October 31, 2012

All Hallow's Eve

Skull on Book Candle, at Pottery Barn


THEME:

Open your home to ten or twenty of your closest friends for a worknight Halloween party. Greet trick-or-treaters together and take turns passing out candy.

ACTIVITY:

Welcome trick-or-treaters, take photos of each other in costume, drink (just a bit, since it's a worknight and schoolnight) and gobble up tasty Halloween desserts.

DECORATIONS:

Rattling Bones Throw Pillow, on Amazon


Skeleton Chair Cover, on Amazon


Sinister Skull with Lantern, on Amazon

MUSIC:


Drew's Ultimate Halloween Party Hits CD, on Amazon


These Ghoulish Things CD, on Amazon

APPETIZERS:


Halloween Falafel Spiders, at Veggie Belly


Witch Finger Poppers, by Susi's Kochen Und Backen


Halloween Brain Dip, from All Recipes.com

BEVERAGES:

Vampire Cocktail, from HGTV



Drunk Blood Punch, at The Cooking Photographer


Goblin Gulp Punch, from Kraft Recipes


Spooky Halloween Spirits, from Martha Stewart

ENTREES:

Serve something savory, filling, and hot, to counterbalance all the sugar comas that will happen tonight.

Blood Red Tomato Soup Recipe, from Garden of Eaden


Bloody Mary Soup Recipe, from Good to Know


Coconut Curried Green Lentil Soup, from Dinah's Dishes

Meat Hand Recipe, from Not Martha

DESSERTS:

Anatomical Heart Cake, from Sprinkle Bakes

Halloween Oreo Pops Recipe, from The Holiday Kitchen

Cake Ball Brains Oozing Cherry Blood, from Hungry Happenings


Spooky Brownies Recipe, from Betty Crocker


Barcelona Skull Lollipop, from Vosges Chocolate


Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Cake, from Make Fabulous Cakes


Peanut Butter Eyeball Truffles, from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen


Haunted House Cake Recipe, from Kitchen Daily

BOOKS FOR PARTY PLANNING:


Halloween Trivia Book, on Amazon

RELATED LINKS:

Black Velvet Halloween Cake (Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio)

11 Creepy Cocktails to Help Celebrate Halloween (Blastr)

7 Easy Halloween Appetizers You Can Whip Up in No Time (Cait's Plate)