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Behind The Awkwardness

Sad Devil

“This is my best friend on Halloween when she was about ten. She was NOT happy with her mother’s choice of costume for her, and apparently, the make-up job was sub-par as well because it looked, as she wailed with indignance, “It looks like I’m crying blood!”

(submitted by Haley)

First Communion

“In 1987, I began the current trend of Duck Lips to my mother’s disgust and my grandmother’s sheer amazement.”

(submitted by Adam)

Tinkerbell

Me: “Honey, I don’t think she can hold herself up on that pumpkin.”

Husband: “You just take the picture. I promise I’ll make sure she doesn’t fall.”

(submitted by Renie)

Garbage Pail Kids

“My mom said she was dressing us up as “The California Raisins.” As I look back on this photo and share it with friends, I really think she was dressing us up as two turds.”

(submitted by Brandi)

Halloween Day

“My birthday falls on Nov 1 so as a kid it was always celebrated on Halloween.”

(submitted by Irv)

Brothers

“I was a punk in high school and my brother got all the ladies.”

(submitted by Nick)

Punch Drunk Love

“The night before my mom was about to wed, my friend and I got into a fist fight against 4 other guys. We actually won then a 5th guy came up from behind and popped me with something in his hand. This is from the wedding album that next day!”

(submitted by Lewis)

Behind The Awkwardness: Baghead 3

“Coloring my daughters hair and needed to use the hair dryer to heat it up. So, I grabbed a veggie bag and put it on her head to trap the heat.”

(submitted by Heather)

The Stand

“This is my 58 year-old mother doing her first keg stand at my sister’s wedding.”

(submitted by Jared)

Heartbreaker

“My poor daughter never heard the end of it from her siblings after her heartbreaker tee shirt turned to fartbreaker for school pictures.”

(submitted by Cathy)