Week Three on The Great Pumpkin Plan!!! October 1 - October 7, 2017 Decorate for Halloween! Put up all decor as possible this week If still working on DIY decor projects assess where you are at with them and if you will be able to finish them by when you want/need them - update your calendar tool as needed If anything still needs to be purchased for decor try to do it this week! Party Planning (Hosting Scenario) Continue to refine your lists as needed this week - Groceries needed? Items for games/activites? Continue to work on any DIY items intended for the party - Decor? Games? Costume Prizes? Mail paper invitations this week (if applicable) Costume Prep Begin ordering costumes or supplies for DIY costume projects this week (if you haven’t started already! Best selection comes to the early shopper! Remember to price compare!) If planning trip to local costume store as desired - plug it in on your calendar tool of choice! Classroom Treats (if applicable) Decide on items to send in (remember to check school rules) Purchase items as needed or add to shopping list; Plug in a reminder on your calendar to get things purchased by XYZ date! If DIY’ing the treat somehow - i.e. “dressing up” candy bars, etc. plug in time on your calendar for accomplishing this! Candy Stock-up Purchase at least one bag of candy during normal grocery trips this week - HIDE! Watch for coupons online and in the paper! Start reviewing blogs like Hip2Save for candy deals! Consider ordering specialty candy online; Example: One year my sister ordered super sized pixie sticks - they were a HUGE hit with the kids!