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Adventure Time Free Easter Egg Printable Costumes

Oh my glob! It's the mashup of the century: Easter meets Adventure Time. Easter involves a sneaky bunny laying rainbow colored eggs, while Adventure Time features a shape-shifting mutant dog. Both worlds are so wonderfully zany that they belong together!

We took a page out of the Easter Bunny's book and worked some magic of our own to create these 10 printable Adventure Time egg costumes. There's no doubt that these paper ensembles will turn your boring old eggs into...

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Hodor?

Translation: "Would you like to throw a Game of Thrones viewing party?"  Well, brace yourselves...the season four premiere is coming this Sunday, April 6th! With a few easy tips and tricks you can throw your own Game of Thrones viewing party. All you need is our beautiful Westeros decorations, printable wine and beer labels, a small selection of tasty delicacies from the realm, and a few unique DIY character costume ideas.

 

Step 1: Choose some epic Westeros decorations

An easy to use stone wall backdrop sets the perfect mood for a GOT viewing party. This lightweight backdrop is made of plastic and can quickly be applied to any surface with clear masking tape. A spooky skull and crusader shield and sword create the appearance of recently won (and lost) battles for the Seven Kingdoms.  Your guests will feel as though they are swearing fealty to royalty at King's Landing or visiting what remains of House Stark at Winterfell.


DIY Game of Thrones Viewing Party

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Metal Gear Solid: Skin Shedder header

 

Metal Gear games have been around for 27 years, an impressive run for any franchise. As such, our favorite operative Snake has drastically changed over nearly three decades. (Thankfully some things have remained consistent - he still sneaks his way into the most dangerous places in the world and is known for hiding in boxes.) With the next game in the acclaimed series hitting shelves on March 18th, we decided to look under the box only to find a Snake staring back at us. Take a look at...

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Tradition St. Patrick's Day Inspired Meal

 

Modern St. Patrick's Day has a bit of a...rep-beer-tation, shall we say? Since that aspect of the holiday gets plenty of press, we thought we'd explore some other traditions of the yummy variety. We fused the classic and the modern, creating 4 tradition inspired Irish recipes, including ones that are gluten free and paleo friendly. We also concocted 4 modern Irish drink recipes, because not all St Patty's Day celebrations need...

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Mardi Gras lands on March 4th this year.  While that doesn’t give you much time to make travel arrangements to New Orleans, you do have plenty of time to prepare your house for your own personal celebration. Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday, is widely accepted as the one last big bash to eat, drink, and be merry before the season of Lent begins, a time when observers of the holiday typically fast and cut back on indulgences. (For us at HalloweenCostumes.com, it’s just one more excuse to dress up!)

 


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Mardi Gras King Costume -...

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Thanks to social media, tales of stray dogs wandering around various Sochi Winter Olympic arenas traveled far and wide this year. But a few extra pooches pale in comparison to the issues that 1992 Olympians faced. World class skiers not only faught for world records that year...they also faught for their lives!

Perhaps because of cover-up attempts, or perhaps because Twitter wasn't around as a means to spread the madness, many of us still remain unaware of the 16-bit SkiFree Snow Monster attacks that wreaked havoc during the Albertville, France games. We won't be in the dark any longer:

 

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Stunned onlookers appear to be applauding as the SkiFree Monster gobbles up one Olympian!

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