The spookiest night of the year is almost here. If you’re planning on spending it in your apartment, we can help make sure it’s one to remember. Here’s our best advice on how to spend Halloween at home.
Read a Scary Story
What better time to curl up with a creepy book than Halloween night? This is the night to reach for something spooky. Edgar Allen Poe stories are fun to revisit when you’re in the mood for something scary. And, of course, there’s always Stephen King’s terrifying novels. If you were a fan of the “Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark” series as a kid, now is a great time to revisit them. You can check out the movie while you’re at it, too, which brings us to our next suggestion…
Watch Horror Movies in Your Apartment
If you’re spending Halloween night in your apartment, you should plan to watch your favorite horror movies. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO have many options available. The only tricky part is picking which one to watch first.
Carve (Or Decorate) Pumpkins
Halloween is pretty much your last chance to carve or decorate pumpkins this season, which also makes for a fun way to spend All-Hallows-Eve at home. If you’re into traditional jack-o-lanterns, check out our pumpkin carving hacks. Or, if you want to branch out a bit with you pumpkin crafting, check out our post on unique pumpkin decorating ideas.
Get (Witch) Crafty
Bake Something in Your Apartment
While “spooky season” is on its way out, baking season is just getting started. Why not celebrate Halloween at home with a seasonal recipe? Check out some of these healthier pumpkin baking recipes we’ve previously posted here. If you’re on a gluten-free diet, we’ve got a list of some delicious gluten-free dessert recipes, too.
Treat Yourself to Some Fall Drinks
This year, spend Halloween at home sipping fall-inspired cocktails. Whether you prefer warm, mulled drinks or boozy cold cocktails, we’ve got an autumnal drink recipe for your that’s perfect for imbibing.
Party with Your Pet in Your Apartment
Spending Halloween with your pet? Make it extra memorable by dressing up your cat or dog in a costume. However, we can’t stress this enough—don’t go overboard here! Purchase a festive bandana or some holiday “ears” for your pet to wear, but if they seem bothered, don’t force it. Every cat and dog responds differently to costumes, so you’ll have to see if your pet is comfortable playing dress-up or not. Don’t force it! If you’ll be spending time with your kitty, don’t miss these games to play with your cat.