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Insanely Easy (and cheap) HALLOWEEN Costumes

Halloween costumes can be quite expensive! Wow, have you been shopping for one yet?!
As a mom with a very tight budget, I am always on the lookout for an easier and cheaper option!
Halloween is a blast for the kids and they can celebrate it in style without breaking your wallet!
Here are a few ideas to save some change for all those glorious bake sales that are springing up this time of year!

PirateWhite T-shirt Red or black vest Red sash Red bandana Play foam sword Solo cup Play hook

This was so much fun to create!
I painted stripes onto a plain white T-shirt (actually, I stole that white T-shirt from his Daddy's drawer! Shhhh, don't tell!)
Next, I found some black girls capri pants and a man's reversible muscle T on a summer clearance rack.
As you can see, I cut up the pants and the bottom of the white shirt to look ragged.
I cut a vest out of the reversible men's shirt! All that was left was a red bandana around his head (which he refused to wear!), a sash made easily usi…

47 Things About Me on My Birthday

Well, today I am 47 years old!
Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining! I do have many regrets but each mistake or regret brought me to who I am today. And I kinda like who I am! 
So, who am I?
Well, in honor of my glorious birthday, I decided to tell you some things that you may or may not know about me. 47 things to be exact!
Let me introduce myself!

1. My name is Shannon Dewease and I live in South Mississippi, however, I was born in Louisiana. So, I suppose you could say I was born a Cajun and raised redneck!

2. I have 2 beautifully well mannered, quiet, and very mindful children. Just kidding, although they are beautiful, they are joyfully loud, highly creative, and hyper as all get out! Seriously, I don't need a daily workout. I just chase them all day.
3. I was raised by a single Mom, whom I love so very deeply. She struggled but managed to raise three kids without us even knowing that she was struggling. She was, also, strong enough to know when to ask for help. So, we al…