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    32 Things It’s Now Socially Acceptable To Buy If Halloween Is Your Lifeblood

    "It's showtime." —Beetlejuice and you now that we're approaching the boo-iest time of the year.

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    OK, we're actually only just knocked on the door of October, but if Halloween is ~truly~ your lifeblood, then you know we start celebrating as close to the top of the month as we can. If you're ready to get the tricks, treats, and scary good times rolling from the start of October until the bloody end on October 31, then every single item ahead was picked out just for you (and I!). So, in the words of our good, dead friend Beetlejuice, "IT'S SHOWTIME!" Shall we?

    1. A steampunk mug and Death Wish coffee for anyone whose fascination with death only deepens when October rolls around. The mug also comes with a skeleton spoon that hangs its arms from the side of your mug!


    Promising review (for coffee): "OK folks, words of warning... If you have heart conditions then ration out your coffee. I'm serious. Heed my warning or you could end up cleaning your entire house, doing all your yard work, making love to your partner, waxing your car, building a garage, or single-handedly raising the Titanic on your own — all in the first hour after drinking this wonderful coffee. You have been warned!" —ITsTheXFactor

    Get the mug from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four styles) and the Death Wish coffee for $19.99. Also, peep more morbid stuff to obsess over in the post 28 Things For Anyone Far Too Fascinated By All Things Dark And Deadly.

    2. A pair of spider earrings for giving arachnophobes the fright of their life as you walk around in the land of the living.


    Get it from Walmart for $4.64.

    3. Blood bag drink containers – they'll be a major hit at the function if you're planning to entertain a larger clan. They have an anti-leak design and come in a set with real-looking blood type stickers and a syringe to fill them up quickly.,

    Promising review: "These are great quality novelty bags and perfect for our Halloween garage haunt. These are super easy to fill with various types of cold liquid. Easy instructions are provided and a clamp for each bag is included to keep the liquid from escaping out the tube. Tip: The customizable stickers are added best after the liquid is in the bag. Depending on how full the bag is, it will change shape, so apply the sticker afterward. I loved them so much I ordered a second set. This will be my go-to item for our next themed idea." —Becky Cronis

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two styles and three different quantities).

    4. A festive table runner to spruce up your dining space for the ghosts, ghouls, and goblins you'll be hosting this season!


    Promising review: "The color and patterns match the picture perfectly. I was surprised at how thick and heavy-duty the table runner was. It is extremely good quality. It came in a pretty decent size box instead of a little padded envelope. It seemed like they cared about getting it to me in good shape. Once again, I am extremely happy with this product!" —Troy Harris

    Get it from Amazon for $13.68+ (available in nine styles).

    5. A black cat candle that'll get much creepier as it melts and reveals the skeleton lurking underneath the wax.


    Promising review: "It's really fun to watch it melt. I kept it on a paper plate so the wax wouldn't stick on any surfaces, and was left with a big, satisfying pile of wax. The back is the last thing to melt and the metal skeleton becomes stained black with soot, which makes the effect even cooler." —Emily Baker

    Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in six colors).

    6. A skull decanter set for days when you want to take a drink of something that's ~deathly~ strong. The set includes the glass skull decanter, a stand, and four bar glasses. Fill it with liquor anytime you like but fill it with red wine when you're feeling especially bloodthirsty.


    Promising review: "This was exactly what my bar needed for a unique replacement for the typical decanter set. The skull decanter is an immediate conversation starter and adds some dark humor. It is of excellent quality and realism." —James H.

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95.

    7. A handmade wicked witch bookmark for scaredy cats like me who ~do~ agree that 75% of The Wizard of Oz was definitely in the horror genre. You'll get a ruby-heeled kick out of seeing this sticking out of your book each time you return to it. Plus, it's gonna be great to always be able to find where you left off and leave the getting lost business to Dorothy.


    Promising review: "If you know someone who likes The Wizard of Oz, then they will LOVE this bookmark. The legs stick out of the book just like the Wicked Witch when the house fell on her. Whenever I pick up the book that I am currently reading and using this bookmark, it makes me smile!" —booklover343

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    8. A zombie-impaled pen holder to decorate your home or office desk with a little gore.


    Promising review: "This is really realistic, hysterical, and practical at the same time. It's pretty sturdy too. What better place to jab your pen?" —K.B.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.90.

    9. An LED string lights set that'll turn your home or desk into your personal Halloweentown. It comes with three strings for white ghosts, orange jack-o'-lanterns, and purple bats.


