A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 13

And last, but not least, something yummy in the tummy to conclude our 13 Days of Halloween. I hope you enjoyed this series and until next year, happy Halloween!

Ghostbusters Green Slime Popcorn:

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 heaping cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 drops each green and yellow food coloring
  • 8 cups popped popcorn

Directions:

  1. Place butter, brown sugar and corn syrup into a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and add marshmallows and vanilla extract. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add the green and yellow food coloring to create desired color.
  4. Put the popcorn in a large bowl and pour the “green slime” marshmallow mixture over the popcorn. Stir with a large spoon until coated. Cover until ready to serve.

Enjoy!

Source: http://nerdyrecipes.tumblr.com/post/65083602720/ingredients-1-2-cup-1-stick-butter-1-cup

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A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 13

What party is complete without games, music, and an activity?

Halloween Bowling

Supplies:

Orange Ball

Toilet Paper

Black Permanent Marker

Directions:

1. Draw spooky faces onto the toilet paper with the black permanent marker.

2. Set up like a game of bowling and enjoy!

Music

halloween hits

I’m in love with this cd! Perfect for any Halloween party! Available on Amazon and other retail stores.

Decorative Halloween Plates

Supplies:

White Plate

Orange and Black Permanent Markers

Directions:

1. Decorate the white plate however you would like with the orange and black permanent markers.

2: Bake at 350 degrees F for about 15-20 minutes.

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 13

The first thing for any party is setting the mood. In the past, I have used these simple and fun Halloween cup lanterns as decorations and to help create that Halloween-y feel!

Supplies:

Orange Plastic Cups

Black Permanent Marker

Battery Operate Tea Lights

Directions:

1. Turn the cup upside down and draw a spooky face with the black permanent marker.

2: Place a tea light underneath and enjoy!

Another fun way to create a Halloween mood is with your costume! You probably have figured out by now that I like simple and easy DIY projects.

Here is my version of a simple and easy Rosie the Riveter Halloween costume:

What You’ll Need:

Denim Overalls or a Denim Long-Sleeve Shirt

Red Bandanna

Red Lipstick

Make sure to wear your hair in a bun or 1940’s hairstyle!

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 12

Throwing a party is something I love to do; throw in a holiday theme and we are golden!

At my Halloween party last year, I made these witch hat cookies and the crowd loved them. Enjoy my recipe for Witch Hat Cookies!

cookies

Ingredients:

Keebler Fudge Stripe Cookies

Orange Frosting

Hershey’s Kisses

Directions:

1: Turn the Keebler Fudge Stripe cookie upside.

2: Place the Hershey’s kiss over the hole and trace the bottom with orange frosting.

Enjoy!

Source: Pinterest

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 11

Who doesn’t love a good read, especially if it is a Halloween read? Enjoy my top 5 favorite Halloween books below! (They are all family friendly 🙂 )

1: Clifford’s First Halloween by Norman Bridwell

2: Happy Halloween, Curious George by H. A. Rey

3: Froggy’s Halloween by Jonathan London

4: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

5: The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk by Stan Berenstain

 

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 10

Halloween treats don’t all have to be unhealthy! For day 10, here is a quick and simple recipe for Candy Corn Fruit Parfait!

candy corn

Ingredients:

Yogurt
Tangerine
Pineapple

Directions:

1. Layer all the ingredients in order of a candy corn-pineapple, tangerine, then yogurt.

Enjoy!

Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/madinapapadopoulos/26-healthy-halloween-snack-hacks-ehw3?bfpi

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 9

Halloween is getting closer and closer! Test your knowledge with our fun Halloween quiz for day 9.

Are you a spooktacular wiz or need some boo-shing up? (Answers are below, but no peeking!)

1. Which of the following is not a nickname for Halloween?

A: All Hallow’s Eve
B: Witches Night
C: Night of the Spooky
D: None of the Above

2. Where is the self-proclaimed Halloween capital of the world?

A: Salem, Mass.
B: Boston, Mass.
C: Both A & B
D: Anoka, Minn.
E: Both A & D

3. Halloween has been thought to be around for over how many years?

A: 100 years
B: 6,000 years
C: 5,000 years
D: 250 years

4. The tradition of craving Jack-o-Lanterns comes from what type of folklore?

A: English
B: German
C: Celtic
D: Russian

5. The fear of Halloween is called what?

A: Samhainophobia
B: Heortophobia
C: Dentrophobia
D: Leporiphobia

Source: Quiz created by Country Belle Chic with facts taken from: http://wavy.com/2014/10/23/10-halloween-fun-facts/

Answers:
1: C
2: E
3: B
4: C
5: A

A Country Belle Chic’s 13 Days of Halloween: Day 8

Trick-or-treat! Smell my feet! Ok…hopefully, not.

Going trick-or-treating on Halloween is just one of the many fun parts to the holiday. So, why not make giving out candy just a little bit more creative? Add that extra Halloween flare with putting the candy into vinyl gloves and closing the top with a ribbon.

Trick-or-treating just got better with some quick and easy Halloween candy gift bags.

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Source: Pinterest