Why is dressing up so fun? Here our kids show how much fun it is.

Grandma and Grandpa Cook brought over lots of their costumes from their days in South America. Endless amount of fun dressing up as village girls, cowboys, bullfighters, and anything else the mind can imagine!

Benjamin wearing an old Halloween costume. We discovered that we didn't have many masculine costumes and Benjamin, not wanting to be left out, got into the act in quite a "pink" way (see below). Needless to say, a quick trip to the dollar store equipped us with a fireman's hat, a construction hat and other more gender specific items (not politically correct, but then, when am I?)

Ben getting in touch with his girly-side. He sure looks a lot like Sophie at this age!

All suited up for outdoor fun. How did I ever survive childhood without all this gear.
Surely its a miracle.

The thrift store has been a great place to find dress up stuff. Annie's main goal in life is to be a wife and a mom (and maybe a hairstylist) so this bride costume (circa 1988) was
right up her alley.