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Are pre-packaged Halloween costumes a waste of money?

Woman dressed up as Velma from Scooby Doo with kids dressed as Pikachu and Steve from Minecraft with a V for Vendetta mask.
Author’s Photo — 2021

Nope. Not in our house!

Dressing up has provided hours of enrichment — full of imagination and fun — for my kids.

It’s pretty much Halloween all year long in our house.

Here are a few of my favorite costume recycling sessions.



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Adrienne Parkhurst

Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.