Halloween can be one of the most fun holidays there is to celebrate, as there are great festive opportunities for the whole family to get swept away in the frightful spirit. But with so many things going on for every imaginable age group, Halloween can also be incredibly stressful to manage on your own. Luckily, if you are a working parent or busy professional, and you want to get the most out of the Holiday’s traditions, getting planning and logistical support is a lot easier than you might imagine. Here are 5 ways that a virtual personal assistant can help you plan your Halloween celebration
Search for The Right Themed Costume
Themed costumes are a big win every year on Halloween, and whether you want to dress up like your favorite character from a current T.V. show or a recognizable icon, a virtual personal assistant can help you find the perfect themed costume for you. Start off by telling your virtual assistant what theme you are going for, for example by telling them the kind name of the T.V. show that you are looking for costume ideas for. Then, give your virtual assistant some budget and style tips, and let them get to searching! Your virtual assistant will be able to return a list of potential costumes that meet your criteria, and order your favorite one.
Order Your Favorite Candy
Buying candy from the supermarket can be a big chore around Halloween, as stores can’t keep the most popular varieties stocked and prices tend to get more and more inflated the closer to Halloween you get. But if you have a favorite candy flavor that you’ve just got to have, and you don’t have the time to wait in lines or shop around to find your favorite, a virtual personal assistant can help. A virtual assistant can order your favorite sweets from an online retailer, helping you avoid the lines and get exactly what you want. All you have to do is let your assistant know what your sweet tooth is craving!
Here’s a suggested post on how our VAs can help you with online shopping.
Help Coordinate and Order Your Decorations
If getting into the spirit all out and decorating your front lawn is part of the holiday fun for you, don’t worry, your virtual personal assistant can help with that too! If you don’t have exact ideas about what kinds of decorations you want, but have some vague idea of what themes or scenes you want to create, let your personal assistant know. They can research coordinated decoration ideas for you, and order a whole spread to help make your house extra spooky for the holidays. All you have to do is let your assistant know what budget they have and what kinds of things you are looking for, and they can easily do the rest.
Research Big Events in Your Area
If you have a hankering to get out this Halloween but don’t quite know what to do, a virtual personal assistant can be a huge aid in helping you find the perfect parties and events in your area. Just let your virtual assistant know what times you are looking for events, and how far you are willing to travel, and they can help generate a big list of all of the events going on in your area. From there, you can pick your favorite dance, parade, or party opportunities, and even have your virtual assistant purchase tickets or make reservations for you.
At its core, Halloween is a very social holiday, and your personal virtual assistant can help you make sure that you get the most social interaction that you can out of the scariest night of the year. For starters, if you have children, your virtual assistant can reach out to sitters that have worked out in the past and help coordinate child care to help you get out of the house. Since it’s such a social holiday for young people too, finding an available sitter may take quite some time, and delegating that task to your virtual assistant will let you focus on more fun things.
From there, your virtual assistant can reach out to your contacts to find the best parties and look for the best social opportunities, or even invite all of your closest friends to your place if you want to be at the center of a holiday social event. Your virtual assistant will do all the leg work for you of figuring out what your best friends will be up to, and help you plan to make sure that you can spend as much time with them as possible. No matter how you like to celebrate Halloween, a virtual personal assistant can help you get in the spirit, and make sure that you have people around you to celebrate with!