Halloween is such a wonderful time for us adults to give ourselves permission to play, lighten up and have some fun. Life can get very serious for us and we often lose ourselves in our obligations and responsibilities with work, errands, and raising our kids. We almost never allow time for play. Even the things we may enjoy doing like yoga, hitting the gym, meditating, or playing sports can still be moments where we are strict or hard on ourselves. Yes, they make us feel good afterwards and are oh so very important to decompress and give us a boost, but what about unfiltered, unregulated, just plain ol’ fun? Use this time to bring out the fun with a Halloween twist. For example, when the kids go to bed, put on that sexy, playful costumes, just for the both of you and let your imaginations run wild. Pretend you are the helpless victim running from a monster or zombie, or vampire, except when he does get you, he rips open your costume and makes love to you in his lair. Or be that sexy witch who has her victim under her spell and must do everything she commands for the night. Whatever you two choose to be, playing around with costumes is a great time to role play with one another and change the energy up in the bedroom department. Another idea is to have a romantic dinner for two, after the kids are asleep. It can be appetizers with wine as blood to please the senses, adding candles to the mix and soft lighting. The color red will charge your sexual energy and the wine will put you at ease. Be creative, be playful, have fun, and enjoy this special night together.
We had a Halloween party for the kids this year, ages ranging from 2-8. We decked the house out in Halloween decor; spiderwebs, spiders, pumpkins, orange, green, and purple lights, colorful balloons, jack-o-lanterns, spooky props, and much more. They played a variety of Halloween and Fall games, some purchased from Target and others were just good old fashioned seasonal favorites. I had a mini cauldron full of treats and spooky food but good enough to eat. Laughter and surprises filled the air, as I passed out prizes and each took their share. I had bought a couple of goodies from the Dollar Store for each, and as they played they won prizes for their great feat. The night ended pleasantly with a Halloween movie as they all slowly drifted off to sleep.
I painted 2 paper plates for each spider in black using paint. I then cut out a smaller circle as the head and glued on a pair of eyes. I used black and purple strips of construction paper as the legs for one spider and for the other used an orange weed chord that we had lying around in the garage. I used a hole puncher to make holes in the body and strung through cord that we had in the kitchen.