Halloween Throwback

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With Halloween being only a week away, I thought it would be cool to look back on some of my past costumes! I have always loved dressing up for things (probably the entire basis for this blog), and Halloween is THE BEST because you can really get creative! I think Halloween and Comic Con are my two favorite times of the year.

So without further ado, here is my Halloween Throwback post:

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Josie And The Pussycats

Group costumes are amazeballs, especially when they are saturated in nostalgia. Back in 2010, I went as Valarie from Josie and the Pussycats. The best part? I only had to buy the cat ears, tail, and tambourine. People actually knew who we were too, so that was awesome. 

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I have been a cat many times, it is a classic go-to when you are going to several different Halloween parties, or just need something quick for work. I even did a cat costume remix post! This one was from 2011.  My advice? Use regular eye liner instead of the cheap Halloween makeup (aka: the crap on my face in the above pic) for the whiskers, looks loads cuter and less messy.

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Halloween Antics 

I also went as Kurt Cobain back in 2011, and while this was a super lazy costume, it ended up being perfect for a Halloween party that ended with a bunch of us in a cold garage playing beer pong until the wee hours of the morning, because I was warm! 

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So apparently 2011 was the year for Halloween parties! I did manage to pull off three different costumes for super cheap though. All I needed for this witch costume was a cheap hat, can't beat that!

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Our first couples costume! Rose Tyler, and the Tenth Doctor, from Doctor Who. Holy hell was that wig a pain-in-the-ass, but soooo worth it! This costume was so much fun, even if people initially thought I was a Spice Girl. Poop!

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Of course, I knew that everyone at work would have no idea who Rose Tyler was, so I played it safe and went as a Witch again to work in 2012. I reused the hat from the year prior, and viola! Done. 

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And of course here we are with last year's costumes, my favorite costume to date, Moss and Roy from the IT Crowd! I had a blast with this one, I thrifted the whole thing, aside from the shoes (which I had), and the wig. I wore this costume a second time for MCCC 2014!

Well there you have it! I am really excited about this year's costume as well, even if we don't really have any fancy parties to go to, this year still is looking like it will be a blast! Passing out candy, eating pizza, watching Halloween movies, and then hitting up our favorite dive bar with friends. Sounds like perfection!

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  1. My favorite is your IT Crowd theme simply because I just adore that show! So much fun seeing all these costumes!

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  2. yessss. I love Halloween posts! You've got some great ones!

    I personally love the Josie and the Pussycats one, since I've also participated in that group costume idea. :)

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  3. I so love your Dr. Who Costumes! You two really get into character!

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  4. Oh..my goodness! I adore them all! I hope you have a super fun Halloween!

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  5. Your costumes are the best Sara! I like that you're creative. Can't wait to see what you dress as this year.
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  6. In Australia it is not a huge thing, some suburbs go crazy and others don't want to have any part of it. We have been to one costume party i think.. Boo, But always fun to dress up
    The dr who is awesome ;)
    Love them all though

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  7. You were the cutest Witchy Woman. Also...Josie and the Pussycats - lovelovelove!!

    xx

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  8. I've never really done halloween but I quite enjoy seeing what others wear.

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  9. You are really good with costumes! I love the Doctor and Rose costume but I think it is inevitable the Rose isn't going to be recognizable without the Doctor.

    I am not big on dressing up-in part I think because I get really distracted and uncomfortable if I don't feel like myself and because I don't like makeup. I would, however, find it very easy to dress up as a witch. More than one option in my wardrobe for that! LOL
    xoxo

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  10. love the kurt cobain and the it crowd oh yeah can't forget doctor who haha

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  11. I love it that you dress up every year! This is the first year that Nora and I won't be dressing up toogether and I'm very disappointed!

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  12. Haha, the Kurt Cobain is awesome! Love me a functional/weather-appropriate costume!

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