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If you haven’t noticed, I’m a wee bit fond of Halloween. It’s the best excuse outside of Christmas to obnoxiously decorate your house from top to bottom. If you turn your house into something straight from an animated nightmare? You’re my people.
It’s also an excellent excuse to party. Adults and children in costume, eating candy? What could be more fun? That’s right. Exactly nothing. Nothing can top an excuse to wear a costume and eat candy. Nope. And speaking of candy:
I love it when I can hit the store and buy one or two giant bags and basically give a sugar rush to the entire neighborhood. Seriously. The jumbo candy bags from Hershey’s should have me set for a party, trick-or-treaters and even a few really bad days when the only thing that will help is an all-chocolate diet.
But back to the party. A party needs a theme. And a theme can come from anywhere. For me I was shopping and noticing a bunch of sparkle and a bunch of skeletons. Enter the “Skeleton Sparkle Party”. Or “Sparkle Skeleton Party”. OK. I’m still working out the name. I needed something to hold all of that candy, so I made two super cute candy bowls. I started with inexpensive plastic spider bowls and skeleton hands.
There’s no party without cupcakes. Luckily these skeleton cupcakes are so easy to make. I used my dip frosting method: just microwave can frosting for about 10 seconds and dip in your cupcakes. Easy peasy.
Make sure you check out all of my fun Halloween ideas!