Amazing DIY Fast Food Group Costume

Amazing DIY Fast Food Group Costume

We dressed up as fast food characters during our annual trip to Mickey’s Halloween Party in Disneyland. We were stopped countless times for pictures. I thought my kids would get frustrated as it slowed us down from rides, but they loved the attention. As soon as one picture was taken, another person would jump in … Read more

Totally Tasty In-N-Out Family

Totally Tasty In-N-Out Family

This is our completely homemade family costumes, except for the In-n-out hats! We have 2 1/2-year-old twin boys, so I wanted to have a coordinating costume for both of them, I decided on a hamburger and fries, because I love food!  Also they were milk and cookies last year, so we continued the food theme … Read more

Coolest Spud Wagon Fry Truck Costume

Coolest Spud Wagon Fry Truck Costume

I wanted to make something unique this year that I’d never seen before – when I first thought of a fry truck costume, I thought it was perhaps a bit odd, but ran with the idea! “Chips” and “Buds” are our kids nicknames, they call french fries “chachas” (from when our girl first started talking) … Read more

Coolest Colonel Sanders and Bucket of Fried Chicken Couples Costume

Coolest Colonel Sanders and Bucket of Fried Chicken Couples Costume

Two years ago, my boyfriend and I went to a college Halloween party as Colonel Sanders and a bucket of KFC Fried Chicken. We wanted to dress as something original that we’ve never seen out at a Halloween party before, something that would bring smiles and laughs to people’s faces, and this costume did just … Read more

Coolest DIY Breakfast Family Costume With Our Dog!

Coolest DIY Breakfast Family Costume With Our Dog!

Each year our family themes it up for Halloween. My daughter chose this year’s theme by wanting to go as Mrs. Butterworth and surprisingly, my youngest was watching a cartoon where they were obsessed with waffle and he begged to be a waffle. Tada! We have a theme! Mina (Mrs. Butterworth) – I bought a … Read more

Coolest Colonel Sanders Costume Riding a Giant Chicken!

Coolest Colonel Sanders Costume Riding a Giant Chicken!

I made the chicken by removing the filling from a bean bag and cutting a hole in the center, leaving it much in the shape of a tire. I filled the walls with shopping bags full of the bean bag filling. Upholstery shops usually have lots of foam remnants and I was able to get … Read more

Game-Changing Mr. Peanut Costume

Game-Changing Mr. Peanut Costume

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Every year I have my costume planned out days in advance. For some reason, this year inspiration failed to strike me. I kept figuring that I would think of something. Fast forward to 7pm on Halloween. I’m at the gym and am wracking my brain trying to think … Read more

Cool Mr Peanut Halloween Costume

Cool Mr Peanut Halloween Costume

We started with the idea from last years thanksgiving NewYork parade.  I went down to the near homedepot and got a sheet of foam.  We cut out circles and staked and glued them together.  It took hours to sand the foam down to the shape of a peanut. We also made the hat out of … Read more

Cool Illusion Costume: The KFC Colonel Goes to the Races

Cool Illusion Costume: The KFC Colonel Goes to the Races

I got the inspiration for this costume from a shirt I bought from Kentucky for Kentucky designed by the talented Rachael Sinclair. This year I was inspired to dress in something that ties me to my roots, I am a Kentucky native after all. I also wanted to spread the news to all those city … Read more

Colonel Sanders is Back for Halloween!

Colonel Sanders is Back for Halloween!

