Princess Buttercup and Westley Halloween Costumes

Dress up as the coolest fantasy couple for Halloween this year with Princess Buttercup and Westley Halloween costumes from The Princess Bride movie and book. You know how hard it can be to get men to dress up in a couple costume. Make it easier on yourself by picking the very cool character of the Dread Pirate Roberts for him to wear. He will look dashingly handsome and very cool at the same time. Dressed... Read more →




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Why Pumpkins Are Used for Halloween

A burning question that many people have this time of year is to know why pumpkins are used for Halloween. What is their significance and why are they associated with the Fall season. Carving pumpkins to make them into Jack O' Lanterns and displaying them at Halloween is an age old tradition that actually originates from Ireland in Europe. Discover how the pumpkin tradition started, how it came from Europe over to America and how... Read more →




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Halloween Pirate Party Games for Kids

Pirates are a constant popular theme used at parties for both boys and girls. Younger children especially can really enjoy playing Halloween pirate party games and activities that are fun and entertaining to join in with. Whether you have visions of a Jake and the Neverland, Captain Jack Sparrow or more of a darker, spooky style celebration, you’ll find plenty of ideas and inspiration here for your event. All you need for this themed occasion... Read more →




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Halloween Colors, Their Meaning and Symbolism

If you've ever wondered about Halloween colors, their meaning and symbolism, this page will give you all the fun facts and so much more. You can hardly miss the main colors of orange and black for this Fall celebration since they are in all the stores on decorations, on so many costumes and even the Trick or Treating candy. Discover why these colors are used, what they mean and what other colors now have associations... Read more →




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Dread Pirate Roberts Costume DIY Guide

For a recent 80's costume party, I decided to do my very own take on a DIY Dread Pirate Roberts costume. Dressing up as this particular Man in Black isn't all that hard to do providing that you get the essential look just right. In this Dread Pirate Roberts costume DIY page, I walk you through exactly how I dressed like this cool character from The Princess Bride. You can see a finished photo of... Read more →




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Merlin Wizard Costumes for Kids and Adults

Before the arrival of J. K. Rowling's famous wizard Albus Dumbledore or even J.R.R. Tolkien's Gandalf, the best known sorcerer of them all was Merlin. Here's some magical Merlin Wizard costumes suitable for children and adults too. Get lots of ideas on perfecting the exact look for this mysterious mythical figure who was popularized in the medieval period of history. Kids and adults should really enjoy dressing as this famous character for Halloween and other... Read more →




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The Hobbit Toy Sword: Great for Halloween Costumes

The Hobbit toy sword with lights and sounds makes for a great item not just for play but also for dressing up as a Hobbit character at Halloween. The size of it and the light weight is ideal for kids and even looks good enough for a costume accessory for adults too. The scabbard is a really nice extra which allows you to wear the sword on a belt. You can buy this Hobbit toy... Read more →




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