It’s all fun and games with a twist this Halloween

Welcome to the annual Halloween Blog Party hop sponsored by A Fanciful Twist. Come stay, play and eat for awhile, and then hop over to the other parties you’ll find.

For now, walk up to the door.  Don’t be scared by the warning.  The zombies just cross the sidewalk; they don’t come inside the house.


Greeted on the other side by our host, Sehlat.

“Welcome to my 6th Halloween party here.  Tonight is just about fun and games.  Come in, come in….”


“Are you hungry?” he asks.  “There’s a buffet table in the other room.  Help yourself to some finger food.”




“The coffin dip is on the kitchen counter.  Don’t worry about the crypt keeper.  He just hangs around.”




In the living room, there’s a furious game of Scrabble in progress.  Snufflet and Finse keep score, but they’re in third place.  Lasso is last for the moment.  Socks is winning by 9 points, and she is quite happy about that. 


Blue places her tiles for a score of 6, and the fourth round begins.


Snufflet and Finse study their tiles intently….


On the other side of the room, a game of Jenga has just started.  Boo Peeps celebrates his skill removing the his block.  It’s Snuff’s turn, so he looks up and studies the tower.  Otter, Brownie and Frost offer suggestions as they pace around the structure.


There’s a warm, smoky smell coming from the kitchen. Appetizers are out of the oven.


“My famous homemade Mummitizers,” Sehlat says, straightening his shoulders as he sets the tray down. “There are two types: savory and sweet. The sausage wraps are ones are a tad smoky. The banana ones have a touch of hazelnut spread to them. Be sure to take a napkin because the mummies are known to leak the sauce out onto your fingers.”



It’s tough to say “Thank You” with a full mouth, but a nod is enough for Sehlat. With a smile and nod back, he takes off the oven mitts, grabs a nutty mummy and wanders into another room to mingle.

In the parlor, Whiffer and Ploppers hover over a handheld game. They’re playing Nintendogs on the special pink paw Nintendogs Nintendo DS console, a unit that was a limited edition.


On the screen, Rosie the dachshund has been fed, washed, and now decides between a nap or playing ball.



Wades, Tuesday, Prickles and Ice start a game of Clue.


“Clue is a murder mystery game,” says Wades.  “Does anyone object to a more appropriate setting? 


“Not at all,” says Prickles.  “What did you have in mind?”


“This,” says Wades, and with a click flick of her wrist, the black light turns on.


“What do you think?” she asks.


“Oh, this is much better,” says Prickles.


“Spooky-eerie,” says Tuesday, smiling beneath his mask.


“Indeed,” says Ice.  “Let’s roll.”


“Desserts are ready,” says a booming voice in the kitchen. Frankenpudding with tart orange cider.




Hyde has already wandered over to the freshly-dipped caramel treats. He’s a favorite of the nut covered ones, but the smooth caramel looks enticing tonight.




“It’s a football Saturday,” Catnap tells new lion. “Before Penn State takes the field, let’s get in some practice now.”



If you’re looking for more games, there’s a pile in the corner, and there’s lots of Guys around to join in the fun.


Sehlat calls the partygoers over for a round or three of group MadLibs.


Friendship. Games. Chocolate. Makes for a good party. Hope you’ll be staying for awhile….



26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Magaly Guerrero
    Oct 24, 2015 @ 14:57:46

    Hungry? I’m starving! I hope you don’t mind id I have a Mummitizers or five!

    Happy Witches Tea party!


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 24, 2015 @ 16:04:09

      Absolutely not! Sehlat will make more; we’ve still got plenty of bananas and hazelnut spread. (Those are my fave.) Glad you had a great time here!


  2. Victoria
    Oct 24, 2015 @ 16:14:36

    Yum, that mummitizer and tart orange cider hit the spot, thanks!

    Halloween blessings,



  3. Jacqueline
    Oct 24, 2015 @ 19:40:59

    I will take a few dips in the crypt! That is fabulous! Love all the fun treats and the darling characters! Happy Tea Party!


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 24, 2015 @ 22:49:19

      My Guys welcome you with open paws and claws and fins and wings. Thank you for stopping by and sampling Sehlat’s crypt dip. It’s new this year, and he is quite pleased with it. Glad you enjoyed this party.


  4. Su Johnson
    Oct 24, 2015 @ 19:49:00

    The food is very interesting, especially the dip. I’ve never seen that done before. Clever! Happy Halloween. xoxo Su


  5. joni
    Oct 24, 2015 @ 23:17:50

    I too loved all the dip and I have some new fun ideas to put in place for Halloween. I loved the dip coffin and the cheese fingers and the little face cups. Well done. Joni


  6. blue roses and stardust
    Oct 25, 2015 @ 01:30:08

    Fantastic party thanks for the invite! Board games and treats and oh this coffin dip and Mummitizers! Truly inspirational! Happy Halloween m’ dear!


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 26, 2015 @ 13:07:47

      Thank you, thank you! I’m so glad you enjoyed my party. We all will be popping over to see yours. You are welcome now and anytime. Happy Halloween.


  7. Mad Madam Mel
    Oct 25, 2015 @ 07:16:44

    Excellent Halloween party food, most impressed !!!!!
    Mad Madam Mel xx


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 26, 2015 @ 13:08:58

      Thank you. The Guys cooked long into the night for the celebration. It seems that the work was well appreciated by partygoers. Enjoy–you are always welcome for seconds.


  8. Kerry
    Oct 25, 2015 @ 10:38:14

    What an awesome Party …… such delicious treats …. who could possibly resist witchy fingers, coffin dip and my most favorite Frankinpudding !!! Your leaky mummies were just scrumptious !!!!
    Thank you for the invite :-)


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 26, 2015 @ 13:10:52

      I helped myself to too-many of the bananut mummitizers, so I’m glad there was plenty of Frankenpudding for all. Thanks for visiting the party. We’re glad to have you!


  9. Queen Marcheline
    Oct 25, 2015 @ 15:29:38

    Love the mummitizers and Frankenpuddings Diana. Very cute party I had so much fun – thanks for having me. Happy Halloween from Queen Marcheline :-)


  10. designingfairy
    Oct 25, 2015 @ 17:42:32

    Well that was seriously fun. Love the characters but Franken pudding was the best.
    From the dog witch party:


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 26, 2015 @ 13:14:02

      Yes, it seems the Frankenpudding was among the highlights. Perhaps it will be part of next year’s party or we’ll bake up something new…or both. Stop by next time, or anytime in between. I’ll be over to celebrate the holiday with you. Happy Halloween.


  11. Vanessa {a fanciful twist}
    Oct 26, 2015 @ 10:18:29

    That was adorable! I love the feel of your black/blue light too. And your treats, oh my goodness, they are awesome. I think I need to make some for Friday. Love it. Thank you so much for being a part of the cackling fun <3


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 26, 2015 @ 13:15:13

      Thank you, Vanessa. As always, a lovely host for these parties. Glad you had a wonder-full time. Enjoy the treats–Sehlat will share his recipes–and have a great Halloween.


  12. Sarah
    Oct 26, 2015 @ 21:40:57

    What a cute tea party! I love all your appetizers from the Frankenpudding to the Mummitizers and the Coffin dip, ha! Fantastic! Thanks for the fun and games! (Sorry for being so late!) Cheers, Sarah


    • dwhirsch
      Oct 27, 2015 @ 14:53:46

      Nonsense, Sarah, we’re glad to have you. As you can tell, there was plenty of food left. I think Sehlat baked fresh bananut Mummitizers for you. Stop back any time!


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