Category: Halloween

Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

These pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles are the perfect treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. One of my good friends, Regina, also has a blog called Molly Mel.  Regina often features Brazilian treats, such as Brigaderos, with her readers and she has shared a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. …

Halloween Party Idea – Pumpkin Drink Holder

This Halloween pumpkin makes a super drink holder for your holiday party.

Time for a fun Halloween party project.  Don’t stick the party drinks in a plain ice bucket. Instead use a pumpkin to make this unique pumpkin drink holder that will delight your party guests. Gather a pumpkin and grab a few tools, and within minutes, you can create this fun drink holder that will add a…

Candy Corn Pecan Fudge Recipe

Did you know that there is a national candy day in November! And October 30 is National Candy Corn Day.  Celebrate these special foodie days with this candy corn pecan fudge recipe. It is rich and creamy and the perfect sweet treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. Many national days are associated with…

20 Spooky Halloween Cocktail Recipes

Spooky halloween cocktails

Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  It lets the kid in every one come out.  What makes you feel more youthful that dressing up in a fun costume and just plain acting out?  These 20 Halloween cocktail recipes are sure to set the mood for any adult Halloween party. If you enjoy…

DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts

The local home stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s often have scrap pieces of 4 x 4 timber.  This size is just perfect for making cute decorative pieces like these DIY Halloween scrap wood ghosts. These DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts are a Fun Project. Always the Holidays is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate…

Autumn Jack O Lantern Halloween Pin

Halloween Fall Pin

Cute Halloween Fall Pin Looking for something cute to dress up a jacket lapel now that the days are getting cooler?  How about this cute Jack O Lantern fall pin? This lovely autumn inspired brooch by AS features an orange jack o lantern sitting in a cluster of green leaves and beige colored flowers. The…

20 Halloween Sweet Treats – For a Great Party Table

Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Both young and young at heart seem to get into the mood when this holiday rolls around.  These 20 Halloween sweet treats will be perfect for your party table and are fun to take to school for a great Halloween snack. Most are sweet treats, but…

5 Tips to Set the Mood for a Halloween Party

Good Halloween parties rely on plenty of atmosphere to be successful.  It’s not enough to simply send out invites and hope for the best.  A great Halloween party needs to set the mood in just the right way. Do you want to set the mood for a Halloween Party?  Follow these tips for an eerie…

Peanut Butter Eyeballs – Spooky Halloween Dessert Idea

Peanut butter eyeballs

Halloween is that one time of the year when purple and orange seem to be a perfect match.  How fun is that?  What a delight these peanut butter eyeballs would be on your Halloween table. Now, if you read my blogs regularly, you will know that I have a fondness for peanut butter.  As in, it’s…

Spooky Mummy Cake Balls

mummy cake balls

Dontcha just love this time of the year?  For me, it’s a time to dust off my cake decorating supplies and skills and have tons of fun in the kitchen making adorable and festive Halloween treats.  These mummy cake balls are so much fun to make and will add a whimsical touch to your Halloween…

Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

These banana ghosts and orange pumpkins will have your kids  squealing with delight, while making sure they get the nutrition from healthy food instead of sugary calories. There is so much in the way of sugary snacking going on this time of the year. Why not feed your children something much more healthy? Healthy Halloween…

Autumn Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins

scrapbook paper pumpkins

DIY Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins. These DIY scrapbook paper pumpkins are simple to do and require only a few supplies.  If you are someone whole loves to scrap book, this project will appeal to you!  I love holiday projects that are easy to do, are not intended to last long (so they don’t need to be…

Pumpkin Recipes for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Round up of Pumpkin Recipes from Soup to Drinks!

It is that time of the year. October 26 is National Pumpkin day. The pumpkins are everywhere and it’s time to think of new and tasty ways to use them after the carving is done and it’s time to think ahead to Halloween and Thanksgiving. These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up…

White Chenille Pumpkins

White Chenille Pumpkins

DIY Cenille Pumpkins There are, honestly, not many Halloween decoration that I would consider displaying in my home.  I did when my daughter was younger but those days have passed now. When I saw this lovely Chenille pumpkin set on Erin Art and Gardens I was impressed. This was something that I would display with…

DIY Halloween Costumes For Adults

DIY Gothic American Halloween Costume

Make your Own Halloween Costumes There are countless retail Halloween costumes that you can purchase for your Halloween party, but why not make your own instead? With a few supplies and a bit of creativity, you can come up with something that no one else at the party will likely be wearing. Here are a…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ghost Sandwiches

When it’s time for Halloween to roll around, it’s hard to get kids to sit still for any meal.  Turn the season to your advantage with these cute peanut butter and jelly ghost sandwiches. Your child will love this Ghost Sandwich! Transform an ordinary sandwich into a Halloween work of art that your child will…

10 best Halloween Recipes

10 Favorite Halloween Recipes

Looking for a neat recipe for your Halloween party this year?  Why not try one of these great Halloween recipes? Whip up a Fright with one of these Halloween Recipes All are fairly easy to do and will delight both the young and young at heart.  Just click on any of the images to go…

Halloween Quotes and Graphics

Frightful Halloween quote

Each season seems to lend itself to quotes, jokes and motivational sayings and Halloween is no exception. These Halloween quotes are a fun way to celebrate the holiday with friends. Quotes are a great way to put yourself, your friends, and your family in a good mood – no matter what is going on around…