I cannot believe it’s October ALREADY! And here I am decorating for Halloween and planning our costumes. Last year, I planned on dressing up as Laura Croft or someone equally as cool, but I didn’t predict that I’d be 8 months pregnant. Jayden, just a few months ago, said that he wanted to be Spiderman again… and I just may let him since I loved that costume so much. He has a few events that he’s going to, so he can switch up his costumes.
To help us with our Halloween dress up, we were sent some costumes for us to consider. I received the Cutthroat Pirate (aka Wench) which to my surprise ran big. Luckily, I’m toting around a baby because my pre-pregnancy self would not be flattered by the fit. I do think the costume is great for the $30 price point. The detailing is nice, the hat adds a nice touch, and the boot tops are pretty cool and strap on to any pair of shoes (preferably heels).
Jayden received the Mario Bros costume and while I think it is a cute little costume, I’m feeling like it needs a little omph. I think I will get him some gloves and maybe I can find/make him a cape. That’ll make it pop. I found the hat to be hilarious especially since he had some hair on the side just like Mario. Oh, the costume came with the little mustache, but I didn’t want the adhesive backing to “unsticky” itself before he wears it during Halloween festivities. For $20, I’m not head over heels over the costume, but with some accessorizing, we can definitely make it work. And there’s no denying that my lil’ chocolate Mario adds a special touch :-).
Oh, decor. Let me show you guys what I picked up from Walmart. They had some pretty cool stuff.
New Halloween Finds
Spider Wall Decals – They are removable and stick to many surfaces. Gonna put some on the front door.
Skull Lanterns – I just had to have ’em. They gave off a classy vibe at an affordable price.
LCD Tealights – They look great with the Skull Lanterns and I don’t have to worry about candle drama.
Freaky Fabric – I’m in love with this stuff. I think I’ll be replacing the black with a more in a lighter color.
Dancing Mummy – It dances to “Thriller” and lights up. I had to have it!
Gel Clings – They are double-sided and can be applied straight from the sheet! I goofed a bit, I may reapply them.
Have you started shopping for costumes yet? Have you put up your Halloween decor?
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