Remember how when you sorta grew out of Halloween, there were still times when you were able to throw together a costume with items you had on hand, because at the last minute someone would convince you to dress up? This can work for a baby or toddler costume, too. Let’s do some super easy […]
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We love Halloween, finding cute costumes, making costumes, and trying to photograph our kids looking all cute!
We love and pin baby Halloween costumes all year. My first baby was only a couple days old on Halloween and I had been planning his giraffe costume for as long as I could do the math. I wanted to share my favorite ideas for other baby mamas looking to order something or start getting crafty. 1. Yoda. If […]
If I have to critique the unicorn costume I made for baby Allie, I’d say that her horn is too big for her little head. Other than that, what she’s wearing is comfy and whimsical, and thankfully, she does not have the ability to criticize the way she’s been dressed. And unicorns? They are on […]
Pajamas are my very favorite Halloween costume base. There, I said it. For about $20 you buy something that your child can sleep in for a year — what a value! Here are a 15 of my favorites for this year. Skeleton. Our go-to pajama-based costume is this skeleton from Carter’s. About $10 or $12, […]
Charlie Brown costume for babies is perfect with a bald baby. Or anyone! Our DIY instructions require only one piece of sticky-backed felt to make the outfit complete
With an adorable eight-month old baby available to us, how could Heather and I not take advantage of being able to dress up Karen’s baby Allie in Halloween costumes for our annual Halloween blog posts? Behold 5 easy-peasy DIY baby Halloween costumes. I organized all the supplies and we headed over to Karen’s house with […]
This weekend, my preschooler son asked if we could make Halloween decorations. I invented this easy and fun craft and it went great! Having kept him busy for hours, I can say that Recycled Jar Lanterns are my new go-to kid craft activity. Materials and instructions: We found some old jars of various shapes and sizes, […]
How to make a simple Hillary Clinton costume for your baby. Parents complete the entourage as Secret Service Agents.
When Whitney posted her easy babydoll dress tutorial and explained that it could double as a pirate vest, she inspired me to brainstorm other easy vest Halloween costumes. I love vests for their versatility in the costume box and the fact that they can fit longer than other tops. She said that if you didn’t […]
Today is the debut of the new Supergirl television series on CBS — or the internet for those of us without regular TV. I don’t know if it’ll be any good, but I doubt any of your preschoolers are up watching anyway. What matters is that a whole new genre of super-girl costume is ready for […]
AKA 3 simple ways to capture your child’s Halloween costume For photography buffs, Halloween is a glorious time of year. Adorable children lit up by the golden fall light, wearing irreverent, bold, and/or hilarious costumes. But for your average parent juggling one or two little people with extra accessories, it can be a challenge to capture […]
We are obsessed with Halloween costumes for babies and toddlers, and for years have been taking note of any clever, especially homemade costumes that cross our paths. Here are some impressive costume ideas that we’ve spotted for little ones who are going to stay in their strollers while you’re out for the evening. Above, I […]