Halloween

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Scary Halloween Movie?

Girls watching a scary movie

Thrills and chills. Goblins and ghouls. Freddy Krueger and Jason. Did someone say Halloween? Yep, it’s that time of year when you grab your besties and host a scary-movie night. But that begs the question: What’s the most frightful flick of all? Personally, we like a classic slasher. One, two, Freddy’s coming for you …

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2 Stellar Halloween Costume DIYs for Kids

No need for your kiddos to cool their jets this year! Instead, craft a rocket-fueled jet pack from items found around the house (and a few inexpensive things from any hardware store). And what good is a Rocket Man without his Moon, baby? Craft a cutesy wearable moon out of an exercise or beach ball, primer spray paint, some duct tape, and a little imagination of your own for a coupled costume that’s truly out of this world.Read Story

Weekend Project: 5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

With pumpkin season in full swing, it’s time to start decorating those iconic fall fruits. While the classic carved Jack-o-lantern is always impressive, it can be quite the mess and require some serious artistry. So if you’re looking for an alternative way to decorate this year, consult this list of five creative ways to decorate a pumpkin that look just as impressive as the classic technique, and are easy enough for family members of all ages.

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Halloween Crafts: Spooky-Fun Lunch Bags

RACC311-0104-Halloween-GifTake2With just a few supplies from around the house, your kids will have a blast making these easy Halloween crafts. Ordinary paper lunch sacks as spooky-fun character faces are sure to make your children the most festive at the table. Once lunch is over, the faces can be removed from the bags and used as holiday decor or even worn as part of a costume (cut out the eyes and secure an elastic band to the face to create a mask).

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Send Us Pics of Your Pet in a Halloween Costume

little dog in halloween costumeGangster poodle! Hot dog kitten! We love our furry friends, especially when they’re wearing Halloween costumes. Dress your pet for Halloween and snap some “boooo-tiful” pics! Then send those snaps to blog@rentacenter.com and your best pal could be featured on our Facebook page or this blog.