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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Halloween Positive Affirmations


I love Halloween. In fact, I consider this more my holiday than Christmas. I love the lore behind this magical day and of course dressing up (which will be for another positive affirmation post). This year I am planning a party. I've always wanted to throw my own Halloween party since it seems like I am always going to other peoples' parties. I just need some help planning.

My party is October 22nd at 5pm. I told people to bring candy and a treat bag because we'd have our own little trick-or-treat thing going. Would that sound too childish? I figure we all love candy and at a certain age we miss going trick-or-treating. I was going to have people set their treat bag on the table and throughout the night, people would randomly place a treat in. Maybe I ought to rescind bringing a treat bag, just the candy and I would just get some of the paper bags I have left from my party and fill them before they get there and as they walk in, they could put candy in each bag. What would sound better?

I have no idea what else we can do. I don't want it to be too childish. They're definitely getting dressed up (of course, that's what Halloween is all about!), so maybe there could be a contest for best costume? Then I could just give them something fun and inexpensive. But, that might not be fun, so I want to scrap that. I know for a few years at my friend Elizabeth's parties, we would have a donut eating contest and whomever won got a small little prize. I always found that fun, as shown in the picture from 2009:


In 2009 my friend Joyce also had a Halloween party two weeks before Halloween. I remember there was a lot of dancing and a lot of other just let whatever happen happen. Here is the album from Fall 2009 and I will post the Halloween album from 2010. Please, please, please help me with more activities!

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Mom is planning the main meal... we're just getting it catered from Wegmans. We will have two punches: alcoholic and non-alcoholic. I will be making this, though (which you will see in the 2010 album, but I will post it here too)

Rice Krispy treat ghosts. I made them with margarine at nan's house. This year I am going to make with butter since it should hold them together better. I just love all the treats you can make at Halloween. :) And of course, I will be dressing up as Clay Matthews. I just need to get yellow pants.

And of course: here is the cool invite I made to send to people. :)




4 comments:

  1. Sounds fun! I went to a party where the doughnuts were suspended on strings and we had to race to eat them. It's not as easy as it sounds.

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  2. That sounds like an idea! Hmm... now just convincing my dad (my dad is OCD and hates messes)

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