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Halloween

How to Add a Ribbon Bundle to a Wreath

How to Add a Ribbon Bundle to a Wreath

Each month in the Party Plan Club, I suggest ways to decorate your door for whatever party theme we're focused on that month. (We also cover color palette, invitations, decor, dessert tables, activities and party favors -- find out more here.) I always say that front...

Easy ghost desserts for Halloween

Easy ghost desserts for Halloween

I love a cute desert and don’t mind paying for them, but I’m also very much into saving a little money. One of the easiest treats for your Halloween party is to find pre-made desserts that are white or beige. A little melted chocolate, some googly eye candy plus...

How to Make No-Bake Ghost Brownie Bites

How to Make No-Bake Ghost Brownie Bites

I’ll never tire of excuses to eat brownie bites. Here’s an easy way to dress up brownies for Halloween: no-bake ghost brownie bites! Bonus: the kids can help. Extra bonus: no baking! 1. Pick up brownie bites and white canned frosting from the store. I used Pillsbury...

How to Make Easy Halloween brownies with candy tops

How to Make Easy Halloween brownies with candy tops

Are you a frosting person? I definitely am, but we are a house divided (on frosting). So I hit on the idea of baking candy corn, candy eyes, and sprinkles into brownie bites to make easy Halloween brownies. The trick is in the timing, and you may have to play with...

How to Style a Halloween Skeleton Tablescape

How to Style a Halloween Skeleton Tablescape

If getting your kids to eat dinner on Halloween night is a struggle for you the way it always was for me, set a table your kids can't resist. Posable skeletons are pretty inexpensive, and they make a fun and unexpected centerpiece for your Halloween tablescape....

How to Style a Skeleton & Gravestone Halloween Candy Table

How to Style a Skeleton & Gravestone Halloween Candy Table

Back in September, I published an early Halloween candy table and now that Halloween is almost here, I wanted to try the same idea in a second style. Mainly, I wanted to play with my posable skeleton. Here's how to style a Halloween candy table, skeleton style. This...

Recipe: Easy Brie, Pecan and Fig Halloween Appetizer

Recipe: Easy Brie, Pecan and Fig Halloween Appetizer

Last weekend, I was invited to a neighbor's Halloween-themed girls' night out, which was so fun. We were all asked to bring appetizers. You know the advice to never try a new recipe for a dinner party? I threw caution to the wind and dreamed up a new recipe for the...

How to Make a Halloween Char-boo-terie Board by Party Pinching

How to Make a Halloween Char-boo-terie Board by Party Pinching

Today, I'm thrilled to welcome my friend Norene from Party Pinching to the blog. Party Pinching is just what it sounds like: easy-to-execute, budget-friendly ideas to make your parties pop. Her blog and Instagram are amazing for cute party food ideas. Today, Norene...

Tutorial: How to add sprinkles to your drink bottles

Tutorial: How to add sprinkles to your drink bottles

Adding sprinkles to your drink bottles is fun way to elevate your party table. It's inexpensive and takes zero skill -- which also makes it one of my favorite party moves. This trick works for any glass or plastic bottle. All you need are sprinkles and light Karo...

My Parties: How to Style a Haunted Halloween Candy Table

My Parties: How to Style a Haunted Halloween Candy Table

This Halloween, I think my girls are finally too old to trick-or-treat. (Cue the mom tears.) But I thought it might be fun for the girls to celebrate Halloween with their friends. And we know that kids love candy at every age! So I set up a little Halloween candy...

How to Make Halloween Surprise Sprinkle Cupcake Kits

How to Make Halloween Surprise Sprinkle Cupcake Kits

I've been thinking about how we'll do Halloween differently this year. Masks are pretty easy for a holiday that already involves costumes, and I think we'll handle treats by passing out individually bagged candy. But I also wanted a way for the girls to connect with...

Tutorial: How to Make Halloween Party Soda Bottles

Tutorial: How to Make Halloween Party Soda Bottles

Parties are one of the few times I let my kids have soda because I'm a mean mom. Sort of. Mainly, Baby B is still awful about brushing her teeth, so why coat them more with soda? Anyway, I love using colored sodas or milk in my parties just because of the color they...

How to Make a Halloween Oreo Icebox Cake

How to Make a Halloween Oreo Icebox Cake

One of my favorite cakes to make for my family is Martha Stewart’s Icebox Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake. Sometimes I follow the recipe exactly, and other times, I change out the cookies, or turn the cake into trifles. For this year's Halloween Party, I used...

Tutorial: How to Make a Halloween Candy Centerpiece

Tutorial: How to Make a Halloween Candy Centerpiece

When I was little, all the kids carried the orange plastic pumpkin pails at Halloween. (This is the point where Baby B would wave her forearms like a T-Rex, and ask, “Mommy, did the dinosaurs look like this?” She's a charmer.) I thought it would be fun to turn a...

Tutorial: How to Make a Halloween Party Backdrop

Tutorial: How to Make a Halloween Party Backdrop

The backdrop I made for my Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Party is super easy to make and really takes no crafting skill at all -- so it's right up my alley! I actually looked for a jack-o-lantern printable that I could have printed extra large, couldn't find one, and...

My Parties: How to Host a Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Party

My Parties: How to Host a Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Party

Whenever I start planning a party -- like my Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Party -- it helps to have a piece of inspiration. That becomes my jumping off point. It's also one reason I like you to brainstorm ideas early in your planning process. And why I like you to...

TPT 14 Party Planning Cheat Sheets 11-23-1

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TPT 14 Party Planning Cheat Sheets 11-23-1

Don't miss my FREE Party Planning Cheat Sheets!

Don't miss my FREE party planning cheat sheets.

These are the exact 14 worksheets I use to plan all my parties!

Have fun planning your party (and stop worrying about what you're forgetting).

Plus, you'll get all the latest parties, tutorials, and discounts from The Party Teacher.

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