1. Have plenty of apple cider, cinnamon sticks, and mulling spice on hand (4-gallons of cider, 2-dozen cinnamon sticks, and a couple of mulling spice packets to be exact).
2. Ask your sister to bake and decorate dozens of cutout cookies.
3. Fancify the garage.
4. Purchase an assortment of 100+ full-size candy bars.
5. Order a dozen bars from your favorite bakery (a.k.a. Bailey's® Bars from McHatties).
6. Dress warmly and put on your best smile for the trick-or-treaters and their parents!