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Finding the Perfect Costume for Halloween

Fall has arrived and school has started. The autumn leaves are changing color as we enter the month of October. October is the month for Halloween celebrations and opportunities for costume and masquerade parties. As a plus size woman it is not so easy to locate stores that carry outfits that cater to the larger sizes. I enjoy celebrating Halloween and participating in making the day and evening activities fun for the children in the neighborhood. My house is usually decorated and lit up with pumpkins, witches, and scarecrows. I also enjoy attending adult Halloween functions which include dressing up in your favorite costume. I enjoy the opportunity to escape from reality for a moment and allow the child or vamp in me to emerge. Not only is this a fun activity for me, it also adds some spice to my relationship. What girl doesn’t enjoy playing dress up?

In the past I have disguised myself as a Cat, a Witch, and a Nurse. The reason for choosing these characters was because it was fairly easy for me to make homemade costumes for these characters. Finding quality outfits at reasonable prices to fit my fuller figure were nonexistent. Today, there is a market for catering to the fuller figured woman. Costume and Masquerade outlets now supply costumes to accommodate larger men and women. The choices range from conservative outfits to the sexier outfits. So no matter what your style or preference, there is a costume out there to suit your needs.

So be brave this season and venture out and connect with one of the sites below to find that perfect costume this year. Surprise your friends and family and express your wild side with a sexy costume. Give the trick or treaters a bonus this year and greet them at the door dressed as your favorite character. Have a Happy and Safe Halloween.

Written by: Lisa Marie Tansey


"When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
‘tis near Halloween."
~Author Unknown
"Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October’s days."
~Author Unknown

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