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Five under £5 for October

Five under £5 for October

Five under £5 for October

My first in this series was published last month and it was pretty popular – and fun to put together – so I’m carrying it on this month. Here are five little things you can treat yourself to for under £5. Seeing as it’s October, we have a bit of a Halloween theme going on. It’s become a bit of a thing in our house, as Sam absolutely loves it and we usually have a little party at our house and go out trick or treating. He can be found wearing his vampire outfit 12 months of the year, however, it’s in no way restricted to October!

Liquorice skulls, John Lewis, £4. I love that these are a bit different to the usual sweets that are on offer. I love liquorice too and like to kid myself that it’s healthy.

Witches hat headband, Tiger, £2. This was a gift from my friend Claire to Florence, I’m hoping I can persuade her to keep it on her head by the end of the month! I love the shop Tiger but unfortunately there aren’t any stores near our house, so the only time I have visited is when I went to Cambridge last year. Come up north, Tiger!

Kilner jar, a gift in my goodie bag from the Mad Blog Awards but widely available, such as here for under £2. I wondered what I’d use it for at first but I bought some star anise last week for a recipe and as the bag split, thought this was the perfect solution!

Pumpkin cake toppers, John Lewis, £4. Can’t wait to get these on top of our Halloween case this year, or I’m thinking they could even go in a cocktail like a little paper umbrella!

Halloween sprinkles, Wilton, £4.50. Perfect for biscuits, cakes or to sprinkle on ice cream.

So there are my Halloween picks for October. Hope you like them!

x Julia

Kilner jar

Wilton Halloween sprinkles

Pumpkin cake toppers

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    Maria Noell
    October 9, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    I love the pumpkin cake toppers, they are so cute xoxo
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    October 9, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    Ah fab. I love the pumpkin toppers x

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    Tea, Cake and Make
    October 10, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    As I said on Twitter, I def need to get some of those skull sweeties! They look fab!

    I absolutely adore Halloween, so this post made me happy (and want to spend more money)!!

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    Mummy Tries
    October 11, 2015 at 10:56 am

    What a fab selection hon! LOVE that hat/headband, so cute. Although I cannot believe it’s almost Halloween, seriously where on earth is this year going? xx
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    October 11, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    All these things look fab and so cheap too! Definitely want some of those pumpkin cake toppers as I plan to do lots of Halloween theme baking this year.xx #sundaystars

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    October 11, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    LOVE the sprinkles!! Amazing 🙂 Great post and so halloween! Bet Sam is getting rather excited! Cannot wait to hear all about his ideas. Jess xx
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    Mrs H
    October 12, 2015 at 8:26 am

    I love these choices. And the fact that they are all under £5.00 is even better. That headband is the cutest. But I really don’t think Little Miss H would keep it on. Those pumpkin cake toppers are also fab. I now feel inspired to make some Halloween cupcakes this year. Hugs Mrs H xxxx
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    Rachel @ The Ordinary Lovely
    October 12, 2015 at 11:51 am

    We’ve been baking with spooky sprinkles recently too. The boys absolutely love them. It’s J’s Halloween-themed birthday party in a week or two so they’re going to take over my kitchen and my life, I’m sure of it.
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    October 12, 2015 at 10:48 pm

    I vote for pumpkin cocktail toppers, just sayin’ a great round up lovely. I must pop into John Lewis this week for a nosy around xx
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    Heledd - Running in Lavender
    October 13, 2015 at 10:27 pm

    My girls love Halloween, they’ve both been asking when will it be here since June!! it’s Poppy’s birthday at the beginning of November, so I thought I’d make her a halloween themed party – so these tips will all come in handy!! Thanks for sharing xx
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    Katie LifeonVistaStreet Haydock
    October 13, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    Star anise are one of my most favourite things. they just looks so pretty in most things and small lovely.
    Love those dinky little pumpkins x
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    Hayley (@hayleyfromhome)
    October 14, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    This is such a fab series Julia, I am LOVING it! Clever lady, trouble is I want to get everything. I’m thinking the pumpkin cake toppers are definitely worthy of a cocktail, there must be a halloween themed one you could have, Bloody Mary?! xx
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    Mini Travellers
    October 14, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    Just look at those dinky pumpkins, So so cute. I keep hoping someone will have a party and then I have an excuse to buy all this stuff!
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    Mrs H
    October 18, 2015 at 12:20 am

    I’m just popping by again to thank you for linking up to #SundaysStars. I am still in love with those pumpkin cake toppers. Hugs Mrs H xxxx
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