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Bridal Shower Ideas and More, Issue #011- Halloween Theme Bridal Shower
September 13, 2008

Halloween Theme Bridal Shower

A Halloween Theme Bridal Shower is a fun choice for this time of year. It can be also be a great couples shower theme. So, let's start the plans for this "Spooktacular" party.

Start with your invitations. Choose one that announces your theme. A ghost, pumpkin, or witch, are all possible designs. Let guests know if you would like them to come in costume.

Location: this can be held indoors or out, and will depend on the weather in your area. A rented hall, private home, or outside pavillion are just some of your choices.

Decorations: creating the atmosphere of a haunted house is a great idea. Hang spider webs, ghosts, and bats. Sit tombstones and skeletons around the area. Black and orange can be the main colors for balloons and streamers. Add yellow, white midnight blue, and green, as accent colors.

Halloween theme bridal shower paper goods
with a design, add to your overall feel. Use pumpkin shaped bowls for snacks.

Candles, potpourri, and leaf shaped soaps are some of the Fall favors
to give to guests as a "Thank You".

Halloween Theme Food choices.
Snacks can include:
candy corn
pumpkin seeds

"Here's Looking at You" appetizer:
These deviled eggs look like eyeballs when served.
6 hard-cooked eggs
cup mayonnaise
teaspoon dry ground mustard
teaspoon white vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
teaspoon ground black pepper
green or black pitted olives
red food coloring
Peel cooked eggs.
Cut in half lengthwise.
Remove the yolks and put in a bowl. Mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard powder, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly. Fill the empty egg white shells making the yolks even with the white shell.
Slice the olives. Put a slice in the center of each egg. This is the cornea of the eye.
Make red food coloring lines with a toothpick, on the white part of the egg, to look like bloodshot eyes.
Makes 12 servings.

Main Meal
Mummy hot dogs

Mummy Hot Dogs
one package refrigerated crescent rolls
one package hot dogs
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Open refrigerated crescent rolls and divide into triangles.
Wrap the dough around each hot dog, making it look like the bandages on a mummy.
Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until the dough is golden brown.
Remove from oven. Place two dots of mustard at the end of each hot dog mummy for eyes. Serve immediately.
Makes 8 servings.

Side Dishes:
baked beans
carrot raisin salad

"Terrorific" Carrot Raisin Salad
8 oz. can crushed pineapple with juice
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup mayonnaise
6 cups grated carrots
1/2 cup raisins
Drain pineapple, saving three tablespoons of juice.
Mix juice with yogurt and mayonnaise.
Stir in carrots, raisins, and pineapple.
Store covered, in the refrigerator.
Serve cold.
Makes 8 servings.

Hot and/or cold cider

What's for Dessert?:
Carmel Apples
40 - Caramel cubes
5 - Apples
1 - Tablespoon of water
5 - Wooden sticks
1 - Wax paper
Clean the apples, and remove the stems.
Insert wooden sticks into the center hole until about halfway down the apple. In a saucepan, over low heat, melt the caramels and the water. Stir constantly until smooth. Dip each apple into the hot caramel, coating the apple completely with the sauce. Place on greased, wax paper.
Apples can be stored in the refrigerator.
Remove from the refrigerator about fifteen minutes before serving.
Serves: 5

You may want to use these printable Halloween bridal shower games.

Make sure to have spooky music playing.

Your Halloween Theme Bridal Shower will be a memorable time for all.

*** I hope you have enjoyed this edition of Bridal Shower Ideas and More.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact me:

Trish Burrell is founder of Bridal Shower Ideas For You. Visit this informational site on all areas of bridal shower planning, at

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