To Answer the Question of the Urinal…

A few weeks ago I pondered whether or not to allow Son to dress as a urinal for Halloween. Many have asked what we decided.

Turns out I didn’t  have to decide.

Not a urinal.  Usually.

Not a urinal. Usually.

We’d read a Curious George book that saw George going to a costume party. One of the party guests was a garbage can and Son could not stop laughing. The urinal was out. The trash can was in…

It was lots of fun making this costume, and we were happy with how it came out. I spent $1.49 on spray paint, and the rest was, well, garbage.

When we walked into his classroom this morning we were blown away by the reaction of the kids and the teachers. There was a huge “Whoaaaaaaaaaaaa!” and the kids rushed over to him. He was a little overwhelmed!

I can’ t tell you how good it felt to see Son’s idea come together so well. I’m so happy I went to the trouble of making his costume. It’s so rewarding to me. These are the types of things I’d look forward to when I dreamed about what motherhood would be like, and the reality is even better than the anticipation.

And it only cost $1.49.

We’re off to dazzle the family and friends. Enjoy your Halloween!

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3 Responses to “To Answer the Question of the Urinal…”

  1. Miss Thrifty Says:

    Oh, I love it! He is so cute in that costume!

  2. Good Fountain Says:

    That is a fabulous costume. You did a GREAT job. It looks sooo much better than what I was picturing.

  3. copyeditorsdesk Says:

    That is EXTREMELY adorable!

    Now let’s see if the new love of his life becomes the garbage can, and the little dude loses his infatuation with urinals. 😀


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