Can you believe that October is already half over? Halloween will be here before you know it! To help you get ready, we’re bringing you some of our favorite thrifty Halloween projects and recipes to help you prepare for October 31st. Below are also several recipes that will help you stay on budget all year round. We even have a few projects to help you start thinking about Christmas!
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If you crave pumpkin spice lattes once fall weather rolls in, try warming up with this Pumpkin Spice Crochet Afghan. You’ll love curling up in this cozy afghan with your favorite warm beverage.
This red and white hat is the perfect way to celebrate winter. Knit up this sweet Peppermint Patty Hat for yourself or as a thoughtful Christmas gift for friends or family.
If you plan on venturing out into the autumn chill to accompany trick-or-treaters, you will need a cozy cardigan to keep you warm. This Moon Shadows Cardigan is a great addition to any outfit, and it is bound to become a staple in your wardrobe.
For a quick, easy, kid-friendly Halloween craft, try making these Easy Paper Bag Pumpkins. These cute pumpkins come together easily by simply stuffing paper bags and painting them. Display these paper bag pumpkins indoors all throughout fall, or fill the bottoms with rocks and use them to line your doorstep on Halloween.
The only thing scary about this Halloween Poke Cake is how yummy it is! Marbled cake is filled with orange gelatin and topped with chocolate frosting, candy corn, and sprinkles.
One of the easiest ways to save money on your grocery bill is to make staple pantry items yourself. You can make tasty Homemade Peanut Butter using nothing more than peanuts and your food processor. This method is cheaper, tastier, and healthier than store-bought options.
If you dread spending tons of money on bags of candy to hand out on Halloween, try making your own candy at home. Your family will never be able to guess that these Mounds Candy Bars didn’t come out of a package!
Nothing says fall quite like a warm serving of apple crisp. Thankfully, apple crisp is cheap and easy to make. Try this recipe for Quick Apple Crisp and serve it with a big scoop of ice cream for a comforting autumn dessert.
What are you doing to prepare for Halloween? Tell us in the comments below!