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    Updated on Oct 10, 2019. Posted on Oct 7, 2019

    25 Things For People Who Prefer A Low-Effort Halloween

    Doing the bare minimum to celebrate Halloween? Heck yes.

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    1. A set of spooky pins so you can live your best witchy life without committing to a full costume.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are SO cute! I ordered a couple different packs for my backpack and canvas bag. Great quality, packaging is minimal yet still nice." —Hope H.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $9.55 (available in three styles).

    2. A book that'll explain the origins of some very well-known superstitions — like why people use horseshoes to ward off evil and why you should avoid walking under ladders. This way you can learn about all things spoopy without ever leaving the house.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "A most intriguing little book that explains many of the superstitions that abound in life. Why is it bad to walk under a ladder? Where did the idea come from about picking up pennies? This book answered many superstitions I'm familiar with, plus a few more. I also loved the cover of the book. Interesting and whimsical at the same time. A most informative read." —dep

    Get it from Amazon for $15.39.

    3. A pack of bat wall decals to help you do the bare minimum when it comes to decorating. You just slap these bat boys on the wall? Cool, I can do that.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are a great way to add some Halloween festiveness to your home...they are SO cute. They are a sturdy paper-thin plastic material. Very easy to apply to the wall. No problems with it not sticking. I love how they look on the wall!" —eamcclure

    Get a pack of 28 from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A set of Halloween pillowcases that'll make your couch both spooky and cozy. I'm beat after all that Halloween decorating. Time to take a nap!

    amazon.com

    This set is *just* the pillow covers. You can get the pillows from Amazon for $18.71.

    Promising review: "Brought great Halloween spirit into the living room. Still have them out because I love how they look." —inheaven

    Get a set of four on Amazon for $16.99.

    5. A V-neck wrap dress so you can reply, "this *is* my costume" when your friends ask what you're wearing for Halloween.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the cutest little Halloween dress! I’m a teacher and it’s difficult to find costumes that are school appropriate *and* easy to move and teach in all day. This is going to be perfect to be dressed with Halloween in mind and be comfortable all day. It fits well, looks good, and the material is quite nice and comfy. Super excited to wear this for Halloween!" —Amber Osborne

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 11 styles).

    6. A set of scream queen clips so you can skip the hair sprays and temporary dyes.

    Asos

    Get them from Asos for $9.50.

    7. A pack ~dino-mite~ skeleton earrings you'll definitely find ~humerus~. Like I said, minimum effort, maximum Halloween spirit.

    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $22.

    8. A cookie cutter set so you can replace the candy you're missing out on by not trick-or-treating with delicious, fresh-baked edible ghosts and witch hats.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "There are several cutters in this set that I have not used yet, but some of them are versatile for other holidays/themes as well. These cutters are durable and stand the test of time. Like any metal cutters, I hand wash them and leave them to dry on a paper towel before storing them. The metal is thick and well made; I have not experienced any rust with these (as long as they are taken care of properly). I have paid $5 to $15 for one single cookie cutter in the past; when ordering individually they can become very pricey. This kit contains everything I need for Halloween cookies (and then some) at such a great price." —Amazon Customer

    Get the 18-piece set from Amazon for $8.97.

    9. And a baking pan that'll help you whip up delicious skull-shaped treats. Your guests will be so busy stuffing their faces that they won't even realize you were too lazy to bother decorating the rest of your apartment.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS PAN! I originally got it to surprise my boyfriend, whose favorite holiday is Halloween. We have used it pretty much every day since we received it a little over a week ago. We have made cornbread, cake, cakes with fruit. Next I am making a filled cake, and I'm also going to try a pizza skull with a cheese-and-pepperoni stuffed pull apart brain. I cannot highly enough recommend! As far as the pan goes, it is a good weight — heavy without being overwhelming. The skulls look great — make sure you follow the manufacturer's instructions and prepare your pan with oil/flour/etc (I brushed on melted butter)." —Sara M.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.94.

    10. A set of ghost pasties so you can cheekily celebrate Halloween without anyone knowing. (Psst! They light up under a blacklight!) Is there an easier way to celebrate Halloween than slapping stickers on your boobs?

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A mesh cocktail dress for the Halloween enthusiast who wants a costume that they can wear the other 364 days of the year. Doesn't take much effort to find a Halloween costume if it's already in your closet!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is so cute! I wasn't expecting this to be as nice as it is for the price, and I'm so happy I took a chance on it. The sizing was spot on with the sizing chart for me. The neckline is so flattering, and the button collar is really cute and secure without being loose or coming undone easily. Also shocked that the length was good for me; this one covered everything and is a cute length. It has a nice shape, good material, and it doesn't look cheap or costume-y. I was afraid it would be a bit stiff or look like a Halloween dress (not that there's anything wrong with that, just want to wear it during non-Halloween times too lol) but it's a really good anytime dress." —sean

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 2/4–22 Plus/24 Plus and 10 colors).

    12. A Hocus Pocus shirt that'll earn you a spot as the fourth Sanderson sister — no witch hat or wart needed.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I AM IN LOVE! The fabric is so soft! NOT see through what so ever. I ordered a second one!!" —Laney

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97+ (available in sizes S–XL and 10 styles).

