Five Faboolous Ways to Celebrate Halloween for Cowards

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Abigail Sullivan, Contributor

Do you hide under blankets during horror films? Does fake blood make you squeamish? Is the mere thought of candy corn enough to make you recoil in disgust? If so, this is the article for you! Read on to discover how you can partake in the Halloween spirit. 

  1. Bake some fall-themed treats! Try whipping up a batch of perfectly unthreatening pumpkin bread, some demure snickerdoodles, or an unalarming apple crisp. Invite your besties for a baking bash, followed by a…
  2. Nostalgic movie night! Not all spooky flicks have to be nightmare-inducing; try queuing up classics like Scooby-Doo, The Nightmare Before Christmas, or The Addams Family. Serve these cinematic masterpieces with your homemade treats, and you’re good to go! 
  3. Recreate the iconic sheet ghost photoshoot! All you need is white sheets, sunglasses, your phone, and your best friends. Once you’ve dressed up, find your background – whether it’s a  swing set, some trees, or a spooky old house, you’re bound to have a ton of fun with this phantom photo op! 
  4. Throw a retro costume bash! Have everyone dress in a funky outfit from their favorite decade, and put on a playlist with everything from The Everly Brothers to Britney Spears. For bonus points, hit up your local thrift shop for sustainable costume creation! 
  5. Check out the activities at local farms! Whether you’re looking to pick your own apples, find the perfect Jack-O-Lantern, or hop on a hayride, there are plenty of local businesses to support! Some options within the community include Honey Pot Hill and Shelburne Farm in Stow, or Bolton Spring Farm in Bolton. 

So what are you waiting for? Go enjoy your Halloween season, your way!