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Happy Halloween!

From my little WILD THINGS!

Wild Pug

Oh this little Wild Thing doesn't look very happy with me at all. I'm sure the droopy horns don't help.

Wild Pug

I carved matching pumpkins. Shelby is being good by not eating them. Some of you may recognize the pumpkin on the right as the same monster that Shelby is dressed as. As for the one on the left, he's also inspired by a Wild Thing, but..well..anyway, I had 2 pumpkins so I figured I'd best carve them both.

Wild Things

Our photo shoot was wild as well. Keeping Vin and Shelby in the same photo proved impossible until I sat them down with a piece of cheese bread.

Wild Pug

Mmm. Cheese bread.

nom nom nom

Wild Things

Shelby stalks the cheese bread.

Wild Things

And her persistence pays off! Yum!

And for those of you who missed out on previous years costumes, Here's links!

2008: Monkeys

2007: Teen Wolfpug

2006: La Mucha Poochador

2005: Yoda Pug

2004: Year of the Bat

(I can't believe I've been doing this for so long.)

October 31, 2009 | Permalink


Just wonderful and LOL.


Posted by: edie | Oct 31, 2009 2:12:06 PM

Fabulous as usual!!! :)

Posted by: April | Oct 31, 2009 3:09:59 PM

Best costume I've seen this year - even after watching Martha Stewart's Halloween episode this week!
Thanks for posting the previous years - the Monkeys just slayed me!

Happy Halloween!

Mom to the Hot Dog & Banana with tails

Posted by: Agent99 | Oct 31, 2009 3:31:45 PM

Oh Thank You for your Genius and Hard Work
Dear Winnie! The costumes are great and
Vin and Shelby are doing their best to be
Wild Things!!?!!

Posted by: Jade | Oct 31, 2009 4:55:27 PM

I look forward to your Halloween posts all year. Thank you for another wonderful laugh.

Posted by: J.D. | Oct 31, 2009 5:21:31 PM

I can not believe how much Vin has grown- I love watching boy and pug grow up together.

Posted by: Cat | Oct 31, 2009 6:15:05 PM

I just posted a link to your blog on our swedish pug forum for every member to see, I'm sure everybody will love it just like me. Thanks for making a transatlantic girl's day!

Btw, another creative blog that you might like is http://mymilktoof.blogspot.com/

Posted by: Fine | Nov 1, 2009 12:59:10 AM

Another success, Winnie! And I can't believe I've been following this blog this long! :)

Posted by: Emma Guillory | Nov 1, 2009 3:33:31 PM

You create the most genius costumes! This year's combo is one of the best. :)

Posted by: Heidi | Nov 1, 2009 4:25:35 PM

Brilliant costumes!!! Love to see the two of them together in theme. Just great!


Posted by: Bella and pug pack | Nov 1, 2009 8:12:51 PM

Omg, I love the costumes this year! Vin has gotten so big and he's walking so well! So cute:D. Shelby doesn't look too amused but it is probably cause of the horns, Have a great day!

Posted by: Freya's Mom | Nov 2, 2009 6:27:39 AM

...Winnie....Thanks soooo much for the big smile on my face. You really out did yourself this year (and thats saying a lot !!) Wonderful to see the boy and pug.
Enjoy every minute of it.....

Posted by: Ann Crago | Nov 2, 2009 6:51:07 AM

Just gorgeaus! Thank you for making my day.

Posted by: Sandy | Nov 2, 2009 8:32:29 AM

LOL! these are the best costumes!

Posted by: angelica | Nov 4, 2009 7:42:01 PM

They look brilliant together, what a fab pair!!! Really made me smile!!!

Posted by: Karen | Nov 5, 2009 7:25:26 AM

Please say you'll post a link to your pattern!

Posted by: Jen | Nov 10, 2009 10:18:29 AM

This year, I didn't make my own pattern, but modified an existing one. I used simplicity 2839.

I used the lion costume as the base, and added the horns from the cow costume.

I cut a little template for the scales and cut a bunch of them out of grey felt.

Posted by: Winnie | Nov 11, 2009 7:33:38 PM

Best costumes ever. Really - amazing. Kudos. The picture of them from behind is so sweet and adorable.

Posted by: Rachel B. | Nov 15, 2009 9:01:33 AM

your dog looks like a gorilla..funny huh..and the baby is cute..i like your dog..

Posted by: how to stop dog aggression | Nov 17, 2009 1:10:59 AM

I adore your halloween costumes! AIne went as little red riding hood. Dirndel dress and all. She was a hit at Oktoberfest in September!

Posted by: nan | Nov 25, 2009 7:58:02 AM

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