Posts Tagged ‘sassy costumes’

Great Scott! Sassy ‘Back to the Future’ Costumes

October 2, 2011

It’s no secret that I loves me some Halloween. In fact, there’s a specific rule in the Holmes household that Halloween decor can’t go up until September 15th. Why does this rule exist? Because without it I’d be putting up creepy candles and foam headstones in June.

My new favorite Halloween tradition? Sassy (read: sexy) Halloween costumes. Each year they keep getting a little more ridiculous. I fully support this initiative. In fact, last year, I created a series of three sassy costumes based on my favorite movie, “Ghostbusters.” (more…)

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What Are You Supposed to Be, Some Kind of a Cosmonaut?

October 9, 2010

Being an adult kind of sucks. You don’t have any free time, everything you eat is trying to kill you, and holidays hit the toilet.

Think about it, have you ever had a Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza/Festivus that was better than the ones you had as a kid? Doubtful. The beef jerky and Drakkar Noir I got last Christmas can’t hold a jug of moonshine to the “Dukes of Hazzard” slot car racing set that features a General Lee that jumps off a ramp I received in my youth.

Quick Note: Mom, I love you, but the Drakkar Noir has to stop. I haven’t worn it since Jr. High.

That being said, there is one holiday that doesn’t necessarily get worse. Halloween is still pretty awesome, but for much different reasons. When you were a kid, Halloween meant eating candy and getting to wear a cool costume. As an adult, Halloween means having a few soda pops and getting to see your female friends wear (as Madison Avenue now calls them) “sassy” costumes.

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