ReTRo HouSeWiFe



Topics: 1940s 1940s Halloween 1950s 1950s Halloween 1960s 1960s Halloween 1970s 1970s Halloween 1980s 1980s Halloween 1990s 1990s Halloween 2000s 2000s Halloween 2007 Halloween 2007 2008 Halloween 2008 2009 Halloween 2009 2010 Halloween 2010   2000s Halloween Parties

Other Retro Pages

Halloween Humor

Q. What did the orange pumpkin say to the green pumpkin? A. Hey, why orange you orange?

 

Halloween Trivia

After counting nearly 100,000 votes, visitors to the party supply web site ShindigZ.com decided that Barack Obama would make the scariest Halloween costume of all the 2008 presidential candidates. A poll on the party companyís website asked visitors which presidential candidate would make the scariest Halloween costume and Democrat Barack Obama received 57% of votes. Senator John McCain was voted the second scariest at 36%. Third party candidates placed far behind the Democratic and Republican candidates. Ralph Nadar of the Green Party was considered scariest by 4% of voters while Robert Barr of the Libertarian Party, Charles Baldwin of the Constitution Party and Cynthia Ann McKinney each received 1% of the votes. Thursday, Oct 9, 2008

 

Halloween Invitations & Plates

Halloween Party Invitation Gone Batty & Sequin EyesHost a spooky party and send a Halloween invitation that will thrill. Perfect for a haunted house or costume party, our invitation themes include ghosts, goblins, creepy spiders, witches, pumpkins and more.

Haunted Scene Invitation by Starfish and Dreams Price for 50: $112.00  Price for 100: $174.00
Donít forget to stock up on our custom Halloween plates and napkins, the best way to serve up your ghoulish treats.


TOP BABY COSTUMES OF 2008

Deluxe Pea In The Pod Costume
Deluxe Pea In The Pod Costume

Treats

Halloween Cookie Box
Halloween Cookie Box $29.95

Cauldron Cookie Jar with Cookies
Cauldron Cookie Jar with Cookies $49.95

The Popcorn Factory

The Scary Story Behind Halloween

Why is it so fun to be scared silly on Halloween? According to legend, Halloween night is when evil spirits would rise from their graves and roam the earth, looking for bodies to possess. So, villagers would dress up in frightening costumes and parade around the neighborhood to scare off the spirits. But costumes don't have to be scary to work well on Halloween. Kids -- and pets -- can dress up just for fun to celebrate the spirit of the holiday! Source: eToys.com Halloween Newsletter

 

HOLIDAYS OVER THE DECADES

HALLOWEEN 2008

Halloween RecipesI can't believe that people are already shopping for Halloween costumes in August! Who are you? How do you manage to think about Halloween in August? I think I am going to create a poll...

If you have visited my Halloween pages before, you may have noticed that I have brought back Clyde The Search Pumpkin. I have grown rather fond of Clyde and I have decided to keep him. At the moment I am trying to get him to talk. We'll see how that goes. Clyde knows how to search for Halloween costumes at: Halloween Costumes 4 U, BuyCostumes, Half Price Costumes.com, Fright Catalog, Spirit Halloween, Shindigz, Costume Craze, Extreme Halloween Network and AnytimeCostumes.

If you are here looking for Housewife Costumes, here are a few of this year's best:

1950s Housewife Costume - Dress 1950s I Love Lucy Classic Adult Housewife  Costume
Or try these: Adult 50s Housewife Blonde Wig - Fifties Costume Accessories - Here is a huge selection of Retro Costume Accessories - 14 pages of 50s, 60s - 80s retro items. Since the '80s are back in full swing, there is quite a lot of 80s stuff: from mullets to Madonna get your '80s costume here - Rock on.

WHERE ARE THE BATS? THERE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE BATS! OK, so if you are getting ready for the Halloween party, my sources have informed me that:

Early 2008 Halloween costume top sellers include:

  1. Batman
  2. Witches
  3. Elmo
  4. Hannah Montana
  5. Star Wars
  6. Pirates
  7. Cat Costumes
  8. Spiderman
  9. Superman
  10. Indiana Jones
     
  1. Child's Mermaid CostumeChild's Costume Mermaid - $29.99 each "Your little girl will make a beautiful mermaid!" Costume includes polyester dress and headband. Sizes S(4-6), M(6-8), L(8-10) or XL(10-12).
  2. Indiana Jones Deluxe CostumeIndiana Jones Deluxe Costume -  Sale Price: $24.99 each (was $34.99). "Perfect for your treasure hunter!" This great costume includes a jacket and attached shirt, pants, and a hat. Whip is sold separately. Specify small (4-6), medium (8-10) and large (12-14).
  3. Clonetrooper Rex DeluxeClonetrooper Rex Deluxe - $57.99 each. "Starwars Fun! Lead your troops to victory with this new Deluxe Clonetrooper Leader "Rex" costume!" Includes a jumpsuit with body armor, belt, and a two-piece helmet. Specify size small (4-6), medium (8-10), or large (12-14).
     
  4. Sharpay End Of School CostumeSharpay End Of School Costume - $31.99 each "Shine like a Sharpay!" Have some Halloween or dress-up fun with this great little costume that includes a top, Capri pants, and a headband with a bow. Specify size small (4-6), medium (8-10), or large (12-14).
     
