Halloween Coupons to Help Save You Money This October

Monday, October 24th, 2011 by from Thrifty Mom's Two Cents

This weekend I dumped an extraordinary amount of money on two Halloween costumes. The reason? Being unprepared.

Although I started searching online for various costumes the girls said they wanted – everything from a witch to Daphne on Scooby Doo – they were unable to make up their minds in time for me to place an order before leaving town this weekend for some pre-Halloween festivities.

We started off at a Halloween costume store that pops up in various locations each October. It was a fun adventure filled with screaming witch heads and spooky standing skeletons, but the biggest scream came when my daughter chose a $28 witch costume. Luckily we fled the building having made no purchases and found our way to Target and, eventually, Walmart. I still spent way more than I wanted, choking as I coughed up too much money on costumes that, I’m happy to report, they’ve worn already four times. (I don’t care if they rip: they were expensive. They will wear them until they fall to shreds!)

Next year, I promise to go into this holiday more prepared.

If your kids are still deciding what to be and you’ve yet to purchase a costume, you have time to take advantage of these great coupon deals, sent to me courtesy of CouponSherpa.com!

  1. Sears. Until October 29th, get $5 off a costume of $50 or more (still kind of steep to me) with the coupon code SBOO.
  2. Walgreens. Use the coupon code SCARY20 through October 22 to receive 20% off all costumes.
  3. Hancock Fabrics. Feeling crafty? (I was, but I was informed my oldest wanted to buy the costume this year, not have it made!) Get 40% off all Halloween costume patterns at Hancock fabrics through October 31.
  4. Drugstore.com. Now through November 1st you can save up to 30% off all Halloween costumes. Plus, shipping is free!

Where have you found great deals on Halloween costumes this year?

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Kathy Murdock works as a full time writer and web designer. Recently planted in the middle of the deep south from the busy streets of Los Angeles, when she's not coding Wordpress websites or writing about women in business and thrifty motherhood, Kathy spends time photographing alligators, playing with her family, and running. ... More

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