I’ve never understood the anti-costume people. On a fundamental level, I find it confusing. Who doesn’t love a good costume? I adore dressing up so much I tend to find excuses to wear two costumes. Last year I was Daphne and Tweedle Dee. The year before I was a pirate and Wilma Flintsone. And this year, I’m a cat and Captain Hook. … Keep reading…

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN, GUYS AND GHOULS! This year, like so many other years, Lance and I went with a Disney-themed, DIY couple’s costume. The only difference? This year we were villains! Say hello to Captain Hook and Mr. Smee. Before we get into the specifics of how I made this year’s costumes, you should get in the spooky spirit. Here’s my Halloween playlist. … Keep reading…

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Happy Halloween, ghouls and goblins! This year, Lance and I headed back in time to the days of Bedrock. Rack of brontosaurus ribs not included. Lance and I have spent much of this week working on our costumes while watching festive things like The Simpson’s Tree House of Horror and The Addams Family. Measuring, sewing, crafting, Lance — clearly not as used to … Keep reading…

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Autumn is madness. There’s event after event after gala after event — and they all take place in the best type of weather, which you definitely don’t want to miss. A good Midwestern fall is rarer than a cute size 8 women’s shoe left on a clearance rack, so turning down an invite or activity is not an option. Take all the obligations of … Keep reading…

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Too cool to dress up? Think finding a costume is hard? Afraid of having an Elle Woods moment this Halloween? Easy Halloween: Disney by ohjuliaann If you own a red dress, you’re two accessories away from tons of easy Halloween costume options! I’m partial, of course, to Jessica Rabbit, but as a proud plastic flamingo owner, I’m pretty tempted to try my … Keep reading…

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