Make Halloween Easy with Affordable Costumes for the Kids

For the past three years, I’ve made my daughter a DIY Halloween costume. In 2011, there was the peacock costume; the mermaid costume came in 2012; and last year, she was a wind-up doll. In my heart of hearts, I’d really like to make her costume this year too. Alas, Hurricane Juliza is in town.… Continue reading Make Halloween Easy with Affordable Costumes for the Kids

Family Costumes: With Pregnant Me, What Will We Be?

For the last several years, I’ve made my daughter’s Halloween costume, with some great results. Remember last year’s mermaid costume and 2011’s peacock costume? I really enjoyed the creation process, and I’ve decided I will continue to do this every year until she gets sick of me 🙂 But by the time I’m done making… Continue reading Family Costumes: With Pregnant Me, What Will We Be?

Handmade Costumes for the Sewing Impaired (ie. Me)

We don’t celebrate Halloween at our house, nor do they recognize it at my daughter’s preschool. However, there IS a fall festival at the school every year, during which they allow the students to dress up in costume. A lot of churches around here do the same, so there are opportunities for my daughter to… Continue reading Handmade Costumes for the Sewing Impaired (ie. Me)