In celebration of the day, I just thought I'd share some of my favorite costumes through the last (too many) years...
Yep, that's me. I think I was 13. This is my version of "punk" at the time. This foreshadows something that I find much, much more frightening (you will see).
Chicken Little's second Halloween. The first year she was Tinkerbell and we squeezed her into a lime green leotard with wings (she looked like a big booger). It was hysterical, but I can't find any pictures. This particular Halloween, the temperature dropped from 80 to 40 overnight, so we had to quickly rethink the angel outfit and she became a cowgirl - much warmer! Many years followed where any costume was good as long as it involved some sort of face paint or make-up - and always she was "workin' it".
Remember the first picture, this is where it gets scary. This is CL - same age - same general idea! For those of you about to enter this time, remember it is a phase and it will pass!
High school: wigs, trips to Goodwill, and much angst over having a cool costume.
So, now she is at college and still Halloween is a big deal. She's posting her costumes now on her own blog. But we are not left out this year - we get the pleasure of just enjoying the end product with grand babies. A pirate and his parrot!
Happy Halloween everybody! Be safe and get lots of candy!