Play time gets more exciting every single day. Darah’s imagination is already amazing to witness, and I know its only going to get better! One of my big projects that I’m currently working on is putting together a bin of dress up costumes for her. Some of the items I can get at the thrift store or yard sales, and some accessories I can pick up on clearance (all that big, chunky jewelry that is so popular right now is perfect for dress-up!). But there are some costumes that just need to be left to the experts to create and that are worth paying for. Take this photo, for instance. I wouldn’t trade it or the memory of the first time she put on this costume for $1,000! I mean it!
Darah is sporting the deluxe Supergirl costume for toddler, and isn’t she fabulous in it? I had just put it on her and wanted to do a little photo shoot. I suggested a dramatic hands-on-hips pose, but she had other plans, and immediately went for the more contemplative superhero stance. She’s a bright one, because this look is just so perfect! It’s as if she is looking down from the sky at the people in need, thinking through her strategy in her head and gathering her strength for her upcoming mission. Love it!
This costume came from Costume Discounters, which is a really great resource for superhero costumes (babies through adults!). I think every child’s dress-up box needs at least one caped or masked avenger. For Darah, Supergirl was the perfect choice. You see, Tim was well-known as a child for wearing his superman costume EVERYWHERE. No really. Everywhere. In fact, my mother-in-law was known by some people simply as, “Superman’s mom.” Ha! It is fun for Darah to be able to continue the tradition.
I’m not sure if Darah will be Supergirl for Halloween this year, although that is certainly a possibility. Costume Discounters has a really wide variety of Halloween costumes for toddlers, so I’ll at least be looking over their options in a few months to see if anything strikes me (or lines up perfectly with whatever Darah will be into at that point in time…it changes weekly!). Currently I’m loving their plum pixie costume!
What about you? Are you starting to think of Halloween costume ideas? Any favorites from past years? I’d love to hear!
Disclosure: I received a complimentary product for review purposes. The opinions expressed here are strictly my own.