Halloween Games: Pumpkin Balloon Pop!

Halloween Games- Pumpkin Balloon Pop

As you know, we are always on the look-out for great Halloween games and activities so when we happened upon this Martha Stewart Living version of a classic carnival game we had to share it.  Pumpkin Balloon Pop is a true three-fer — a party decoration, a party activity, and a party favor all in one and all for very little effort. Continue Reading →

Ripped from the Headlines Halloween Party

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Ripped From the Headlines Halloween Party

by Lauren

2015 has been quite the year. We were so inspired by this Great Gets post imagining Halloween costumes ripped from the headlines. Theme your Halloween and create a ripped from the headlines Halloween party! Tell your guests to arrive in costumes straight off the front page and the evening news — between politics, sports, and culture, there's plenty to choose from! These costumes are easy, fun, and add a touch of humor and pop culture knowledge to any Halloween party. And yes although some of the featured costumes are satirical and poke a bit of fun at politicians and other public figures, we have made a conscious decision not to feature costumes we deem disrespectful, or have the potential to incite violence or foster hatred and we implore you to do the same.  Please no Caitlyn Jenner or Black Lives Matter costumes, and please, please stay away from anything and everything ISIS.

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Party Pretty with Moschino Capsule Collection | Rent Designer Barbie Costumes

Party Pretty with Moschino Barbie Collection available on Rent the Runway, Barbie costumes ,  Elle Woods costumes, party pretty

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We love adult Barbie costumes for Halloween, for girlfriend birthday parties, and even as Mom +Me Matching playdates outfits. Our biggest issue is finding something fun yet classy to wear.  Well, look no further. Now, Jeremy Scott's hot Moschino runway looks are available to rent at Rent The Runway! This collection is great for a night out on the town but would also make for a great Barbie Halloween costume. Don't miss your chance to reserve a piece from the Moschino Capsule Collection today! Just an FYI – Izzy tried to rent a fabulous dress from Rent the Runway about a week before her event. I cannot express how disappointed she was when her size was quickly grabbed up and was unavailable for her weekend. I talked her in to trying the larger size which worked out great but she did have a back up just in case. So the moral of this story is if you know you want to wear one of these fabulous outfits for Halloween – reserve TODAY!

If you want to be the absolute hottest woman in the room, order the  MOSCHINO Barbarella Jacket & Skirt. Yes, it will set you back a pretty penny but it will cost no where near as much as if you actually purchased this outfit.  In addition to Barbie, this particular combination would make a fantastic Elle Woods.

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MOSCHINO Barbarella Jacket & Skirt

Looking for something a bit more reasonably priced?  Here are a few more options!

 Don't forget the Blonde Wig!

Not so into Barbie but love Moschino?  Check out the complete Rent the Runway Moschino Collection!

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“Make it a Double!” Couples Costume Party

Halloween Couples Costumes Party

“Make it a Double!” Couples Costume Party

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN!  A fun-filled couples costume party theme with built in entertainment whether you are hosting a college party, a couples shower, or a Halloween party.

Searching for the perfect couple's costume? Party Idea Pros offers lots of matched pairs — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly. Continue Reading →

Host a Halloween Kigurumi Costume Party

Kigurumi Costume Party

Look how cute!  Now imagine an entire house filled with friends wearing adorable, cuddly kigurumi pajama costumes.  We think a Kigurumi Costume Party would be a very cool alternative to the usual creepy Halloween decor and costumes.  Guests still get to dress up but instead of bloody mummies, scary killer clowns, and green slime you will be surrounded by pikachus, giraffes, and lovable green frogs. Continue Reading →

Anime Character Costumes

Anime Character Costumes

As many of you already know, we are Yahoo news junkies and every once in a while, a story inspires us, appalls us, or simply makes us laugh.  This morning's story about a gal from Ukraine who spends hours each day transforming herself into a real life anime character got our creative juices flowing.  For months we have been contemplating how best to showcase the amazing custom anime character costumes but worried that they might not quite achieve the desired look on a real live human being.

Cosplay Air Gear Ringo Noyamano Costume

We were wrong – with a little make-up and great cosplay costume, just about anyone can transform themselves into a living anime character for not much more than an off the rack Halloween costume.  These high quality, custom designed cosplay anime character costumes look amazingly authentic and will definitely help you stand out from the pack this Halloween.  Cosplay costumes also work great as couples costumes and group costumes but it is essential that you plan ahead because they are special order and take a few extra days for delivery.

Here are a few videos showing you how2 create those amazingly large anime eyes fanboys adore.

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Orange is the New Black Halloween Costume Ideas

Orange Is The New Black Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is quickly approaching and our friends over at GreatGets.com seem to be getting back into one of the many things they do well – putting together fun & creative Halloween costume ideas.  Today they posted these fabulous Orange is the New Black Group Costume Ideas.   We especially like that all the Orange is the New Black Halloween costume ideas are so simple yet work so well together as a group.  Plus, they fit any and every woman no matter her shape, size, or age. Think orange scrubs and tan scrubs, work shoes, and ID badges. 
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Halloween Party Favors – Chocolate Covered Oreos

Halloween Party Favors – Chocolate Covered Oreos

Make your Halloween party a little more delicious this season with these chocolate covered Oreo cookies shaped like ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, and candy corn. Serve them as party snacks or send them home with guests as your Halloween party favors since they arrive individually packaged and tied with matching ribbon – so cute! The shelf life for these cookies is up to 3 months so you can actually plan ahead and order them early.  Wouldn't it be nice to be able to check party favors off your “to do” list

These treats would be ideal Halloween party favors for classroom Halloween classroom parties, costume parties for both children and adults, and even fun at home celebrations.

Important Ordering Information >> Please note that this item can only be shipped via 1-Day Shipping for delivery dates between May 1st and September 30th. Additionally if you need a Tuesday delivery you must choose 1-Day Shipping service. Also, be sure to select the $15 cooler fee for all orders being delivered between April 15th and September 30th.

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Stock up Your Costume Box! Superheroine Tutus are Perfect for College Theme Parties

OMG! At just $4.99 – that's 80% OFF, Izzy, the tutu queen, thinks these are the cutest tutus ever! She is already planning for next Halloween and is coaxing me to buy extras to stock up her costume box just in case one of the fraternities host a superhero party or just about any other theme party she can have an excuse to wear a red, blue or black tutu to. Plus, how cute would these wonder woman boy shorts be worn underneath the tutus (or just to feel strong, independent and powerful – perfect for exam days!)  These superheroine tutus would also make for an adorable group costume when 3 girlfriends want to coordinate their party look!

This is a limited time deal – so do not dawdle – this is a no brainer, must have for any tutu loving coed!  (12.27.13)

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Halloween Party Flower Centerpieces

It doesn't take much to figure out that we love flowers. We always have either a fresh floral bouquet, small flower arrangement, or beautiful orchid in every room of our office and home.  So not surprisingly, to get in the Halloween spirit we went on a search for just a few of the fun Halloween themed floral arrangements available both for ourselves and to be sent as gifts.

Our first stop was Gift Tree because  not only do we like their selections, we know we can count on them for only the freshest flowers delivered in a professional and timely manner.  We love the Candy Corn Delight for an all purpose autumn arrangement but if we were hosting a Halloween party, we might have to go with the Ghostly Gardens Bouquet. Truthfully, we keep second guessing ourselves – all of the arrangements are lovely.

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