Deliciously Easy Sour Patch Kid Costume for Women

Deliciously Easy Sour Patch Kid Costume for Women

Every year for Halloween, I would go to the costume stores and try on a MILLION different versions of the same exact costume… a “sexy cop”, a “naughty nurse”, and so on and so forth. I am 22, and thought I want to look cute on Halloween, I no longer feel the need to dress … Read more

Cool Sushi Boy Beau Costume

Cool Sushi Boy Beau Costume

My son Beau is indeed a sushi freak. He eats it every chance he can, and he especially loves the  salmon roe on the outside. The kids at school call him roe boy.  Well, when he told me he wanted to be his favorite food, (a sushi roll), for halloween I thought he’d lost his … Read more

Poo-Ping Chinese Restaurant Group Costume!

Poo-Ping Chinese Restaurant Group Costume!

Every year my family dresses up in a group costume for our hometown Halloween parade. Sure it’s fun to win 1st place (We’ve won every year) but it is something we work on as a group and it’s always a good time!! Not to mention everyone looks forward to our costume year after year. !. … Read more

Awesome Child’s Popcorn Halloween Costume

Awesome Child's Popcorn Halloween Costume

This Halloween costume’s journey started with a moving box, duck tape and popcorn.. lots and lots of it! This is probably one of the easiest but coolest costumes to make! All you need to do is cut out a hole at the top of box, and then grab your red and white duck tape and … Read more

Cutest Little Popcorn Girl Costume for Halloween

Cutest Little Popcorn Girl Costume for Halloween

My 3yr old loves popcorn n she’s still at the age where Mama can persuade her too! :)  I’ve always wanted to make a popcorn costume, so I finally did. I made the base out of poster foam board. For a cleaner look, I cut all 4 sides out of regular poster board again n … Read more

Easy Cotton Candy Costume

Easy Cotton Candy Costume

I work in an outpatient building at a local hospital and we were permitted to dress up for Halloween as long as it was deemed tasteful and appropriate to carry out work duties. As I was contemplating what to wear, I remembered a costume that I had helped a friend do for her daughter. It … Read more

Homemade Family Halloween Costumes That Take the Cake!

Homemade Family Halloween Costumes That Take the Cake!

My daughters and I love to bake and indulge in treats so when it came time to come up with our annual family costume theme, it was a piece of cake. With a few simple ingredients — felt, foamcore, and a hot glue gun– I was able to whip up our bevy of baked goods. … Read more

Last Minute Salty Margarita Costume

Last Minute Salty Margarita Costume

I LOVE Margarita\’s, simple as that and as a bartender I make a pretty mean one. So I figured why not be one for Halloween?!? Since I do not sew (not a darn thing) I was on a mission to find a green dress, I could have made it without sewing but that would take … Read more

Easy Girly Tabasco Costume – Keeping it Hot!

Easy Girly Tabasco Costume - Keeping it Hot!

My boyfriend and I went as Sriracha and Tabsco for Halloween. I am in love with hot sauce, I mean really. I recieve it for gifts on Christmas and birthdays, I carry it in my purse, and I have a ton of different bottles in my house. I also love any excuse to dress up … Read more

Easy No-Sew DIY Kool-Aid Man Costume – OH YEAH!

Easy No-Sew DIY Kool-Aid Man Costume - OH YEAH!

Ok parents, what really pops into your head when you hear the word Halloween? For me it’s two things: Way too much candy for little tummies for starters followed closely by the dreaded inevitable costume dilemma. I am not talking about that red, fake  ‘blood’ that you absolutely cannot get out of their clothes on … Read more

Cute Last-Minute Cupcake Costume

Cute Last-Minute Cupcake Costume

This cupcake costume was a last minute decision the weekend before Halloween. We ran out to our local Dollar Tree and picked up some cardstock poster paper & a round small laundry basket. Then we headed over to JoAnn Fabrics and picked up some tule. I cut the bottom out of the laundry basket and … Read more

