October 19, 2011

Halloween Scary Story Party


The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories, on Amazon

THEME:

Invite a small group of adult friends (perhaps just four or five) over for an evening of ghost stories. Sit around the fireplace in a darkened room, sipping drinks and sharing dark tales.


Classic Ghost Stories, on Amazon

ACTIVITY:

Serve a nice dinner, tasty appetizers, delectable desserts, and lots of alcohol. Encourage guests to share their own ghost stories, and have a book on hand you can read aloud from. Light a fire in the fireplace to make everything cozy, keep the lights low, and burn candles all over your house.

DECORATIONS:


Halloween Cauldron Mugs, from Williams-Sonoma


Lighted Ghost, at Pier 1 Imports


Bone Chillers Ice Cube Tray, at Z Gallerie

MUSIC:


Loreena McKennitt "The Book of Secrets" CD, on Amazon

APPETIZERS:


Witches Broom Snacks Recipe, from Betty Crocker


Long and Short Monster Fingers, from Kitchen Daily

BEVERAGES:


Sangria Recipe, from Williams-Sonoma


Black Cat Martini, on Food Channel


Jack O' Lantern Martini, at iFood

ENTREES:


Ham and Cheese Batwitches Recipe, from Betty Crocker

DESSERTS:


Gingerbread Skeleton Cookies, by Family Fun


Zombie Cupcake Kit, on Amazon


Easy Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats for Halloween, from 3 Kids and Us


Halloween Popcorn Cake, from Taste and Tell

BOOKS FOR PARTY PLANNING:


Spirits Out of Time: True Family Ghost Stories and Weird Paranormal Experiences, on Amazon

RELATED LINKS:

Ghost Pudding (Crazy Adventures in Parenting)

Famous Modern Ghost Stories, by Dorothy Scarborough, at Project Gutenberg

Sip Blood-Inspired Cocktails This Halloween (Bellybone.net)


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