Best DIY McDonald’s Hamburglar Costume for a Woman

Best DIY McDonald's Hamburglar Costume for a Woman

Halloween is my favorite holiday! It’s mostly a good excuse to dress up and get into character, which I love to do. The best part of it all is my crafty mother; If you have an idea for something, she will sew it right up for you!! This year I actually found my costume idea … Read more

Cute and Sassy Homemade Cotton Candy Costume

Cute and Sassy Homemade Cotton Candy Costume

To make this costume I started with the cottom candy tutu. I bought light pink and light blue tulle. I first bought 3 yards of each color but has to go back for 2 more yards of each. I probably wouldn’t have needed so much tulle if I didn’t want the tutu to be so … Read more

Prize-Winning Homemade Cupcake Costume

Prize-Winning Homemade Cupcake Costume

We used an old lamp shade, but wanted it longer so added tag board , then cover with material. Hung it on her shoulders with ribbon.  Sewed a round top stuffed it, then glued stuffing on the outside & added sprinkles with sticky back foam paper. Red stocking hat with a pipe cleaner finished it … Read more

Easy Halloween Costume Cupcake Cutie

Easy Halloween Costume Cupcake Cutie

I used a plastic tub with handles and cut the bottom off, three pieces of hotpink poster board accordion folded that I hot glued to the side of the tub, a pack of polyfil for the icing that I also hot glued to the top of the tub, some multi colored pompom balls as sprinkles … Read more

Sweet Homemade Cupcake Costume for a Girl

Sweet Homemade Cupcake Costume for a Girl

It was that time of year again. Time for me and the kiddos to go costume shopping. We were at our local retail store for a while and my daughter could not find what she was looking for. I asked her what exactly what she wanted to be and I couldn’t belive what her response … Read more

Cool DIY Costume Idea: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Cool DIY Costume Idea: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

This year I had my tenth child two months ago, and was on a limited budget to get everyone a great costume….but of course my 11 year old daughter Grace asks at the last minute for me to decide what she will be. I only had items from home and did not have access to … Read more

Sexy M&Ms Girl Halloween Costume

Sexy M&Ms Girl Halloween Costume

Sweet and all but 5 hours long!… so I had seen an M&M costume but i thought to bring it to the next level on the sexy scale. I went ahead and made a tutu, which wasn’t hard but tedious job. I then started to hot glue M&M’s onto the bra and in them middle … Read more

Fine Wines Couple Halloween Costumes

Fine Wines Couple Halloween Costumes

I recently moved from California to the beautiful Tuscany Italy and it was my first year celebrating halloween in another country. As an American, I obviously love dressing up for halloween and I also have so much fun making costumes that are surprising, creative, and homemade. Halloween is not really popular in Italy but a … Read more

Jager Bomber and Irish Car Bomber Halloween Costumes

Jager Bomber and Irish Car Bomber Halloween Costumes

Our annual Halloween party was a shot fest when the Irish Car Bomber and The Jager Bomber arrived to it. Complete with bomber vests packed with Jager and Reb Bull and also Baileys, Jameson and Guinness. Ntoice the cell phone detinators that can cause these bombs to go off at any time. These two were the highlight … Read more

Fun Chocolate and Peanut Butter Candy Bars Family Costume

Fun Chocolate and Peanut Butter Candy Bars Family Costume

What do you get when you have a Mom Chocolate Bar and a Peanut Butter Father? A bunch of candy bar kids and one sweet Halloween costume! Each year we create a family Halloween costume that is a secret to everyone but the members of our family. Our friends and extended family have to wait … Read more

Cool Family Halloween Costume Idea: Root Beer Float

Cool Family Halloween Costume Idea: Root Beer Float

I’ve been making my own costumes for years now and it’s one of the things I look forward to during Halloween. Each year I spend a great deal of time thinking of costume ideas and how to execute it. I almost decided to pass on making any this year because my husband and I just … Read more

Fun and Easy Homemade Costume Idea: I Heard it Through the Grapevine!

Fun and Easy Homemade Costume Idea: I Heard it Through the Grapevine!

Our VBS is always an elaborate event with vibrant massive decorations, creative crafts, and with lots of colorful characters telling the Bible stories!  Each year the director comes up with interesting, and sometimes unlikely characters (not necessarily from the human or animal categories) to tell parts of the story each day. I have been various … Read more

Koolest Kool Aid Man Costume

Koolest Kool Aid Man Costume

Ohh yeeahhh! Behold the koolest Halloween costume ever built, Kool Aid Man! I initially looked online to buy one but I couldn’t find it anywhere. So I had to resort to Plan B, build it. So here you have it. Here’s how I made it. Materials used: Hula Hoops Cardboard zip ties tape foam spray … Read more

The Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge Costume

The Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge Costume

My 7 year old daughter found the “Have you laughed today” Laughing Cow Cheese commercial hilarious. She then declared to be Laughing Cow Cheese for Halloween!  She didn’t choose to be the cow, or the round box, but the wedge of cheese  that I had to buy and include in her school lunches. Not sure … Read more

Sexy DYI Candy Costumes

Sexy DYI Candy Costumes

I saw a few costumes that looked familiar to the ones we made. It took me about 5 hours total to make the entire costume including accessories. Bra: Use a bra you do not mind throwing away after the party. 4 bags of mixed hard candy (I used gum balls, godstoppers, spree, starburst minis and skittles) to glue on bra (do whatever … Read more

Yummy Chocolate Ferrero Rocher Candy Head Group Costume Idea

Yummy Chocolate Ferrero Rocher Candy Head Group Costume Idea

For this homemade chocolate candy head costume I used a large balloon (the kind that has the elastic band attached that kids like to bop around, works well) for the mold – just make sure it is a very big one. I bought wallpaper paste from the store and employ a lot of daily-journal paper. I cut … Read more

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

I wanted to be something funny and different. I was thinking of being a Zombie but I needed a twist. It came to me the most unusual zombie ever, a banana. I already had a banana costume, and then I had to think of a good way to zombie it up. I added the fake … Read more

Creepy Dead Ronald Mcdonald Costume

Creepy Dead Ronald Mcdonald Costume

Wow, Where do I begin. I guess I’ll start with letting you all know that I always have crazy ideas for costumes and I make everything myself including the prosthetic mask in this costume. Sculpted and designed by me, lol. Next the wig was just a cheap buy, I was looking for a really ratty … Read more

Cool Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs Costume for a Toddler

Cool Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs Costume for a Toddler

My daughter eats spaghetti morning, noon and night.  I have joked with her that she is going to turn into spaghetti and meatballs.  She was watching TV one day and someone said “You are what you eat”.  Several minutes later she came to me and said “Mama am I spaghetti and meatballs”?  I burst out … Read more

Vintage Good Humor Couple Costume: Ice Cream Man Ice Cream Cone

Vintage Good Humor Couple Costume: Ice Cream Man Ice Cream Cone

This Ice Cream Man Ice Cream Cone costume was inspired by the fact that we live just down the street from our real-life neighborhood ice cream man. My children are endlessly fascinated by him and they squeal with delight when the hear the happy music of his truck (which, incidentally, is not really a truck but … Read more

Giant Bowl of Cocoa Puffs Costume for a Child

Giant Bowl of Cocoa Puffs Costume for a Child

I came up with this idea of a giant bowl of Cocoa Puffs costume for a child, because I am an avid cereal fan. There was a trick or treat event going on at our local orchard, so I wanted to “WOW” the thousands of people that I knew would be in attendance. So, I … Read more