Easy Spicy Tuna Roll Sushi Costume

Easy Spicy Tuna Roll Sushi Costume

My daughter always insists on being a food item for Halloween! Here is is sushi costume: Make an interior tube, using thin flexible cardboard, be sure that the this tube fits over your child. Cover with biodegradable packing peanuts that look like rice. using a hot glue gun. Add green felt for wasabi, and sprinkle … Read more

Wine Bottle or Lady Gaga Liquorville on SNL Costume for a Woman

Wine Bottle or Lady Gaga Liquorville on SNL Costume for a Woman

We were trying to brainstorm an idea for our Annual Halloween party.  My husband and I love the NAPA and Sonoma Vineyards and collect wine. So we decided we should dress up like a wine bottle or something like that. I researched wine costumes and found some really tacky ones.  Upon further searching I found … Read more

From Zero to Cupcake Costume in 3 Hours!

From Zero to Cupcake Costume in 3 Hours!

Let me start by saying I LOVE halloween. I tossed around many ideas for the month leading up to halloween. While I had two strong costume ideas, for whatever reason I just never got started on either one, and both would have required some serious planning. So here it was Thur, the 31st and I … Read more

Giant Human Sandwich and Chips Group Halloween Costume

Giant Human Sandwich and Chips Group Halloween Costume

Our family is serious about two things – food and Halloween costumes. So this year, we combined our two great loves and created the “All That and A Bag of Chips” costume. And it was delicious. Every year we think of a group costume, in the past we’ve done your typical famous groups…The Wizard of … Read more

Homemade Meatballs and Spaghetti Costume

Homemade Meatballs and Spaghetti Costume

This Meatballs and Spaghetti for both male and female costume idea came to me like magic. Actually Halloween was the next day and I was at home in my room when I just remembered that tomorrow was Halloween, so I was thinking  “I don’t have any money, what am I going to do? “Then it hit … Read more

Kool Aid Man Costume

Kool Aid Man Costume

Every family seems to have that one member who can never come up with a costume idea until the last minute.  Then when they finally come up with their idea (it is usually unique since they have been spending so much time thinking about it) they have no time to actually make it happen successfully. … Read more

Sexy Snakebite (Drink) Duck Tape Dress

Sexy Snakebite (Drink) Duck Tape Dress

Hey guys! I decided on trying the popular duct tape dress this year! I’ve seen them online before but never tried it myself. I didn’t wanna be the classic IPod, taco sause or Bud Light though so I started brainstorming. A snake bite is something I order frequently at the bar so I thought that … Read more

Fun Homemade Ronald McDonald Costume

Fun Homemade Ronald McDonald Costume

Each Halloween I try to create an original costume. Either a costume that cannot be store bought or creating and perfecting a specific theme. I wanted to be Ronald McDonald. Ronald is a clown so clown accessories are perfect. A pair of clown shoes and a red wig, although finding the perfect RED wig was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dunkin’ Donuts Drive Thru Costume

Coolest Homemade Dunkin' Donuts Drive Thru Costume

We have three sons.  Each year I try to make at least one homemade costume.  We’ve had a scuba diver and a vending machine, but this year we made our best yet – our very own Dunkin’ Donuts Drive Thru.  We had so much fun making it – it truly became a group effort.  My … Read more

Cool DIY Sour Nerds Costume for Twin Boys

Cool DIY Sour Nerds Costume for Twin Boys

Well the boys and I came up with this idea together after about 2 days of  brain storming. We picked Sour Nerds because of the color (not girly pink/purple). Once we had decided on what they’d be I went on-line and downloaded an image of an actual Sour Nerds Candy box. We wanted it to … Read more

World’s Best Candy Apple Costume!

World's Best Candy Apple Costume!

This idea came about because one of my graduate school student associations was having a candy apple sale and I needed a gimmick to draw attention and make sells. Just so happens that this candy apple sale was the week before Halloween so the costume could be worn then as well. I had to think … Read more

Cute Cupcake and Baker Couple Halloween Costume

Cute Cupcake and Baker Couple Halloween Costume

I am not a sewer in the least so I probably made this harder than it was with a lot of trial and error.   I made a skirt for the wrapper of the cupcake.  I made pleats in the skirt to look like a cupcake wrapper.   The skirt took me three evenings to get … Read more