It happens—Halloween sneaks up on you, and there you are, the night before the big day, staring down a barren Halloween costume aisle at your local store. Not to worry! You can come up with some really cool last-minute Halloween costumes with stuff you probably already have in your closet—with a quick trip to your craft stash for a few basic supplies. Extra bonus: Waiting until the last minute could get you a cheap Halloween costume idea that's still incredibly cute—and may still net you top prize at your Halloween party. RELATED: DIY Halloween Costumes for All Ages
Everything You Need on October 31
Halloween may have an unbreakable relationship with candy, but there are plenty of other sweets you can indulge in during the days and weeks leading up to October 31—namely, Halloween desserts. Sure, you can try leftover Halloween candy recipes to use up extra candy, but there are plenty of opportunities to get baking and enjoy homemade treats—think cookies, brownies, cakes, cupcakes, and more—all October long. There's nothing a good Halloween dessert can't do. A tasty Halloween treat pairs perfectly with a round of Halloween cocktails; the right plate of brownies is a great snack for a marathon of the best Halloween movies on Netflix. And if you're looking for things to do on Halloween, few activities will engage the whole family like decorating Halloween cookies. While you're memorizing Halloween quotes and figuring out easy Halloween costumes this season, don't forget to set aside time to bake some treats, too: You'll be happy to have delicious, indulgent snacks all month long, and with a little Instagram magic, you'll have gorgeous pictures of your Halloween desserts to share, too.
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