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Halloween

The Most Incredible Costume of 2015

Posted by on October 30th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Halloween has been my favorite holiday for quite a long time now. It represents, to me, a moment when we can be anything and do anything. The night is filled with possibility, and imagination. Ghosts come to life, and whole worlds of story are real. Meet Jeremy Miller, son of Ryan Scott Miller. Jeremy just […]

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My Wife Just Said… #236

Posted by on October 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Costume’s coming together. Ten points to whoever correctly guesses what I’m going to be…” -Avara   We’ve been working on our costumes for Halloween this Friday. We’ve finally landed on what we’re doing and it’s going to take some real effort. But I’m hoping you guys will love them. Can you guess who/what my wife is […]

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15 Printable Masks That Scream Creativity

Posted by on October 8th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Halloween can often turn into an arms race of coolness. Costumes take on a level of detail and accessorizing that makes movie studios look like chumps. But what about the rest of us who want something unique, expressive and cool? Well, check out these 3d printable masks by Wintercroft. More info on these rad masks […]

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My Wife Just Said… #186

Posted by on November 10th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“When Finn asked me to be Princess Leia for Halloween I thought “no way”. How could I hide all my imperfections in a very unforgiving white dress? But seeing this sweet boy’s eyes light up when he saw all of us dressed in costumes was beyond amazing!” -Avara   A photo posted by Avara Capen (@ithrowtp) […]

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The Most Advanced Halloween Costume Ever

Posted by on October 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Sometimes I wish I had more definable skills when it came to crafts. Specifically, I wish I could make better costumes and props for my kids. I love playing with my boys, and Halloween is my favorite holiday. My costumes are usually “meh” unless I have help. I suck at it. So, I get to […]

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My Wife Just Said… #182

Posted by on October 13th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I guess I should be flattered my toddler thinks I can pull off one of these slutty superhero costumes.” -Avara   Loading I guess I should be flattered my toddler thinks I can pull off one of these slutty superhero costumes. View on Instagram Priorities change when you become a parent. And not only that, your […]

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This Toddler’s Halloween Costume > Your Cool Halloween Costume

Posted by on October 24th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

In this modern age, the possibilities for amazing Halloween costumes have never been more wide open. We see cooler makeup, highly specific outfits and some families really dive into the macabre holiday with reckless abandon. Just my style! But there is no way you will make a Halloween costume cooler than the one in this […]

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“Halloween (ZOMBIE) Special!!!” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s all too horrifically true. Zombie vs. Baby: An Examination of Attributes Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on YouTube, so go nuts.)   So basically, when you’ve got a baby, everyday is Halloween! Or an episode of The Walking Dead. One or the other take your pick. […]

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A Guide to Being Tricky or Treaty

Posted by on October 10th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

This goes against the code at howtobeadad.com: never provide useful or important information, least of all instructions on how to do something. Correctly. So I’ve added in how to do be a total box of chocolate-covered douche-peanuts as well, to even things out. Also, I figure since this isn’t exactly a major parenting or world […]

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He never let go of my thumb…

Posted by on November 8th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

The Noobie He’s only three years old. He’d never been trick-or-treating. So, it was excusable that Lucas was supremely deficient in the Clue Department when it came to Halloween. When I asked him what he was going to be, he put on his low, gruff serious voice and laughed, saying, “Ho ho nooooo, Daddy!” as […]

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