Are you sitting down? Because I’m about to hit you with some heavy-duty cuteness.

Contributed by Tommy Randall

This is Kit, Polk and Stacey Randall in North Austin in 1985. Kit made all the costumes because she clearly is far more talented than I am.

Let’s get a closer look at that adorable little caveman, aka Thomas Polk Randall V:

Contributed by Tommy Randall


What was your favorite Halloween costume as a kid? Or perhaps you have fond memories of your child at one particular Halloween, like these photos that reader Tommy Randall shared with us. We’d like to hear your stories and see your pictures. Send a brief description and high-resolution photo to by Oct. 23; we’ll share some of these in print and online.

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 And, of course, we can’t forget our furry friends. What’s more funny than a cat in a pumpkin costume? A basset hound in a pumpkin costume, that’s what.

This is Tessa. She was a very patient dog.

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Please share photos of your favorite costumed critters with us as well.

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