I was a weird kid.
  1. The reggae mummy
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    My mom still won't take any credit for this. She said I found the reggae wig at Party City and then came up with the rest of the costume. Also I used hospital grade gauze to wrap my body, and my grandmother's snake bracelet as an accessory... I think I was 6.
  2. Pop star alien
    This comes in at a close, close second. I really wanted to be an alien but I also really wanted to be Baby Spice. So I combined the two ideas. I was an alien with a headset wearing a metallic costume that my mom sewed for me. I painted my entire body glow in the dark green. 7 years old.
  3. Doc from Snow White
    This one I blame entirely on my mom. Who would put a beard and a lederhosen on an 8-month-old?!
  4. Vampire (before it was cool..)
    I made my mom buy a pack of fake blood. I even powdered my face white and put in fangs. She was so scared. I was 8.
  5. The cowardly lion
    I went through a phase where I wanted to be a lion in kindergarten. I was the only girl lion at my kindergarten circus at school, instead of a ballerina or a gymnast like all of the basic girls. I wore the same full body lion suit and full face makeup for Halloween that year. I was 5
  6. Esmeralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame
    I do not think this is an appropriate costume for any child. I was 2.