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

Magician and White Rabbit Couple Halloween Costume

Magician and White Rabbit Couple Halloween Costume

My brother and I always try and go as something together, to all the Halloween parties. This year we wanted to think completely outside of your traditional “couple” costumes, like the Prince/Princess, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, or the Superheroes. After days of trying to come up with something, we finally thought of being The Magician … 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 Homemade Construction Wrecking Ball Costume

Cool Homemade Construction Wrecking Ball Costume

My 3-year old son Phoenix is into all thinks with wheels!  When I asked him what he wanted to be this year for Halloween his reply was “Hmm…mama…let’s hab a diggah…no no…backhoe!  Hmm, oh mama, I mean a mudd truck!, Yes, a mudd truck.” So here I am thinking,  I need boxes, paint, tape and … Read more

Coolest DIY Rabbit in a Hat Costume

Coolest DIY Rabbit in a Hat Costume

Bring the magic to your Halloween party as a rabbit in a hat!! Dress like a bunny from the hips up and make a top hat as a skirt – abracadabra! You’re a star! Making the Top Hat frame.  The frame was pretty easy – made from very thin PVC pipe from Home Depot using … 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

Cutest Last-Minute Chippendale Costume for a Baby

Cutest Last-Minute Chippendale Costume for a Baby

I was trying to think of a simple, cute costume for my one year old.  when I  was searching online, I saw an advertisement for Chip N Dale dancers. The thought just popped into my head….make a baby Chip N Dale costume, just for fun, of course. I entered him in a local Halloween Contest … Read more

Sexy Mailman and Mail Order Bride Couple Costume

Sexy Mailman and Mail Order Bride Couple Costume

For the mailman costume we bought a blue shirt and pants at Goodwill, just used a plain black bag. All the stickers we used we got from a local post office! The Mail order bride costume was a simple white tutu, white garter, white stockings, a veil, and then printed out the mail logo on … Read more

Policeman Costume for Community Helpers Day at Elementary School

Policeman Costume for Community Helpers Day at Elementary School

This week we studied Community Helpers and dressed up like our favorite one.  My son chose to be a policeman! I took a large, empty box of paper towels from our kitchen and made it into a police car!  It was a HIT at school! simple design that didn’t cost me a dime!

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

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

Simple and Creative Couples Costume: UPS Guy and His Package

Simple and Creative Couples Costume: UPS Guy and His Package

I created a homemade couples costume that was pretty simple, creative and comfortable. It is called the “UPS Guy and HIS Package”. You will need the following items to create the costume: Med/ Large Moving Box, UPS envelopes-  total of 5 (free at your local UPS store), double-sided tape and a brown polo shirt, brown pair of Dickies pants/shorts, tan socks … 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

Funny Magician and Rabbit Couple Costume

Funny Magician and Rabbit Couple Costume

This was the easiest costume ever! The magician: Black shorts, white button up, suspenders, and the magician hat! Most of these things are aready things in the closet! The bunny: all white, and bunny ears. Well-ah. My boyfriend (the bunny) is Samoan, so he’s pretty large. A large man in bunny ears and tights is … 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

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

Super Fun Safari Tourist and Leopard Couple Costumes

Super Fun Safari Tourist and Leopard Couple Costumes

My husband didn’t really want to dress up this year, but Halloween is my favorite holiday, so after a lot of rejected ideas we found something we were both happy about! I went as a leopard (but definitely not the store-bought “sexy cat” kind!) and he was a safari tourist. He followed me around all night with … Read more

Original Homemade Gold Digger Costume

Original Homemade Gold Digger Costume

Every year work has a costume contest and I have discovered it is becomming harder and harder to find appropriate coverage in costumes for work. I decided to create my own. Creating the costume was simple enough once I had the idea. I wanted it to be something funny (a little tongue in cheek) and … Read more

Angry Ronald McDonald and Wendy Couple Costume

Angry Ronald McDonald and Wendy Couple Costume: This year I thought it would be fun to create a back story for two of the most well know fast food characters. Ronald and Wendy are in a relationship

This year I thought it would be fun to create a back story for two of the most well know fast food characters. Ronald and Wendy are in a relationship and Ronald got upset when Wendy ordered lunch from Jack and the Box! The stress of selling billions of burgers has resulted in an anger … Read more

Homemade Ice Cream Man Costume for under 10 Dollars!

First I use glue sticks to make a square ,shaped it into a cone painted it added some maggots that I made with hot glue.Glue ice cream cones with mel

First I used glue sticks to make a square for my  Ice Cream Man Costume. I shaped it into a cone, painted it, added some maggots that I made with hot glue. Glue ice cream cones with melted looking ice cream onto clothes. Sprinkles were glued on face with eyelashes glue. Use eyeshadow makeup for … Read more

Original Homemade Miss Congeniality Costume Idea

This is by far the best costume I\'ve ever made. It came out of no where, and I never thought I’d actually go for it, but I did. It takes som

This Miss Congeniality costume is by far the best costume I’ve ever made. It came out of no where, and I never thought I’d actually go for it, but I did. It takes some skill to sew a dress but I tried to remember what I could from a few years ago. I found a pattern … Read more