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Frightfully Delicious Halloween Dishes

Meaty eyeballs and mummified franks.
Meaty eyeballs and mummified franks. | Source

Halloween Parties

Halloween is a great time to host a party. Fall is a colorful season and makes decorating fun and easy. Witches, spiders, and ghosts, oh my! There are many themes available for your party for both adults and children. Go for something as simple as a "Come in Disguise" party or as elaborate as a Mystery Dinner Theater.

Party Foods

Whatever theme you decide to go with, be sure to plan some frightful foods and beverages. Halloween invites a great opportunity to be creative with food and decor. Some spooky treats and devilish drinks will go a long way towards the success of your party. Heavy hors d'oeuvres are generally a good way to go. Serve on a decorated table along with a "cauldron" (punch bowl) of potent witch's brew. Add some traditional chips in assorted varieties, dips, and raw veggies and your scary spread is complete!

Meaty Eyeballs
Meaty Eyeballs | Source

Ingredients for Meaty Eyeballs

  • 1 and 1/2 to 2 pounds ground beef, lean
  • 3/4 cup onions, finely diced
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, dry
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp peper
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil
  • cocktail onions and olives

Instructions for Meaty Eyeballs

  1. Combine all ingredients.Form into balls.
  2. Heat oil. Sauté meatballs until done (no pink in the middle).
  3. Spear a pearl onion and an olive slice with a toothpick.
  4. Add to each meatball to represent an eyeball.

Bloody, Loaded Potatoes

Bloody loaded potato bites.
Bloody loaded potato bites. | Source

Bloody, Loaded Potato Instructions

Ingredients:

  1. 12 medium size baking potatoes
  2. 8 oz. light sour cream
  3. 1/2 cup light mayo
  4. 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  5. 1 package Bacos Bacon Bits
  6. Salsa dip

Directions:

  1. Bake the potatoes with the skin on. Cool slightly.
  2. Divide and scoop out potato from the skin.
  3. Put in bowl and add other ingredients.
  4. Mash with potato masher, then spread into potato shells.
  5. Cut them into quarters for hors d'oeuvre sized loaded potatoes.
  6. Add a dollop of salsa on top of each.

Mummified Franks

So easy and so spooky! Simply wrap wieners up with strips of crescent roll dough!
So easy and so spooky! Simply wrap wieners up with strips of crescent roll dough! | Source

Mummified Franks Instructions

Ingredients:

  1. 2 packages of hot dogs
  2. 1 tube refrigerated crescent rolls

Directions:

  1. Rinse and pat dry the hot dogs.
  2. Cut crescent roll dough in strips and wind around the hot dogs mummy fashion.
  3. Bake in 374 degree oven until brown.


Really Creepy Salsa

Ewww! There are weird things floating in the salsa!
Ewww! There are weird things floating in the salsa! | Source

Salsa Instructions

So quick and easy but visually effective. Put salsa in a holiday dish and sprinkle with sliced black ripe olives. The added sliced black olives give the salsa a nice new flavor.

It is a quick little trick that is just in time for this tricking and treating holiday.

Dish this devilish mixture up with healthy tortilla chips.

guacamole dip
guacamole dip | Source

Slime Dip

Ok. It's really just Guacamole dip. I renamed it in honor of the holiday. This recipe uses all fresh ingredients:

  • 3-4 ripe peeled, pitted avocados
  • 2 cups diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced chili peppers
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • cilantro
  • 1 TBS lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Dice or chop ingredients as stated above.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  3. Enjoy!

R.I.P. Graveyard Pudding Cups
R.I.P. Graveyard Pudding Cups | Source

Graveyard Pudding Cups

Ingredients:

  1. Dirt pudding
  2. Gummy worms
  3. Assorted candy bones and skulls
  4. Vienna Finger cookies

Directions:

  1. Follow the recipe for dirt pudding.
  2. Place the pudding in small, wide clear plastic cups.
  3. Use the Vienna Finger cookie for the headstone. Lace with tiny candy bones and skulls. (I found these at Dollar Tree).
  4. Put 3 gummy worms crawling off the side of the cup.


