It seemed like it took forever for Target stores to get rid of their back-to-prisonschool stuff and make room for Halloween. But they finally got the shelves stocked with spooky goodness this last weekend in our neighborhood stores. I was lucky enough to snag a skeleton at 20% off, through the Cartwheelapp. HOwever I was a bit annoyed that the discount was only good until that Saturday. Still, if you don’t have the app, you may want to check it out. You can still find deals on Halloween candy now, and maybe more later!
World Market advertises itself as a place for “top quality furniture, affordable home decor, imported rugs, curtains, unique gifts, food, wine and more”. I know that we shop there for unique stocking stuffers of candy from around the world. But it also has become a wonderful place for Halloween items every year. Continue reading →
Home Depot has been a standout this year for having the cheapest skeletons around – $29.98. But they also have a lot of lighting effects and animated characters. ScreaminScott says “Dig it up” at Home Depot!
I dropped by the local Michaels arts and crafts store, and was pleased to see they had a lot more Halloween goodies out on the shelves. There were still a few bare spots, and the Spooky Town miniatures weren’t out yet. But there were still a lot of things to gawk at. I was impressed that there seemed to be less glitter and more classy Halloween decor this year.
There were some changes, but they still have good Halloween stuff out earlier than almost any other store outside the craft store industry. To find a store near you, check out the At Home store locator
I visited to see what goodies I could find, and I wasn’t disappointed. I really liked the collection of small animal skeletons, as un-realistic as they may be (Ears don’t have external bones, and spiders have EXOskeletons, not ENDOskeletons) But I digress….