Fun Couple Costume: Alien and Tourist Shot in Area 51

Shot in Area 51 but still saw them aliens

When the Storm Area 51 event landed on my Facebook feed like thousands of planes landed in Paradise, Nevada’s McCarran Airport on September 20, 2019, I knew I had to do something about it. I’ve been going hard on Halloween since 2014 and my sister since 2015, and this was the first opportunity we had to … Read more

Ebola the Mouse Costume

Ebola the Mouse Costume

Well my husband told me were going to a Halloween party pretty much two days before the party. So I happened upon the picture of ebola virus and thought it looked like a mouse. My brain thought I could do something with that. I bought a black headband, black duct tape and about 3-4 ft … Read more

Manti Te’o and Fake Lennay Kekua Costume

Manti Te'o and Fake  Lennay Kekua Costume

Football gear…check…Te’o jersey…check…fake girlfriend…double check! As you can see not much involved to put this costume together. It didnt hurt already having the same skin tone as the original guy either. Didn’t win any awards while wearing this in Vegas but took soo many pictures with random people that Lennay and I walked away feeling … Read more

Clever BP Oil Spill Costume

Clever BP Oil Spill Costume

I worked as a financial planner at a college out of town from 2006 through 2010. Every year we always dressed up in Halloween costumes to entertain our students who happened to be there on that day for classes. Well, SOMEHOW, in 2010 I forgot all about wearing a costume for work. I guess I … Read more

Hurricane Sandy and a Weather Channel Reporter Couple Halloween Costume

Hurricane Sandy and a Weather Channel Reporter Couple Halloween Costume

Who doesn’t love a costume ripped from the headlines? Slightly inappropriate and definitely too soon, this hurricane Sandy and a weather channel reporter couple Halloween costume was simple to make with things we found in our closet, front yard, and the clearance section at Hobby Lobby. For Hurricane Sandy, I glued, taped, and pinned debris and … Read more

Coolest Homemade “Occupy Wall Street” Costume

Homemade "Occupy Wall Street" Costume

My husband came up with the idea for this year’s costume – a take-off on the “Occupy Wall Street” protests. Christopher’s protest was “Occupy Pines Bridge” – the name of his school. All of the signs were based on the idea of what kids would want to protest – things like vegetables, healthy snacks and … Read more

Coolest Ashley Todd Costume

Homemade Ashley Todd Costume

Ashley Todd – A McCain campaign volunteer made up a story of being robbed, pinned to the ground and having the letter “B” scratched in her face was released from Jail on October 30,2008. I made this costume based on her news story. A volunteer for John McCain’s presidential campaign agreed Thursday to enter a … Read more

Cool Homemade Balloon Boy Costume

Homemade Balloon Boy Costume

Made this Homemade Balloon Boy Costume with my husband and 7 year old son last Sunday night for my office party. It is made of space blankets, pool noodles, hula hoop and tape. Used a snow disc underneath to give it the oval shape. It is very warm and I am sure if that actually … Read more