Strong Females in Literature Costumes: Carmen

For my daughter’s first Halloween, Sue set the bar very high with Amelia Earhart. Once the torch was handed to me, I continued the theme of Inspiring Women in History costumes. In 2011 there was Marie Curie, and the next year we finished the trio with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. (Appropriately enough, it was an election year. … More Strong Females in Literature Costumes: Carmen

Best Halloween Costume?

What what your best Halloween costume ever? The women-in-history trio I created for my daughter is high on my list, but my personal favorite was: Carrie. Hands down. Unfortunately it was 1999, so I don’t have a picture to share. Most of us didn’t have camera phones or digital camera then (cue gasps from the post-Gen X … More Best Halloween Costume?

No-Sew Costume Wig

Need an easy (and impressive) finishing touch for that last-minute costume you’re pulling together? Here’s a great solution: If you need a wig… And can’t really sew (like me)… And don’t want to spend $40 on an itchy, ill-fitting travesty at a costume shop… Make your own no-sew wig! Pssst: As promised, if you want … More No-Sew Costume Wig