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Top 75 Creative Halloween Costumes for Every Occasion That Will Surely Impress You

Top 75 Creative Halloween Costumes for Every Occasion That Will Surely Impress You

Since Halloween is around the corner, here are some creative costume ideas for the whole family.

Tiny Tots

Need costume ideas for your little ones? Here are some creations that are more cute than creepy!

1. Audry Hepburn, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

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    Because every girl likes diamonds, no matter what age!

    2. Burrito Baby

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      Chipotle’s menu just got a lot cuter!

      3. Smurfs

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        Blue never goes out of style!

        4. Biker Baby

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          You can never go wrong with drawing facial hair and tattoos on babies.

          5. Albert Einstein

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            Baby Einstein has got nothing on this!

            6. Little Old Lady

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              Does your little one still need help walking? Work in a walker into their costume.

              7. Edward Scissorhands

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                Someone’s ready to shape some shrubbery.

                8. Dwight Schrute from “The Office”

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                  Some beets would make this costume!

                  9. Headless Boy

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                    Adding a candy bag inside and telling people to put the candy in the neck opening would cause this costume to be even more unforgettable.

                    10. Harry Potter and Fluffy

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                      Does the leash law apply to all three heads?

                      11. Gandhi

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                        Baby wisdom is the best! If only he could talk!

                        12. Baby Carl Fredricksen

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                          Any costume that incorporates balloons automatically makes you the coolest guy at the party. Just don’t add too many!

                          13. Eggs and Bacon

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                            Who doesn’t want to start their morning sunny side up?

                            14. Raggedy Ann

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                              Red heads just have more fun!

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                              15. Wilson from Castaway

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                                If Wilson was originally this cute, no one would ever allow him to float away.

                                For The One-Man Show

                                Do you want to make a strong solo statement? Then consider these suggestions.

                                1. Corpse Bride

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                                  Beauty and horror have never looked better!

                                  2. The Joker

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                                    The joker is both timeless and terrifying. And what guy doesn’t want to wear smeared lipstick?

                                    3. Question Man

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                                      Do you have trouble deciding what to be for Halloween? Maybe it’s time to just embrace that!

                                      4. Dr. Who

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                                        Becoming a timeless time lord is as simple as putting on a brown pin-stripped suit and glasses. Don’t forget your sonic screwdriver!

                                        5. Loofah

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                                          This is most likely the cleanest costume you will encounter.

                                          6. Despicable Me Minion

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                                            Everyone loves a minion! And the best part is that no one expects you to be articulate!

                                            7. Napoleon Dynamite

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                                              Embrace your inner listless teen. Just don’t crack a smile!

                                              8. Sheldon

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                                                Do you already know everything? Then choose a costume that allows you to call other people idiots and still stay in character.

                                                9. Jellyfish

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                                                  With this costume, you can’t wait for the sun to set to show off your iridescent style.

                                                  10. 50 Shades of Grey

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                                                    A trip to the hardware store for paint samples is all that’s needed for a literal interpretation of this steamy novel.

                                                    11. Firefox

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                                                      This is a great dual-purpose costume. Everyone wants to know, “What does the fox say?” If you hold onto the globe, your the Mozilla Firefox. If you drop the ball, you’re still a fox.

                                                      12. Grumpy Cat

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                                                        Can your grumpy face rival Grumpy Cat? Add some makeup and practice your pout.

                                                        13. Zombie Stormtrooper

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                                                          Star Wars meets Walking Dead is so crazy, it just might work!

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                                                          14. Head in a Box

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                                                            Don’t lose your head! And always remember to take it home at the end of the night.

                                                            15. Low Resolution Girl

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                                                              You don’t need to refocus your eyes, or upgrade your processing speed, as this picture doesn’t need to be adjusted.

                                                              Parents and Progeny

                                                              Because you still want to bring out your inner kid!

                                                              1. Wrecking Ball

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                                                                Celebrate that bump! You may not want to let your child know years later that he was once a wrecking ball for Halloween. But, you will certainly have the most interesting look at any party.

                                                                2. Surfer Dad with Shark

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                                                                  If all the sharks were this cute, more people would surf!

                                                                  3. Beetlejuice Family

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                                                                    Family pictures never looked so horrifying.

                                                                    4. Chefs with Lobster

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                                                                      Cutest dish ever!

                                                                      5. Nesting Dolls

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                                                                        If you have lots of women of different ages and heights in your family, then this is a great group costume.

                                                                        6. Little Shop of Horrors

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                                                                          Grab the Round-Up!

                                                                          7. Labyrinth

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                                                                            Who doesn’t love a little Bowie?

                                                                            8. Alien Baby

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                                                                              This kid is in a huge hurry to go trick or treating!

                                                                              9. You’re the Treat

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                                                                                If you want kids to run away screaming, then this is your costume! And, it’s as simple as a t-shirt.

                                                                                10. The Incredibles

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                                                                                  Do you think your clan is the most incredible group of people on the planet? Then this super family fits!

                                                                                  11. Spider and Web

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                                                                                    Along came a spider, and it was adorable!