    They're waterproof and operate on three AA batteries (sold separately) so they won't get a frightening electricity bill when October ends.

    Promising review: "These are so cute! I bought these to decorate my office and get in the ole Halloween spirit. My favorite is definitely the pumpkin. They are exactly what you’d expect for the price. Batteries not included." —Kprsurprise

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    10. A witches' brew mug to come in handy whenever you need a lil' extra magic to get through your day. When you finally take your first sip from this cutie, feel free to let out a witch's cackle because it's only appropriate.

    Promising review: "It is the only thing I am eating and drinking out of!! It's too cute and totally makes you feel like a bad to the bone witch. It's so cute when you can see hot coffee steaming out of it. Love it ." —Brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $12.94 (available with free shipping).

    11. A bat dress for a super ~fly~ outfit that'll really make an impression at your next Halloween function OR you could hang out in it and spread the vampiric vibes on any ole day this month because it's just so freaking cute.


    Promising review: "This simple little black dress is a delight to wear. I wore it to work and then to a formal Halloween tea and it was comfy, hung well, and didn't wrinkle. It looked great and everyone was asking where I got it. The price is unbelievably cheap and the dress is nicely sewn and washed well. I will defiantly be buying my Halloween dresses from this company for a long time." —Rita A. Coombs

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four colors and sizes 4/6-22/24 plus).

    12. A Hocus Pocus fleece blanket for days when you prefer to wrap up and stay in when "all the weirdos are out."


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    13. A spider leg hoodie that ACTUALLY has all six legs. When you stick your arms in and move them around, the other arms'll move too. Mmhmm, you're about to freak all your friends the freak out and, well, that's the whole dang point. What fun will Halloween be without the treats, tricks, and laughs?

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79.

    14. A Halloween sock set that's all about black cats, pumpkins, skeletons, and witches. These are so cute and cozy that you'll likely be wearing these long after the official fright night is over and absolutely no one is going to stop you.


    Promising review: "I ordered these socks HOPING that they would fit because I wear a size 10 shoe and they fit perfectly! They are extremely soft, comfortable, nice, and stretchy. The fabric is great and they have held up well in the wash. I will definitely purchase socks from this company again. This is a great bargain for six pairs!" —LAF

    Get the set of six from Amazon for $11.99 (available in one size).

    15. A pumpkin-carving kit you'll definitely need to get some fun out of after your annual visit to the pumpkin patch! The set comes with two small saws, one poker, and one scoop to help you transform your pumpkin into the dopest jack-o'-lantern on your block!


    Heads up: Several reviewers noted how sturdy and effective these pumpkin-carving tools are so these are NOT for kids.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes, these things are serious pumpkin tools! I feel like they need to be stored in the garage with the hardware instead of with the utensils. The first thing my husband said when I took them out of the box was 'Are those full time? Wow!' I expect this to be the last set of pumpkin carving tools I ever have to buy. Heck, these may get passed down to my grandchildren. They are just that sturdy and sharp. And speaking of sharp, I actually wouldn't let your kids use these unsupervised as they make quick work of pumpkins AND fingers." —A. Colbert

    Get it from Amazon for $16.92 or a kid-friendly set for $7.95.

    16. A Friends-inspired T-shirt with a few beloved scary movie characters to replace the '90s sitcom castmembers. This T-shirt will have everyone asking you where you got it so go ahead and prepare to tell them where you got it.

    Makenna Jan / Etsy

    Get it from Makenna Jan on Etsy for $18 (available in men's sizes XS-XXXL, women's sizes XS-XXL, and youth sizes XS-XL).

    17. A witch hat incense holder for anyone who's too chicken to "light the black candle" yet knows they'll still want to light ~something~ cool-looking this season. The top of the hat can be removed so you can light an incense stick or cone.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    18. A Beetlejuice costume so you'll have your ~strange and unusual~ look all taken care of before the official night! This jumpsuit with the undead wig is DEF gonna knock 'em dead.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters: jumpsuit for $69 (available in sizes S-L) and the undead wig for $18

    19. A long-sleeved Halloween top for wearing to parties or when you serve all the trick-or-treaters who'll bang down your door for sweets., Amazon

    FYI, reviewers say the top is true to size.

    Promising review: "It is a REALLY soft fabric on the inside. Washing and drying it like normal with my other clothes didn't shrink or fade it so it's good quality. I got a few compliments on it. I love it and it's perfect for this time of year. It's definitely true to size so if you want a little more off-shoulder, then maybe try sizing up one. I'm between a small and a medium so I ordered the medium and it looks really cute." —A.W.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in S-XXXL and seven styles).

