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The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

Krisztina's Blog: Just Ignore the Frantic People


It's the week of Christmas! It has come so quickly just as it does every year, and I just wanted to remind you guys to not get sucked into the last-minute panic. Affirm to yourself that you "are calm" and that you "don't need to do anything else", well that is of course unless you really do still have shopping to do like me. If that is the case, affirm that you "will have time and will get it done". I know it seems cheesy, guys, but positive self talk is a huge tool in keeping a positive and calm attitude. And words have so much power over our moods. Run around telling yourself, "I have so much to do. I don't have enough time," and you're likely to get so stressed and exhausted that you probably won't have time. When it's down to the wire, you simply have to assess what your priorities are and what you actually do have time for. Then forget about the rest! Who cares?! If my kids don't get to make both sugar cookies and a gingerbread house this week, are they going to be disappointed? No. Is it going to ruin Christmas? No! But what will ruin it for me and my family is if I'm running around like a crazy person all stressed out and complaining about the things I don't have time for.

Related: How to Handle Holiday Stress

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  1. Interesting articles and lovely photographs on your blog. Thanks for your visit to mine - pop by again. Have a stress-free Christmas - I must dash; I feel panic setting-in!

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    1. Lol. Thanks Mike! Found your blog through William's photo blog. Love the pics and all the British info. Have a Merry Christmas!:)

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  2. I had a bit of a Christmas lift today watching kids in line to see Santa. Oddly, it cheered me up.

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