There Is No Crying In Baseball: Halloween Costume

There’s No Crying in Baseball 

By Catherine Shepherd

I have always loved Halloween…the candy, the costumes, the spooky decorations…and it is even more fun now with a child who is (kind of) old enough to enjoy the holiday.

I couldn’t help but pack a cute Halloween-themed lunch for Ava. She probably didn’t even notice, but it was fun to put together nonetheless.

Halloween snacks

I didn’t want to send Ava to school in her costume (it clearly would have come home covered in who knows what), but she loved her glow-in-the-dark “Trick or Treat” t-shirt.

Trick or Treat Shirt

And speaking of her costume, I think we succeeded in topping the Princess Leia outfit from last year (which was tough!). Our adorable little Rockford Peach…  A League of Their Own is one of my all-time favorite movies, and the costume turned out even better than I had imagined. It was almost too much to handle.

The Rockford Peaches Toddler Costume

I found the dress and hat patch on Etsy [ you can purchase from a few different places but here is a link to one COSTUME  ( click here ) or you can purchase the pattern click here ], the red hat on Amazon, and the red socks at Old Navy.

We borrowed a baseball glove from her cousin Jack, but it didn’t stay on for long.

As soon as Josh got home from work, we headed out to trick-or-treat.

Ava was ready to go!

We had practiced saying “Trick or Treat” for a few weeks, and she loved saying it at each house. I was so proud of her.

Some friends joined us as well.

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Catherine Shepherd

Catherine Shepherd is a full-time working mom who lives in Dallas with her husband, two-year-old daughter, newborn son, and two crazy dogs. She loves wine, cooking, throwing parties, college football (especially TCU), the beach, carbs, holidays, reading, Tex-Mex, dancing, Pinterest, bubbly cocktails, mani/pedis, brunch, and naps. Cat's little corner of the Internet focuses on her family and friends with some tips, projects, recipes, reviews, and random musings thrown in along the way.

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