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Throwing a Grown Up Halloween Party

Throwing a Grown Up Halloween Party

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Halloween is right around the corner and we’re getting into the holiday spirit!  Halloween parties aren’t just for kids, but a touch of sophistication can take your gathering from cheesy to classy in an instant.  Here are some of our favorite picks for throwing a grown up Halloween party!

Frightful Furnishings

For last minute decor to set the spooky scene, head over to one of our favorite places, World Market (or to their webpage).  Here are a few items that caught our eye this season:

Throwing A Grown Up Halloween Party

Fluffy Owls walk the line between cute and creepy expertly! Source:

Throwing A Grown Up Halloween Party

These Halloween Potion Bottles are perfect for holding specialty cocktails or mocktails for the evening! Source:

Throwing A Grown Up Halloween Party

These Papel de Picado Pillar Candles are pretty enough to use year round! source:

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Dreadful DIY

If you’re up for rolling up your sleeves to personalize the festivities, check out these fun projects:

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Leave it to Martha and her team to dream up this adorable ombre spiderweb pumpkin! source:

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These dashing little ghouls are a fun an easy project for all ages. source:

throwing a grown up halloween party

The cat lover amongst us (ahem, Maddie) is flipping over these adorable and creative black cat pumpkins! source:


Bone-Chilling Bites

These fun and healthy nibbles will fill you up without filling you out!

Sophisticated Halloween Party

These happy little jack-o-lanterns are made from delicious sweet potatoes! source:

Halloween Veggie Skeleton

Just because it’s for grown-ups doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! We love this veggie skeleton with a bowl of dip for the head. source:


Sub the sour cream for plain greek yogurt for an extra protein punch in this graveyard bean dip! source:


Spooky Sweets

After those healthy bites, you’ve earned yourself a sweet treat! Here’s a few recipes we’ll be testing this year.

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Jack Skellington fans will love this take on the classic candy apple. source:

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Swap out the typical popsicle or ice cream pop for these healthy and playful “boo”-nana pops! source: skinny

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Go super-sophisticated with these ghostly poached pears. source: wag


Supernatural Spirits

No party is complete without some libations to keep everyone in good “spirits”!

The morticia champagne cocktail

This gorgeous cocktail, the “Morticia”, would be welcome in our glass anytime of year, but the black sugar rim just screams Halloween. source:

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This mysterious looking libation called “The Conjuring” makes for a perfect night cap. source:


halloween pumpkin keg

There’s no need to leave beer drinkers out of the seasonal fun; turn a pumpkin into a keg for serving with this tutorial! source:


We can’t wait to test out some of these recipes and ideas! What do you have planned for this spooktacular holiday?


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As a renter herself with a keen interest in Psychology, Madeline understands the emotional journey of apartment hunting and the joys of apartment living. This combined with her experience in the multifamily industry has given her some unique insights into the mind of both the renter and the property manager and has helped shape the content she creates and shares here everyday. In her spare time, Madeline can be found re-arranging her apartment, cuddling with her kitties, singing and dancing in the kitchen or whipping up a plant-based meal.

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