LET LOVE BLOOM

LET LOVE BLOOM

This years costume theme is "Let Love Bloom"! I dressed up Andre as a farmer; scored his farmers overalls at Carhartt and purchased some gardening tools over at Goodwill. For Avery, I dressed him up as a gnome and purchased his costume off Amazon. He wouldn't keep the beard on, but who cold blame him [...]

TRUNK-or-TREAT!

TRUNK-or-TREAT!

Trunk-or-treat is pretty new to me, but it’s been around for about 15 years now. Many suburban and rural areas opt for these events for safety reasons, or because of a lack of close neighbors to do actual trick-or-treating. Trunk-or-treat events can be large, almost like a school fun fair, with lots of games and [...]

WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I came up with the Ghostbuster family costume idea because I really wanted Avery to be the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man! I made the Stay Puft costume and will link a tutorial on it soon. I purchased the Ghostbuster costume from Target. Since [...]

UNDER THE SEA

UNDER THE SEA

This year’s family theme costume is Underwater! I wanted to create Avery’s costume using the Ergobaby carrier because it would be a lot easier holding him that way. He’s six months - barely crawls, can’t stand, and rolls like a bowling ball so I needed him to be secure and comfortable. I did some research [...]