Witch's fingers and toes!
Witch's fingers and toes! | Source

Witches Fingers And Toes

Please check out the video for directions on these cool witches fingers. For my version, the bread stick dough is cut in halves for witches toes. The nails are almond slices died green. For the fingers, I sliced the halves of bread sticks vertically to make them thinner. The fingernails are almonds tinted red.

These breadstick fingers and toes make great dippers for the really creepy salsa!


Comments 88 comments

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Heather Says 5 years ago from Buckeye, Arizona

Those baked beans look delish! Love the "bugs." Great hub. I love eating yummy warm foods in October and this hub got me hungry and hyped up for Haloween! :P


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TattooKitty 5 years ago from Hawaii

Yummers!!! Those bloody potatoes are to die for (lol!) I also love the graveyard cups (Vienna Fingers are my FAV!) Thanks for the ghoulish food recipes- I'm definitely going to use them!! Voted up & awesome ;)

Btw, kudos on being chosen Hub of the Day!


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asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan

Well come to the hub pages and congrats for the hub of the day.keeep it up!


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anjperez 5 years ago

olives in salsa? yum! all votes. (,")


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Elissa Joyce 5 years ago from US

Amazing, Voted Up!


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Spencer Camus 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Some great ideas here for Halloween. What a great hub!


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Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

Welcome to HubPages and congrats for the hub of the day! Great idea for Halloween party.


Travelwyse 5 years ago

WOW these all look yummy! I'll defo be trying out the Grave Yard Pudding Cups where-ever i spend Halloween! Congrats on Hub of the day :)


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foodforlife 5 years ago

Great ideas there - well done! I'm getting into the spooky vibes!!


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weestro 5 years ago from Virginia

These look amazing! Great Job!


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Arlynne 5 years ago from Florida, USA

yum! those foods are mouth watering..can't wait to taste those. I try to have this in my menu this halloween. ^_^

..congratulations for being hub of the day! voted up.


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Claudia Tello 5 years ago from Mexico

Congratulations for your nomination!


Linda Williams 5 years ago

Delicious and Beautiful!


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Faheem Ebrahim 5 years ago from India

Good read! :)


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Maralexa 5 years ago from Vancouver, Canada and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

These party foods look great! And so funny! I really like the 'monster' fingers and will try the cinnamon and red food coloring for the nails.

Thank so much. Up and awesome.


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Hui (蕙) 5 years ago

I may choose one suggestion here for our Halloween party coming soon.


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rabecker 5 years ago

Good ideas, thank you for sharing.


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Artin2010 5 years ago from Northwestern Florida, Gulfcoast

Cool Ghoul foods, wtg voted up and good job. Welcome to HP, your new fan, Art Happy Holidays too!


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The Dirt Farmer 5 years ago from United States

Love the witches' fingers. Ew!


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rebeccamealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks so much for all the positive feed-back. I really had a great time and am looking forward to doing it again plus more for the "Real Halloween." I really wanna make some bonier lookin' witch fingers. Maybe I'll dye them green. Gross! Happy Season. More Holiday stuff on the way!


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beindustrial 5 years ago from Effingham, IL

great ideas. Will definitely try one of these recipes this coming Halloween... I would like also to share one of the regular staples in our Halloween table: the slimy brain jello... Yum-Oh


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Silverfish 5 years ago from Edinburgh Scotland

Great hub. Up vote from me!


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dinkan53 5 years ago from India

Mouth watering Photographs and nicely presented hub, rated^^^


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Londontours 5 years ago from London

Congrats for "hub of the day".


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ripplemaker 5 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

These are so creative! So wonderful! The witches fingers is something I would like to try. LOL

Congratulations on your Hubnuggets nomination. To all who would like to read and vote, this way please: http://ladyjane1.hubpages.com/hubnuggets6/hub/Room...


