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August, 2012

It’s Back to School time…Take a look at some scholarly costumes!

Yes it’s that time of year again, the kids going back to school, the school supplies, the lunches, the homework! Help them out this year when they have school projects that include historical figures, by checking out the list of characters from Costume Express that they could dress up as (sure to get extra points from the teachers!). With just …Continue reading →

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Accessories Make Hero Costumes Even More Super!

Fashion experts agree that accessories “make the outfit,” so it only stands to reason that those same experts would agree that costume accessories “make the costume”—like 1000 times better! My pet-owner friends like to say, “dog hair completes their look” since no matter what they have on strands of canine fur cling to it. But that’s not the type of …Continue reading →

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Top 10 Kids Superhero Costumes for Halloween 2012

Costume Express is rescuing families everywhere with kids’ favorite superhero costumes! Halloween 2012 is another hot year for superheroes. This summer’s blockbuster movies The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Dark Night Rises starring Batman have blasted the fearless warriors from those films into our list of the Top 10 Best-Selling Superhero Costumes for our new Halloween season. Also bolting …Continue reading →

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Power Rangers: A Mighty Morphin’ Media Phenomenon!

Jam packed with awesome action sequences and the cheesiest of the cheesy one liners, the Power Rangers Series has been a staple in American culture for almost 20 years! (I know, it’s hard to believe.) I remember when the show first started and how I was glued to the television screen every morning before school to get my fix of …Continue reading →

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Elmo is here!

Everyone’s favorite red monster has taken over BirthdayExpress.com! That’s right, we’re hosting the Elmo’s Alphabet Challenge DVD Giveaway! You can enter on our Facebook page.  Every day between August 24th and September 14th, 2012, we’re giving away a DVD! One grand prize winner will also win an Elmo Deluxe Party Pack, Elmo Prize Bundle, and…an Elmo Plush Deluxe Toddler Costume! …Continue reading →

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Wanna Really Make Their Skin Crawl? How to Decorate with Spider Webs

Whether you’re decorating indoors or outdoors, spider webs definitely add a certain ambiance to your Halloween decor. From tabletops and mantles to windows and porches, cobwebs are an addition that will surely make your nest door neighbors arachnophobia kick into full swing! Check out our How to Decorate with Spider Webs video for more tips on using spiderwebs. When you’ve created …Continue reading →

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Transforming Your Front Yard Into a Graveyard

When this year’s trick-or-treaters descend upon your doorstep, give them a graveyard full of thrills and chills to make their Halloween frightfully fun. Whether you spend just five minutes or two hours creating your spooky cemetery scene, it’s easy with all of the ghoulish Halloween decorations at CostumeExpress.com. Check out our short video, “How to Create a Cemetery for Halloween”, …Continue reading →

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Get Fit and Have Fun with Yo Gabba-lympics!

The Summer Olympics may have recently wrapped up in London, but the characters from the Yo Gabba Gabba! television series are just getting warmed up. On August 19th the popular children’s program aired an episode called Yo Gabba-lympics, where DJ Lance Rock, Brobee, Muno, Foofa, Toodee, Plex and others entertain the audience while talking, dancing and singing about the importance of exercising …Continue reading →

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Argh! It’s a pirate’s…costume for you!

Are you looking for a fun & popular costume idea?  Pirates are in!  Whether it’s for you or the whole family, Costume Express has a lot to offer!  Check out these top pirate costumes that are hot right now!  You can always go with a more classic pirate costume, or a newer one with a modern twist. 1) Disney Jake And …Continue reading →

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The Discovery Channel Celebrates 25 Years of Shark Week

After a quarter-century of luring in a bunch of people to watch lean, *sometimes* mean, chompin’-machines on their televisions, Shark Week could definitely be lumped into the category of “time-honored tradition”.  Maybe that wasn’t quite what The Discovery Channel was going for when they first introduced the concept in the summer of 1987, but that’s what Shark Week has become …Continue reading →

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