Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Our Halloween Tradition
For a whole year the kids talk about this Mystery Halloween Dinner. Saying that they love it is an understatement. They might like it more than Christmas. Well, maybe not but it is very close. They count down the days. They love the surprise. They love the names for all the food.
On the menu this year:
Mummy Heads (Chicken Pot Pie inspired from this )
Crunchy Skeleton (veggie platter - Egan's creation)
Pumpkin Brains (apricot jello with green grapes mixed in - Egan)
Candy Corn (tortilla pizza created by Jane)
Bug Juice (green gatorade, 7Up, gummy worms and dry ice)
Forked Eyeballs (pumpkin spice cake balls)
This year - an added surprise were the Surprise Balls. Another family tradition but typically at Christmas but kids love them anytime.
My sister posted this dinner as well as other amazing parties on her blog - Attend. Check it out. I love her blog and all her ideas.
And big thanks to Egan and Jane who really made this dinner a success but did not get pictured. :(