Our Little Waste Management Team Halloween Costumes

Our Little Waste Management Team Halloween Costumes

Our 3-year son has been obsessed with garbage trucks for quite a while. He watches garbage truck videos, he has toy garbage trucks, he asks us to rip up paper to make him “garbage” for the trucks. Sometimes on garbage day, my husband takes him out early in the morning, puts him on his shoulders, … Read more

Cutest Cabbage Patch Kid Costume

Cutest Cabbage Patch Kid Costume

My wife and I wanted to make our daughter’s first Halloween special (and have blackmail for the teenage years)! We chose to go with a Cabbage Patch Kid costume for Aislin Elliana, because who doesn’t love CPKs? To make the costume, we went to our local Target and bought the following list: 1. Trifold foam … Read more

Cutest Infant and Toddler Mouse Trap Costume

Cutest Infant and Toddler Mouse Trap Costume

To get started on the mouse trap costume base, you will need a wagon. We used our Radio Flyer Pathfinder wagon. We are doing a lot of home renovations and had some extra lumber that was used to create the base of the trap. You can find cheap lumber at any local home improvement store. … Read more

Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

My daughter has naturally crazy hair so I wanted to use that to my advantage and came up with the idea of struck by lightning baby costume. To Make the  Costume I took a onesie, cut holes in it and then burned the edges. I also put dark eyeshadow in spots to make it look dirty. … Read more

Creative Circus Family Costume

Creative Circus Family Costume

Our little baby was born early 2014, and I KNEW I would want a family costume this year!  I had seen stroller costumes online, and I decided with her being so little still, that I would incorporate our stroller. Step 1 – Stroller cage:  You gotta contain that lion!  My father-in-law used to be a … Read more

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Family Costume

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Family Costume

It took two and a half months to make the ship. Made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape, and put together using a hot glue gun and super glue. I came up with the idea when my then four month old started to “watch” the Disney show “Jake and the Neverland pirates”. I got … Read more

Cool Hot Air Balloon Costume for a Toddler

Cool Hot Air Balloon Costume for a Toddler

Items you will need to make a hot air balloon costume! 2 wire wreath frames 5 dowel rods sculpture balloons strap and harness to make a buckle felt and elastic to make a flame hat basket ribbon uncooked white beans brown paper tape drill hot glue gun You will start by cutting the bottom out … Read more

Infant Cinderella and Pumpkin Carriage

Infant Cinderella and Pumpkin Carriage

Growing up, my brothers and I all had homemade costumes. I knew I wanted to continue this tradition for my own daughter. For her first Halloween, since she isn’t walking yet, I knew we would need to do something with her stroller or wagon. I enlisted the help of my very creative father and within … Read more

Infant Pirate Ship Stroller Costume

Infant Pirate Ship Stroller Costume

Initially I told myself my baby was only 4 1/2 months old, so I wasn’t going to dress him up in some over the top hot costume, especially because we live in Florida, and it is always hot on Halloween! But I kept thinking about him possibly being a pirate, then I could put him … Read more

Coolest Stroller Costume Idea: Baby Pac Man Arcade

Coolest Stroller Costume Idea: Baby Pac Man Arcade

We couldn’t think of a costume for our 5 month old. I seen a lot of stroller costumes and the idea of a Pacman arcade game dawned on me. I actually thought it would be more difficult than it was. My husband cut the shape out of a regular cardboard box and it fit perfectly … Read more

Cool Han Solo Costume, His Ship and His Wookie

Cool Han Solo Costume, His Ship and His Wookie

I’ve always loved Star Wars and wanted to do something different then the common Luke Skywalker which everyone expected my blonde boy to play. Then everyone assumed I would be Leia but I thought it would be more accurate for a mother of a toddler boy to be his bounty hunter.  So I was Boba … Read more