                                                                                    12. Addams Family

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                                                                                      Borrow a friendly Puli puppy to play Cousin Itt and complete the family.

                                                                                      13. Alice in Wonderland

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                                                                                        Even if the white rabbit is late, he’s so cute, no one will care!

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                                                                                        14. Lord of the Rings

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                                                                                          These hobbit “prisoners” don’t seem to be in too much trouble.

                                                                                          15. Farm Family

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                                                                                            Farming may make a comeback if the result is livestock as sweet as these two.

                                                                                            Dynamic Duos

                                                                                            Because two is always better than one.

                                                                                            1. Buttercup and the Dread Pirate Roberts

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                                                                                              Because every girl wants her man to say, “As you wish!” all the time.

                                                                                              2. Avatar Couple

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                                                                                                With that much blue, everyone else will “see you” too!

                                                                                                3. Lightening Love

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                                                                                                  Love struck takes on a whole new meaning with this costume idea.

                                                                                                  4. Google Maps

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                                                                                                    Going from point A to point B just got a lot more hip.

                                                                                                    5. French Chef and a Croquembouche

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                                                                                                      You always knew you were his tasty dish, but this look takes it to a whole new level.

                                                                                                      6. Wall E and Eve

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                                                                                                        It seems that if you’re a human or robot, opposites still attract.

                                                                                                        7. Dumb and Dumber

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                                                                                                          This is your chance to wear the ugliest tux you can find and crash a party. Just don’t forget to drive up on the scooter!

                                                                                                          8. YouTube Player Costume

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                                                                                                            Ever feel like your life is a movie? This costume lets you live that theme. You can also write your wish for how the evening will go, and see what happens!

                                                                                                            9. Autopsy Gone Wrong

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                                                                                                              You can have a costume and an anatomy lesson all in one.

                                                                                                              10. Khaleesi and Drogo

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                                                                                                                The Mother of Dragons always makes a powerful statement wherever she goes.

                                                                                                                11. Mr. and Mrs. Packman

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                                                                                                                  Relive this vintage game by going out as this classic couple.

                                                                                                                  12. Tooth and Fairy

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                                                                                                                    Every girl likes to dress up like a fairy; and what guy doesn’t like to wear a crown? This costume makes everyone happy!

                                                                                                                    13. Ken and Barbie

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                                                                                                                      You may have to step out of the box to bust a move; but as long as you stay in, your hair will always be in mint condition.

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                                                                                                                      14. Flower and Bee

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                                                                                                                        What better pairing is there than a flower and a bee?

                                                                                                                        15. Shrek and Fiona

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                                                                                                                          Fairy tales are made to be messed with, and Shrek and Fiona are the ultimate not-so-fairy-tale couple. They prove that you can still live happily ever after, even if you’re green and live in a swamp.

                                                                                                                          Partners in Crime

                                                                                                                          Do you have a fun group hitting the town on Halloween? Get together and find a costume connection.

                                                                                                                          1. Go Greyscale

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                                                                                                                            Your friends will do a double take when you show up in gray-scale mode.

                                                                                                                            2. Lego Men

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                                                                                                                              You can’t go wrong with a group of Lego guys!

                                                                                                                              3. Trophy

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                                                                                                                                Feeling athletic? You and your friends can become a walking trophy case by striking a pose with some gold paint.

                                                                                                                                4. Tetras

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                                                                                                                                  If your group friendship is a perfect fit, why not celebrate that?

                                                                                                                                  5. Toy Soldier Troop

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                                                                                                                                    Got a group of guys? Grab the green and the guns and go!

                                                                                                                                    6. Peanuts Gang

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                                                                                                                                      If you’re dressed as Snoopy and Woodstock, don’t forget to bring your dance moves and the Peanuts theme song to the party.

                                                                                                                                      7. Ninja Turtles

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                                                                                                                                        When four friends dress up as green ninja reptiles, you could be the heroes in a half shell for the evening.

                                                                                                                                        8. Blue Man Group

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                                                                                                                                          Blue and bald never looked so good!

                                                                                                                                          9. Roller Coaster

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                                                                                                                                            This costume idea is guaranteed to set your evening up for a wild ride.

                                                                                                                                            10. Hocus Pocus

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                                                                                                                                              With this group theme, you and two friends will be the hippest witches on the block.

                                                                                                                                              11. Flintstones

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                                                                                                                                                Dress up your dog as Dino, and you’re ready to hit the streets.

                                                                                                                                                12. Umpa Lumpas

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                                                                                                                                                  Green hair and orange face paint becomes cooler in numbers.

                                                                                                                                                  13. Angry Birds

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                                                                                                                                                    Want to have a group egg fight? At least with this look you can stay in character.

                                                                                                                                                    14. Taco Bell Sauces

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                                                                                                                                                      The only thing spicier than this costume concept is the saucy sayings.

                                                                                                                                                      15. M&Ms

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                                                                                                                                                        This group looks good enough to eat!

