Who doesn’t love costume parties? It’s the best time to dress up, to be more creative and to be crazy. But I’m sure it isn’t easy to think of new ideas that could wow the other party goers. After being in several different costume parties and standing out, it would be rather difficult to sustain the momentum or even to top it of. That said let us give you some tips on what to wear on your next costume party.
TV Series – Inspired
Wouldn’t it be nice to dress up like you are from Game of Thrones? Wouldn’t it be interesting to see how your friends would react seeing you donning silver hair wearing one of Daenarys Stormborn’s iconic gowns? Or maybe get ideas from Orange is the New Black. It’s really fun to copy your favorite characters from TV. And since TV series are so famous, it’s hard not to know which ones you are portraying. The options for party costumes are almost limitless. But to make it more dramatic, remember to be in character when you go the party.
It’s always fun to dress up like food. Why not create a costume that looks like pasta, or a hotdog sandwich? Perhaps, you can make something that looks like a sundae. If you are going to a costume party with your partner, how about you dress up as peanut butter and jelly sandwich? If you want something simple, then be pepper and salt. That would be so cute. Just try to keep your costume within manageable size to keep yourself from bumping with other party goers on the dance floor.
Classic Historical Icon
It is always interesting to see how the Golden Era paved its way when it comes to fashion. The 15th century offered the most interesting, dashing, regal and intricate design when it comes to dresses and suits. Literally dress to impress as you go back in time and dress up like your favorite icon from the past. You can be Elvis Prestley, Marilyn Monroe, Jackie O or even Audrey Hepburn. The hairstyles are way too good to be missed as well.
Lastly, everyone wants to be the superhero. Why not try something different and be a villain? It’s fun to act like you are the serial killer or the robber once in awhile. You have to be careful though on your way to the party. Some people might think that you are a real antagonist and might call the police. Now, you wouldn’t want to spend the night inside the prison. Would you?
Always remember that creativity is the key. You don’t even have to buy a new wardrobe to look unique on your next costume party. We recommend DIYs. That’s very easy to do since the internet has a lot of tips choose from. But whatever your costume is, just remember to enjoy and have fun.
Summer is not the only time for you to enjoy having a great time outdoors. Every time of the year is a great time to celebrate and have fun especially if you are celebrating with your family. While some children may prefer spending summer at a camp or having piano lessons during school break, there can be a lot of fun and entertaining activities one can do on their own backyard. Whether you have a five-year-old or a teenager, you can keep your children occupied and entertained, right at the outdoors of your home, all year-round.
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For summer, you can consider having a cook out outdoors. You can even camp outdoors at the comfort of your backyard. You get to enjoy watching the stars while enjoying barbeque and hot marshmallows while having the comforts of your toilet and technology just a few steps away from your camping tents. Spend time outdoors to see how beautiful your home can be at night, even outdoors.
You can also consider building an activity area on your own backyard. You might want to build a tree house where your little ones can pretend house, have a place where they can bring in friends to play without having to clutter your homes or simply have a recluse whenever they feel having.
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During the rainy days, going outdoors seems to be a bore with the rain and the wind tripping with the activities you could possible enjoy outdoors. You can have a friendly game of soccer or baseball or simply enjoy the rain outdoors when there’s no wind or when thunder and lightning is not present. Just be sure to dose up your kids with Vitamins and have them take a nice warm bath after enjoying time under the rain. You can also make your back porch a place where you and your kids can drink hot chocolate and enjoy good conversation while watching the rain.
For the rest of the year, you can actually pull of several activities that you and your children may enjoy doing outdoors. Painting the fence can be a fun chore if done with the rest of the family. Starting out a vegetable garden is also a nice idea, or perhaps flower beds on your front lawn and your backyard would be as well. Introducing you children with different kind of sports might actually trigger a passion for that sport in your kids.
Exposing your kids to the possibilities and experiences that they may enjoy and be interested in outdoors is your chance of giving them opportunities to discover more about themselves. Being there to guide and to enjoy together with them as they discover the possibilities outdoors is an experience any parent should not miss.