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Halloween!

This was D's fourth Halloween.. he was just a wee little thing on his first, his second was cancelled due to a freak snow storm knocking out all power, his third was celebrated sometime in November thanks to Superstorm Sandy and no one exactly dressed up.. but it was the day he discovered candy! I wanted to make this year special.. not sure if he really understood the question of 'What do you want to be for Halloween?' I decided to keep it simple and go with his favorite cartoon character.. MICKEY MOUSE! I didn't want to spend a lot of money in case Mother Nature started pms-ing again. So we hit the Dollar Store. It cost me under $15 to put the three costumes together.





Bear ears and tail turned into Mickey ears and tail with black fabric bought at Hobby Lobby. He already had a black shirt and red pants.. I added big felt circles to his pants to make the buttons. It was cold outside so he wore his mittens and his tuxedo jacket..  I am the worst with a needle in thread.. ask M's unevenly hemmed pajama bottoms. But when I showed D the pants he instantly recognized them a Mickey's pants and danced around in them all day.. that for me was the highlight.. I couldn't help but join in on the dancing and squealing with joy.



I added a red sequenced bow also bought at Hobby Lobby to my ears and smaller white felt circles to a red sweater dress I already owned.


M make did with his maroon pants.. though he took off the ears pretty quickly and replaced them with a fire hat..

This was the first time M had ever dressed up for Halloween and I hadn't dressed up as anything since I was 10. But seeing that most of the parents where out and about costume less make us think we may go without too in the future years..




We wrapped up the night with some trunk or treating and check out some of the spooky houses in the neighborhood. The iphone pictures do not do them justice. 

Hope you all had a great Halloween!

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36 comments:

  1. Such adorable costumes!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  2. omg you guys are so cute! my friend and her son were also mickey mouse . hope u had a great halloween! xO!
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  3. Your costumes are too sweet!

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  4. You are talented and you all had fun. I think it's great that you dressed up too.

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  5. Adorable photos! You did a fantastic job putting it all together!
    I love the focus on the entire family dressing up in theme. I think its great memory building for the children as much as the adults.

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  6. I love it!!! These costumes are adorable and how happy you all look! D's pants are so cute. And you are the sweetest little pregnant Minne Mouse! Aww. I'm glad you finally had a good Halloween for D. :)

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  7. Ha!!! They turned out wonderful!! Nice quick crafty thinking!

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  8. These costumes are too cute!!! Awwwrrr so adorable :)

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  9. Oh em gee aren't you all just the cutest!

    SDMxx
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  10. Oh you all look great! I'm glad the weather cooperated.

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  11. You guys looked great. Must have been a lot of fun!

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  12. the costumes are adorable.

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  13. Awww... You were all so cute in your Halloween costumes!!! :-D

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  14. you all looked so adorable, the costumes are great! x

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  15. Goodness, SO precious! It was completely worthy as a first Halloween, and as one to remember!

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    1. Such cool pics!

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  16. aww, so cute! i ended up going as minnie mouse too! i just saw my kiddos ears/headband and decided why not!!!

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  17. Wow!!!
    You really had a great time!
    And your costumes are adorable!
    :)
    Have a nice day!

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  18. Aw looks like an awesome Halloween!

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  19. Ah, you guys look so cute! I love the dollar store! I just went there yesterday for a few things, and their Christmas stuff is so impressive! No reason to pay more elsewhere. Also, you look fantastic!

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  20. He looks adorable!

    Corinne x
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  21. You are the best looking Minnie especially with your beautiful round belly! You all look so cute dressed for Halloween.

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  22. HE IS SO CUTE! I can't get over his little suit jacket :) I bet he had a blast

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  23. Those costumes turned out adorable!! I'm glad Mother Nature cooperated for you this year!

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  24. You have such an adorable child! Cute costumes!

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  25. love it! too cute!

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  26. You all look adorable!

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  27. What a cute boy is your son!
    You have a beautiful family.
    x
    Stella from a A Shiny Place

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  28. Aww! Super cute mouse family!

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  29. Aw, he looks adorable! I hope you all had a great time, and glad that mother nature kept her hormones in check ;) That spider on the car is quite something... :D

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  30. What a fun Halloween! Your boys look great, but you look fabulous.

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