“It’s my party and I’ll do what I want to” are lyrics everybody can relate to. The problem is the occasion. Sometimes, you fancy a nice, relaxed, informal dinner shindig yet it’s October. What does that mean? It means it has to be Halloween-themed because, well, it’s the scariest month of the year. For those who aren’t ready for the changing seasons, hosting is a tough ask. It’s not as if the supplies you have in the basement are useful. Or are they? As long as you have the foundations, you can throw any party you like and here’s how.
I love Halloween. It wasn’t until my youngest daughter was born close to Halloween that I really got into it though. She always wanted a Halloween party for her big day, for as far back as I can remember. The spookier it was, the happier she was. We’ve had every kind of Halloween party imaginable but these days, the kids are more into going Trick-or-Treating with their friends. Now, I have to be honest with you, I’ve been drab when it comes to Trick-or-Treat candy holders. I generally buy those little orange plastic pumpkin buckets, you know the ones I’m