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Thursday, 12 October 2017

Halloween Gift Guide...


Happy Thursday!

Are you looking for something different to pop onto your kitchen table other than Pumpkins this Halloween?

Are you looking for something scary for the Children?

Something at a great price to dress up the house to scare your visitors?

Or maybe something nice to drink once the children have gone to bed?

Are you hosting your own Halloween party and after a few fun ideas?

If so, you have come to the right place!!



Today I am sharing some Halloween ideas with you, to inspire you to get into the Halloween mood this year. Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat. That is how it goes, isn't it?


Love It!? or Hate It!? That is the todays question.

 Halloween is just around the corner so why not have a little fun with some of these treats that I have picked out to share with you today.


Hallmark’s Soft Plush Toys: itty bittys

itty bittys, Hallmark’s soft plush toys, originated after Adan Chung sketched a quick interpretation of what popular characters could look like if they were just a bit “itty bittier.” Soon, Adan’s simple-but-fresh portrayal of popular licensed characters inspired an entire collection that continues to grow. Now within the itty bitty family, are some of the most famous characters of all time, with many more characters on the way. 

With their small stature and super-cute style, they make the perfect gift or stocking filler. There really is a bitty for everybody!

Whilst there is a collection for everyone, particular highlights for Halloween include The Wicked Witch and Flying Monkey from The Wizard of Oz, and Harley Quinn and The Joker representing DC Comics.

Itty bittys retail at £6 each and can be purchased online now on Amazon, and in many independent stockists across the country. To find your local stockist, head over to Hallmark/itty-bittys and use the store locator.

How sweet are these? My Daughter loves them.


HARIBO Sweets:

We love HARIBO sweets, especially around Halloween, yummy!! Kids & Grown-ups love it so, the Happy World of HARIBO.

HARIBO Trick or Treat:

Perfect for any ghouls or goblins that come knocking at your door is HARIBO’s Trick or Treat multipack. Featuring a selection of Halloween themed gums and jellies, you can choose from two pack formats offering either 11 or 35 pre-portioned mini bags.

HARIBO Scaremix:

Limited edition HARIBO Scaremix features the same iconic shapes found in Starmix, but in a terrifyingly good mix of new colours and flavours. Great for Halloween parties, you’ll find Toffee Apple Monster’s Eyeball, Boo Bears and Dracula rings, alongside blackcurrant, bubblegum and blood orange flavours in this cauldron of treats.

HARIBO TangfasTricks:

Be prepared to get a trick or treat from HARIBO with TangfasTricks. What looks like a treat, could be a trick with this naughty and nice bag that not only contains standard tangy pieces – perfect for you to sink your fangs into - but also hot and super-sour ones! Beware, approximately one in three pieces is a trick – take your pick!

HARIBO Scaremix and TangfasTricks Duo Tub:

Enjoy double the treat this Halloween with HARIBO’s Scaremix and TangfasTricks Duo Tub. Bringing together Scaremix and TangfasTricks but in their own separate compartments, the Duo Tub comes suitably packaged in a pumpkin shared tub, making it perfect for the spooky parties.


Mozart Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Liqueur 50cl

Mozart Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Liqueur has taken the USA by storm and is now making waves in the UK.

The unique combination of chocolate, caramel and natural notes of pumpkin, cinnamon, clove and vanilla make a mean, creamy liqueur that will be the hit at any Halloween house party this October.

Soft, creamy and with an autumnal spicy kick, there's no tricks, only treats, as far as this liqueur is concerned.

Priced at £14.95 this fun liquor is available to buy from 31 Dover.

I cannot wait to try this out, it looks and sounds great.


Crawling Hand Sound Activated Toy from Find Me A Gift:

Bound to raise a chuckle or a shriek, this creepy Crawling Hand Toy is a fun gift for either an adult or an older child. If you do scream, then prepare to be even more terrified, as a loud noise or music will start the hand scuttling in a circle, backed by creepy shuffling sound effects.

