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How to Prepare for Halloween This Year

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Halloween is almost around the corner, and if you can’t wait to throw a memorable party – welcome to the club, you definitely aren’t the only one! Here are some useful tips on how to properly prepare for Halloween this year, so check them out, get down to business, and let the spooky season begin right away!

First of all, plan your Halloween party to the tiniest details


A large number of people simply adore this time of the year, which is exactly why they start planning their Halloween parties as soon as October arrives. If you’re one of those people, too, start making plans right away! The first thing to do is to come up with a list of guests you want to invite to your party. Once that’s done, be sure to call or text each one of them and inform them that wearing a costume is obligatory.

Dressing up is one of the most exciting parts of Halloween, no matter how young or old you are, so select a particular theme, such as zombies or Game of Thrones characters, and let your guests know about the dress code. You can even hold a contest and have your guests vote on their favorite costumes and offer prizes for different categories. Apart from that, you should choose several scary movies to screen, as well as put together a Halloween playlist that consists of appropriate tunes that will give your guests goosebumps!

Come up with a fabulous Halloween costume


Needless to say, you’re the host and your Halloween costume should be very special, so give it another thought and come up with a fabulous one everyone will love. Witches, vampires, and zombies are certainly some of the most popular ones, as well as pirates and characters from your favorite movies and series such as Avengers, Game of Thrones, or any other similar TV show. On the other hand, you can also opt for a celebrity-inspired Halloween costume.

Did you know that everyone went completely crazy about Princess Jasmine costume because Kim Kardashian wore it back in 2016? That’s right, its popularity grew by 90%, so take it into consideration if that’s your cup of tea. Apart from the costume, you accessorize properly, too, so make sure to get cool Halloween contact lenses that will take your overall appearance to a whole new level. These will make a huge difference, so give them a try and you won’t make a mistake!

 

Mix up some spooky Halloween punch


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We can all agree that no Halloween party can be complete without spooky Halloween punch, so start looking for some recipes that will perfectly fit into your theme. Of course, you can always keep it simple and opt for a blend of fruit juices and fizzy soda pops. Once you come up with the mixture that tastes the way you want, just add a few drops of food coloring – red for blood, green for yucky slime, or purple for witches’ brew, and voila – your punch is all done! The combination of ginger ale, pineapple juice, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and lime sherbet is a fantastic idea. However, you can always add a little twist by creating edible eyeballs – just get some blueberries, stuff them into larger lychee berries, and place them into your punch where they will stare at your guests from the surface. If that isn’t spooky, we don’t know what is!

Offer an assortment of putrid Halloween-themed treats


Last but certainly not least, Halloween-themed treats are a huge must at any Halloween party, so be a good host and offer an assortment of treats that look eerie yet taste extremely delicious at the same time. Cookies, cupcakes, and chocolates are never a bad idea, but you can also keep it simple with a few baskets of candy if you will be having a smaller party. This part of party planning is particularly exciting if you’re skillful at food decoration, simply because it is a great chance for you to conduct mad science experiments without being frowned upon. You can always start with vampire fang cookies and candy apple skulls, which will go well with any theme as they are spooky enough.

Coffin sandwich cookies are a fantastic idea, as well as marshmallow ghost brownies, peanut butter monsters, and bloody truffles. Of course, you should also provide some nutritious snacks, too, which is important if you plan to invite more health-conscious guests. Homemade granola bars or veggie trays with healthy dips will do the trick in that case!

As you can tell, there truly are so many things you should bear in mind in order to prepare for Halloween like a true pro this year. If that’s your ultimate goal, all you need to do is to stick to our tips and follow our guidelines. When that’s done, success is inevitable!

Article written by Sophia Smith
Sophia is a Beauty & Style blogger, Graphic designer and Style editor at highstylife.com
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