Cool Guy Fieri Costume

Cool Guy Fieri Costume

About a month ago several friends, my wife and I were talking about doing a Halloween party, because it fell on a weekend. We came to an agreement as to what house it would be at, and thank God, it wasn’t ours. I suggested we throw in a cash prize for best costume, to generate … Read more

Mommy and Me Babywearing Costume: The Baker and her Cupcake

Mommy and Me Babywearing Costume: The Baker and her Cupcake

I love babywearing! My seven month-old daughter, Ellie, loves being close to mommy and feeling secure while exploring new things so it was only natural to create a Mommy and me babywearing costume: the Backer and her Cupcake. I also LOVE baking! I always bake for everyone in my family for birthdays and holidays and … Read more

Lobster Dog and Baby Chef Costume

Lobster Dog and Baby Chef Costume

Before we had our son, we treated our Yorkie, Paisley, just like a child.  She has always dressed up for Halloween in the past, so we knew she had to be a part of our little guy’s costume adventures, now that he was old enough to participate. Because he was only a year old this … Read more

Cool Cupcake and Pastry Chef Couple Costume

Cool Cupcake and Pastry Chef Couple Costume

My wife is a very talented baker. So much so, that after many suggestions, she finally decided to start a cupcake side business out of our home. She is well known for her gourmet cupcakes. After losing out to a couple who were dressed as a loufa and soap at last year’s Halloween party, my … 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

Cool Mother and Baby Costume Idea: Lobster Stew and Chef

Cool Mother and Baby Costume Idea: Lobster Stew and Chef

My baby was 6 weeks old for his first Halloween, and it was only my second ever Halloween in the USA (I grew up in a country where Halloween wasn’t really celebrated, yet we saw all the “trick or treat” stuff on TV, so I was making up for lost time!). I wanted to do … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lobster Baby and Daddy Chef Costumes

Coolest Homemade Lobster Baby and Daddy Chef Costumes

This Lobster costume was very simple to make and got lots of laughs. My husband bought an apron and chef’s hat for added laughs. We dressed up our 4-month old baby boy as a lobster. The base of the costume  is a pair of red pajamas. Most importantly, my husband will carry our baby around  in a big pot it … Read more

Coolest Bun in the Oven and Chef Costume

Wow everyone just loved this idea.  My wife was very pregnant so it was a great idea.  We took a box and cut it out then covered it with wh

Wow! Everyone just loved this idea of a Bun in the Oven and Chef costume. My wife was very pregnant so it was a great idea. We took a box and cut it out then covered it with white fabric. We used spray paint lids for the knobs then printed out a picture to put … Read more

Cutest Chef and Little Cupcake Halloween Costumes

We started with mommy's lab coat from nursing school.  The hardest part was taking off the school logo.  We finally put the name tag over

We started with mommy’s lab coat from nursing school. The hardest part was taking off the school logo. We finally put the name tag over it. We then tied two small pillows around the waist (one in front and one in back). It was funny because the jacket then gaped between the buttons. The chef hat was … Read more

Coolest Chef and Turkey in the Oven Pregnancy Costume

My wife and I are pictured here last Halloween…I’m the one on the left, wearing the oven and thrusting forth my five-month pregnant bell

My wife and I are pictured here last Halloween.  I’m the one on the left, wearing the oven and thrusting forth my five-month pregnant belly to make the turkey stick out just a little bit more.  My wife is on the right, turkey baster in hand with her chef hat reaching toward the sky.  She’s … Read more