for our family!
- We also got “charcuterie kids cups” so they could grab and go and not destroy or get germs on the “adult” board.
- Moments Savored
- These Halloween treat tins are to die for! Cuteness “ghoul”ore!
- WE Events
- Balloons fit for every occasion, with proceeds donated to a cause!
- Halloween balloon wands with portions of the proceeds going to support breast cancer research
- Jessie always kills it with my custom requests like an “eyes of newt” burst and my bubbling cauldron!
- La Grange
- Waterlemon is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Princess Parties by MC to bring you Princess/Character Storytime every Thursday from 11am – 11:30am and now a new time slot Tuesday from 3:45pm-4:15pm! From Arial to Belle, Spiderman to Batman, Snow White to Elsa and more – this is THE place to be!
- Dazzling Divas
- Order a Boo Bundle!
- Enjoy a spooky spa day at home! Comes with ice cream bath scrub, gems to dazzle your baby pumpkin, one gloss, one polish, one sheet mask, fairy hair strand, mermaid purse, & Halloween scrunchie!
- Order a Boo Bundle!
- Pop of Paper Co
It’s officially October and our Halloween POP boxes are ready to ship! If you haven’t already get your order in, supplies are limited. This box includes:•Signature mini honeycomb garland•Bat + Spider paper decals•Paper Fan Halloween Scene Craft•Spider Craft•Hanging Bat Craft•Haunted House Craft•Paper Lantern Craft•POP Trick-or-Treat Tote•Halloween Candy•Cat + Devil Ears
- State of Play Kids
- Fall and football season means sweatshirts and Bears colors!
- Also, start your holiday shopping early for some perfect Midwest gifts!
- We adore this company for their girl positive clothing. The super soft, comfy, and inspirational clothing is a fan favorite in our household and the long sleeved tees and hoodies are perfect for fall.
- Not to mention, what better time of the year than Halloween to dress up like one of your historical idols! Choose from the many Heroic Women T-shirts!
- Use code HELEN20 for a discount!
- Colorful Creations
- The fall collection is too cute for words!
- Hair bows, head bands, and necklaces with the cutest sparkles, characters, and fun colors!
Crafts & Gifts
- Fizzy Magic
- These aren’t just your every day bath bombs people!
- “Educational Bath Fizzies – Fun, Fizz & Learn!. Pure & Safe Ingredients with essential oils to calm kids before bedtime but best of all – each fizzy contains a surprise, clue to guess and fun fact to learn along with bedtime story relates to the surprise.”
- The Halloween Limited Edition Box has surprises inside the fizzies to match the included valentines for your kids to color and hand out.
- The perfect, non-candy, gift! Use in the tub or use in a sensory table!
- Brainy Day Box
- The monster kits were a fun and easy craft for our cousin Halloween party and my son is obsessed with the Halloween sensory box!
- We loved pairing them with our spooky Mama & OG loose parts!
- Mama & OG
- Our Black Excellence letters work perfectly for Halloween as well!
- Our Halloween hair clips were the perfect accessory this season! Although orders have closed for Halloween, follow her social media for when orders open up for Channukah and Christmas shopping!
- Hopscotch City
- Halloween Printable Pack for kids
- Have some fun with these little Halloween prints! Use them to decorate your children’s rooms or use them as cards to send to friends. Just download, print and cut!
- We also scored 2 custom bat wands!
- Halloween Printable Pack for kids
- Le Village Cowork
- The “Frolic in Fall” Unboxed is perfect for this time of year! With 20 fall activities, how have you not signed up for an Unboxed subsciption yet?!
Looking for Halloween activities this weekend or some yummy fall treats? Check out our previous posts!
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Your one stop guide for fall fun in Chicago!
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There are so many fun things to do this fall in Chicagoland! Jot some of these great ideas down in your calendar!
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It's fall y'all! Find your favorite pumpkin patch using our comprehensive guide!
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