Halloween costume regret

Halloween costume regret {Heather's Handmade Life}

I made a huge mistake last Halloween.

I agreed to take the kids to one of those pop-up Halloween stores. It might not have been a total disaster except … I was tired and had a headache.

They caught me at the ultimate weak moment. I was too cranky to put up much of a fight when they begged for overpriced costumes and accessories. I just wanted to get out of that store and away from the loud, animatronic zombies that kept startling me.

I ended up spending $100 on two cheaply made costumes! One. Hundred. Dollars! I stood at the register, disgusted with myself as I swiped my debit card, but it was too late to do anything. I’d said yes, they were overjoyed and I was thoroughly irritated. At least I was getting out alive.

But the Halloween costume regret was just beginning …

Halloween costume regret {Heather's Handmade Life}

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2 Comments on “Halloween costume regret

  1. i can relate! I have made David’s costume every year (and I don’t sew!) but one year I broke down and bought him a green lantern costume. I had so much regret. Just yesterday I watched a realllllllly badly made youtube video on how to make hans solo’s belt … it was painful but hopefully worth it.

    • Ha! I just got in from buying the fabric to sew the Gryffindor Quiddich robe. Between the two of them I’ve definitely spent $100 again, except this time with all the work. Sigh.

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