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11/02/2008

Alaska Family Values

In the interest of wearing a Halloween costume that was topical and something I wouldn't have to spend any money on, I dressed up as Bristol Palin, the pregnant teenage daughter of Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Yes, funny, but also kind of tacky, even "nasty" as one person said to me. Well, overall it was fun and a big hit! To help people understand what I was going for, I made a button that said, "Alaska Family Values," complete with an American flag as the background. Thank you, E!

Just Call Me Bristol

Not the greatest photo, but you get the idea. For the baby bump, I used a round, fleece dog toy. The only problem was that it must have smelled like the dogs because my good friend Daizy, the party hosts' dog, kept sticking her head up under my dress! The only disappointment was not running into anyone dressed as Sarah Palin at the two parties we attended. That is unless you count the guy who cobbled together an assortment of Palinesque things such as an American flag shirt, a beauty pageant sash, a big gun, and price tags on all of his accourements. Not that his get-up wasn't creative and amusing, but I had hoped for the Tina Fey type.

Excuse me while to get back to being totally anxious about Tuesday.

6 comments:

Aggie said...

Ha Ha Ha! Timely I'm sure.

Will said...

Awesome costume. Also, all Daisy and Daizy dogs are good.

Dianna said...

Great costume!! You rock :)

Nanette said...

Freakin' awesome!

Keely said...

Perfect! :)

Fábio Carvalho said...

Thanks for the support on my comment at theslackdaily.com. And congrats for standing for your rights. Cheers!

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