Tag Archives: Halloween Costumes

The History of Halloween – A Video From The History Channel

Halloween is only 4 days away and most Americans don’t know the true history of this family favorite holiday.

Our thanks to the History channel for this short and interesting video on Halloween from 2000 years ago to today.

Do you have your costume? Don’t forget to check out your local estate sales starting tomorrow. You may find everything from clothing, shoes, wigs, and accessories. Check out estate sale listing websites such as EstateSale.com, EstateSales.Net and EstateSales.org and to see what ideas you can come up with. Also be sure to visit Pinterest for hundreds of ideas for DIY costumes.

Need A Halloween Costume? Create Your Own With Clothes From Estate Sales

Halloween is two weeks from Friday and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to buy a Halloween costume.  Clothing can be repurposed to become fantastic costumes. All it takes is a little imagination. If you aren’t an imaginative person check out Pinterest.

Here is a link to Brit + Co for couple costume ideas

Here are two costumes created by your editor’s daughter for last year. For the Zombie bride and groom.

zombie wedding dresszombie shirt









Vintage clothes make wonderful and fun costumes.

vintage gownvintage hat with bird feathers















Take a look at the estate sales in your area and let your imagination go wild. Fun, lower cost, and green.