halloween

Behind The Awkwardness: Birds Of A Feather

“Father and son at museum hosted event at Halloween 1999.  I am an owl and he is a toucan bird.  I made both costumes. My current museum educator thought that this image and moment in time needed to be officially documented.”

(submitted by Scott)

Baggy

“Mom decided to save money on costumes that “you only wear once.” She tied trash bags on my brother and I and stuffed them with newspaper, smeared brown eye shadow on our faces and pasted big signs on our chests that said TRASH.”

(submitted by Michelle)

Costume Party

This is what happens when your parents pick your costume.

(submitted by Bobby)

Trick or Treat 3

The former.

(submitted by Steve)

Mask

If only it were Halloween every day.

(submitted by Reg)

Jelly Belly

“When I was little, my mom decided to dress me up as a bag of jelly beans. Looking for cheap costume ideas? This one consisted of a transparent trash bag from under the kitchen sink and some balloons.”

(submitted by Andy)

Countdown To Halloween: Don’t Fear The Reaper

It’s never too early to throw on the costume.

(submitted by Niki)

Countdown To Halloween: It’s Never Too Early

“Halloween 1990. My sister and I are dressed as brides. I’m 5, my sister is 3. My mom made the costumes to reflect her high hopes for our futures.”

(submitted by Averie)