I’m in a Facebook group with a bunch of other creative professionals, many of whom make beautiful, handcrafted goods, so I invited them to share their costume accomplishments with us. Have a look at these adorable costumes for toddlers and preschoolers. Leigh actually sells the items her son Isaac is wearing in this photo. crowns […]
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We love Halloween, finding cute costumes, making costumes, and trying to photograph our kids looking all cute!
Frozen costumes for kids are great for Halloween and all year long, amirite? Why should kids only wear their costumes once per year? Kids Character Jackets – 2 Styles! – $14.99 Retail Price: $49.99 You Save: $35.00 Who doesn’t want to be Elsa every day? Or at least wear it at your own FROZEN birthday […]
Our best guide to Halloween costumes for babies and toddlers includes easy costumes for first Halloweens, DIY links, and great deals for store-bought costumes. Basically, we love Halloween!
psst… These costumes are still adorbs but some are no longer available, see my 2016 update on 15 Toddler Halloween costumes from pajamas. 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 […]
A toddler-sized Minion costume is on the market, of course (here). No one wants to miss that marketing opportunity. But for those of you who want to earn your DIY merit badge, may we suggest assembling the components yourself? Blue overalls and a yellow t-shirt are the basis for a Minions costume. Add a pair […]
The Challenge: Get A Pumpkin Photo Back in 2009, when I first met my now husband, Eric, he was playing banjo for a bluegrass band in Connecticut; one of our first weekends together he took me to see a show, and the leader of the band said, “You better not take him back to Long […]
This post contains affiliate links and a humblebrag. Since I can still fit into my 9th grade cheerleading outfit (that’s a brag, not a humble brag), I have used it more than once on Halloween to coordinate with my son’s football player costume. I bet some of you would like to dress up in partnership […]
Your 36th weekly challenge is a seasonal photo assignment. You can’t take a bad picture in a pumpkin patch. Good assignment, right? Find a pumpkin patch. Go. Take pictures. Where we live, you can get a good old fashioned farm for a half-day outing, a street corner covered over in hay, or a mound taller than […]
Baby Halloween made easy for those who love their carriers. For wee babies experiencing their first Halloween, I think the baby carrier costume is the most practical (that is, if you leave the house). Your baby is cozy and snug against you and you have your hands free. Incredible sling costumes to try: Spider: add […]
I wanted to make a huge iPhone that could be used as a costume on Halloween by attaching it to a stroller or car seat. My daughter was my helper, so she got to be the first model for the finished product, even though she is too big for a stroller. Materials needed: Piece of […]
A question we’ve received from readers more than once is this: What type of paint is safe for painting my pregnant belly? Well, this confirms there are tons of women out there as weird as I am. However, I’m not a dermatologist or even a paintologist, so I am usually hesitant to make a guess, […]
I always wanted to become Princess Leia! I figured that as the mom of three young boys I could justify keeping rather than renting this costume as it would come in handy over and over again for YEARS. I can be my own birthday party entertainment, a hit at the annual preschool party, and the princess of […]