Appalling Appetizers: Five Festive Halloween Party Snack Ideas The “trick” to creating the most festive Halloween party snacks is to plan “treats” that fit the party theme. Turn common foods into ghoulish delights and colorful, eerie designs…. Read More >
Light up your Halloween night with these cute glow princess crowns. They are a simple and inexpensive way to add a royal spark to any princess costume…just follow this Glowstick Princess Crown Tutorial. These glow crowns are… Read More >
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The stores and catalogs are filled with fabulous Halloween decorations, and they can be tempting until you take… Read More >
If the idea of a homemade Halloween costume sounds like an overly ambitious Martha Stewart project, and the thought of a pre-made Halloween costume makes you scream unoriginal and overpriced…these semi-homemade Halloween costumes are your answer. Semi-homemade Halloween… Read More >
‘Twas the night before Halloween, and all through the house, not a costume to be found, not even a mouse. OK…enough with the silly poem. You need a costume, and you refuse to shell out $30+ dollars… Read More >
Print Oreo Ghost Cookie Recipe If you’re familiar with Oreo Balls, this is a fun variation that’s perfect for Halloween! They freeze well, so make them this weekend, and you’ll be ready with a sweet treat for your… Read More >
Looking for an easy homemade Halloween costume? The Budget Diet’s Halloween Costume Index is where you’ll find easy homemade Halloween costumes ideas for toddlers, teens, groups or even last minute ideas! No sewing required…I promise! Easy Homemade Halloween… Read More >
Have you noticed the most original and clever Halloween costumes don’t come pre-packaged? The most talked about costumes are always DIY Halloween costumes because they’re unique and stand out in the crowd. If the idea of a homemade… Read More >
When it comes to Halloween Costumes, you have 5 choices… Spend way too much on a poorly made Halloween costume that won’t stand out in the crowd. Splurge, I mean really splurge on renting a fancy costume. Be… Read More >
I have a frame on my kitchen counter that comes and goes depending on the season. It started with a Halloween free printable that said, “Eat, Drink and Be Scary.” I put it away after Halloween, and then… Read More >
The Halloween countdown is on, and you still need a costume! Don’t settle for the leftovers at the store this year! How about a do it yourself Halloween costume? This is your year to sport a creative and… Read More >
Look out! Halloween is just around the corner. That means figuring out how to dress up yourself and/or your little ones – again. Last year’s recycled costume is out of the question, and you don’t want to shell… Read More >
So you want to dress up this Halloween, or dress your child up without breaking the bank. But you also don’t want to do the simple run of the mill usuals like a ghost, a mummy or an… Read More >
Need a quick and easy Halloween treat to take to a party? Candy Corn Haystacks have just 5 ingredients, and you can whip them up in no time! 5 from 1 vote Print Candy Corn Haystacks A quick… Read More >
Several holidays are lurking just around the corner, and the economy is making it tough for people to figure out they are going to afford celebrating them all. This has many thinking that they must skip giving a… Read More >
It’s always fun for siblings or groups of friends to have matching Halloween costumes, and here are a couple super easy homemade Halloween costumes for groups! No sewing required! No expensive supplies required…most supplies are ordinary household items!… Read More >
Today’s easy homemade Halloween costumes are perfect for the little ones in your life! Most of the supplies for these costumes can be found in your home and all of the costumes will cost less than $5! Easy… Read More >
Don’t let the word “homemade” scare you because no sewing is required with these Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes. Today’s easy, homemade Halloween costume ideas are perfect for pre-teens! Tomorrow, The Budget Diet will feature easy, homemade Halloween costumes… Read More >
Are they lured into the costume aisle at Walmart or Target?
Is your wallet begging for mercy?
This year, try a new approach to choosing Halloween costumes and save money!
- Costume Swap – Clothing swaps and costume swaps have become a popular way to save money. Consider getting a group of friends together for a Halloween costume swap. If you’re not swapping then you’re not saving!
- Thrift Stores and Consignment Shops – Now is the time to visit your local thrift stores and consignment shops for the best selection of gently used Halloween costumes at a fraction of the cost. Consignment shops are also a great place to make a little money on last year’s costumes.
- Use Your Imagination – You’ll be amazed at the costumes that your kids can come up with if you challenge them to use stuff you have around the house, and the dress-up box is a great place to start!
- Make Your Own – Don’t worry, The Budget Diet has plenty of easy homemade Halloween costume ideas with no sewing required! Check out the articles below to find your perfect costume!
- Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Little Ones
It’s time to go crazy with your can of black spray paint! Spooky, creepy, homemade Halloween decorations are at your fingertips with these clever diy projects. All projects take just minutes to make and cost only a couple… Read More >