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Happy Halloween! Where’s Waldo Costumes

Where's Waldo Costumes -by amber's hands-

Happy Halloween

From my family to yours. My husband agreed to dress up with us this year, so it had to be documented. Have fun and be safe! ❤️
Love, Waldo, Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, and Woof

Costume Details:

Waldo:
Striped Shirt with Hat and Glasses
Cane

Wenda:
Wenda’s shirt and skirt were thrifted finds.
Hat and Glasses
Red and White Striped Tights

Wizard Whitebeard:
Wizard Whitebeard’s red robe was a thrifted find. His hat and beard were made from felt. His staff is white PVC pipe with red and blue duct tape stripes.

Woof:
Hat and Glasses
Red and White Striped
Pajamas
Woof’s tail was made from a thrifted red and white striped sock. We attached white ears that were from a cat headband to the hat.

Find out how to create a Where's Waldo costume for the whole family! #halloween #waldo #family #costume

How To Throw a Pinterest-Level Party Without Losing Your Mind (Or Blowing Your Budget)

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Have you ever looked at pictures of a party on Pinterest and thought, I could never do that? Well, I’m here to tell you that you can. And I don’t mean that in a “you can do anything you put your mind to” kind of way. Well, maybe a little. But mostly I mean that you can pull it off without sacrificing your sanity, your work-life balance, or your savings.

Really.

Over the years, I’ve shared with you many of the parties I’ve done for my kids. I’ve thrown themed parties for each birthday my kids have had. And in that time, I’ve learned a few things about how to do it in a way that doesn’t make me want to swear off parties forever.

Let me share with you my 5 key tips.

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First Day of First Grade!

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Well, it’s official. I have a first grader.

For some reason this is hitting me harder than when he went off to kindergarten. He’s just getting so big! He was so excited this morning he could barely contain himself. He’s so excited that he gets to sit at the same table as his friend Samantha from his kindergarten class. I have a feeling his teacher may decide to separate them sooner than later. 😉

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Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween!
With love from The Scarecrow (me), The Tin Man (Little Man), Dorothy (Miss Bean) and The Cowardly Lion (my nephew.)

I hope you’re all having a great day!

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