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Is Your Costume Offensive?

Every year there’s controversy over a certain Halloween costume, and this year it’s the “Illegal Alien.” The costume features an extra-terrestrial dressed in prison garb holding a green card (which is a legal document allowing you to work in this country, ha ha). If the pun is lost on some …

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Halloween Fun and the Plus-Sized Child

There are endless varieties of Halloween costumes for babies, children, teens, and young adults. It doesn’t matter if you’re the type of parent who is more conservative (those cleavage-showing costumes which have no place in your daughter’s closet or under your roof at all), or if you’re a bit more …

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The Most Popular Halloween Costumes of the Past 5 Years

Some people choose Halloween costumes that are classics and have been around forever and will continue to stand the test of time. Other people choose a trendy Halloween costume related to current events, politics, or popular characters of that year. But nothing dictates Halloween costumes more than which blockbuster movies …

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Halloween Family Costumes – A Family Affair

Okay. True confession. Yes, I love to be creative and come up with homemade costumes. It makes me feel like Woman, hear me roar. But let there be no mistake! Sometimes, I have to go with store-bought. Gasp. Horrors. Shame. But really, sometimes store-bought looks awesome: As much as I …

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Scary Scars and Wrinkles Made with Collodion

Ok, moms and dads, push the children from the room and close the door. We gotta talk. Done? Good. Look, its about scarring the kids. Not scaring the kids, though that would be fun, but scarring the kids. I’m not calling the Division of Family services; in fact, I want …

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Pop Out this Imaginative Halloween Costume!

  Looking for that perfect Halloween costume you can easily craft at home? The secret is to create a costume that is engaging, somewhat humorous, and very different from the usual fare. We’ve all seen the witches, fairies, and miscellaneous monsters ad nauseum! Creating this costume, however, ensures you will …

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Easy Kid’s Halloween Costumes

Quick and Easy Ideas For Last-Minute Children’s Costumes Some kids and their parents have their Halloween Costume ideas well planned and mapped in advance. Others don’t decide to go trick-or-treating until the last minute. If you are scrambling around the night before or the day of to find a Halloween …

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Halloween Costume Classics: Wizards Throughout the Ages

Whip up an enchanting costume this Halloween Halloween is a time of magic, making a sorcerer’s costume the perfect pick. But there’s more than one way to wave a wand. Famous wizards have their own distinctive looks, giving you plenty of options. Try a classic or contemporary enchanter outfit and …

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Halloween Costumes: Go Retro!

Want a Halloween costume that really rocks? Then go retro. One of this year’s hottest trends, the retro costume is welcome at any party. Try our handy tips to create your very own blast from the past. Why Retro? Certain periods in history seem to bring about feelings of nostalgia …

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Quick Halloween Costume Ideas

“What am I going to be this year?” is a common refrain heard spoken by the young and old alike every Halloween. But especially by those of us who are no longer kids with favorite cartoon heroes. You know you need a costume and you are really enthusiastic about wearing …

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