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Monday, October 29, 2012  0 Comments

Baby’s First Halloween Costume

There is something so special about a baby's first Halloween.  You're probably having a difficult time choosing a costume because you want it to be perfect.  There will be pictures to take that you will cherish for years to come.  So, that first Halloween costume for your baby has to extra-special.  We want you to know that you've come to the right place to find the Halloween baby costumes that you are looking for.  In fact, with so many styles and characters, you might find it hard to choose just one!

Consider the type of costume you're looking for.  Do you want something that will complement what you're wearing this year?  Baby costumes that match their parents' costumes are adorable and we have a great selection.  From Captain America to Snow White, your baby will look perfect on Halloween, and you'll have incredible memories that you'll share for years to come.

Perhaps you're a little on the creative side, and you don't want to go with a distinct character.  Good for you!  You'll love dressing your baby up as a loaf of
Wonder Bread!  Or maybe your little one would look adorable dressed as a banana.  As you can see, the sky is the limit.  No matter what type of baby costumes you're looking for, you'll find it at Moon Costumes.

Halloween is all about the kids, isn't it?  We would love to be a part of your family's new Halloween traditions by helping you find the perfect costume for your little one on his or her first Halloween.  Take a few minutes and browse our
selection.  You won't be disappointed!

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Friday, October 19, 2012  0 Comments

Ahh, We Forgot the Costume for the Dog!

Well, you've done it.  You've managed to find everyone in your family the perfect Halloween costume this year.  Everyone is excited to be portraying their favorite character.  And you're excited because for once, everyone in your family is happy!

A few days before Halloween, you forgot about a Halloween costume for your dog!

We know that your dog is your best friend.  And you wouldn't dream of leaving him at home on Halloween night while you and the family are out trick or treating.  That's why, we are proud to offer an excellent line of costumes for your dog too!

What is your pet's personality?  Is she a little bit sassy?  Do you think he looks like a tough guy (but with a heart of gold) and you want to play that up in his costume this year?  Your dog will love tagging along with you and your family this year in any one of our adorable pet costumes.  Maybe you want Fido to match what you're wearing.  We can do that too.  How about a biker dog
costume?  Or maybe you're a fan of comic book characters and you're planning on going as Spiderman this year.  Your dog can match you there too, with our Spiderman pet costumes.  Really, the choice is yours!

With all of the great choices we have at Moon Costumes, there's no reason for you to leave your pet home on Halloween night while you go out and have fun.  The best fun is had with your dog by your side. So, check out all of our great
pet costumes for your dog today! 

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012  0 Comments

What’s Halloween without Some Gore?

What’s Halloween without Some Gore?

Everyone looks forward to Halloween, whether you're young or old.  After all, it's the one night out of the year when you can dress up as your favorite scary character.  So this year, when you venture out for a night of terrifying fun, be sure your costume takes the cake by paying attention to the key details of what makes a great gory costume.

Tricks to "Scarify" Your Costume

A few costume accessories can be the difference between a costume that's just ho-hum and one that will get some big reactions from friends.  For example, consider taking your
zombie get-up to a new level with a great makeup job.  You can even come up with a character that's completely original by using a disgusting gash on your face.  Let your imagination run wild a little bit this year and see what you can come up with that will help your costume stand out from the crowd.

Be a Little Shocking

Halloween is the one night of the year when the rulebook gets tossed out the window.  So, this year feel free to let your defenses down and do what you want to do with your costume.  Why not try some
body paint or body glitter to create a unique look?  Even if you're normally a shy person, with a creative costume you can show a side of your personality that most people never get to see.

Great costumes are created by paying attention to the little
details that make them interesting.  With the right costume accessories, you'll create a one-of-a-kind costume that people won't stop talking about all night long.



Wednesday, October 10, 2012  0 Comments

Scare the Pants Off Trick or Treaters This Halloween

Halloween is coming and you might be anticipating or dreading having a lot of trick-or-treaters visit your house.  Regardless of whether the thought excites you or not, you can have a lot of fun this Halloween by scaring the little ghosts and goblins if you have the right props to use.  Our store has just the type of adult Halloween props you need to get a great reaction from your Halloween visitors.

Animated Props

If you're the type of person who likes to make a big impression, our
animated props might be just what you need to scare the trick-or-treaters at your house.  There are many to choose from, including a skeleton coming out of the ground and a scary witch who will greet your visitors.  The trick-or-treaters who visit your house this year will remember these props for years to come.

A Little More Subtle

Perhaps you want some
props that will give your decor some subtlety in their ability to scare your Halloween visitors.  We have a great selection of body parts to use to adorn your porch with.  Trick-or-treaters will be surprised when they ring your bell and glance over to see a severed arm.  So, if subtlety is what you're after, these types of props are a great choice.

Whether you want to create a full haunted house to dazzle trick-or-treaters this year, or you just want to add a few special effects to your home, we have the adult Halloween props you need to make it happen.  Visit us today to find out how we can create a scary spectacle of your house this



Thursday, October 4, 2012  0 Comments

It’s Never Too Early to Get the Finishing Touches for Your Costume

If you're an avid cosplayer or you're just someone who's excited that Halloween is coming up, you've probably had an idea of what you wanted your costume to be for a long time.  Great costumes take thought and preparation.  It's definitely not too early to shop for the perfect costume accessories that will make your costume stand out among all of the others this Halloween.

Why Accessorize?

A great costume idea can be put to shame without accessories.  The accessories you choose can make or break your costume.  So, why not go all out?  Just a little bit of attention to some key details can give you a great costume.  After all, what would the Grim Reaper be without a great
cape?  What would Luke Skywalker be without the perfect light saber?  Your accessories will help you create the perfect look you pictured in your mind.

How To Accessorize?

When you're trying to decide what types of things will work great for costume
accessories, think about the original character.  What does that character wear that makes his or her costume unique and different?  What makes the character stand out from others and identifies him or her?  Those are the things you should consider adding to your own costume.  Those are the accessories that will create a great look for you.

This Halloween you can have a great night with the character of your choice!  Our shop is full of everything that you will need to make your costume the best one you've ever worn.  Halloween only comes once a year, so dress up,
accessorize, and have a blast!



Tuesday, October 2, 2012  0 Comments

Who Do You Want To Be For Halloween

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With Halloween right around the corner, this could be the year that you dress up in a great costume that will be sure to impress all of your friends, family or co-workers.  Or, maybe you'd just like to show your kids that Halloween can be a grown-up holiday too!  We can help you come up with Halloween costumes that you'll love.

The Sky's The Limit

Take a minute and think about what you've always wanted to be for Halloween.  Maybe there's a favorite childhood
character that you once loved but you never had the opportunity to portray when you were younger.  Maybe there's a popular superhero movie that just came out and you would love to be the hero or heroine, as the case may be.  There really is no limit to what you can accomplish through Halloween costumes.  So, stretch your imagination a bit, and come up with something that's as unique as you are.

If You're Gonna Do It, Do It Right

Anyone who dresses up every year for Halloween or to attend conventions will tell you that the best costumes have lots of
details.  So, make those details happen in your costume.  Study your character, even right down to their personality.  The more authentic you can can make your costume, the more impressive it will be to those around you.  And the more fun you'll have!

Halloween is such a fun time of year, and it's a shame to leave all the fun to the kids.  Like the old saying goes, "youth is wasted on the young".  So, get out there and have some fun this year! 


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