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Cheap and easy Halloween costumes

Do you have your Halloween costume yet?

If you don’t want to spend a scary amount of money (or time) on a costume, here’s a list of 100-plus cheap and easy Halloween costumes from our sister website, Living on the Cheap.

There are so many costume ideas that they’re divided into sections: Scary, Real-life people, Pop culture and history, Offbeat, sports themed and animals. Just a few that you’ll find are: Playing Card, Tardis from Doctor Who, Medusa and Zombie Bride. We’ve also got instructions for face-painting to create a witch and face-painting to create a monster.

Do you have more ideas for cheap and easy DIY Halloween costumes? Leave a comment and maybe we can add it to the list.

Also, just as Miami on the Cheap gives you the scoop on local events and deals, Living on the Cheap does the same on a national basis. You can subscribe by email, too.

Browse all the costume ideas.

If you know about a free or cheap South Florida Halloween event, for adults or for kids, submit it here.

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About Teresa

Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.

Living on the CheapMiami on the Cheap is a member of Living on the Cheap, a network of websites published by frugalistas, journalists and consumer advocates. Find practical advice on saving money on groceries, travel and shopping, plus tips from our experts on how to live the good life for less at Living on the Cheap.

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