Halloween Supplies List for Parties, Trick-or-Treating, and Costumes
How to Get Ready for Halloween
Halloween is fast approaching. Don't wait until the last minute to get your costumes and other supplies. Well, better wait on the candy until about a week or so before the holiday. You don't want it to go bad or have it disappear into your or your family's stomachs before Halloween gets here.
Still, getting costumes for everyone involved can be a challenge. If you want a creative Halloween costume, start early in thinking about what you would like to create.
If this is the year to hold a party, you'd better start making your list of supplies. Halloween can be great fun, so make the most in planning for it early!
This article will give you ideas on making sure your list is complete and will offer various online stores where you can get prepared for less money!
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It goes without saying (yet, I'm saying it) that the Halloween costume is at the top of the shopping list. Halloween is obviously fun as a kid since it involves lots of candy, but it's also fun as an adult to be silly or scary and join in the fun! As an adult, whether you dress up just to stay at home and hand out candy to the trick-or-treaters or attend an adult party, you need your own costume.
It's fun to make cheap homemade costumes. However, you might be more interested in some of the popular costumes for you or your children. Trendy is in, obviously, but there are some classic Halloween costumes that will always be around. There are some excellent online stores such as Halloween Mart that carry tons of options at deeply slashed--an appropriate phrase for Halloween--prices.
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Halloween Home and Party Decorations
If you're having a Halloween party, you need armfuls of decorations. Starting with the front porch, you need scary skeletons and orange lights to greet your guests.
Inside, you need wall décor, plus streamers and webs. Decorating for a Halloween party can transform your home into a haunted house.
Even if you're not having a Halloween party, decorate the front walkway and door, at a minimum, for your trick-or-treaters. Check out online stores such as Century Novelty, where decorations start at just 98 cents!
Basic supplies for trick-or-treaters
If you want to go the basic route, just get what your own trick-or-treaters need as well as what you will need for those goblins and princesses that will visit your house.
You'll need baskets (big ones for lots of candy!) of some kind for your own ghosts and goblins.Kids can even design their own custom trick-or-treat bags online at The Palm Gifts.
You will need buckets of candy for the creatures who will visit you, as well as for your own snacking pleasure. You might consider foregoing the usual tootsie rolls and miniature candy bars for scarier fare at the online Bulk Candy Store. Hand out spooky eye gumballs, black malted milk balls, and gummi brains, instead. And who wouldn't love sucking on a gummi skull on a stick! Seriously!
Don't forget to pick up some scary Halloween music!
Don't forget Halloween at work!
Don't neglect the workplace at Halloween! Dressing up at work can be loads of fun. If your workplace allows you to dress up at work, have fun with it. I have worked where we had themes for the whole building. One year it was the fifties, with the gals in the poodle skirts and the guys in the rolled up jeans.
Another year we had a pajama theme.That was comfortable! One year, the focus was on Hollywood movie stars. It can be a free for all, but most will agree that dressing up for Halloween at work makes for a fun work day!
I always had candy in a Halloween container in my office for employees. One of my co-workers often brought in those speaking things--skeletons, witches, ghosts--that were motion-activated and would scare the heck out of people when they walked by. Have fun at work. Hang "the witch is in" sign on your door and see what happens.
Make your Halloween party list!
Have we covered it all now? As a reminder, start thinking about costumes early, and maybe something incredibly creative will come to you. For the kids, you might find what you want online and avoid the crowds once the Halloween supplies hit department store shelves in the fall.
Prepare your list of basic necessities for your little ones as well as the kids who will be stopping by your house. This may include a few outdoor decorations.
If you are throwing a party, that list will certainly grow longer with decorations, party favors, and lots of ghostly snacks. Finally, don't forget the work place.
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