The kids did 90% of the pumpkin carving on their own. (If you can’t tell, it’s a spider. They used a stencil to get the pattern.) They even took turns without fighting.
Costumes were also an easy, order-from-Amazon affair. We had a pair of villains this year: Draco Malfoy and Venom.
Now if only we could get rid of the extra candy as easily!