I had wanted to be Colonel Sanders for a while. I started this costume about 6 months ahead. You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to find a white suit. I finally found the coat in an antique mall for $10. After spending $6 on dry cleaning, it looked pretty nice. The coat had brass … Read more

Cutest Little Morton Salt Girl Halloween Toddler Costume

Cutest Little Morton Salt girl

Cutest Little Morton Salt Girl, she really fits the part. With her blond hair at the perfect length and it even flipped just right. We found the yellow jacket coat on clearance that looked exactly as the one on the girl. The white tights needed for warmth you can find almost anywhere. We also found the yellow … Read more

Cool Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

Cool Jack in the Box Halloween Costume

The conception overall was pretty easy. I wanted people to recognize the costume as well as wonder where I bought it. With that in mind I didn’t relize just what I was in for. Between numerous revisions, resulting in countless trips to the craft store and looking at all the pictures the web could offer. … Read more

Homemade Colonel Sanders Costume for a Toddler

Homemade Colonel Sanders Costume for a Toddler

I was planning on making a “couples costume” for my two boys out of whatever my oldest chose. As it turns out my 4 year old couldn’t make a decision for more then a few minutes without changing his mind so I chose for him. I wanted something cute and unusual. So we chose the … Read more

Who Does a “Butter” Homemade Costume than Mrs. Butterworth?

Who Does a "Butter" Homemade Costume than Mrs. Butterworth?

I came up with this Mrs. Butterworth costume idea because I am absolutely the biggest fan of pancakes and maple syrup, so I thought, “why not be the very thing I love the most, Mrs. Butterworth!” I thought it would be neat to make my makeup look bronze and I couldn’t wait to make a custom … Read more

Original Homemade ‘Lil Colonel Sanders Costume

Original Homemade 'Lil Colonel Sanders Costume

I am always thinking of  “home made” yet fun Halloween costumes for my son. Last year, he won first place in a local costume contest as a sock monkey. He took home the first place title again this year with my version of  “Lil Colonel Sanders”.  A few weeks before the contest, I purchased the … Read more

Cute Pillsbury Doughboy Baby Costume (and Mom the Baker)

Cute Pillsbury Doughboy Baby Costume (and Mom the Baker)

I knew as soon as I saw the Pillsbury Doughboy that my son would be a PERFECT replica. I made the costume with a white pillowcase, white pants/shirt and a white chef hat that I printed the logo on.  As his mom I wanted to coordinate with his costume in some way so I came … Read more

Cool Homemade Couple Costume Idea: Mr. Owl and Tootsie Pop

Cool Homemade Couple Costume Idea: Mr. Owl and Tootsie Pop

I wanted to do a couples costume that I had never seen before. I started brain storming about different things from my childhood and Mr. Owl and Tootsie Pop came to me. I started searching for a tootsie pop tank top or shirt. I came across the Tootsie Pop tank dress. I decided to go … Read more

Cool Homemade Couple Costume Idea: Tootsie Roll Pop and Ms. Owl

Cool Homemade Couple Costume Idea: Tootsie Roll Pop and Ms. Owl

The Mr. Owl Tootsie Pop commercial is such a memorable commercial for those of us born between the 60’s and the 80’s. Resurrecting this character and his love of lollipops in the form of a couple’s costume delighted fellow party-goers with it’s humor, nostalgia, and flirtatious spin. It also brought me a 1st place title … Read more

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

I really wanted to break away from the traditional Halloween costumes and do something different. I decided I wanted to be the little girl on the salt container. I knew if I really worked at it everyone would get it! Step 1: Secured Umbrella via online auction site Step 2: Visited Chinatown for some cheap … Read more

Cute Homemade Colonial Sanders and Chicken Children Costume

Cute Homemade Colonial Sanders and Chicken Children Costume

I’m not really sure how I came up with this -I just randomly thought of it and decided to go with it. The Colonial sanders costume was simple too make – self explanatory. The chicken was a little harder; I had to attach a feather boa to a white onsie. It literally looked like I … Read more

Fast Food Fashion: Colonel Sanders and Wendy Couple Costume

Fast Food Fashion: Colonel Sanders and Wendy Couple Costume

This is my husband and I as Colonel Sanders from KFC, and Wendy from Wendy’s. We threw this costume together as a last minute idea.  For Colonel Sanders we searched thrift stores high and low to find the perfect pants, and jacket. We borrowed a cane from a relative.  We found the neck tie at … Read more