    20. A printed scrunchie that'll bring extra fun to your ponytails or add a cute detail to your wrist for a nod to the '90s. These scrunchies will also match perfectly with any Halloween socks, sweaters, and dresses you add to your wardrobe.


    Get it from Faith Trust And PixEars on Etsy for $3.50 (available in seven print options).

    21. A Hocus Pocus T-shirt to pay homage to the absolute greatest Halloween movie ever filmed. Do not @ me or be banished to a cat's body for hundreds of years!


    This T-shirt is great for anyone who likes Halloween but doesn't exactly want to be a walking billboard for the holiday. Also, it's your stylish reminder to actually catch the Hocus Pocus showing on TV at some point this month.

    Get it from LVR + Co on Etsy for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXXL).

    22. A Pennywise snack bowl if your love for the demonic clown has only ~ballooned~ since Chapter 2 came out!

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $9.03.

    23. A Nightmare Before Christmas Disney ears headband to put yourself and everyone else around you in the All Hallow's Eve spirit. Um, just be sure you tell Jack Skellington to keep his hands off of Christmas because we can so love both.

    FaithTrustandPixEars / Etsy

    Get it from Faith Trust and PixEars on Etsy for $27.

    24. Betsey Johnson mismatched earrings that'll help you celebrate Halloween with your accessory game. The set features one dangly cat witch earring holding a pumpkin and one spider glitzed up by a pink heart-shaped jewel.

    Betsey Johnson

    Psst... There's also a matching Betsey Johnson cat witch necklace that's wayyy too cute for me to leave you out of the loop on.

    Get the earrings from Macy's for $34.80 (originally $58) and the matching necklace for $85 (available with free shipping).

    25. A spaghetti strainer to turn any pasta-making session into an episode of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and aaahh if you remember that cartoon, then aaahh I love you!


    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my husband and I was not disappointed. Once we stopped laughing, I took it off my head and placed it in the dishwasher. We've already used it several times. It's multi-purpose and functional! Ramen!" —Emily D.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.60.

    26. The Creepy Cute Crochet book that'll help you create tiny zombies, ninjas, Vikings, vampires, aliens, robots, and Grim Reapers. The crocheted dolls will make great desk swag OR fun gifts to give to your fellow Halloween-loving comrades.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.40.

    27. A Sanderson Sisters Funko Pop figure to bring the witches of Salem — and their trusty caulron — to a desk or coffee table near you!

    Spirit Halloween

    By the way, there are individual Hocus Pocus Funko Pop figures on Amazon if you'd prefer to display your favorite Sanderson sister.

    Promising review: "Love! Love! Love! This is my first Pop! and I'm so thrilled. I ordered it because I just love the movie and thought I'd use it in my Halloween decor. I'm not going to be able to put it away. It's going in my media room on my DVD shelf. I love it! It's so stinking cute. Just awesome!" —Jlewis

    Get the group figurine from Spirit Halloween for $36.99 OR get the Sanderson sisters dolls in a three-pack from Amazon for $36.99.

    28. An E.l.f. Cosmetics Skull Halloween Wonder Woman Bundle to help you whip up one scary, beat face in mere minutes. The set includes a cool-toned eyeshadow palette, eyeliner (in two color choices), matte lipstick (in 11 shade choices), lashes, a brow pencil (in three color choices), lashes, highlighter (in four shade options), and a foundation shade adjuster (in three color choices).

    E.l.f. Cosmetics

    This bundle is cruelty-free and vegan.

    Get it from E.l.f. Cosmetics for $39.

    29. A Charlie Brown Halloween T-shirt that'll be an adorable throwback look.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    30. A spider web and bat lampshade cover so you can decorate your home for Halloween with as little effort as possible. You can use it for your lamps but also as a curtain or decoration for a fireplace mantle.


    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    31. A jack-o'-lantern wreath to welcome all visitors into your very haunted house with style!


    Get it from Target for $20.

    32. A throw pillow cover set that'll create a fun Halloween vibe in your living room or bedroom. The set comes with four pillows that you can zip on and then unzip and easily store away when all the scary fun is over.

    These pillow covers will take 18 x 18 pillow inserts which are sold separately.

    Promising review: "These were cute and help set off my Halloween decorations! My kids love them. They have a nice quality and fit my pillows perfectly." —LouLou1355

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two styles) and the 18x18 pillow inserts for $8.45.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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