Recipe for a happy Halloween:
100 lbs. of assorted candy
285 bags of popcorn
2 full sheetcakes
1 photo booth
2 face painters
1 light show
1 dozen hotel employees, spouses, and sidekicks
1 press release
Umpteen last-minute Wal-Mart runs
Fake cobwebs, confetti, prizes, and assorted decorations to taste
Mix candy. Divide into 450 small plastic bags. Secure with twist ties. Cut cake and pizzas into single-serving slices. Add clown, face painters, games, light show, and DJ. Mix gently. Send press release to local media. Fold in hotel employees, spouses, and sidekicks. Sprinkle with Wal-Mart runs. Garnish with cobwebs, confetti, prizes and decorations as desired. Let rise for six weeks. Warm gently in beautiful, historic hotel for three hours on a glorious autumn evening. Serves 1,200.
Here is what a happy Halloween looks like:
Hope you had a happy Halloween, too.