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Tell Mommy: What Was Your Favorite Halloween Costume?

My favorite Halloween pastime wasn't trick-or-treating, it was the anticipation of wearing my finished costume. As children, my siblings and I would come up with what we wanted to be for Halloween and then my mom, grandma and mainly, my aunt who is an amazing seamstress, would concoct the costumes from scratch. No task was too daunting, when Gremlins became a blockbuster, my brother and I became Stripe and Gizmo with realistic paper mache headpieces. But none compared to the one I wore as Cinderella in first grade. With a few hems, stitches and a hoop skirt made of bent wire hangers, my aunt took an old bridesmaid's dress and made me feel like the belle of the ball.
What was your best costume?

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KWM KWM 7 years
I was a witch like 5 years in a row thanks to an awesome costume that my mom made me
ladyr ladyr 7 years
My mom almost always made my costumes when I was a kid (and they all looked great!). One of my favorites was when I was Cleopatra. It was cool cause I got to wear lots of make-up!
Rally-RE Rally-RE 7 years
i LOVE how the 'devil' is hugging the 'princess' :)
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 7 years
I was a Mosquito. I dressed in a black long sleeved leotard, black tights, black shoes. My mom made my wings out of wire hangers and pantyhose, i had deely-boppers and she made a stinger/nose piece out of aluminum foil and wire. it was awesome. I buzzed around all freaking day!
roxtarchic roxtarchic 7 years
my favorite was the year my sister and i went as glenda/dorothy except we changed it up a bit & she was ghetto glenda & i was white trash dorothy... complete w/wife beater tank top, toto tattoo on one arm, aunty em on the other, my sister had munchins tattoo'd across her chest & a blue tear on her face... we had fun that year. my favorite costume my mom made me, was the poodle skirt.... saddle shoes & all... we really still enjoy halloween sooo much & i cant wait to share that w/our lil guy (he's gonna be elvis for his first halloween)!!!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
greggie i was to embarrass to admit i was not to young i was a little older but still was under the spell of the older siblings, lol
tiggerchick2 tiggerchick2 7 years
My favorite is the year that I dressed up as Magenta from "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and my friend was Dr. Frank from RHPC. We went to a costume party that year and everyone got a kick out of our costumes. We even busted out the soundtrack and danced to "Time Warp" Good times.
aistea311 aistea311 7 years
My favorite was when I went as a genie in the third grade. It was a pink pajama pant and pink sheer top with lil gold ribbons around the wrist and such. It was also one of the coldest Halloweens ever:)
amerikanbeanhead amerikanbeanhead 7 years
My step-mom went as Glinda the good witch, my dad went as OZ, I was Dorthy, and my two little sisters were Munchkins My favorite from with I was little was my first halloween- I was like a week old and my whole family went as bikers. My brother was a year and a, I was like a week and both my parents dressed like bikers. The pictures at least are cute
Greggie Greggie 7 years
What scares me about pink's post is that I was like 16 when Child's Play came out. *lol*
RobinFabulous RobinFabulous 7 years
I love matching costumes! My very favorite was Hannah as a flowerpot one year. She won like three contests. It was by Sweet Potatoes, it was a white bodysuit, her head was the flower with a hood and the petals went around her face, the stem was the zipper, it had a leaf, and an orange pot velcored around her butt :-) this year Allie has a clown tutu that is really sweet. One year mine were a princess and a dragon. A few years ago Allie was Dorothy, Hannah was Glinda the good witch and Jonah was the scarecrow :-)
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
this is pretty embarrassing but my stupid brothers and sister thought it be cute to dress their little sister (me) as chucky, how mean i know they put me in overalls the striped shirt i already had the freckles they darkened them with eyeliner and my hair was already short and red, looking at the pictures now they are cute, i had no say i was too young
schnappycat schnappycat 7 years
I had a cool Wonder Woman costume I wore for a couple of Halloweens when I was about 4-5. I loved it!
Greggie Greggie 7 years
I added the Pope picture. :) Am I the only one annoyed by "Add a kid." "Browse for picture of kid."? Why not "child"?
anniekim anniekim 7 years
Barbar the Elephant--made wit my mom in 3rd grade. But I remember being very upset when my school principal mistook me for Dumbo. Greggie--please post the Pope pic. lilsugar--the costume is lovely and so are you! Thanks for helping bring up fond memories.
uptown_girl uptown_girl 7 years
I was a bag of jelly beans, TWICE! Once when I was bout 4, and again in 2nd grade. It consisted of a clear trash bash tied around my neck (wow, that sounds scary now), white tights & turtleneck, and lots of different colored mini balloons!
macgirl macgirl 7 years
Oh I actually went as Cher when I was 3 years old ;-) My favorite was the Wonder Woman costume my mom sewed for me. She did an amazing job.
Angelica Angelica 7 years
I love your costume! My favorite was this on year I was a witch, but I had a huge wig and everyone thought I was Cher.
Greggie Greggie 7 years
My favorite of my own costumes was when my husband and I went as Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinski. I look unfortunately like Monica, so I wore a blue dress, beret, and knee pads. My husband wore a dress shirt, tie, and boxers. But my favorite that I've done for my kids was when my oldest was a year and a half and I made him a Pope costume. I should put the picture in my profile.
backfat backfat 7 years
Either Tinkerbell or a harlequin clown. My mother bothered to make my costumes unlike me (bad mother) and they always came out great. I won an award for the harlequin clown one at a Halloween party.
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