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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Grace Schweizer ·
Halloween weekend is fast (like, way-too-fast) approaching! A few years ago, I wrote about putting together last-minute Halloween costumes from items I had in my closet. It's become a favorite around here -- in no small part due to the fact that I dress up like a Minion (and yes, there are pictures and and a video). And while I would say my wardrobe is more... colorful? loud? obnoxious? than some, I'm guessing there's at least one idea in here that any closet could replicate with a little...
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Big Lew ·
My brothers and sisters and I made our own costumes while growing up in the 1960s and 1970s. For my own kids, I helped them to create their own costumes. We were Pirates and Clowns and Ghosts and Princesses and Bums/Hobos. Using items we found throughout our house. School uniforms, like if the child plays Baseball or Football or is a Cheerleader will work too.
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Will S. ·
Currently, my last-minute go-to is a zip-up skeleton onesie. Cowboy is a pretty easy one to throw together as well, but your ideas are much more creative, @Grace Schweizer !
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Grace Schweizer ·
Ok love the onesie idea @Will S. ! And Cowboy might just be doable 🤔
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Weekly Roundup: The Penny Hoarder (Oct. 25-29)

Will S. ·
Welcome to the Weekly Roundup, featuring select new articles we published on The Penny Hoarder this week. Sunday is Halloween. If you don't have a costume by now, you're either scrambling to throw something together or you aren't dressing up at all. If you're the former, here are seven last-minute halloween costume ideas . Members of our military , whether active duty or veterans, check out the six best military banks and credit unions . In the market to buy a house? Or selling yours? Ask...
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redcatcec ·
Impromptu can be part of the fun in dressing up. We visited a 2nd hand store last week and found a wig, loud shirt and tie, awkward pants to match and all Halloween items were half price. Oh, and a package of store donated Halloween makeup for the "professional" touches, all for $15. My husband will be the Rock Star handing out candy. Outrageous! Will make a cardboard guitar.
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Angie P. ·
I am a bit late to the party, but I feel like Squid Game costumes is pretty popular this year. And since they'll do a season 2, I feel like it's a pretty great costume idea in the long run (since Netflix will probably keep pumping it out as long as it's profitable). If you don't want to be super-duper color accurate, you can just wear a hoodie and pants of similar color and just buy the masks. Bodies grow a lot YoY but heads don't. So it's quite a good idea since you can just buy one mask...
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