Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial
Jun06

Butterfly Fairy Princess Face Paint Tutorial

If your little girl’s imagination is inspired by enchanting fairies and woodland sprites, then there’s no better way to channel her creativity than with a fun fairy dress-up day! With the power afforded by a pair of fluttering fairy wings and sparkly skirt, any backyard can become a magical forest dwelling for pixies and fairies of all sorts. In our recent post all about fairy dress-up ideas, this rainbow fairy costume was...

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Spooky’s Tips: How to Have a Safe and Fun Family Halloween
Sep24

Spooky’s Tips: How to Have a Safe and Fun Family Halloween

    Meet our friend, Spooky! If you notice an adorable little mascot around CostumeExpress.com this Halloween, that’s who it is. Today, Spooky is here to share some top tips for having a fun and family-friendly Halloween, so that you and yours can get the most out of this year’s spookiest season.   For a fun family night, have a “superheroes’-night-in.” After everyone dresses up as their favorite...

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How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity
Jun26

How 7 Awesome Moms Made Dress-Up an Everyday Activity

Not only are dress-up and costumes great for busting that summer boredom, but imaginative play and make-believe have a host of healthy benefits for kids, too. Pretend play plays a huge role in children’s cognitive development and social skills, among other things. Plus, if your kids are running around the yard as they embrace their newfound roles as animals, superheroes, fairy princesses, pirates, or whatever it is that they want to...

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17 Trick or Treating Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween
Oct13

17 Trick or Treating Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween

It’s every child’s favorite part about Halloween – trick or treating! What’s not to love about cool costumes and free candy? That’s right, nothing. Since October 31 falls on a different day of the week every year, there are lots of different local trick or treat schedules. Some celebrate the day of, while others do so on the weekend before or after Halloween. Whatever the plans are in your town, safety is always an important factor to...

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Join us at the #OrangeTuesday Kickoff Twitter Party!
Sep01

Join us at the #OrangeTuesday Kickoff Twitter Party!

  What is #OrangeTuesday? It’s the official start of the Halloween season! Every year, we kick off Halloween season on the day after Labor Day, Orange Tuesday. There are prices slashed to the bone, “Spooky Steal” deals to die for, and all sorts of fun and surprises along the way! Plus, we’re collaborating with Home Grown Families and As Mom Sees It to host a Twitter Party and share hot costumes, tips and tricks, and...

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Making Superhero Costumes for Kids Even More Awesome
Apr27

Making Superhero Costumes for Kids Even More Awesome

For kids, costumes don’t just need to be for Halloween and trick or treat. Every day can be an epic dress-up adventure! To prove it, we got a little help from our friends at Craft That Party. With a big group of kids and a bigger bunch of costumes, they set out to show us how it’s done, with an amazing photo shoot focusing on imaginative play. They also put together a ton of costume photo-taking tips in their blog post, which you can...

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Meet the Freeze, a T-Ball Team with no Shortage of Girl Power
Aug13

Meet the Freeze, a T-Ball Team with no Shortage of Girl Power

The official lineup of Disney Princesses includes classic names such as Aurora, Cinderella, and Snow White, as well as newer characters like Anna and Elsa from Frozen. All in all, there are exactly 13 official Disney Princesses. As it so happens, the official roster of the Freeze 6-and-under girls’ softball team from Oklahoma, also includes 13 names of 13 princesses, and each of them is a fabulously fierce ballplayer to boot....

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How to Take Amazing Costume Photos of Your Kids
Oct21

How to Take Amazing Costume Photos of Your Kids

The time for trick or treat is right around the corner! In our previous trick or treat blog, we talked about the top safety tips that every family needs to know about to make the most out of the best holiday of the year. Today, we’re talking about another treat or treat topic, thanks to our friend Rebecca over the Simple as That blog: how to take the best Halloween costume pictures ever! If you’re the proud parent of a pretty princess...

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