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itops 5 years ago from the sea

Think I'll try the Grave Yard Pudding Cups. They look yummy!


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Karen N 5 years ago from United States

Very cute, I think that the grave yard pudding cups would be a big hit with all of the kids.


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pixiejoy 5 years ago from Earthling

This is such a useful hub since I'm actually looking for recipes to use this coming Halloween. Thanks so much. I have voted for you for the hub nugget! I hope you win :)


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rebeccamealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks for the vote, pixiejoy!


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tirelesstraveler 5 years ago from California

Fun hub!The bread stick fingers with garlic sound delicious


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rebeccamealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks! Everyone, Have a fun Halloween Weekend!


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rjsadowski 5 years ago

Now that's scary.


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Daniella Lopez 5 years ago from Arkansas

These all look delicious! I'll definitely have to try the pudding cups. :) Voted up!


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rebeccamealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Happy Halloween Weekend Everybody. Thanks so much for your comments and support!


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Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

Hi Rebecca, Congratulations on being selected for Hub of the Day! I'm very impressed by all the delicious treats suggestions you have for Halloween. Those meaty eyeballs are my favorite! Voted up / awesome.


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rebeccamealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks, Cloverleaf, and the good news is, it's still not to late to make some!


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AllSuretyBonds 5 years ago

This is so fun! Last night we had our family dinner and we had those creepy cookies. We also had chicken that my parents disguised to be a snake. Happy Halloween.


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molometer 5 years ago

What a truly amazing hub,

I'm coming to the US next Halloween.

Loved the Meaty Eyeballs and the beans and bugs. So gross and appealing at the same time brilliant.


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justmesuzanne 4 years ago from Texas

Cute ideas! I like the graveyard pudding cups! :) Fun for kids to put together. Voted up and useful!


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks! It's "dirt pudding" and you can decorate it with all kinds of things!


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TIMETRAVELER2 4 years ago

These are such clever ideas! When I taught dropout prevention we used to do a big Halloween bash for our kids which included similar types of foods. Such fun! Nice job on this one. Voted up.


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bridalletter 4 years ago from Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

Sandra lee would be proud. I love Halloween. Lots of inspiration here.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Well keep these in mind because Halloween is practically, well almost, around the corner!


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PegCole17 4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

Those graveyard pudding cups are spoooky! And the witches fingers look great! Nice ideas for party treats.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks! The kids just love the graveyard pudding cups and the Vienna finger headstones!


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Millionaire Tips 4 years ago from USA

These sound like fun party ideas for Halloween - I especially like the witches fingers and slime dip.


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afmolinajr 4 years ago from Metro Manila, Philippines

i love all those foods!!! makes me feel hungry now. great hub!!


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks Millionaire Tips! Have a great Halloween. I hope these little creepy recipes help!


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks! Happy Halloween and enjoy the spooky food!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

What a spooktacular and yummilicious hub filled with terrific treats!!!


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

I love your made up adjectives. LOL. Thanks for stopping by!


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pstraubie48 4 years ago from sunny Florida

Wow, Rebecca...you have served up a SPOOKTACULAR buffet of deliteful fun for young and young at heart. This is such a fun time of the year and increasing the fun with a party only makes it that much more special. Nicely done. Pinned.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks SO MUCH for visiting my Halloween frightful dishes Hub, Happy Halloween!


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ftclick 4 years ago

alright Halloween is the kick-off to the holiday season for delicious foods no matter what 4 out of 5 doctors ay to avoid.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

I agree! Tis the season to start munching down!


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Ruth Denton 4 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

Excellent ideas. I particularly like the graveyard cup as they are quick and easy but effective.


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Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

Love those fingers, have to try that even if Halloween is over...kids don't mind, of any age! Love all your Halloween treats.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks Jackie! It is still spooky out so I hope folks will try these scary treats!


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rajan jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Rebecca, I love these awesome recipes. The photos are just perfect for these creepy Halloween treats. amazing hub and pictures. Voted up, useful and awesome.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks, rajan. Keep thim in mind for next Halloween!


