Pumpkin Spice Punch
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When it comes to a party drink, simplistic and appealing is the way to go. That’s why a giant Jack O’ Lantern bowl full of twisted sangria, is ideal.
- 2 apples
- 2 pears
- 1 orange
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup brown sugar, or more to taste
- 1 cup bourbon
- 3 cups apple cider
- 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 2 bottles Pinot Grigio, chilled
Thinly slice apples, pears and oranges lengthwise, then place in a large bowl. Coat with lemon juice to prevent browning. Add honey, brown sugar, bourbon, apple cider and pumpkin pie spice, stirring gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, or overnight. Top with chilled Pinot Grigio and serve.
Deviled Green Goblin Eggs
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Try a twist on the typical deviled eggs for your Halloween bash. This recipe let’s you avoid the sweets, with a little something frightfully savory.
- 6 cups hot water
- 1 bottle yellow liquid food coloring
- 1/2 bottle blue liquid food coloring
- 1/2 bottle green liquid food coloring
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 12 large unpeeled hard-cooked eggs, with shells cracked
- 1/2 cup instant potato flakes
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup minced fresh chives
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
Stir together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs, and let stand 1 hour. Remove and drain on paper towels. Peel eggs to reveal pattern on whites. Cut eggs in half lengthwise; carefully remove yolks. Mash yolks; stir in potato flakes and next 5 ingredients until blended. Spoon the yolk mixture evenly into egg white halves. Attach 2 halves, gently pressing together stuffed sides.
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Whether you want to welcome your ghostly companions with a little light on your front porch, or you want to encourage all the ghouls to head out on the back patio, these creepily perfect luminaries are a must-have decoration.
All you need is a tin can, a sharpie, paint, hammer and nail, and candles. Then, follow the step-by-step instructions provided by Jolly Mom and you’ve got lighting even a witch will enjoy.
Adams Family Costume
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And finally, no Halloween party is complete without creepy and kooky costume themed get-together. Encourage your friends to dress up in groups or as couples and keep it fun. Make it a contest for the best dressed, best group outfit, and most creative.
When it comes to Halloween Party, it should always be a party. Liven up your deadly dance with a few of our ideas and watch the goblins and skeletons come out to play.