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Halloween is one of the most celebrated traditions in the world today. With costume galore, Halloween parties and scary haunted houses, Halloween expenses can soon add up. For those who are avid Halloween celebrators and take pride in this tradition cutting corners to save money is always a plus.

Halloween expenses as mentioned can add up, but shopping wisely and recycling can help to cut down on costs each year. Re-using costumes or swapping with friends and family is a great way to cut down on costs. Another great tip is start looking for costumes a month ahead. A lot of second hand stores have a great selection of used costumes waiting for someone to purchase. Needing additional accessories to dress up the existing costume on hand? Finding these accessories is also easily found through second hand stores as well as sales within the retail stores.

Throwing a Halloween party this year? This is one of the most exciting activities during Halloween and needs to be decorated accordingly. There are a lot of free items hanging around the house that one can use to decorate. Why not fill those reusable Halloween bags with leaves or newspapers? Bags can be reused while leaves and newspapers can also be put in the recycle bin once the holiday is over. Or better yet, use biodegradable lawn bags and decorate them with your own scary drawings.

Other natural items that make great decorations are cornstalks, pumpkins as well as creepy looking branches. When looking for those special lighting, invest in the energy efficient lights so that these too can be reused the following year. Needing new decorations to add to your collection? A great time to invest is a few days after the holiday for those marked down prices.

Looking for some tasty creepy looking treats? Why not make some witches fingers in bandages, skewered eyeballs, rats baked in blood casserole, chocolate spider cakes or even drink some bloodied punch with a floating hand? These tasty treats can be found all over the internet in one search by typing in Halloween recipes or even Halloween treats.

There are many tips and ideas offline and on that cover these holiday expenses to help your budget this year. Many avid Halloween doers can still out do last year’s decorations without spending much more than their allotted amount.

Halloween is a great time of year and having a budget for the Halloween expenses doesn’t mean that you will have little to no decorations for many find those great sales and recycle items from last year. Whether it is costumes, decorations or treats think ahead and catch those sales as well as thrift stores.  


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