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Scary cheap tips for Halloween decorations your kids will love

Halloween is just around the corner, and it's time to deck the halls spooky style. Don't be scared, though. It doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg to get festive. These budget-friendly Halloween decorations are perfect to make in a pinch and let you pinch pennies at the same time.

In this short video, we show you step-by-step how to make three adorable and just slightly spooky decorations. Most of them you can make using items you likely already have on hand, and your little ghouls and goblins will love to help.

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There are glowing centerpieces using old highlighters or glow sticks to set the stage for a spooky meal. For outside, there are mummy jars to light the way. And to cut into some of that sugar with a bit healthier fare, there are snack-o'-lantern cups everyone will want to gobble up.

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Fun, festive and frugal — Happy Halloween!

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