From the category archives:


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

You’ll totally wear that again: saloon staff costume for mom and baby


Since we’re getting so close to Halloween, I’m guessing that any last-minute costume seekers are done with ordering online and more likely to be contemplating a late-night Target run. I think you might be able to find what you need for this funny toddler costume there.  I just love this clever concept from Molly of […]

Inside our closet: What’s in my kids’ dress-up boxes


Today I thought I’d post pictures of what’s in my children’s costume stash. To say that our dress-up boxes overfloweth would be an understatement. But in my house, this stuff gets a lot of use. Some of the pieces are versatile and some are, well, just an astronaut helmet. First, the headwear collection. Wizard hats […]

You’ll totally wear that again: 5 Halloween investments that will last more than one night


In the coming weeks, I’m going to run a “You’ll totally wear that again” Halloween series where we show specific costume ideas that can be assembled from items that will be useful in your child’s wardrobe through November and beyond. These sleep and play jammies from (above, $16.50) are perfect for the baby who […]

Halloween cuteness


This is my favorite format of a Mom’s Group picture, so I am reposting it from last year. If you have the chance to imitate it, please do! I saw this photo on the Facebook page of a former co-worker and he gave me permission to publish. Thanks, Rookie Dad Eric!