Food stylist Michelle Gatton styles ghoulish treats for a series of tasty Halloween-themed Food Network promos


Cute pooches in costumes: scenes from the Sea Cliff Puppet and Pet Parade, courtesy of Melanie Acevedo

This past Saturday, photographer Melanie Acevedo dolled up her two dogs, Strawberry and Squirrel, and headed out for the annual Puppet and Pet Parade near her home in Sea Cliff, New York. Her pets each came away with a prize—Squirrel won “Most Likely to Catch Her Own Tail,” and little Strawberry effortlessly took the “Most […]

Halloween flashback: trick or treating in Sea Cliff, NY

The quaint beach town of Sea Cliff, New York, where Melanie Acevedo lives, turned into a colorful pageant of costumed kids (and some young-at-heart adults) this past Halloween. Below, some of the memorable moments Melanie captured while out with her kids, Rocky and Violet… . . .

Melanie Acevedo photographs kids in adorable Halloween costumes—a mushroom girl!—for Parent & Child magazine

We can’t get over how adorable these kids are, especially the child dressed in a polka-dot mushroom costume! All photos by Melanie Acevedo for Scholastic‘s Parent & Child magazine, October 2012 issue. . . .