Tuesday, October 17, 2017

11 Tips for Throwing a Halloween Party for Kids

1. Make clever invites.

2. Plan ahead.

3. Know when to end the party.

4. Decorate.

5. Put it to music.

6. Use double-duty decorations.

7. Make monstrous munchies.

8. Add fruits and veggies.

9. Keep it simple.

10. Play some games.

11. Do the shutterbug.

Monday, October 16, 2017

"Music is the ultimate answer to a lot of things.

"Music is the ultimate answer to a lot of things. I think people tend to forget that it connects them and puts them in a common space." 

10 Favorite Things about Halloween

There's plenty of things to love about Halloween and the autumn season.

1) Beautiful Scenery

2) Cooler Temperatures

3) Decorations

4) Spooky Movies

5) Haunted Houses

6) Halloween Candy

7) Parties

8) Anonymity

9) Shopping

10) Trick or Treating

Friday, October 13, 2017

Halloween Party Planning Ideas

Are you trying to organize the best Halloween party that will be talked about for weeks after your special event?

Send out Invitations

Have Adult Supervision

Have a Camera Ready

Have a Backup Plan

Get Help in Decorating

Supply Food and Candy

Hand out Party Favors

Thursday, October 12, 2017

How to Plan the Perfect Halloween Party

Planning a Halloween party for family, friends or neighbors (or all of the above)? Here are some simple tips for ensuring your party is a monster hit!

1 Choose the date (and choose wisely!).

2 Set the time.

3 Create an invitation (remember to include where, when, what time, directions if necessary, whether or not costumes are welcome (or required), if you want people to bring a dish or beverage to share, or if it’s BYOB, what (if any) activities are planned (costume contest, haunted yard or room, etc.), and whether or not little “ghouls” and boys are welcome.

4 Draw up the guest list.

5 Plan the menu (simple, creative, or scary?).

6 Decide whether to not to have a costume contest, and decide on prizes.

7 Send out the invitations and collect RSVPs.

8 Complete your grocery shopping, decorate the house, run through a final checklist to ensure you’ve got everything you need, and prep whatever food or make-ahead dishes you can (trail mix, dry goods, etc.).