    13. A surprise Halloween-themed Pusheen plushie to decorate your purse or backpack. You won't know which plush you get until you open the box, which is kinda like when you're trick-or-treating and you hope the next house has the good candy — except this time you won't accidentally end up with the waxy garbage that is candy corn.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this. The plush is very well made and super soft. I love both cats and Halloween so this worked out perfectly. My co-workers saw this on my purse zipper and loved it. So much so that they bought one for themselves!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    14. A pair of skeleton socks so you can keep your toes warm while you binge-watch scary movies with your friends. Trick-or-treating? No, thank you!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these socks. They're spooky AND comfortable. Perfect for people who celebrate Halloween year-round or just really like skeletons." —Erin

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. A deck of Halloween tarot cards, because there's nothing spookier than introspection. Seriously, I would rather be chased by a knife-wielding masked man than pull the devil card, AKA entrapment, and spend the next month wondering how I'm self-sabotaging.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is my first deck and I absolutely love it. I searched for several weeks and read over many reviews before I settled on this deck and I couldn’t be happier. The art is bright and colorful and perfect for anyone regardless of if Halloween is their favorite holiday or not. It reads just like the Rider-Waite deck except the suit names have changed (Pumpkins=Pentacles, Ghosts=Cups, Bats=Swords, Imps=Wands). There is also a smaller guidebook included to explain how to read the suits and a small description behind the meaning of each card." —Jules

    Get them from Amazon for $12.13.

    16. A pack of reusable straws so you can show off your Halloween spirit at work without actually having to embarrass yourself by wearing a costume to the office.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these straws. Everyone in my family uses them. They work well with travel mugs as well as just cups." —MomlifeMBT

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $13.99.

    17. A Halloween tree you'll want to decorate with weird baubles instead of fighting people at the store for the perfect pumpkin.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Adorable! It is the perfect spooky addition to my Halloween decor!" —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    18. A Halloween coloring book to decorate your fridge with colorful drawings and simultaneously relieve the stress of this scary season. There's no space in your brain to fret about what you're going to wear to your best friend's costume party when you're trying to decide what color to use next.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE Halloween! So I was excited when I found this book! I also love how some picture are super detailed and some a little less, so you can kinda pick and choose what you want to do that day." —Elizabeth Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $13.78.

    19. A spooky cat candle that'll give your apartment *just* the right amount of spooky vibes — especially when the wax melts to reveal a metallic skeleton underneath. *evil cackles*

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was really fun to melt at Halloween. This candle-with-skeleton is really unique, and I definitely recommend it to crazy cat people and people who just plan like candles." —ejr

    Get it from Amazon for $34.

    20. A skull cameo necklace your friends will 100% ooh and ahh over — until they look closely. The best part: they won't even notice you're not wearing a costume.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Adorable! I bought this for a costume, hoping I would like it enough to keep it around. Right out of the package, I loved it soooooo much that I had to wear it immediately! Great buy." —SheWebs

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. A ~fangtastic~ vampire bat phone case to give your all-black outfit an eerie vibe.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this case and that cute lil' bat! It was exactly what I was looking for. The bat is amazing, high quality, and it still looks like it did out of the package. I thought it might be weird/bulky to hold but all the grooves fit well and act like little soft hooks to grip fingers better. The aesthetic is so cool! I've dropped my phone several times since (I can be pretty clumsy) but it seems to really absorb shock. Brilliant!" —Ariel Hilton

    Get it from Amazon for $19.70 (compatible with iPhone 6/6s, iPhone 7/8, Samsung S6/S6 Edge/S7/S8, and Samsung Note8).

    22. An assortment of temporary tattoos that'll scare you parents more than any costume you could pick out — until you tell them they're not real.

    clairepauldraws/Etsy

    Get them from clairepauldraws on Etsy for $5.77.

    23. A mug for anyone who appreciates both memes *and* making as little effort as possible to celebrate Halloween. Nobody: *crickets* Absolutely not one single person: *crickets* Me: You know, Halloween is overpriced, overrated, and basically just a stopover before the best holiday — my birthday!!!

    HUMAN

    Get it from HUMAN for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    24. A punny pumpkin sticker for anyone who finds the idea of carving a pumpkin — and touching pumpkin guts — downright terrifying.

    sosimplydarling/Etsy

    Get it from sosimplydarling on Etsy for $2.24+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    25. Or, a pack of foam pumpkin stickers so you can still show off your creativity without getting your hands dirty.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "So much easier (and cleaner) than carving, especially for younger children. We decorated two sides of each pumpkin for extra fun. Foam stickers came with a handful of possible example faces, which was helpful. One child followed the example pictures and the other three children were 'creative' with their faces. We used pumpkins of all sizes, one was six inches, one was 12 inches, and the other two were huge (almost) 2-foot-tall pumpkins. Needless to say, the stickers worked for all sizes of pumpkins. The foam stickers were also very easy to punch out without tearing and the backing was easy to remove. All around, they were a hit!" —MOMof4

    Get 24 stickers from Amazon for $10.99.

    I'm just too lazy to properly celebrate, OK? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Singer-White Productions

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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