Halloween Tricks and Treats

by Cate on October 30, 2007

We love Halloween here in the Sweetnicks household. One of our Top 3 holidays for us easily. Next year, we’re going to have a Halloween party. This year, I just couldn’t get my act together, between moving and various other shenanigans, it just wasn’t going to happen. But 2008? Easy, and I have a whole year to plan it.

In the meantime, I’m focusing on what treats to make for Nicholas to bring into school. Two years ago, I made stuffed Halloween hands and a Haunted House cake. The Halloween hands were cute, but a) it took some doing to find gloves that weren’t coated with that powder inside and b) they were fairly time consuming to make 30 of them. They were very cute, but I want to make something different every year. Last year? I have no idea what I did and it must not have been that memorable because, gasp!, I didn’t blog about it.

This year, I want to keep it simple, but still something that the Kindergarten set will get a kick out of. I narrowed it down to four or five items and let Nicholas choose his favorite. He’s decided on the Eyeball Cupcakes. How cute are they? In a sick, eww, way, of course.

So, what tricks and treats do you have up your sleeve to celebrate Halloween? Sending something in for the kiddos? Having a party? Share!

Photo from Kraft Foods, ’cause I haven’t made mine yet! :)

P.S. If you’re looking for more Halloween ideas yourself, the gang at All Recipes has a free printable cookbook that you can grab right here.

P.P.S. Happy, happy birthday to our dear friend, Chris – hope it was a wonderful one!

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Anonymous October 30, 2007 at 12:32 pm

Hey Cate and family,

thanks for the b day wish. i always like seeing my name in print. :) hope you have a great halloween. will talk to you soon. cup cakes look awesome

chris

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Anonymous October 30, 2007 at 2:53 pm

Happy Birthday Chris!!!

When are you coming back to visit? The Kids miss you. lol

The Neighbors (wife)

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Anonymous October 30, 2007 at 3:16 pm

Happy Birthday Chris ;+)

pack up the little doggies and come on down. I’m sure Eli would love the company.

The neighbor husband

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Cynthia October 30, 2007 at 10:49 pm

Happy Birthday Chris!

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