Adorable Homemade Milk Themed Family Costumes

I first thought of being a milkman at the high school at which I teach. We have smaller advisories and I had the idea of having my students be milk cartons (one chocolate, of course!) for a group competition. I then thought it would be a good idea for my family and thought of a … Read more

Easy and Funny Milkman and Pregnant Housewife Couple Costume

Easy and Funny Milkman and Pregnant Housewife Couple Costume

My husband and I had been trying to get pregnant for quite some time. It had been a roller-coaster of emotions for us, and then finally it happened! Luckily for us, we realized I would be pregnant on our favorite night of the year, HALLOWEEN! We got to brainstorming right away. Since we’re saving money, … Read more

Cool DIY Couple Costume: The Milkman’s Baby?

Cool DIY Couple Costume: The Milkman's Baby?

I looooove dressing up and was trying to think of something clever as I was 6 months pregnant.  And I came up with a 50’s housewife and milkman. We had to stop at the grocery store on the way to the party and everyone thought it was hysterical!  Thrift store dress, my grandma’s costume jewelry, … Read more

Easy Couple’s Costume: The Milkman and Pregnant Housewife

Easy Couple's Costume: The Milkman and Pregnant Housewife

My husband and I thought long and hard about what we were going to dress up as for Halloween. We wanted to do something that we had never seen before.  Something original and homemade.  Hence, the birth of the Milkman and Pregnant Housewife! Milkman Costume:  My husband works at a Collision Center, so he talked … Read more

Homemade 1950’s Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Costume

Homemade 1950's Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Costume

To be pregnant is great, but to be pregnant during the Halloween season is even better!!! I knew I had to take advantage of this opportunity and use my pregnant body to my advantage in my Halloween costume! It was especially important to me, because I knew this was going to be the final and … Read more

The Best Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Couple Costume!

The Best Pregnant Housewife and Milkman Couple Costume!

My boyfriend and I could not decide what to do for Halloween for  awhile and decided with a week before Halloween to be a pregnant housewife and milkman couple costume!. We found most (if not all) our supplies at Value Village, finding one to two things to start then building a theme around them. We kept … Read more

Cute Homemade Greaser Baby Costume

Cute Homemade Greaser Baby Costume

We love dressing up for Halloween. My 15 month old son has a ton of hair so I wanted a costume that would show it off. My husband and I decided on a greaser, you know, like Danny Zuko from Grease or my fav, Wade Walker from Cry-Baby. Sounds easy, or so I thought, all … Read more

Coolest Homemade 50’s Sock Hop Costumes

Homemade 50's Sock Hop Costumes

I have three children, ages 6-8, so I am always looking for inexpensive costume ideas. This year, we decided a theme that enabled us to build on things we already owned would be the best way to go. We received a costume catalog in the mail, and my youngest daughter said “Mommy, I want to … Read more

Coolest Homemade 50s Costume

50s Poodle Skirt  Sock Hop Girl Costume

This costume was really simple. I took an old curtain and made a large circle skirt with an elastic waist. I found a color page with a picture of a poodle. I traced the poodle onto a piece of white felt. I then hand stitched the poodle onto the skirt with black thread. I wanted … Read more

Coolest Rock And Roll Costume

Rock-N-Roll Sofie

We had my mom a 60th birthday party where everyone dressed up in the rock-n-roll era. I made my daughter Sofie, who was 3 at the time, a pink and black polka dot poodle skirt with her own Mary-Janes, socks and sweater. I got a half yard of fabric, cut it in a circle and … Read more