Months ago Popps returned from Kinder and asked me to download the Justine Clarke song "The Witches Ball".
I did, and from that moment on she has wanted to turn six with a Witches Ball Party.
The excellent, very talented Park Eden whipped up the invitations for me and the party preparations began.
I spent a few hours on Pinterest and cooking sites to see what I could come up with that I (the domestic goddess failure) would be able to handle on the day. I was rather stressed and sent many tweets to people for encouragement -- thank you all, you know who you are.
Popps chose the cake. It was actually pretty easy, but I say that after previously making the trampoline and the swimming pool and well, you know the echidna by now.
We decorated the house with basic streamers but put them in a spider web pattern and at Halloween time I stocked up on lots of little extra things to add to the house.
I pulled out the vases I got from the op shop for my eighties dinner party and sent Mr H and kids to the park to get some arrangements for them, they worked perfectly on the spooky food table. The front hallway was cleaned of the usual
The easy food
|Veggie Skeleton Man (and he was totally eaten).|
|Custom made cupcake holders for cakes with Chocolate Bat toppers|
|Spooky Cheese, suffocating under the gladdy.|
|Pass the spooky parcel, I found a beautiful picture book called The Ghost of Annabel Spoon, it was the perfect prize for this game.|