Funny DJ Banana Costume

Funny DJ Banana Costume

The story behind this DJ Banana costume is that a good friend of mine is a DJ….in fact, DJ Banana.  Every year he throws an amazing Halloween party, sometimes two in one year.  I had to show up with an unique costume because I and my wife’s friends always go to these halloween parties and … Read more

Cool Mail Carrier and Postage Stamp Couple Costume

Cool Mail Carrier and Postage Stamp Couple Costume

We have had the same mail carrier for the past 5 years. Her name is Cheryl and she always delivers the mail around noon time. When the weather is nice my kids and I often eat lunch outside, so seeing Cheryl and visiting with her has become a regular part of our day. As my … Read more

Artist and Painting Couples Costume

Artist and Painting Couples Costume

My best friend and I attend a costume party every year, and this past year was a real hit! The part is sponsered by a Vintage Car Club, so most of the attendies are old car junkies who love a good vehicle reference. To appeal to their love of cars, my friend and I dressed … Read more

Toddler’s Construction Worker and Digger Costume

Toddler's Construction Worker and Digger Costume

My son loves his “diggers” – any and all construction vehicles. We knew he would love to dress up as a construction worker, and wanted to be able to pull him in his wagon when he got tired. So a quick inspirational search on Pinterest, and we began collecting materials over the past few weeks! The … Read more

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

How did we come up with the idea for this costume? Jack our 5 year old son is riding his wheelchair Scoop! Jack loves trucks so much. He plays with the truck Scoop every single day. We have lots of photos of him laying on the sofa hugging his truck. His love for trucks is … Read more

Pan Am Crew Toddler Costumes with Chihuahua

Pan Am Crew Toddler Costumes with Chihuahua

My husband and I wanted to do a costume for our 15 month old twins that would compliment each other. We wanted something creative and also not too child like.  We realize we have only a couple of years before they have their own opinions and want to be dressed up as a superhero or … Read more

Gold Digger Costume

Gold Digger Costume

After deciding to do the Gold Digger costume this year and not wishing to buy one, I went searching for items at thrift stores and the Dollar Tree from which I could assemble my own. I did not like the ones that are for sale because the dress looked too tight, and it’s cheaper to do … Read more

The Wrecking Crew Dad and Boys Costumes

The Wrecking Crew Dad and Boys Costumes

The 2 year old wants to be a mighty machine, so what do you do mom? Obviously you make it happen mom! I would have hated to disappoint the two year old on my favorite holiday. Box costumes it is for the first timer. About six boxes later and about 100 paper cuts and lots … Read more

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

Windy Weatherman

Windy Weatherman

After seeing the many Hurricane reporters over the summer I thought that for Halloween I would dress up as a weatherman in a storm. I was thinking this would be very original but after research I found out it had been done before. Luckily the group of people I was around on Halloween found it … Read more

Homemade Van Gogh and Starry Night Creative Couple Costume

Van Gogh and Starry Night Creative Couple Costume

Bradley is dressed as Van Gogh from one of his famous painted self portraits. (We added his bandaged ear to make the reference extra noticeable.) Grace is dressed as Starry Night, one of Van Gogh’s most esteemed paintings. We knew we wanted to do a creative couple costume, and didn’t want to do something that … Read more

Ice Cream Peddler Costume

Ice Cream Peddler Costume

This costume was a GIANT hit! It was easy, cheap, unique and super fun to make. I used real ice cream cones with a coat of white glue inside to strengthen them. Styrofoam balls glued on top as the ice cream, coated with light weight spackle and painted to look like various flavors (added better, … Read more