Category Archive: Family Costumes

Newsies Halloween Costume Ideas

  Tonight I watched the Disney movie musical, “Newsies” with my girls.  Not sure why I had not seen it until now. It was made in 1992! 1992 people!! I have no idea why we didn’t go see it when we were in NYC a few years ago. It was all the rage. Maybe it …

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Halloween Costume Idea: DIY LEGO Costume

Photo courtesy of warfieldfamily.com

Everything is Awesome, Everything is Cool When You Are Part of a Team! –Lego Movie The LEGO head or mask for a LEGO costume does not seem to be readily available from retailers, so you are in for a few hours of DIY if you want a Lego costume. The couple from their tutorial here said they …

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Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume Idea

wednesday addams dress

We have tickets to an upcoming production of “The Addams Family: The Broadway Musical” and we can’t wait to see it! We are musical theater fans and enjoy the soundtrack, so I am excited to see how the songs all fit in.  The Addams Family is a fun and festive group Halloween costume idea.  Wednesday …

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Last Minute Homemade Halloween Costume: Skeleton Shirt and Skeleton Makeup Tutorial

The countdown to Halloween is on!  Hopefully your costumes are ready to go, or maybe they’ve even been worn already to Halloween parties over the weekend.  It seems like there are some years my kids are wearing costumes for nearly a week leading up to Halloween. We used to attend a big family Halloween party …

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How to Make a Toga Using a Bed Sheet or Curtains: A Quick Homemade Halloween Costume for Couples

A friend messaged me asking for some ideas on a toga costume for her and her new fiance. (Congrats Lauren!) Yes, you can make a toga using a bed sheet or curtains, if they aren’t too thick. It needs to be a fabric that is lightweight like sheets, and will drape nicely. Start with a twin …

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Tips for Restyling an Adult Halloween Costume into a Modest Halloween Costume

DownEast Layering Tee

I thought it was just me, but I am starting to notice more chatter online about all the costumes that show waaaaay too much skin–it’s becoming accepted now as “normal”, even for teens. Crazy how some people use Halloween to push the boundaries. Not only does it seem that many of those costumes are inappropriate …

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“What Does The Fox Say” Group Halloween Costume or Couples Halloween Costume Ideas

What does the fox say hat

You have to watch this music video if you haven’t seen it yet. It’s clean and safe for all ages and though the video seems a bit bizarre, it has gone viral and the song is c-a-t-c-h-y-.  My daughter’s karate studio plays the song for their warmups, so it must be legit… I already did …

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Russian Nesting Dolls Perfect for Group or Family Costume

Russian Nesting Dolls: Click here for an adorable family costume idea using white dresses/skirts/tops as the base, then matching aprons of a brightly colored floral pattern and solid red head kerchiefs tied babushka style. Don’t forget the pink circle cheeks and exaggerated lashes drawn under the eye. Perfect for a family of girls!