Halloween will be here before we know it. Â From all of the store displays it seems as though it’s already here! Â Are you looking for a costume for either you or your children? Before spending a lot of money buying one at the store, think about going with one of these options that are easier on your wallet and the environment!
Make your own costume. Â Disney Family Fun has some GREAT halloween costume ideas. Â This is actually my favorite parenting magazines that I’ve ever gotten. Â It’s not constantly telling you to go buy the latest product, and always has great crafts using things from around the house.
Look on Craigslist for a used costume. Â Costumes only get worn for a little while, so they are great things to buy used. Â This way you can usually get a higher qualityÂ costumeÂ for less money.
Look at garage sales. Â This is where I got Little Miss’ ADORABLE costume for this year. They didn’t even have the costume out at the garage sale, I just asked the lady if she had any for sale.Â
Check out your local thrift store.Â Our thrift store had a ton of NEW costumes for sale very cheap.Â They were donated by a store last year, and they kept them until Halloween season this year.Â They also had decorations, socks, hats and other items.Â I bought Little Miss some socks that light up when she walks!Â
Do your children have their costumes for this year yet?Â Are you buying a costume or making one?Â