Cutest Ever Cabbage Patch Doll Costume for a Baby

Cutest Ever Cabbage Patch Doll Costume for a Baby

I first saw this idea on Pinterest and thought oh I can do that, so I did! I got a large box (happened to have it already so that was a plus!) and cut it down to fit my daughter’s stroller. I cut the back and bottom out so it could slip over her stroller. … Read more

Cute Cabbage patch Baby Costume

Cute Cabbage patch Baby Costume

I made this Cabbage Patch baby costume with a box, wrapping paper, stickers, and brown yarn. I cut the box out and wrapped it with green and yellow wrapping paper with stickers on it. Took brown yarn and crocheted a brown hat then took the yarn and made two pigtails on the hat and made … Read more

Coolest Vampire Costume with Coffin Wagon!

Coolest Vampire Costume with Coffin Wagon!

My husband and I win costume contests every year at an annual party we attend. Since having a baby, we haven’t put much thought into our own costumes, but we certainly weren’t going to slack on our little boy. I found a really cool vampire costume at the store. It wasn’t a typical cheap, cheesy … Read more

Pirate Boy in his Wagon Pirate Ship Costume

Pirate Boy in his Wagon Pirate Ship Costume

My son wanted a ship and since he is obsessed with all types of vehicles including ships we decided to make him a ship for Halloween. I looked at the red flier wagons we had sitting in the garage and began drawing up plans. A week later we came up with the coolest ship anyone … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby in a Stroller Cabbage Costume

Coolest Homemade Baby in a Stroller Cabbage Costume

I just could not resist having my newborn be a Cabbage Patch kid for her first Halloween! This is my 10th child and having just lost my job, we had to be fiscally creative. This outfit only cost us $6.00. We got the crochet orange yarn wig from ebay in newborn size ( we also … Read more

Homemade Mom and Baby Mobile Easter Basket Costume for Halloween

Homemade Mom and Baby Mobile Easter Basket Costume for Halloween

 I am a teacher at a private school and my students loved it during our school’s Halloween Festival. The Easter basket is the part of the costume I made to hold my daughter, the baby duck, and myself the Easter bunny. I used hula hoops and fabric to create the basket. I used my daughter’s … Read more

Toddler Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume and Stroller Ghostbuster Mobile

Toddler Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume and Stroller Ghostbuster Mobile

As children of the 80s, Halloween has a few quintessential elements to me and my husband.  Obviously there is candy, pumpkins, scary movies, and trick-or-treating, but another thing we both loved was the movie  “Ghostbusters “.  Every year you can guarentee it will be on TV in all it’s awesome quotable glory. Our son is now old … Read more

Cabbage Patch Doll Homemade Costume

Cabbage Patch Doll Homemade Costume

I wanted to make this Cabbage Patch Doll homemade costume for my baby girl because she looks like a baby doll. It was so easy to make. Cardboard, spray paint, and yarn were the only materials used. I made the wig over her winter hat, so she doesn’t even notice! The box also fits perfectly over … Read more

Cutest Cabbage Patch Doll for a Baby in a Stroller Costume

Cutest Cabbage Patch Doll for a Baby in a Stroller Costume

After having made boy costumes for the past 10 years, I was more than excited to make one for my 7 month old daughter! In trying to think up a costume, I flashed back to memories of things that I loved as a child. After days of pondering, I finally figured it out!  A Cabbage … Read more

Homemade Pirate Ship Stroller and Pirate Costumes

Homemade Pirate Ship Stroller and Pirate Costumes

Me being the cheap person that I am did not want to buy Halloween costumes for my twins. I figured they were going to be in the stroller because they’re too heavy to carry around and heaven help up if we let them walk…they’re quick little boogers…so why spend money on costumes they’re only gonna … Read more

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

I decided to make a hot air balloon costume for my 1 year old son G, he hadn’t been walking long so I was afraid if I attached the costume to him he would topple over. I decided to use a cardboard box covered in brown paper weaving strips in and out to give a … Read more