The sound activated Crawling Hand is an ideal Halloween toy. Why not spook out the Trick or Treat-ers by opening the door with the hand, then drop it at their feet and watch them run. Teenagers could also find the hand will bring that all-important Addams Family feel to a gothic bedroom. Warning: may terrify any pets or small children that find themselves in the Hand's path.

About The Product:
  • The Crawling Hand is a moving toy that is sound activated
  • Watch the hand scuttle across the floor in circles
  • Clap loudly, stomp or play loud music to get your hand moving again or press the demo button on the top
  • Includes scuttling sound effects
  • Covered with a rubber 'skin' to make it more real!
  • The zombie hand measures approx 21 cm x 19.5 cm x 19 cm
  • Takes 3 x AA batteries (included for demo purposes)
  • Great Halloween toys for ages 4 to 140!
  • Price: £18.99
How fun is this crawling hand. We have had lots of fun already with this and it is not even Halloween yet. You can find it here: Find Me A Gift Crawling Hand Sound Activated Toy.

A Drink On The Dark Side:

One for the adults, how about a bottle of Apothic Dark? – a bold new red blend that beckons a desire to taste the unknown.
This wine has a rich with dark fruit flavours of blueberry and blackberry, with opulent notes of coffee and chocolate. Apothic Dark is crafted using a unique blend of dark grape varieties, that together reveal distinct textures and unlocks a new wine experience.

Each grape has been carefully selected to provide richness, complexity and balance, producing a wine that draws our curiosity to embrace its mystery and darkness. Blending Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Petit Verdot, the smoothness of the wine and the opulent notes of coffee and dark chocolate will haunt the palate.

It is the ultimate blend for those looking to embrace their dark side, and provides the perfect accompaniment for richer foods and succulent red meats during an evening dinner party or when celebrating those after dark moments throughout the year.

Apothic Dark is available nationwide with an RRP of £10.00.


Aldi Halloween Decoration:

Aldi has a great range of Halloween Specialbuys available online and in-store from 5th October 2017. As always with Aldi, you have to be quick if you see something you like. When it's gone it's gone!! They have some fun decorations and also sell Halloween tights with spiders and spider webs on them. I was looking forward to wearing these but my Daughter has bagged them first. I am excited to see what they look like on.


About this post:

I was asked to pick out some of my favourite Halloween treats.  From a few different brands. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own. Please stop by at Halloween to see my Halloween table that I am planning.

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25 comments

  1. I like the sound of the liquer, this would be so perfect for our party (we have much older kids). Love the hand as well, that would be a laugh.

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  2. That a well curated list! i like that you added the liqueur and wine, why should kids have al the fun? Recently picked a Bailey's limited edition Pumpkin Spice Halloween special that i'm going to pop open on the day ;)

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    1. Thank you. Pefect for the adults party :)

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  3. Such lovely treats and ideas for the kids. Ever since we moved though, we don't celebrate Halloween as much as we used to. But who knows, we might just do that this year ;)

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  4. Not one to celebrate, but I do love this time of year!

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  5. I love halloween and always dress the house up ready for the occasion. Some great ideas here

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  6. Some great ideas, we don't normally do much for Halloween but I think I will start making more of an effort as my children get older x

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    1. Thank you. We use to love it more when the kids were little. They use to love dressing up.

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  7. I love Apothic Dark for this time of year!

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  8. My husband would love the Haribo Duo - he wouldn't want to give them away to trick or treaters!

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  9. Some lovely ideas here. I would love to try that liqueur

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  10. I'm drawn to the spirits (and wine :) ). We have lots of sweets but no one came to us last year so we had to eat them!

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    1. Hehe, me too. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  11. I've not seen that pumpkin spice liquor before. I bet it would go nicely in a coffee. Some fab ideas here

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    1. Thanks Kerry, I was thinking in a nice creamy coffee too :)

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  12. I'm afraid I'm in the "just don't get halloween" camp and tend to hide away. I'm sure it's good fun but it's not for me - thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

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