I've been excited about our first family Halloween costume pretty much since Sloan was born. G and I spent an evening in early August coming up with potential ideas, but ultimately settled on Jurassic Park. It's one of our top ten favorite movies and was the perfect opportunity to dress Sloan as a baby dinosaur while G and I transformed into Drs. Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler. Both G and I got our costumes at Goodwill and they collectively cost $17. Searching for oversized pleated-front khakis was a particular thrill, exceeded only by how flattering they ended up looking. Sloan's adorable dino-hatching-from-an-egg suit was a Pottery Barn find, and she really leaned in to the whole thing. I love how confident she felt modeling her mildly aggressive t-rex costume. I hope you have a great Halloween!
At brunch a few weeks ago, my friends and I were talking about how this year has almost creepily flown by. Doesn't New Year's Eve feel like yesterday? It's hard to believe we're at the mid-point, but here we are. Pretty soon, I'll be starting to brainstorm our 2016 Halloween ...read more