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                                                                                                                                                        The 10 Essential Habits of Positive People

                                                                                                                                                        The 10 Essential Habits of Positive People

                                                                                                                                                        Are you waiting for life events to turn out the way you want so that you can feel more positive about your life? Do you find yourself having pre-conditions to your sense of well-being, thinking that certain things must happen for you to be happier? Do you think there is no way that your life stresses can make you anything other than “stressed out” and that other people just don’t understand?  If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you might find yourself lingering in the land of negativity for too long!

                                                                                                                                                        The following are some tips to keep positive no matter what comes your way. This post will help you stop looking for what psychologists call “positivity” in all the wrong places!  Here are the ten essential habits of positive people.

                                                                                                                                                        1. Positive people don’t confuse quitting with letting go.

                                                                                                                                                        Instead of hanging on to ideas, beliefs, and even people that are no longer healthy for them, they trust their judgement to let go of negative forces in their lives.  Especially in terms of relationships, they subscribe to The Relationship Prayer which goes:

                                                                                                                                                         I will grant myself the ability to trust the healthy people in my life … 

                                                                                                                                                        To set limits with, or let go of, the negative ones … 

                                                                                                                                                        And to have the wisdom to know the DIFFERENCE!

                                                                                                                                                         2.  Positive people don’t just have a good day – they make a good day.

                                                                                                                                                        Waiting, hoping and wishing seldom have a place in the vocabulary of positive individuals. Rather, they use strong words that are pro-active and not reactive. Passivity leads to a lack of involvement, while positive people get very involved in constructing their lives. They work to make changes to feel better in tough times rather than wish their feelings away.

                                                                                                                                                        3. For the positive person, the past stays in the past.

                                                                                                                                                        Good and bad memories alike stay where they belong – in the past where they happened. They don’t spend much time pining for the good ol’ days because they are too busy making new memories now. The negative pulls from the past are used not for self-flagellation or unproductive regret, but rather productive regret where they use lessons learned as stepping stones towards a better future.

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                                                                                                                                                        4. Show me a positive person and I can show you a grateful person.

                                                                                                                                                        The most positive people are the most grateful people.  They do not focus on the potholes of their lives.  They focus on the pot of gold that awaits them every day, with new smells, sights, feelings and experiences.  They see life as a treasure chest full of wonder.

                                                                                                                                                        5. Rather than being stuck in their limitations, positive people are energized by their possibilities.

                                                                                                                                                        Optimistic people focus on what they can do, not what they can’t do.  They are not fooled to think that there is a perfect solution to every problem, and are confident that there are many solutions and possibilities.  They are not afraid to attempt new solutions to old problems, rather than spin their wheels expecting things to be different this time.  They refuse to be like Charlie Brown expecting that this time Lucy will not pull the football from him!

                                                                                                                                                        6. Positive people do not let their fears interfere with their lives!

                                                                                                                                                        Positive people have observed that those who are defined and pulled back by their fears never really truly live a full life. While proceeding with appropriate caution, they do not let fear keep them from trying new things. They realize that even failures are necessary steps for a successful life. They have confidence that they can get back up when they are knocked down by life events or their own mistakes, due to a strong belief in their personal resilience.

                                                                                                                                                        7. Positive people smile a lot!

                                                                                                                                                        When you feel positive on the inside it is like you are smiling from within, and these smiles are contagious. Furthermore, the more others are with positive people, the more they tend to smile too! They see the lightness in life, and have a sense of humor even when it is about themselves. Positive people have a high degree of self-respect, but refuse to take themselves too seriously!

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                                                                                                                                                        8. People who are positive are great communicators.

                                                                                                                                                        They realize that assertive, confident communication is the only way to connect with others in everyday life.  They avoid judgmental, angry interchanges, and do not let someone else’s blow up give them a reason to react in kind. Rather, they express themselves with tact and finesse.  They also refuse to be non-assertive and let people push them around. They refuse to own problems that belong to someone else.

                                                                                                                                                        9. Positive people realize that if you live long enough, there are times for great pain and sadness.

                                                                                                                                                        One of the most common misperceptions about positive people is that to be positive, you must always be happy. This can not be further from the truth. Anyone who has any depth at all is certainly not happy all the time.  Being sad, angry, disappointed are all essential emotions in life. How else would you ever develop empathy for others if you lived a life of denial and shallow emotions? Positive people do not run from the gamut of emotions, and accept that part of the healing process is to allow themselves to experience all types of feelings, not only the happy ones. A positive person always holds the hope that there is light at the end of the darkness.  

                                                                                                                                                        10. Positive person are empowered people – they refuse to blame others and are not victims in life.

                                                                                                                                                        Positive people seek the help and support of others who are supportive and safe.They limit interactions with those who are toxic in any manner, even if it comes to legal action and physical estrangement such as in the case of abuse. They have identified their own basic human rights, and they respect themselves too much to play the part of a victim. There is no place for holding grudges with a positive mindset. Forgiveness helps positive people become better, not bitter.

                                                                                                                                                        How about you?  How many habits of positive people do you personally find in yourself?  If you lack even a few of these 10 essential habits, you might find that the expected treasure at the end of the rainbow was not all that it was cracked up to be. How could it — if you keep on bringing a negative attitude around?

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                                                                                                                                                        I wish you well in keeping positive, because as we all know, there is certainly nothing positive about being negative!

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