Around here, everyone including my husband and I (and even my mom and dad when they can join us) get into the festive spirit. We get fully decked out in costumes and I try to offer a Halloween themed snack along with a quick pizza meal for our guests before the whole gang hits the streets for some trick or treating. This year just welcoming a friend for each of my kids plus the friend’s family will mean we have 19 kids and 20 adults joining in the fun…. it’s actually a pretty simple party to host when you think about it, even if it is almost 40 people!
But what makes my family’s Halloween festivities end off with a REAL BANG every year is something that my kids actually came up with a couple of years ago after returning from Trick-or-Treating. We call it “THE GREAT HALLOWEEN CANDY SWAP”, and here’s how it goes… [Read more...]