Planning the perfect Halloween party shouldn’t be a horrifying experience. It actually can be easier than you think! So don’t run away screaming from the task, instead follow these five steps to throw you next Halloween bash.
1. Create Freaky-Fantastic Decorations
No matter if you’re a DIY queen (what’s a Pinterest fail?) or a master at finding online deals, freaky-fantastic Halloween decorations should be at the top of your list. Nothing sets the tone for a great Halloween party like spooky-fun decorations.
Pinterest has great ideas for creating door décor, wreaths, lighting and even a homemade fog machine. Or, plan early enough and order decorations from party supply stores before supplies dwindle. Halloween decoration options are endless and many can be done on a budget; carve or paint some pumpkins, add some decorative cobwebs and a DIY spider and you’re well on your way to scare city.
2. Serve Some Sinfully-Delicious Snacks
There’s something sinful about snacking on a piece of cake that looks like a brain, complete with gooey, oozing blood, that really gets a party going. And, creating these sweet treats that look truly terrifying is a snap. This blog here has 20 easy and fun ideas or peep Better Homes and Gardens wide array of Halloween party recipes like mummy dogs and pumpkin-shaped meatball biscuits. Yum.
3. Crank Some Bewitching Music
Luckily, in this department, someone has already done the hard work for you. A quick Google search of killer Halloween tunes will bring up a smorgasbord of playlist ideas. Billboard even created its own Top 25 Halloween Songs. This just might be the easiest part of the planning, even though it is one of the most essential parts of your party.
4. Play Some Spooktacular Games
If your Halloween party is friendly for those under four feet tall, games are a must. Try one of these Halloween games from Good Housekeeping, many of them are DIY and all are spooktacularly fun. Even the big kids will want to play pumpkin bean bag toss and eight-legged cornhole.
5. Let Someone Else Handle The Cleaning
Whether you want to start with a deep, clean slate or can’t bear the thought of cleaning up after the party is over, The Maids can help! We offer all sorts of different cleaning services from a one-time house cleaning to a good, deep down cleaning that not only knocks out surface dirt but goes deep to eliminate grime and dust from places you probably haven’t thought about in a while. (Because who knows where your party-goers will stash their trash!? Anyone else found cups in the potted plants?)
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