Easy No-Sew Superhero Capes and Costume

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So by now you know that we are doing the Superhero thing this year for Halloween. Our costumes were a combination of borrowed, assembled, and made. My boys are going as the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. We were fortunate enough to have inherited the batman costume. I bought the mask, but didn’t have […]

Family Costume Parade 2013

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It is my tradition each year to show you a parade of our family costumes from years past. Each year the parade gets a little longer. This year I get to add last year’s costumes as well as this year’s costumes because they have already been revealed. 2013 I knew it was only a matter […]

Family Halloween Costumes and Truffula Tree Treats

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Have you chosen Halloween costumes yet for this year? If you have been paying attention, you already know what my family will be this Halloween. We have a long-established tradition of dressing up as a family. I guess it is a little more work in the planning-stages, but we all love it! We sit around […]

A Ferbtastic Halloween 2012

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We had our big Halloween party this weekend so I can now reveal our family costumes for 2012!!! Hey, Ferb!  I know what we’re going to be for Halloween this year! We went as the cast of Phineas and Ferb! I don’t know that from a design standpoint this would have been my first choice […]

Halloween Family Costume Parade 2012

The Wizard of Oz Costumes

Have you started thinking about Halloween, yet? It has become a tradition for our family to dress as a group each year. My kids actually LOVE this tradition and through out the year can often be heard suggesting and “casting” a favorite theme. We know what we are doing this year, but the how isn’t […]

Masquerade Masks – Scribble Shop Challenge

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I have hard time walking away from a challenge, so I couldn’t refuse the chance to take part in The Scribble Shop Challenge! Along with many other creative bloggers, I was sent a package from The Scribble Shop–an on-line craft store–full of random craft supplies with a challenge to use all of the supplies in […]

Halloween Reprise

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 Ok. I know I said I was done with Halloween and I’m pretty sure you all are, too. But I have just a few more pics to share. I was able to get pictures of the kids in their costumes in the daylight, Monday before they went Trick-or-Treating.  I also wanted to show you the […]

Costume Shopping & Halloween Prep at Kmart’s 50 ft Party

I haven’t come clean yet about our family costumes for this year, yet, but I’m thinking by the end of this post, you may well have figured out what we are doing. I’ve rounded up most of the pieces of our costumes, but still needed a few details, so when the opportunity came up to […]

Halloween Pinspiration

I have mostly decorated for Halloween. Our costumes are about 75% put together, but between the things I have to finish up and the fact that I have a big birthday party to throw next week, I’m not ready to blog many of my Halloween preparations yet for this year. I am, however, ready to blog […]

The Annual Halloween Family Costume Parade

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One of the insane things I like to do each year for Halloween is try and come up with themed costumes for our family that everyone will like and that won’t breaking the bank. A lot of my friends and readers tell me that their families would never go for this because their kids wouldn’t […]