Get The Party Started
Raid your favorite candy store for the giant lollipops needed for these party invites from HGTV. Have a Halloween birthday? These sweet and scary Halloween invitations from Fun and Sassy Designs also have matching flat note cards and calling cards.
Setting The Scene
Ghostly door decorations made from painted gourds chill the hearts of those brave enough to darken your doorstep.
Spookify your living room furniture with white draping and adding ghostly black felt eyes. Replace light bulbs with blue or black-light bulbs, and everything will take on an eerie glow.
Purchase white pumpkins, paint on black eyes and mouths and place them everywhere; in the dark they resemble floating heads.
Country Living shares how to make these pretty ribbon-handled paper cones; on the back of your guests' chairs they do double-duty as treat holders and party favors.
What To Do
Have a younger crowd play freeze dance with glowsticks while dancing to Ray Parker's "Ghostbusters" and color on black cardstock with glow-in-the-dark paint and markers.
Get right to the point and make a spooky ghostwriter from Crayola Model Magic at FamilyFun.
Have a Slime Pit Relay - fill a large cauldron with homemade slime and have teams try to fill their smaller cauldrons with handfuls of slime. Check out the ultimate slime recipe from the slime expert that is Nickelodeon.
Having a teen sleep-over? Host a Haunt-A-Thon with movies like The Sixth Sense, Poltergeist, Amityville Horror and The Shining, guarantees to keep them up all night!
Oh, so many ideas to choose from! White and black food are a must. Of course, you must set up an Oreo cookie bar. Set them on square plates in piles of like-flavors for maximum impact. Serve shots of milk and chocolate milk, alongside clear glass bowls and jars filled with black and white candies.
Marshmellow treats never looked so good with these White-As-A-Ghost recipe.
For those who need a bit more of a challenge, BHG's meringue spooks are to die-for.
Come visit my blog this Sunday for two special ghoulish beverages to serve. Not Just A Mommy!