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8 Simple Steps to Host a Halloween Costume Swap

October 8, 2014 |

We all know that Halloween costumes can get expensive. A brand new costume can cost anywhere from $20-$60! This year, how about hosting a Halloween Costume Swap? All it takes is a little bit of organization and motivation, and everyone can walk away with a new, free costume! Sound like fun? Here’s some simple steps to get you started.

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Mardi Gras Deals and Steals

February 12, 2013 |

Today is Tuesday, but more specifically, Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras, or Carnival, is celebrated around the world today. And while it might be too late for you to book it to New Orleans today, here are a few ways you ... Read More

Halloween Sales Round Up: Costumes, Cookies, and More

October 26, 2012 |

Your Halloween Sales Round Up is here a few days early, so that you can take advantage of some coupons to get your last minute costumes to you on time! Plus, I've included a few seasonal deals to help you ... Read More

Adult Costumes Deals and Steals: Politicians, Gnomes, and Bacon

October 23, 2012 |

Refuse to believe that Halloween is just for kids? I can relate. When Halloween stores start to pop up and pumpkins and other spooky yard decor are around the neighborhood, I get excited for the 31st. If you're shopping for ... Read More

5 Adorable Kids' Costumes Deals and Steals

October 16, 2012 |

Optimus Prime Animated Deluxe Costume

Halloween is just around the bend! If your kids haven't already put in their requests for what they want to be this year, here are five cute and affordable ideas for boys, girls, and ... Read More

How to Pull Together a Last-Minute Halloween Costume

October 26, 2011 |

The scariest thing about Halloween isn't witches or ghosts or the calorie count on all those fun size candies you wind up eating. It's the stress of picking out the proper costume.

Everyone wants to look good on Halloween. For some of us that means choosing a witty, pop-culture savvy ensemble. For others that mean wearing something both eerie and alluring. However, I think we can all agree that the best Halloween costume is one that won't break the bank. Believe it or not, it is possible to pull together a truly terrific costume with limited time, zero money and absolutely no stress.Read More

6 Fashion Friendly DIY Halloween Costumes for Women

October 20, 2011 | 1

Don't have your Halloween costume yet? Don't rush to the costume store. Not only will you have to brave the crowds, but just what are you actually going to do with your sexy meter maid costume once November comes? Instead, buy practical clothing pieces you'll actually wear again and style them to match today's popular costumes. These versions might not be cheaper than the original, but at least they won't spend a lifetime at the back of your closet, or in the dump. Plus, they're stylish and unique—you may run into another Tinkerbell, but never one with the same costume! Here's six women costume ideas that you may even be able to put together with things you already own!Read More

How to Put More "Green" in Your Halloween

October 4, 2011 |

Orange and black are typically designated as Halloween colors, but we want to help you make the holiday more green. By being more earth-friendly this October 31 you can also save money. Wondering how to make your carbon footprint less scary this Halloween? Get some great ideas on reducing waste while still having a freakish amount of fun.

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October 1, 2010 | 1

Halloween's coming!  I can tell by the signs:

  • My neighbor's got her scarecrow out in front of the house already, anchored by a bale of straw.
  • When you pass by the Walgreens on the highway, there's a giant spider ... Read More

Weird Holiday Monday: My Week to Chicken Dance!

May 10, 2010 |

May 9 to 16 is Salute to Moms 35+ Week!  That's me!  Stand up and salute!  (Wonder if I can get my kids to salute me when they get off the school bus this afternoon?  Probably not, but a mom ... Read More

Weird Holiday Monday December 28

December 28, 2009 |

What are you looking forward to in the New Year? My favorite New Year's Day tradition is the Philadelphia Mummers Parade.  I never go (it's way too cold to stand outside for an eight-hour parade) but I watch as much ... Read More