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We love Halloween, finding cute costumes, making costumes, and trying to photograph our kids looking all cute!

23 Halloween costumes for bald babies

Bald baby costume: Minion from Despicable Me

I had three bald babies and a ton of costume ideas. If your baby is lacking hair, you can execute on one of these Halloween costumes (to be fair, Whitney thinks most of these costumes are also cute with hair). CHARLIE BROWN We love this simple outfit for a baldie and Emily McCall pulled it […]

Halloween costume ideas for babies in carseats, strollers, or other things with wheels


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 […]

Whitney’s Halloween Retrospective


Here are the things Julian and Scarlett have dressed up as through the years. 2004: This set of newborn giraffe pajamas were the first thing I ever bought for my unborn baby who was due October 16th. I pictured I’d be strolling around the neighborhood with him on Halloween. Wrong. I had a C-Section on […]

7 tips for frightfully good Halloween photos


Rookie dad and camera gadget junkie Brian Russell wrote to us and offered to share photography tips  for Halloween. His own twins Max and Wyatt are a bit too young for candy, but not for costumes. For parents wanting to capture the night’s special moments on camera, it can seem like a trifecta of tricky […]

Hall of fame: Even more DIY Halloween costumes (Part III)


Don’t miss parts one and two of this series! Finally, it’s October, and we feel like we have permission to talk about homemade costumes for babies even more incessantly. But I also want to share that mega-site has a ginormous selection of costumes if making something is not happening in your household. They have […]

5 easy Halloween costumes from vests


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 […]