  5. Glittery Mermaid CostumeGlittery Mermaid - $59.99 each "Mythical Beauty" Dress like one of the oldest and most beautiful mythical sea creatures in ancient lore! This Glittery Mermaid costume includes a mesh halter dress with a sequined top and scale skirt. Color is as shown. Specify size small (2-6), medium (8-10), or large (12-14).
     
  6. Anakin Skywalker DeluxeAnakin Skywalker Deluxe - $54.99 each "Use the force!" Use the force to choose your Halloween costume and dress like Anakin Skywalker and his friends! Includes a tunic with armor, pants with attached boots, mask and belt. Specify size small (4-6), medium (8-10), or large (12-14).
     
  7. Hannah Montana Shrug CostumeHannah Montana Shrug -  $39.99 each "Costume fun!" This is the perfect costume for Halloween or dress-up fun! Costume includes a top with attached shrug, pants, scarf, and wig (microphone not included). Colors are as shown. All of our stylish Hannah Montana costumes come complete with your very own wig. Specify sizes (S)4-6, (M)7-8, or (L)10-12.
  8. Pikachu Child CostumePikachu Child Costume - $29.99 each "Dress like your favorite cartoon and video game character this Halloween!" Pikachu costume includes a jumpsuit with a detachable tail and character mask. Specify sizes (S)3T-4T, (M)4-6X, or (L)7-8.
  9. Iron Man Child CostumeIron Man Child Costume - $34.99 each "Perfect for your little superhero!" Here's your chance to be a superhero! This Iron Man costume includes jumpsuit with muscle torso and character mask. Specify sizes (S)4-6, (M)7-8, or (L)10-12.
     
  10. Darth Vader CostumeDarth Vader Costume - $59.99 each "Unique and Fun" Add an original look to your costume this Halloween season. Ensemble includes a printed jumpsuit with EVA molded armor, a 2 piece helmet, and molded boot tops. Also included are the gloves. Gloves are fabric glove and are attached to the molded gauntlet. Comes in extra small (34-36), standard (44), and extra-large (44-46) sizes.
  11. Halo 3 Master Chief DeluxeHalo 3 Master Chief Deluxe - $49.99 each "Dress Like Your Favorite Character" Costume Includes helmet/mask, flowing cape, 3-D belt, boot tops, chest piece, and jumpsuit. Specify SMA(4-6), MED(8-10) or LRG(12-14). Light saber Extends to 3', and lights up with the flip of a switch. Requires two "AA" batteries, not included.
     

Top Group Theme Costumes

1960s Theme - British Invasion Group Halloween Costumes


  



















Clyde The Search Pumpkin


Coupons and Savings Offers for Halloween 2008

I post 'em as I find 'em
  1. Use coupon code BATMAN for $6.00 off orders of $60.00 or more @ Extreme Halloween Network
  2. Use coupon code JOKER for $12.00 off orders of $100.00 or more @ Extreme Halloween Network Expires 11/5/08
  3. Use coupon code CATWOMAN for Free Ground Shipping on orders $85.00 or more @ Extreme Halloween Network Expires 10/22/08
  4. WRAPABLES  coupon code for 15% off non-sale items at wrapables.com! Enter coupon code: HALLOW08AT at check out. Valid until 10/17.  Wrapables also has the cutest Spider Pumpkin Decorativepumpkin decorating kit ever!
  5. Drugstore.com: Trick or Treat Time! Shop our fantastic array of costumes, treats and decor!
  6. SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN SAVINGS... Save 11% On Any Sized Order at Shindigz.com! Enter Promo Code SZCJEL at checkout. Expires 10/25/08
  7. Shindigz.com coupon code: - Save 10% on party supply orders of $100 or more @ ShindigZ.com with promo code SZCJC8
  8. Halloween Decorations at HSN
  9. Harvest and Halloween Look to Lillian Vernon for all your spookylicious favorites for Halloween! $10 off orders of $60 or more! Use promo code 728860100 thru OCT 31.
  10. BuyCostumes coupon code: 10% OFF ORDERS $50 OR MORE Coupon code: zombie50 (good thru Oct. 31.)
  11. BuyCostumes coupon code: 10% OFF ANIMAL PLANET COSTUMES Coupon code: ap10 (good thru Oct. 17.)
  12. SpiritHalloween.com 20% off any one item at Spirit Halloween - use code SPAF20P valid through 10/31/08
  13. 10% off entire order at Spirit Halloween use code SPAF10P valid through 10/28/08.
  14. Halloween Costumes at Sears.com 2008
    Free Shipping on Halloween Costumes over $49 at Sears.com valid 10/12 - 10/25
  15. Kmart Coupon Code
    $5 off $50 orders of Halloween costumes and decor w/ code KMARTBOO thru 9/20
  16. Halloween at Hearthsong - cute toys and Halloween costumes.
  17. Up to 20% Off at the BabyCenter Store Halloween Costume dept.

2008 Halloween Party

Halloween Recipes

Hallowe'en Guest Dinner Menu

Top Halloween Costume Searches On SpiritHalloween
  1. Star Wars
  2. Joker
  3. Gangster
  4. Pirate
  5. Talking heads
  6. Witch

Overstock.com, Inc.

Overstock.com, Inc.

Lillian Vernon Halloween 2008 Disney Halloween Bootique Purple Flower Shindigz Halloween Shop 2008 - Advertisement
© Copyright Retro Housewife 2003-2010