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idigwebsites 3 years ago from United States

Very creative! I like the puddings, tombstone-style. Thanks for sharing! :)


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rebeccamealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Hi, and Thanks, Happy Halloween?


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Rafaela Lima 3 years ago from US

I think I am gonna gain some pounds! hahaha. I loved all the recipes. I loved your Hub and how you show us all those delicious food!


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Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

The pictures look mouth watering. Liked slime dip a lot. Easy to make and look yummy. sharing and voting it up.


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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

I am glad I came visiting your page; these look great.

We have a halloween party every year so I have bookmarked your hub for this year.

My kids really like the look of the Grave Yard Pudding Cups.

Voted up as useful and awesome!


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rebeccamealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

That's awesome Anna! Happy Halloween in advance. (my favorite holiday.Oh well after Christmas!


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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

Christmas is my favourite time of year as well with halloween rolling into second place too

Thank you. You have a good time as well when it arrives :)

Anna


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Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

Rebeccamealey, You just made me hungry. Very beautiful pictures and I think I am going to try your bloody loaded potato bites soon. Voting it up and awesome.


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rebeccamealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks Indian Chef, and Happy Halloween a little early!


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Au fait 3 years ago from North Texas

HOTD, wow! Congratulations even though it's a little late. I love the fingers and toes especially. Voted up and useful. Pinned to my 'Halloween, Thanksgiving, & Autumn' board and because it may be helpful to people planning Halloween parties, etc., which is only 2 weeks away, I'm going to share it with my followers. I know they will find some great ideas here!


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rebeccamealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks for that pin, aufait! The Halloween food was lots of fun!


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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

I'm glad this hub was brought back as it is certainly useful and fun for Halloween! Kids, of all ages, will certainly enjoy the taste as well as the visual effect. You've really given us some great recipes.

Voted up, useful, interesting and pinned.


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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

I have seen these before Rebecca and I love them just as much now as I did the first time I saw them. My baby grandson just might sample some of these (he eats almost nothing).


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FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

This is a cute way to make Halloween spooky and fun. I especially like the witches' fingers.


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Delish! Will be sharing, Rebecca!


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Nell Rose 14 months ago from England

I thought I would come by to get a few tips! soon be upon us good old Halloween! great hub! Love the fingers, I will pass this onto my son, he always does Halloween!


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rebeccamealey 14 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Glad you did! Have a fun Halloween.


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PegCole17 13 months ago from Dallas, Texas

Dropped back to congratulate you on the Hub of the Day award for this "spooktacular" hub. I love the mummified franks. That looks easy to do and super cool for a Halloween party.


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rebeccamealey 13 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

How sweet of you, Peg. Yep...this was my second hub. Four years ago. Thanks!


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Sunshine625 13 months ago from Orlando, FL

With Halloween soon upon us this is a frightfully fun hub to share with others! :)


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moonlake 13 months ago from America

Congratulations of Hub of the Day. Wished I still had kids around so I could make these for them. Enjoyed your hub. Sharing on G+.


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Reynold Jay 13 months ago from Saginaw, Michigan

Just in time for the holiday. Glad to see this fun HUB. Keep these gems coming.


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rebeccamealey 13 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Aw, moonlake, make them for you and your adult friends!


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rebeccamealey 13 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks, Reynold. I love Halloween!


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vocalcoach 7 weeks ago from Nashville Tn.

I wanna come to your place for Halloween! My mouth is watering all over my keyboard :) Congratulations for Hub of the Day!


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rebeccamealey 7 weeks ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Ha Ha Thanks, Audrey.


pstraubie48 6 weeks ago

Hi Just stopping by to wish you a Spooktacular Halloween...hoping all is good with you and your family.

Angels are on the way to you this morning ps


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rebeccamealey 5 weeks ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA Author

Thanks, ps. Same to you! The weather is so warm, it doesn't feel much like Halloween.

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