It's bound to happen to most parents at some point: a big Halloween event is staring them in the face, and their kid does not have a costume. So what's a mom to do? Throw all the kids in the minivan and make a late night trip to the store just so little Johnny can dress up for the school's trunk or treat that you JUST learned about five minutes ago?
How about a costume you can make ... in minutes ... with things you have on hand around the house? Calm down, you don't have to be Martha Stewart (I certainly am not). There are some insanely easy costumes that can be made with items we all have lying around the house.
What is your go-to last-minute costume?
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