As many of you know, each Fall at the (Suite) Mangum household we try to find news ways to put a little more GREEN in our HALLOWEEN!  In year’s past, we’ve focused on the trick-or-treaters. Something about giving out apples, play-dough and fruit leather seems to serve as both trick AND treat. My better-half says […]

Thanks to Gabrielle of Design Mom, I’ll either be adding fake plastic bugs to my hair or drawing stitches on my face for Halloween. She’s sharing 6 costume ideas for adults, a few simple ways to help add a little flare to the night. BOO.

We are only days away from Halloween and it’s crunch time people! But have I got the perfect idea for you. It’s quick and easy, and oh so cute… Minions!! These minions from Despicable Me are our absolute favorite characters. We are so gaga for them right now. I personally think they stole the show. So I […]

Costuming with a Conscience

by Sabrena on October 18, 2012

We are just a few weeks out from “Decision 2012.” And with my plug last month for making sure you’re registered to vote, you may think I’ve still got the Election in my frontal lobe – and tis true, tis true my friends. But when you’ve also got a pre-schooler at home and it’s “Baby’s First […]

Here are a few last minute ideas for Halloween costumes from over at the M&T Spotlight. What are your kids going to be? **Next week: I’ll be featuring your pumpkin treats, as I’m a huge pumpkin dessert fan! Submit your links to the Spotlight. Hooting Owl Costume DIY Mummy Costume Very Hungry Caterpillar Lava Girl […]

My neighbor up the street is known as “Mr. Wave at the Bus“. Since day 1 of the school year, back in August, he has dressed up in a silly costume to wave at his son’s school bus. Every morning, bright and early (or dark and early), he’s waving at that bus. He’s now on […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #264 Sarah A.! Have fun playing dress-up with your little fairy! Little Fairy Wings, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is offering a fabulous giveaway today. It’s all about being a girly girl with magical fairies and flower headbands! Even if your house […]

As I’ve been scouring the internet for a Mummified costume for my son, I came up with a lot of other really great handmade costumes. My favorite are these Pippi braids, she was my favorite growing up. I think I’ll be sporting these on Saturday! Pippi Longstocking Braids by Craftzine (pictured above) Little Chick Costume […]

My cute trick-or-treaters are bouncing off the walls getting ready for candy time. This year we’re sporting a Black Ninja, Cinderella, and a cute little Butterfly. I’ll to post pictures by tomorrow. So, for now, enjoy our Halloween pictures from the past! Luke Skywalker from Episode Six, Tinkerbell, and Bugs 2007 ~~ Napoleon Dynamite & […]

Here are Last Years costumes. I had to share cutie CareBear and Napoleon Dynamite. I love that costume. He was quoting the movie all year. Here are This Year’s costumes. Tinker bell, because she acts just like Tinker bell. She is sweet and adorable, then feisty and stubborn. My son was going to be Darth […]

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