Fall Entertaining

We just decided that we are going all out & having a Halloween party this year, complete with movie themed couples costumes & our Hocus Pocus drinking game! Hashtag never grow up. The other night I put together this festive fruit & cheese tray when we had a few friends over & thought this would be so fun to serve for Halloween parties, especially with a few fake spiders added to the mix!! I wanted to share it for a little bit of inspiration along with some of my favorite things for Fall entertaining!!

For this cheese tray we used blackberry goat cheese (the pretty purple!!), two kinds of crackers, mozzerella cheese cut into star shapes (pick your shape based on the holiday!), figs (always make things feel like Fall!), walnuts and some dark chocolate covered pretzels for a sweet + fun twist! I used my favorite polka dot cheese knives that I found last year (similar here!) but have also had my eye on these gold ones that would work for any occasion! Check your local thrift stores or flea markets for the best, worn cutting boards, my mom found mine before Harper was born at Goodwill for under $10! I love this wood + marble cutting board and this super festive black & white stripe one!!

For our Halloween party, I plan to recreate this, but extra SPOOKY along with some dry ice witches cauldrons & as many sweet treats as I can get away with. If you have any favorite festive recipes or games, I would love if you shared them with us! Who else is Halloween partying this year?! xo

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    Sarah
    October 11, 2017 at 4:15 pm

    How fun!! Our cul de sac has a Halloween party every year which is awesome! The kids go trick or treating and we all hang out outside passing out candy and eating (everyone brings a dish to share!).

    Planning a Halloween party sounds so fun though!! Hope you have a blast!!

    -Sarah http://www.thefrugalmillionaireblog.com

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    Katie
    October 11, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    We always go to a themed couples halloween party every year…..and I MAKE Chad work on a routine to dance to! TOTALLY IN CHARACTER! We have done Jane Fonda/Richard Simmons, Wednesday and Pugsly Adams, and this year we are doing one for the Saturday Night Live Themed party! I am at the point where I pick out my costume STRICTLY for the dance moves!!!!!!!

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    Liz Berry
    October 11, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    We have a pumpkin carving party each year! I love this cheese tray idea!!

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    Jenna
    October 12, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Blueberry pom mojitos are my favorite drink ever. And do popcorn balls with marshmallows (like rice crispies) instead of caramel! Yum

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    Rachel
    October 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    I can see you making some Milano mummy cookies (so easy!) or some Halloween candy bark. https://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/mummy-milanos/
    http://www.handimania.com/cooking/halloween-candy-bark.html

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    Sandra
    October 12, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    I love how you make everything so festive! We host a Halloween party this year and I am stealing this idea for sure!

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    Maggie
    October 15, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    Where do you find your figs?

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    Erinn
    October 16, 2017 at 6:37 am

    dark chocolate pretzels are the perfect addition! love everything about this!

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    Kitty
    October 16, 2017 at 6:34 pm

    Love that Halloween party idea! We attend my sister’s annual Halloween bash but I can’t wait to host my own one day.

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    Lauren
    October 16, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    We’re having the 2nd annual Boos and Booze Halloween party up in our hayloft!! 🙂

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    Meredith McConnell
    October 17, 2017 at 4:53 am

    LOVE this cheese tray idea!! I think I am going to steal it! 😉 We are hosting a Halloween costume party for the second year in a row! We made a lot of apps last year, but I think this year, I am going to cheat and order a chickfila nugget tray…hehe We also play fish bowl every year! There are 3 rounds. Everyone writes 3-4 phrases/words on a slip of paper and places in a bowl. You split in to 2 teams and the first round is where you can say anything to help your team but the word/phrase. Second round you use the same words from the bowl with charades. Third round, using the same words you can only give one word to describe. It is SO fun!!

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    Kate
    October 17, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    That blackberry goat cheese looks AMAZING!

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