2015 Halloween Party

Last year I hosted a simple neighbourhood Halloween Party I invited a few local families and the children dressed up as cute as can be!

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Halloween Party Food

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Ice Cream Cups

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Sugar Skull Paper Cups

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I asked the families to bring a plate of sweet and savory spooky food to share for a early dinner, and boy this was the best thing I have ever done hosting a party!

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Mummy + Zombie Pizzas

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It took so much pressure off me to prepare everything and the best part was seeing what people had created.

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We had a few double ups like mummy sausages and ghost strawberries which was funny!

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I decided to try out the witch face guacamole and apple monsters that I came across when I blogged about healthy Halloween party food

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I totally should of referred to the picture before putting this witch together, it looks like she got a hell of a fright!

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I also made bloody finger dogs

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These are so easy, just grab some par-baked dinner rolls, cocktail sausages and tomato sauce!

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Spider web sugar cookies

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For more inspiration and Halloween party food ideas take a look at my Halloween Pinterest board and Halloween Costume board

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Our party games included bobbing for apples

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and the donut game

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After dinner we all went trick or treating on our street which was a great opportunity to meet more of our neighbours!

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I am so looking forward to hosting another Halloween party this year!

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Monochrome Halloween

Celebrating Halloween this year in conjunction with Moomookachoo’s magical days calendar

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I created a monochrome Halloween table, it’s not strictly monochrome but the base elements are

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When I plan a party I always start with what inspires me and key products/props I want to use

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With this party I started with the monochrome sugar skull banner, mini skull balloons and our white shadow house boxes (only available to hire)

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I tied in the orange of the mini Jack o’ Lantern buckets with the cheese balls in our round compotes, candy corn in the ice cream tubs and cute mini pumpkin candy

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The mini skull balloons worked perfectly on balloon sticks (cut down shorter) in our ball pint jar

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I made spider web sugar cookies to tie in with the spooky food, these cookies last ages so they are great to prepare before a party and to give as a favor

Monochrome Halloween Ice Cream Tubs

The kids and I decorated these cute ice cream tubs to store candy in

Monochrome Halloween Bucket of Teeth

When I have an upcoming themed party Crazy Candies is always my go to and these vampire teeth lollies in our mini buckets are so yummy!

Jack O Lantern Buckets on Cake Stand

Mini jack o lantern pumpkins filled with candy corn on our small black milk glass cake stand as part of our hire collection

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Mini Milk Bottles & Straws Halloween Shoot

I love mixing up patterns and these black solid sweet spotted and black chevron straws work really well together in the monochrome theme with our mini milk bottles

Halloween Ghost Peeps in House Box

Cobwebs and marshmallow ghost peeps are too cute

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 I hope you like it!

Halloween Crazy Candies Giveaway

TO ENTER our Halloween candy giveaway from Crazy Candies and a $20 Pop Roc Parties store credit:

Comment below with your favourite Pop Roc Parties Halloween product

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Your favourite Crazy Candies Halloween candy

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We also have 20% OFF STORE WIDE until midnight Monday 25th with the code: LABOUR

Competition ends Tuesday 8pm and we will send the winner the candy on Wednesday

Good luck!

Congratulations Nikki Thompson you have won the Candy pack, thanks to everyone who entered!

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Halloween Healthy Party Food Ideas

Here’s a line up of Healthy Halloween inspired party food!

Macaroon ghost pops

Chocolate Covered Macaroons by Fork and Beans

Halloween Fruit KebabsHalloween Fruit Kebab’s by She Knows

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Silly Apple Bites by Fork and Beans

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Frankenstein Avocado Toast by Vegan Chow Down

Honeydew-bats-at-shakentogetherlife.com-shopHoneydew Bats by Shaken Together Life

Raw Witches Fingers

Raw Witches Fingers by Fork and Beans

Halloween Healthy Teeth

Monster Teeth by Surviving a Teachers Salary

Carrot Rice Rice Balls

Carrot Rice Jack ‘O Lanterns by Apron Strings Blog

Witchy Guacamole Dip

Witchy Guacamole Dip by Fork and Beans

Boonanas

BooNanas by Eating Richly

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Vege Skeleton by Feeding Four Little Monkeys

Raw Chocolate Cat Pops

Raw Chocolate Cat Pops by Fork and Beans

I would love to hear if you try any out xx

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Kids Halloween Costume Round Up

I thought I would share some of my favourite kid’s  Halloween costume ideas

Moonrise Kingdom Kids CostumeWho could resist this Moonrise Kingdom duo by Skirt as Top

Toy Army GuyCoolest toy army guy by Wild Ink Press

Train CostumeCool train costume for any train loving kid by The Ophoffs

Max Costume Where The Wild Things AreWee Max from Where the Wild Things Are by The Radical Thread Co

Frida-Kahlo-CostumeGorgeous mini Frida Kahlo by Oh Happy Day

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Napoleon + Kip Dynamite spotted on Brit & Co

cruella_devilWild Cruella DeVil by Costume Works

What are your favourites??

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The Countdown to Halloween

I looooove Halloween and every year I do a countdown to Halloween with the kids to get them into the spirit of it all!

It also stops my eldest nagging how far away Halloween is, win win!

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This countdown from Yellow Bliss Road is my favourite

I get the kids to take turns sticking on the pumpkins with washi tape each day

Halloween Countdown FlatlayI also found these other free Halloween Countdown printables

halloween countdownnumbChalkboard Halloween Countdown by The DIY Village

Chalkboard-Halloween-Countdown-Printable-1024x851Chalkboard Halloween countdown and other free printables by Classy Clutter

Festive Countdown to Halloween Printable! Use chalk to mark off the days -- toss and print another next year! Print or save a copy at www.livelaughrowe.com. #halloween #printable

Festive Countdown to Halloween Printable! Use chalk to mark off the days — toss and print another next year! Print or save a copy at www.livelaughrowe.com. #halloween #printable

Halloween festive countdown by Live Laugh Rowe

Happy Halloween xx

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