Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Fun Family Costumes

When Halloween rolls around, some parents go that extra mile . . .


The beard and pipe are a nice touch.


That's one tough little zombie hunter!


Freshly popped!


Other times, it's only the kid in costume but you know a clever parent devised the idea behind it, like this sweet little Calvin and Hobbes --


And isn't this the cutest little psychopath you've ever seen? Just drinking his milk-plus and waiting for his droogs to come by for a night of ultra-violence . . . .


When designing costumes, don't forget the pet's potential!


The human walking this next pet wouldn't even need a costume -- all eyes will be on the dog. And quite rightly so. Yikes!


34 comments:

greekwitch said...

Hahaha! The dad dressed as red riding hood was awesome!!! And the husky dressed as grandma!!

strangelynaked.com said...

Some of these make me irrationally angry. Like dressing the kid up as the dude from A Clockwork Orange? So, you kid truly does just exist to feed your ego, I get it. And the guy who dressed up as Princess Leia to his daughter's Han Solo? That's gross and borderline incestuous. The obviously correct choice there is to dress up as Chewbacca. He blew it.

Katy Anders said...

That's all great so long as they leave the pets lone. And don't make my kids jealous.

DEZMOND said...

some of those would be totally opposite of doing it right as a parent and fully disturbing. Especially the CLOCKWORK ORANGE and the zombie one.... borderline disgusting.
The lil' girl with her dog is charming, though!

Jacquelineand.... said...

I chuckled all through this, thanks for the laugh!

mxtodis123 said...

Costumes sure are different than they were in my day.
Mary

sonia said...

These are great. I really love the husky as grandma.

Insomniac's Attic said...

Pipe and Beard is the hands down winner for me! LOL

Brewella Deville said...

Dads supporting their daughters and throwing tired gender stereotypes to the curb will always win the gold medal.

The Happy Whisk said...

These are great photos. I love the dads dressed as girls. That's great fun and why the heck not.

Adam said...

I saw the husky one last year I think, it's too perfect

jaz@octoberfarm said...

these are so funny especially the last one.

Toni said...

All excellent ideas. I have to show Little Red Riding Hood to my daughter. She has two daughters and 3 huskies.

Linda Wildenstein said...

These are so cute. Halloween is for fun. Huzzah for fun.

Madilyn Quinn said...

These are both adorable and awesome. I really want that muzzle! It'll make the folks around me all that more terrified of my dog haha

mistress maddie said...

Buster so wants the dog muzzle!!! He wants to be mean at least once. I personally like the Clockwork Orange myself.

Miss Val's Creations said...

Love these! I always get a kick out of a dad dressing as a female to go with their daughter's costume. That is always very sweet to me!

Leeanna said...

I love the one with the little boy and girl toddlers dressed as little old man and little old woman with walkers. It's sooooo cute!!

http://www.earthporm.com/ultimate-list-childrens-halloween-costume-ideas/

Missy George said...

Some of those are adorable..a few, not so much!!!

heartinhand said...

I've been thinking of dressing Molly up this year. I'd love to have that muzzle thing!

Jim said...

I can see Sophie in that last mask!!!

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

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Linda - Darkroom Dolls said...

What a strange choice to dress a kid in a Clockwork Orange costume! A few weeks ago this film was on television again, and again I had to switch to another channel after a short while, I just can't look at it. Some are really funny though, the girl with the dog/grandma is adorable :-).

klahanie said...

Hey Debra,

Aha and those photos remind me of the locals in the English town I'm living in.

Take care, eh!

Gary

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

These are great! I love when parents join in on the fun. I used to dress up along with my girls when I took them out trick-or-treating. It was fun - and profitable. The people would give me treats, too.

Birdie said...

WHen my niece was a month old my brother-in-law dressed as Chewbacca and dressed my niece as Princess Leah. She had a little wig with the side buns. It was so cute! I wish I could find a picture but I think I lost it when my last laptop died.

Ol'Buzzard said...

In this time of mass shootings could probably get by without the gun theme for children.
the Ol'Buzzard

Fundy Blue said...

I am having such a chuckle out of these wonderful Halloween costumes, Debra, not to mention your recent posts I've just caught up on. btw, thank you for visiting and commenting on my blog when I've been so non-reciprocal. My life's Holy Grail is consistency, and after decades of seeking it, it's still evading me. I laughed when you said that you would have time on your hands when you retired. Time on my hands continues to evade me too, and I'm three years into retirement. My oldest ToDo item dates to the summer of 1957 when I was exploring my Grandmother MacBeath's bookcase and I discovered Richard Halliburton's "The Flying Carpet." I found a first magical photo of Petra in Jordan and swore I would go there, as well as a photo of the Headhunters of Borneo and a second promise. Borneo and the headhunters, I've done, and that was magic! Have a happy Wednesday!

JACKIESUE said...

I love these...don't you love imaginations?

bill lisleman said...

Halloween popularity is growing and I understand why. Pretending and creativity is fun. enjoyed the pics you found.

Guillaume said...

I love these, especially the Calvin&Hobbes and the little boy as Alex. Fun fact: I did once dressed as Alex for Trick or Treat.

Professor Chaos said...

Oh my God, I love all of those! Is there anything cuter than little kids in Halloween costumes? (No. There is not.) And I love seeing tough-guy looking dads being so sweet with their little girls. Gives me a bit of hope for humanity.

G. B. Miller said...

Calvin and Hobbes is da best, followed by A Clockwork Orange.

Amazon

Magic Love Crow said...

Those dog teeth are brilliant! LOL! Those dads rock!