Double, double toil in trouble, it’s almost that time of year again…HALLOWEEN! Even though it’s on October 31st, we all seem to start celebrating it as soon as October gets here. From the decorations to the candy, trick-or-treating is quite a BIG DEAL. My kids start thinking of their costumes on November 1st. Of course, it usually changes several times before October rolls around, but they do a lot of planning. We have a tradition of walking the neighborhood with some very close friends. The neighborhood puts on a show of their own, from spooky décor to awesome props, it sure is night to remember.
To keep in the spirit of things, I always dress up with the kids. The thing is though, I don’t like spending money unnecessarily. To say the least, I am a really frugal person. I have yet to spend money on a costume for myself. I gathered some photos of costumes from the past five years to show you how easy it is to use what you have. Excuse the quality of the photos and the cheesy poses, when I took these I had no intention of sharing these with the world. Although, today I thought it would be a great idea to show other DIYers just how easy it is to dress up for Halloween using what you have. [Read more…]