Saturday, October 18, 2008

Halloween Party

Halloween parties are so much fun!  This was an employee party for the Covey Center for the Arts.  It was a blast!

Here are a few pics:

I found these wishbones in 10 packs at the dollar store. Plus it was .88 day, so they weren't even a whole dollar.

Misfortunes are so much fun... they always get a laugh. I did a lot of online research and compiled my favorites. I don't do the really mean ones. I don't want someones fortune to say they'll get hit by a bus or something... what if it really happened? I'd feel terrible.

Apothecary jars are perfect for Halloween candies!

I hadn't made these Snickers spiders in years, but I thought they'd look cute on a dessert table. They're really simple and cute.

Here I am with a glowing head :)

I love these guys... I have four different ones from the DollarTree.

Alyssa and Caleb posing.

My glitter spiders under a dome.

For dinner we served two kinds of chili, nachos ($8 a HUGE can of cheese at Walmart), salad and drinks.

The fun drink labels came from the DollarTree. I wrote what the drink actually was on the label in the bottom corner.

I love vintage Halloween cats. These plates and cups were only $2 for a 30 pack at Walmart and they're a good sturdy brand.

This is the Bingo prize table... there were lots of random prizes.

The kids being silly.

The dessert table... yum yum!

This is a big can of chocolate pudding ($3.50 at Walmart) layered with oreos and cool whip. It was so delicious and looked super cute decked out as a graveyard.

Here I am being attacked by my children.

Besides eating and Bingo, we also watched Garfield's Halloween and The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown movie projected on a screen. Those that didn't want to watch the movies played Crack the Case which is a really fun mystery game. I think the party was a hit!!!
Happy Halloween!!!


Elizabeth said...

Looks like a great party! I want to know why you can't have glitter at your work!!

Heather said...

great party pictures! looks like you had as much fun decorating as you did partying, lol!
i left you something on my blog this morning.... hope you have fun with it!

Salinda said...

A fun party! And on a budget! I'm impressed. How do you make the snickers spiders?

Smilingsal said...

Thanks for sharing.

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AwtemNymf said...

You put on quite a party! You rock :O)!
I love the altered soda labels!!! Cool!! What NO glitter at work? Oy vey?! WHY?!
Stop by my place too... I'm having a couple of give-aways!
Have a bootiful day!
Be Enchanted!

Lola Enchanted said...

LOvely treats!! I really like the 2liter bottle covers!!!!

Nice to meet ya!

Happy halloween

inge said...

wow, they are lucky to have someone who hosts a halloweenparty !!

I like the idea of your chocolatspiders : they are easy to make and yummy...

greetings from belgium


Happy Halloween!

Love your post!

~ Gabriela ~

Theresa said...

What a great idea with the wish bones!?! It looks like a great party. Happy Haunting,

KatCollects said...

I have never seen spider snicker bars, love them. And the book pumpkins are so clever and cute. Your party looks so fun!

Katie said...

What a fabulous party! Very impressive!

Mel said...

You throw a great bash! Yummy drinks, love the idea!

sherri (Tied Up In Ribbons) said...

You do it up right. I've picked up some great ideas from this.

Daydreamer :) said...

It was fun :D Have a happy Halloween!

Happy nightmares,
Daydreamer :)

Celestial Charms said...

Love your snicker spiders. What a lovely party. Come on over to our house for some more Halloween fun, and we hope you and yours have a very Happy Halloween.

Jewelgirl said...

I love a traditional Halloween
party, brings back great memories!
Those snickers spider/bugs caught
me eye and the wishful thinking
idea is a hoot! So much fun!
Happy party day!

Anne said...

A great party!
Happy Halloween!

Hilda said...

Your party looked awesome! You did a great job! Did you have any help??

Shiloah Baker said...

Looks like a great party!!! Love the misfortunes idea!