If I had to pick my favorite holiday, it’s got to be Halloween. It, conveniently, happens during my favorite time of the year, too. I love making costumes and dressing up. And, of course, there’s the candy. Even more than the candy, I love roasted pumpkin seeds–and not those weird ones you can buy. Those are just all kinds of wrong.

As long as it’s not too cold, I love handing out candy and seeing the neighborhood kids in their costumes. It’s fun seeing what they come up with. My friend’s six-year old daughter, Freyja, decided that she wants to be Elton John this year. I can’t even begin to tell you how delightful I find that.

I’m kind of bummed that my kids and former daycare are too too big for trick-or-treating. But since costuming is my favorite part, here are a few of them I’ve made over the years.



Corwin Captain Kitty and Castle

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Corwin - Blue

Corwin - Eeyore


Killian dragon costume



Killian HP mydress

Ninja Killian, Pirate Corwin and IDK

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So…what’s your favorite holiday? Click on Jessica, GwenKellie, Kris, and Paige’s names to find out theirs. I feel like Jessica might celebrate Shark Week like it’s a holiday…

9 thoughts on “A Few of My Favorite Things: Holidays

  1. Pissed off blues clues! Yes!

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    1. Bronwyn says:

      Did you notice that Blue has a ninja sword?

      We are gonna play Blues Clues. We are gonna play Blues Clues. We are gonna play Blues Clues, wonder where they are.

      The mama! Is the mama a clue? No, the mama is tired and bitchy. Back off, Steve.


  2. Adele Zavada says:

    Isn’t it so gratifying to see the finished product on someone or yourself? Shopping for the fabric is great, too. I only wish that wallyworld didn’t reduce their bargain fabrics down to only a few bolts. I made a lot of costumes from their $1 yard stuff. Nice job on all the costumes!

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    1. Bronwyn says:

      Thanks ! 😀 God, I love fabric shopping… so much. I haven’t done it much at all lately, though. But I really do love it when whatever I’ve made turns out. 🙂

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  3. Paige Prince says:

    wait, there’s such a thing as too old to trick or treat? How unfair!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Gwen Cease says:

    You are utterly amazing!!!!! I love it all.

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    1. Bronwyn says:

      Thanks, Gwen! 🙂


  5. Pansy Petal says:

    Lovely costumes! Halloween is my favorite too for much the same reasons. The costumes are so much fun to make! Thank you for sharing yours.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Bronwyn says:

      Thanks, Pansy! I used to work in the costume shop of a theatre when I was in college. That was pretty much the best. Wish I’d taken pictures though…


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