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Halloween 2018

If you’re like me, it’s time to talk about all things Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I just couldn’t let the holidays come and go without squeezing in our Halloween recap. This was hands down our best Halloween ever. The new neighborhood, the girls ages, the perfectly crisp, ideal Fall weather. Everything!! The girls are still talking about it!

We really got to make the most out of Halloween, we hosted a party with a bunch of friends the Friday night before, couples costumes and cheese trays are always my favorite things! During the week, the girls had parades & parties at school and a trunk or treat at church. Then on the big night, we heated up some chili on the stove and got right into our costumes. We love doing a family costume, and since this year the girls costume choices already went together we decided to get in on the fun. Brandon was a good sport in his ghost attire, despite the overwhelming smell of sharpie! πŸ˜‰

We had way too much fun trick or treating and stayed out until their buckets were full! My parents hung out at our house and handed out almost 800 pieces of candy throughout the night. Afterwards we did our annual “last viewing of Hocus Pocus” and went to bed in our Christmas pajamas!! πŸ˜‰ So ready for all of the holiday festivities to begin!!

Hope you had the most fun Halloween ever, until next year! XO


Halloween Costume Ideas

Looking for a last minute costume idea? We have you covered! I have compiled a list of all of my favorite costumes we have either done or seen over the years, and have polled you all over on Instagram for ideas as well! If you love a good themed costume as much as we do, we’ve broken these down by Couples, Kids & Family costumes. Hope you enjoy these lists!!


Darla & Alfalfa

Monsters of Monsters Inc.

Ellie & Carl (Up!)

Magician & a Rabbit

Toy Story Characters

Candyland Game Characters

Little Red Riding Hood, Wolf & Grandma

The Three Little Pigs or Three Bears

The Grinch & Cindy Lou Who

Snow White & (some of the seven?) Dwarfs


Anything sweet (muffin, cupcake, cotton candy!)


Tyler Durden & Marla Singer (Fight Club!)

Johnny Cash & June Carter

Forest Gump & Jenny

Sam & Suzy (Moonrise Kingdom, so well done by our friends at our Halloween party last year!!)

Wayne & Garth

Popeye & Olive Oil

Bee & a Beekeeper

Jim & Pam (The Office, and again done so well by our friends last year!)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Mary Poppins & Chimney Sweep

Santa & Mrs Clause (or Clark & Ellen Griswold!)

The Bachelorette & Chris Harrison

Anything from SNL (depending on your sense of humor)

Chip & Joanna (#shiplap!)

Family/Theme Costumes

Hocus Pocus (always and always!!!)

Wizard of Oz (so many characters to choose from, even for mom & dad to go as the good witch & the wizard, and kids/babies to go as flying monkeys!)

Circus (greatest showman style!)

The cast of Coco

Farmer & Farm Animals

The cast of Peter Pan

Baseball Theme (players, refs, hot dog or popcorn concessions!)

Alice & Wonderland Characters

Sandlot Characters

Care Bears

Sesame Street Characters

Emojis (salsa dancer, anyone?!)

The Addams Family

Home Alone (Harry, Marv & KEVIN!)


Is your costume on this list?! There are just never enough opportunities to dress up because I would love to do ALL of these!!!Β Cannot wait to see everyone’s costumes & to share ours this year! In the meantime, leave any more fun ideas below & have the BEST Halloween week ever!!!!! XO


Halloween Home Tour

Halloween is almost here, we are soaking up all of the most festive fun of the season & pulling together all of the things we need for costumes this week! It always takes me a while to get Halloween decorations just the way I want them, and even though we aren’t even completely settled in our house yet, spider webs & skeletons have found their way into almost every room!! We are hosting a Halloween party on Friday night so I wanted to make sure everything was extra spooky just in time!! Excited to share with you our first official Halloween home tour, enjoy!!

Kitchen Sources // Halloween Cat PrintΒ // Favorite Coffee Table Books

Cannot wait to see all of your Halloween decor & costumes! Hope you are all having the most FUN and FESTIVE week!!!! XO