I love a good party, that's no secret. The first Halloween party I hosted? I was 14, my parents were out of town, and I terrorized my babysitter by inviting my entire high-school over to dance around in my living room. I may have gotten into a bit of trouble afterwards, but it certainly cemented my status at a young as the hostess-with-the-mostest.
I know that the critical element to any big bash is the booze. Your party will simply fall flat if you run out, choose poorly, or skimp because you wanted that extra cheese plate instead. People would rather have 18 cocktails than 4 pieces of cheese, trust me on this one. Better yet? Make a punch. Yes, punch. An old-school bowl of something sweet or spicy in an effort to easily scale up the liquor and make sure your guests don't go thirsty.
In honor of one of my favorite holidays, I've selected some of the most sinfully delicious Halloween-themed cocktails I could find from around the web. Martha Stewart (my magical unicorn) kicks it off...
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