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5 Fun, Frugal Halloween Decorations

Posted on 10/17/2012 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Entertainment | Money & SavingsFor me, the scariest thing about Halloween is something I read in the paper the other day. This year, Americans who celebrate Halloween will spend an average of $80 per person on costumes, decorations, treats and such.  That makes Halloween an $8 billion a year holiday, second only to Christmas when it comes to consumer spending. For a cheapskate like me, that’s truly frightening. See also: Eat your jack-o’-lantern Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always enjoyed celebrating Halloween. But ever since I was a kid, part …