A "Horror"-ific Dinner Party

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This “Tale of Horror” dinner party from BHG provides great inspiration for when you want to celebrate Halloween in an adult way.  The details are abundant but not over the top which gives this literary-inspired theme its appeal.  I think we can all agree the use of chalk boards is a classic favorite, and using neutral […]

Halloween Carnival Party

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Are you making plans for Halloween celebrations yet?  Here’s a great idea from BHG that’s centered around good old fashioned fun for kids.  This carnival-style party provides classic games such as bean bag toss, can toss, and ‘guess the number’.  After the fun you can grab some yummy treats to re-energize for the next round of games!  […]

Creative Halloween Ideas

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With a little more than 24 hours to conjur up some spells, here are some last minute ideas to help you host a goulish gathering before or after Trick-or-Treating. For the adults, try some ‘spirited’ concoctions with creepy details. Floating eyeballs, blood rimmed glasses, test tube shots, and mad science experiments can get any party […]

Free Halloween Printables

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Just in time for Saturday (or Friday)! You can print out these circles for cupcake toppers or labels, and the coordinating band which can be used as napkin rings, or to wrap anything else. These are free from Accent the Party. Find the circle downloads here, and the wrappers downloads here.

An Autumn Entryway

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 Say “Welcome” with this pumpkin topiary from Southern Living. This has beauty, and function with the string lights added. Another bonus is that you can use faux pumpkins and use this year after year. Perfect for Halloween night all the way to Thanksgiving. Find the instructions here.

Creepy Cookies & Cool Candy Wrappers

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I love all the creative ways with food for Halloween! Seems there is an endless supply of ideas out there for cookies, cupcakes, dips, and more. These ‘Spider’ cookies from Betty Crocker are another super simple and super cute idea. To make it more convenient, use slice & bake cookie dough. With some Rolos, m […]

Halloween Eats & Treats

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Do you have any Halloween parties planned for this weekend? Here are some fun foods to make for the festivities! One of my personal favorites is this simple mix of candy corn and dry roasted peanuts. In fact it is the only way I even like to eat candy corn! The mixture tastes just like […]