Halloween 2012: When Duct Tape And The Dollar Store Collide

Around here we go all out on Halloween Group Costumes.  Something about having quadruplets brings it out…it’s a challenge of sorts, a rite of embarrassment, a neighborhood tradition.

First there were our Hallow Weiners in 2007

hot dog halloween costumes little weiners baby

Then we went with the cute herd of giraffes in 2008

litte giraffes baby halloween costumes 

The EPIC Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Costume turned FLOAT in 2009…

5 little monkeys jumping on the bed halloween costume for kids

Our Taste of Halloween in 2010

little heart attacks pizza and cheeseburger costumes

And my all-time favorite Fruit of the Womb Costume in 2011

fruit of the womb halloween costume quadruplets  

We simply couldn’t beat last year. It holds its own history and fame.

However, with the help of The Dollar Tree and several rolls of duct tape, we pulled off this heroic outfit, and the boys couldn’t have loved it more. 

My Knight and Shining Armors…

my knight and shining armor sons

They stared at it all morning. They didn’t play with their toys because they were obsessed over it.  They talked about it allllllll day long.  So while it may not win on the cute or embarrassing factor, it won them over completely. 

knight and shining armor Halloween costumes

I mean after all, the costume involved SWORDS.  Instant win for 5 year old boys.

 knight and shining armors fighting halloween

And I must admit, these four Knight and Shining Armors have completely captured my heart.

13 thoughts on "Halloween 2012: When Duct Tape And The Dollar Store Collide"

  1. Crystal says:

    You always do a great job! Jack always vetoes my ideas for costumes. 🙁

  2. I love the Halloween recap. Great costumes every year… I love the bed frame on the stroller with the monkeys jumping on the bed. The fruit of the womb is beyond cute and creative! We match ours too but you take it a step further and get into the game by dressing up too. I love it! It would be great if you would link this post to Multiples Monday (when it opens up on Monday). I hope your family had a happy Halloween. We had 335 trick or treaters so it was busy at our house. Ours are still too young for candy but they liked greeting everyone at the door.

    : 0 ) Theresa (Capri + 3)

  3. Dawn Listner says:

    Love, love, LOVE every single one of those! So creative and so fun! 🙂

  4. Autumn says:

    I love these! (Especially the Hallow Weiners 😉 and the Fruit Of The Womb! You are such a fun and creative mama!

  5. How perfectly cute! My five year old boy would have LOVED being a knight!

  6. Laura says:

    Great costumes! So creative!!!

  7. Stephanie says:

    I found you through The Mom Creative. Those costumes are awesome. I love the monkeys jumping on the bed!

  8. Cerise says:

    ALL those costumes are amazing. LOVE the monkeys. The knights are perfect though. They really got into character.

  9. Loved seeing your recap of Halloween’s past! The “Fruit of the Womb” costumes are my favorite!! So clever!!

  10. Laura says:

    Such cute knights in shining armor!

  11. So creative every year! How many rolls of duct tape did you go through for this year’s costumes?? They looked perfect!

    1. QuatroMama says:

      Thanks, Barb! I think our count was about 4. =) The pants can stand up by themselves! HA!

  12. LuAnn Braley says:

    Oooooooh, Mom ROCKS! :O)

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