We moved our family out to the country about 11 years ago. Before that, we lived in a neighborhood in the suburbs with lots of other families with small children. We probably had quite a few trick-or-treaters stop at our house, but I wouldn’t know because we were out with our own little ones on Halloween. I haven’t got to hand out candy since somewhere in the early 90’s.
This year, I’m hanging out with my daughter while her husband goes on a civilian ride-along with mine. Lots of trouble happens when Halloween is on a Friday night, so it’s all hands on deck at the police department. The good news for me is that my daughter lives in an apartment complex with a jillion kids. At least, that’s how it feels when you drive through the parking lot. I get to hand out candy and admire all the spooky-cuteness. I can’t wait!
This Book Fairy Costume from Lilliedale would be the perfect thing for my book-loving daughter. Although I doubt she could bring herself to do this kind of damage to any book. They’re like puppies to her.
We aren’t dressing up, but if we were, this Wonder Woman Costume from The Sewing Loft is what I would go with, hands down.
If you’re looking for something quick, easy and completely adorable, check out this Flower Pot Costume from Dukes and Duchesses.
This little Wolf Costume from Make It and Love It has rascal written all over it.
I love the idea of using capes to create different costumes, like these from Simple Simon and Company.
As the proud owner of a Maleficent t-shirt (bought years before the movie) I’ve gotta love a girl who thinks outside of the Disney princess box, like the wearer of this Evil Queen Costume from Northstory.
Babies in costumes – it doesn’t get better than that. This little Pineapple from Lines Across makes me smile.
Sometimes you need a costume you can whip up quickly. As long as you’ve got a yellow hat, the rest of this Last Minute Minion Costume from Make and Takes is a piece of cake.
Not to leave out the traditional Halloween fare, I love these DIY Skeleton Gloves from Eat Sleep Make.