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Halloween Magazines

Halloween Magazines

The  Halloween magazines are starting to hit the shelves in both digital and print!  I have become addicted to digital magazines. The layout and photography is fantastic and you don’t have to store them or feel back for putting some in the trash.

I swore off Halloween magazines this year, but how can I when the fabulousness of  spooky desserts, the kookie cupcakes, frightening foods, and candy corn overtake my visual senses!  It just makes me drool all over  the cover and it  sucks me right in to their spooky little world  like fairy blood to a vampire.

You have to be careful which Halloween magazines you choose.  I have noticed over the years that some of the smaller magazines that are the size of paperback books tend to run the same recipes in a different order from the previous year with a few new additions. Always check what you have  in your magazine library before you head out and that impulse to BUY strikes your poor, soulless, little,  black heart to add another Halloween magazine to your collection.

I am not going to judge which magazines I think are the best,  however, I am going to give you a list of magazines that are out there to look for . There has be a huge decline in the thickness and quality of the content in magazines that I don’t understand, and I won’t pretend to.  Look at the list and buyer beware.

For all you digital Halloween magazine readers, check out Zinio for back issues of Halloween magazines.

 Halloween magazines now on the stands for 2014

#1 Matthew Mead’s Frightfully Fun Halloween

#2 Celebrate Halloween

#3  Woman’s Day

#4  Gooseberry Patch

#5  Better Homes and Gardens

#6.  Taste of Home Halloween

#7.  Martha Stewart Halloween

Look for an update as more Halloween magazines hit the shelves! Last updated September 15, 2014

 Craft Halloween Magazines

My new fascination with crafting has led me to some great arts and design magazines for the  Halloween holiday season.

Art Doll Quarterly  – If you love to work with clay and are enamored with folk art, pick up the fall issues. There are some great Halloween folk artists featured. – Now on the stands

Country Sampler – I am getting into vintage Halloween stenciling and primitive art. County Sampler gets back to simpler times with their fall issue. Great prims! – Now on the stands

Cloth, Paper, Scissors – for mixed-media artists.




About Donna Davies

Donna Davies is an accomplished web designer, marketer, and author. As a creative person with a love for Halloween and all things dark and spooky, writing Halloween books was a natural progression. Ms. Davies is from upstate New York and relishes the Halloween season in the Hudson Valley. She is fond of spending Halloween in Sleepy Hollow, home of the Headless Horseman, which has been a true inspiration for her eerie expertise in celebrating All Hallows' Eve. In her spare time, she lectures at local libraries, volunteers and teaches Halloween crafting. She is a beginner pottery and adds a Halloween twist to all her works.