Today, as I bet every parent knows, is World Book Day. It is a day I often dread, and I know I’m not the only parent that struggles with WBD dress up outfits. But this year its all good, Jokers masquerade online costume shop have sent us a Batman outfit for Jen. Oddly though his school aren’t dressing up today, they are doing it tomorrow instead. Confusion followed as a few kids were in fancy dress, I felt so bad for the lad in a fluffy lion suit this morning. A photo of Jen will be added here tomorrow. The Batman outfit is made by Rubies fancy dress, which is a brand I have heard of before. It is in 3 main pieces, the all-in-one body suit, a mask with the cape attached to it, and a rubbery belt. The suit is like a big onesie, which opens at the […]
Ok, I’m a little cheesed off now. Jen said he wanted to dress up for WBD and I’ve come up with a cheap plan for him. I bought a basic pirate outfit on eBay for £6.50 and I’m borrowing D’s crocodile teddy. Voila! A Peter pan pirate. He thinks he’s Hook, and he adores the TickTock croc bit as a Jake and the Neverland pirates fan. Sorted, outfit already on the way, due midweek. This morning D gets ratty about borrowing this croc and snatches him back. Cue a war between the boys, marvellous. :-/ Then D proclaims despite his non interest so far he suddenly needs an outfit, not wants but needs it. Panic! Ebay wants nearly £20 for anything book-ish in D’s size, plus its a bit late to rely on postage. I’m stuck!