Cute Jellyfish Costume

Cute Jellyfish Costume

My three year old daughter Mazie was very specific and unwavering in what she wanted our costumes to be this year: jellyfish for her, octopus for baby brother Julian, sting ray for mom and shark for daddy. No one can establish their opinion quite as firmly as a three year old. Perhaps we’ve been spending too much time … Read more

Best Robot Costume Ever

Best Robot Costume Ever

How we came up with it: My son absolutely loves robots. He points them out everywhere, loves any movie or book involving robots, has a few robot toys which are his favorites, and we have even begun decorating his room with robots because he loves them so much. So when it came time for Halloween, … Read more

Harvest Hero Combine Costume

Harvest Hero Combine Costume

My 3 year old son, Asher, loves the farm and anything to do with it. He loves spending time with his Grandpa Jim in his tractor, combine, or on the 4-wheeler. In fact, hos grandpa is his hero. He wants to drink coffee like grandpa, dress like grandpa, and eat all his dinner so he can … Read more

Chuckys Bride Toddler Costume

Chuckys Bride Toddler Costume

I made Delilah a Chucky costume on her 1st Halloween and that’s where the idea came from to dress her up as the bride. I bought fabric for the dress and sewed it all by hand! That was the most challenging part! cutting the shapes and putting the dress together. I bought black boots, did her makeup added fake boobs … Read more

Cutest Ever Pink Darth Vader Costume

Cutest Ever Pink Darth Vader Costume

Our 4- year old daughter loves princesses so we decided to give her a new spin on that idea and introduced her to Star Wars. She wanted to be Darth Vader for Halloween but decided that idea wasn’t “pretty” enough and asked to be Pink Darth Vader. In her mind, it was 1/2 bride (another … Read more

Baby Ace Ventura Pet Detective Costume

Baby Ace Ventura Pet Detective Costume

This might be our last year as parents getting to choose our son’s costume, so once again we had a blast! Our 18 month old was dressed as Ace Ventura Pet Detective. My mom hand sewn striped pants, which we paired with black boots, an undershirt (long sleeve for colder weather), a belt, a name … Read more

WWII Tanker and Tank Halloween Costume

WWII Tanker and Tank Halloween Costume

My 4 year old daughter wanted to be a WWII tanker for Halloween. The costume was made by me, her mom. The shirt was an adult small that I re-fitted for her. The patches were difficult to find, but after I found them, I did a simple stitch. The helmet started as a basic dollar … Read more

Awesome Chucky Costume for a 2 Year Old Boy

Awesome Chucky Costume for a 2 Year Old Boy

I came up with my costume because my sons’ father has wanted him to be chucky since he was born and I figured this year we better do it before he gets too big. We started by looking for a Chucky costume at the Halloween store and the only one they had was a horrible … Read more

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

L-Bot (Robot) Costume for Toddler Boy

My son’s robot costume was so much fun to make. First I had to find a box that would fit. I have to confess that I used a beer box for the body – it was the perfect size and it was what we had on hand – yay Sam Adams. I did a search … Read more

Heisenberg Toddler Costume

Heisenberg Toddler Costume

My husband and I are huge fans of the show “Breaking Bad” and wanted to pay homage to it this Halloween. However, rather than creating an adult costume, which we knew had been done before, we dressed our 3 year old as “Heisenberg” the meth making alter-ego of the main character Walter White. Our son … Read more

The Color Run Costumes for Poor/Lazy Families

The Color Run Costumes for Poor/Lazy Families

When you have 3 little kids, and are chronically underemployed, everything you do has to be low cost and high concept; halloween costumes are no exception. My wife participated in The Color Run 5K a few years back, and it looked fun (except for all that pesky exercise). How could I be a Color Runner … Read more

Amazing Lightning McQueen Costume

Amazing Lightning McQueen Costume

I wanted to make a costume for my 2 year old son this year, but needed to decide between Lightning McQueen and Thomas the Train. I decided to go with Lightning since it I thought it would be more fun for me to make :-). I had an idea on how I was going to … Read more

Behind the Candelabra Liberace Toddler Costume

Behind the Candelabra Liberace Toddler Costume

My daughter, Ruby, who is 22 months is wearing the Liberace costume. We were given the miniature pink baby grand piano from our niece and Ruby loves to bang on it so we wanted to incorporate it into her Halloween costume. Knowing that Liberace wore amazing ensembles while he performed made him a natural choice. … Read more

Homemade Water-Hero Costume

Homemade Water-Hero Costume

1) How did you come up with this costume idea? WaterHERO! To save California from drought. WaterHero insists everyone not to waste water, and save water. A much needed thinking for the Bay Area. 2) What items did you use to make this costume? And how? Felt – Red, Brown, Dark Blue & Light Blue … Read more

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

My little Vampire Grandson loves to break free from handholding when you lest expect it. A very scary thought for his first year trick or treating! He loves stroller rides though, so I thought I’ll step it up a notch and make the stroller into a coffin. Basic Construction Actually it was quit easy. I made … Read more

Cutest Toddler Lion Tamer Costume and Lion Dog

Cutest Toddler Lion Tamer Costume and Lion Dog

This lion tamer costume was inspired by our dog who needed to be groomed. She is a goldendoodle and had very long hair.  It was close to Halloween and we thought it would be a great idea to shave her like a lion.  We have a two year old son who absolutely adores his dog.  We thought … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Rainbow Brite Costume

Cutest Ever Homemade Rainbow Brite Costume

Growing up in the 80’s, Rainbow Brite was one of my favorite cartoon characters, but sadly I never got to dress up as her for Halloween.   This year I decided to relive my childhood memories by transforming my 3 year old daughter into Rainbow Brite for Halloween. Because I work full time, I decided to … Read more

Cutest Pee Wee Herman Costume for a Kid

Cutest Pee Wee Herman Costume for a Kid

I wanted to find a costume that not only fit my son’s personality but also someone he liked. He fell in love with Pee Wee Herman the first time I showed him Big Adventure. He started reciting the movie lines and loves to do the the dance which I might add he does very well. … Read more

Toddler Tippi Costume

Toddler Tippi Costume

This year, I dressed my three year old (I promise, she’s three!) as Tippi Hedren from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.”  We always try to do something creative and have been told this is the best costume ever by many family/friends.  It was very simple and turned out extra cute!

Sweet Caramel Frappuccino Cup Costume

Sweet Caramel Frappuccino Cup Costume

My 4 year old daughter is wearing this cute little Starbucks costume. How did I come up with the idea you may ask? Well, I’m currently on a diet and not allowed to drink any drinks from Starbucks. That really hurts. ;-) One day while passing Starbucks on my way to work it came to … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Our 2-year-old son, Triantafyllos is our decision maker and performer for Halloween – his dad is the idea generator and mom is the artist. We made a great team. Last year Trian was the lion in the circus tent. This year dad had the idea for Trian to pick a main character from one of … Read more

Awesome Growing “UP” Toddler Costume

Awesome Growing "UP" Toddler Costume

As I get older, it seems the days get shorter, and it reminds me of how fast time flies and life passes by. My toddler is Growing “UP” at rapid speed, and every day as I watch him grow I think to myself,  “If I could only have him as a baby for a little … Read more

Monster Truck Costumes for Twins

Monster Truck Costumes for Twins

Here are our Grave Digger and Monster Truck costumes for twins. Shortly after our twin boys turned 1 we bought them their first monster trucks. Henry picked Grave Digger and George picked Monster Mutt. From then on they have carried them with them wherever they go. When this Halloween rolled around it was an easy … Read more