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Why You Should Thrift Shop for Your DIY Halloween Costume

Halloween is right around the corner, and with this spooky time of year come cobwebs, creepy crawlers, classic horror tales and all of the magic of the holiday. Some of us live for the fear factor this season brings. Others are all about having the most inventive costume. If you fall into the latter camp, there's still time for you to put together a fun and creative DIY Halloween costume that won’t break the bank. In fact, your local thrift store is a convenient and cost-effective resource for gathering what you need for that quick and easy Frankenstein or Dracula getup.

Cheap Ways to Stay in Shape

You probably have friends and family members who pay high monthly gym fees or have fancy equipment in their homes to help them stay in shape. You may even wish you could be as healthy as they are, but just don't have the money. The truth is that you don't have to spend a dime to exercise and get your body into great shape. Here are some ideas to stay healthy without breaking the bank.

The Best Places in the US to See the Changing Leaves this Fall

One of the best parts about fall is seeing all of the magnificent colors of the changing leaves before they shrivel up and give way to winter. No matter where you live in the US, there is a fall travel destination where you can see the spectacle without breaking your budget. After all, enjoying nature is pretty much free! Keep reading for our list of the best places in the US to see the changing leaves.

Cheap One Pot Recipes for Fall

As fall approaches and the days get shorter, staying in and eating a home-cooked meal sounds more appealing than going out. Plus, it’s that time to start eating some cheaper food to save money for the holidays! Cooking at home doesn’t have to be difficult or use a lot of dishes. We rounded up these one-pot recipes for some great fall recipe inspiration.

Budget Travel: The Best Places to Visit in the Fall for an Affordable Vacation

Just because summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean it’s the end of your vacation time for the rest of the year. In fact, some places are even better for fall travel than they would be in the summer! The temperatures might be too hot in the summer, but just right in the fall. Better yet, you will find cheaper flights and hotel accommodations because fall is generally an off-peak travel time. Have something to look forward to as school starts up again and the weather turns colder by booking one of these affordable vacation destinations that are sure to fit into your travel budget.