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Spooky Drinks for Halloween!

25 Oct

Here’s a great list of scarey drinks you can make for your kids this Halloween – we particularly like the Halloween Slime Punch and Witch’s Brew. If your kid is a little nervous, you might want to leave out the floating hand in some of these drinks. What drinks do you like to serve on Halloween?

Thanks to the “Chew On That” blog for sharing these recipes!!

Halloween Drinks for Kids

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Entertain the little ones with these spooky, creepy and tasty drink recipes on Halloween.

Halloween Slime Punch: This is so good, I even use it for birthdays and showers without the bugs.

Witch’s Brew: A black cauldron bubbles and steams ominously. This is the most dramatic effect for drinks, essential at a Halloween party.

Dirty Bath Water: This is a fun drink to make for kids during Halloween – they’ll be so grossed out they’ll all want to try it!

Black Halloween Punch: Delicious! As it is with any Halloween punch, a frozen ‘hand’ adds just the right spooky touch!

Scary “Goulade”: This “Goulade” really packs a punch when you float a frightening, ghostly blue hand in your serving bowl.

Wormy Swamp Punch: A frozen orange ice ring floats in a swampy sea of pineapple-flavored punch in this Halloween beverage recipe.

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Posted by AllisonSickert, 7:00 AM

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Where Should You Go in Pittsburgh for Halloween?

26 Oct

foodandthings.com

It’s almost time for a weekend of disguises, family, friends, shivers, and of course some tasty treats!

If you’ll be in the Pittsburgh area over the coming Halloween weekend, the following list, courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is for you!

Events range from haunted houses to pumpkin carving, with a wealth of museum, lounge, and bar Halloween offerings in between. Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly fun, or trying to plan a Halloween evening out with friends, there is an option (or ten) for you. Take a look, and feel free to add your own suggestions to the list!

HALLOWEEN

Get ready to get spooked as the both good ghouls and bad come out to frolic for Halloween.

With roots in the Celtic harvest festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints’ Day, the modern Halloween is a secular holiday that takes a light-hearted look at witches, ghosts and other creatures. In 2011, Halloween falls on a Monday.

We will be adding more relevant events (official and unofficial) as we learn about them, so check back often!

Hundred Acres Manor
Hundred Acres Manor  [ venue info ]
10/19/2011 through 10/30/2011

This non-stop, high-startle event captures the very latest in haunted house technology to guarantee an experience unlike any other.

Ghosts lurk in every corner as you wander through the ancient house, from Massacre Mansion to Black Hill Sanitarium, Fearscapes Factory, and The Maze (a 7,500-square foot labyrinth complete with chainsaw-wielding maniacs).

Proceeds benefit Animal Friends and the Homeless Children’s Education Fund. For directions or more scary information, call (412) 851-4286.

Haunted Hallways
Pleasant Valley Elementary School  [ venue info ]
10/27/2011 5:30pm

The littlest ghosts and goblins (up to third grade) are welcome in costume to enjoy music, games, crafts, a haunted hallway — and of course plenty of candy.

Admission is $5 per child. Proceeds benefit Washington City Missions, non-denominational, Christian social services organization, which provides critically needed goods and services to homeless, poor and needy of Western Pennsylvania without regard to race, color, creed, national origin or religion. For more information, call (724) 222-8530.

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Night Of The Singing Dead
Rex Theatre  [ venue info ]
10/28/2011 through 10/29/2011

Some of Pittsburgh’s favorite musicians and media personalities channel the world’s greatest non-living legends in this irreverent musical comedy.

Tickets to this age 21+ show are $15, and are available at Pittsburgh Guitars on the South Side. For more information, call (412) 431-0700.