Halloween Costume Round Up: Royalty to Rainbow Loom

Three days to go and my family has already donned five Halloween costumes for three separate pre-Halloween festivities.  For a last minute girl like me, these early events mean that we are oddly, unusually ready for Halloween and I don’t have to wait until after the holiday to share our costumes with you.

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Pete the Cat:

Noah settled on Pete the Cat, one of his favorite book characters, for his Halloween costume.  If you don’t know Pete the Cat, check out the books, videos and songs here. I sewed ears and a tail to a blue super skin suit (which he wore backwards), then added four groovy buttons to his yellow raincoat.  He was such a cute and happy Pete at his buddy’s Halloween party last weekend that I had no idea he’d soon morph into an…


As Noah set aside my Pete creation for his brother’s old astronaut costume, I decided to go along with the costume change, keeping my cool much more than when he told me he wanted to trade in last year’s homemade Frosty the Snowman costume for a new one at our supermarket’s swap.

Blue Cat versus Foil Wrapped Space Explorer: we’ll see which costume will win out on Halloween night.

Prince William and Princess Kate

My husband often attracts attention as a Prince William lookalike.  No one has ever mistaken me for Princess Kate, but we ran with it for our friend’s awesome costume/birthday bash. We could have worked a bit harder on our hair color, but we accessorized instead.

Rainbow Loom

Ryan wanted to be a human Rainbow Loom, one of the hottest toys in America (and our house).



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