Spooky Soiree: Tips and treats for a happy Halloween party
Spooky celebrations call for bat-acious invites, $24 for a pack of 10 at Scriptura (5423 Magazine St., 504-897-1555; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-219-1113; www.scriptura.com).
Spooky Halloween rings in a cauldron make great party decor. Rings, $6.25 each at Orient Expressed (3905 Magazine St., 504-899-3060; www.orientexpressed.com).
Little ghosts and goblins will love these creepy temporary tattoos, $19.99 at Magic Box Toys (5508 Magazine St., 504-899-0117; www.magicboxneworleans.com).
Halloween cupcakes come in seasonal flavors like pecan sweet potato and pumpkin spice, $3 and up at The Kupcake Factory (800 Metairie Road, Suite Q, Metairie, 504-267-4990; 819 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, 504-464-8884; 911 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-570-6420; 6233 S. Claiborne Ave., 504-267-3328; www.thekupcakefactory.com).
Colorful candy corn dishtowels make cleaning up less scary, $17 for set of two at