halloween

Behind The Awkwardness: Birds Of A Feather - Dad

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 - Behind The Awkwardness

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 - Christmas

Costume Party

This is what happens when your parents pick your costume.

(submitted by Bobby)

Trick or Treat 3 - Pets

Trick or Treat 3

The former.

(submitted by Steve)

Mask - AFP Hall Of Fame

Mask

If only it were Halloween every day.

(submitted by Reg)

Jelly Belly - Halloween

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 - Halloween

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 - Behind The Awkwardness

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)