I wish I had pics to go with all of them!
  1. She-Ra, Princess of Power
    Probably my first store-bought costume. I wore the crown and arm cuffs to Christmas dinner, I loved them so much.
  2. Clown
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    Mainly because I actually have the photo. And it's pretty funny.
  3. Rainbow Bright
    Barbara made me a killer costume using a puffy wall decoration of a rainbow and striped leggings. I was 5.
  4. The Tooth Fairy
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    Take a flower girl dress from a wedding earlier that year, add a necklace with a cardboard tooth covered in tin foil and angel wings. Pouf! (No one gave me any dollar bills in my bucket, though.) this was the dress at least.
  5. Judith Miller
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    Nerd alert! NYT press pass, shredded note pad, and a husband who went as Scooter Libby on crutches. I loved all of our friends for "getting" it.
  6. Bane Capital and Solyndra Kyle
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    We are not the kind of people who turn down an opportunity for a politics-pop culture crossover costume. It was awesome. No one could figure it out, though. Someone thought Andrew was a rich Hannibal Lecter. Whatevs. We loved it!