Happy Halloween!

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Silly Mommy, Tricks (-or-Treat) is for Kids!

Darth Vader Jacket and Reversible Chewbacca/Hoth Han Solo Jacket. Check out all our other Star Wars costumes on our blog! #starwars #starwarsparty #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarscostume #halloweencostume #chewbacca #wookiee #hansolo #hoth #darthvader #cosplay maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

Since I am a kid at heart, I figured I am allowed to enjoy trick-or-treating as much as the kids do.  But I don’t dress up.  Well, I don’t dress up MUCH.

The trick is to dress up enough to reinforce the theme, but not so much that you take the focus away from the little ones…

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Easy Peasy Costumes

DIY Imperial Officer Costumes and Chewbacca Jacket. Check out all our other Star Wars costumes on our blog! #starwars #starwarsparty #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarscostume #halloweencostume #chewbacca #wookiee #imperialofficer #cosplay maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

After a bit of a break getting ready for, and hosting our own May the Fourth be with You Party, we are now back to the blog… though still a bit tired.  So I thought we would feature something EASY today.  Since we are showcasing Gene Ha while his Kickstarter Campaign is going on, today we are sharing his and (his better half) Lisa’s perfect, yet super simple, costumes from last year.

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Pink Vader (DIY Girl Vader Costume)

DIY Pink Girl Darth Vader and Yoda Costumes. Check out all our other Star Wars costumes on our blog! #yoda #darthvader #starwars #starwarsparty #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarscostume #halloweencostume #cosplay maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

Star Wars fandom proposes some problems for girls.  The majority of characters are male of course, but more importantly just about all official licensed merchandising is geared towards boys. (Marketing people at Disney, take note, there is a vast untapped market here!)  Having a daughter who likes Star Wars, AND pink girly things, can create a bit of a challenge when it comes to Star Wars costumes.  But being a firm believer in creative liberties, and personal expressions – as well as being the owner of a several cans of pink spray paint, we went to work.  10 minutes of work, and wait time about the time it took to watch 3 Clone Wars episodes, we had the perfect Pink Vader costume.

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ssssshhhhhh, it’s a secret!

(And hint,  they have some really cool men’s and unisex ones too.  Don’t tell my hubby, I am getting him this one for Christmas!)
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Cutest Yoda Ever, She Was!

Child Yoda Costume /// Check out all our other Star Wars costumes on our blog! #starwars #starwarsparty #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarscostume #halloweencostume #yoda #cosplay maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

Most things about having children are wonderful.  Sure, sometimes, tiring, exhausting, aggravating, and infuriating, but ALWAYS wonderous and amazing.  It really is like a whole new universe opens up when you have a child.  As a first time parent you understand that thing called unconditional love, you learn that someone puking on you can actually be kinda’ cute, and in happy disbelief you find out that there is such a thing as Yoda costumes for infants!
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