A Halloween party can be ghoulishly fun,Painted Pumpkin Halloween Party Favors and Pumpkin Punch For Your Party Articles regardless of whether you’re the host or attendee. As quick and unique party decorations go, painted pumpkin Halloween party favors are a big hit.
In preparations for the party, go to your nearest pumpkin patch or stores where readily available and select an adequate amount of small pumpkins that are about the same size. Bring them home and enlist the help of family and friends to help you decorate them. This can be as much fun as the party itself.
Patterns and designs can come from just about anywhere. Your child may find something they want to paint from a coloring book, a photograph from a magazine or even the cartoon page from the newspaper. You just need to trace the design onto the clean surface of a pumpkin and start to fill in the blanks.
Colorful markers and arts & crafts paint work wonders. If you paint all the mini-pumpkins with the same design or pattern you’ll have them done in no time at all.
Small pumpkins painted with scary bats or ghosts would make wonderful party favors for your guests to take home. A painted pumpkin lasts quite a while and when the guest sees the pumpkin they’ll have fond memories of attending your party.
Your menu can be theme oriented as halloween menu ideas for restaurants well. Maybe try serving as many items as you can that contain pumpkin as the main ingredient. You could service Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Cookies or Pumpkin Soup. Here’s a great Pumpkin Punch to serve your guests:
1 cup Canned pumpkin
1 cup Brown sugar
1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Ground ginger
1/2 tsp. Ground nutmeg
1/2 Cup Orange Juice
4 Cups Vanilla Ice Cream
Cleaned-out pumpkin shell, chilled (optional)
Blend all ingredients in the blender until smooth. Serve immediately. Pour into chilled pumpkin shell for serving if you wish.