This Halloween was soooooooooo much better than our first. What a difference a year makes! No meltdowns over the food. No confusion over people dressing in strange costumes. The kids knew what I meant when I asked what they would like to be for Halloween. They knew how to say trick-or-treat. They didn’t freak when I took their candy at bedtime. It was AWESOME!!!!
Just for the record, I made both tutus. Ezzy wanted to be a bee and Nikki wanted to be a fairy princess (go figure). I even broke out my scrapbooking glue dots to adhere the antennas to the head band–genius! Thanks, Jena and Jaime, for helping with the tutus and the “bee wing” crisis.
The boys were good sports to go as superheros. Danny wanted to be Harry Potter, but I refused to pay $40 when all said and done to get everything I would need. Wompy wanted to be a chocolate chip cookie–so that people could eat him. But that didn’t work out so well. He became Superman at the last minute. Actually, the costume fit him much better than it did Danny last year. Oh yeah, I also made Danny’s shirt. Well, I bought a plain red t-shirt and sharpied the design.
We trick-or-treated at grandma’s. Took pictures with the Demarco’s. Won first place in our church’s chili cook-off!!! And brought home more great candy than any one family needs for the year. Seriously! It was a great Halloween.
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What cute pictures! Time really does make a huge difference. It seems that new things are so hard for our boys. Once they have been through it the next time is much, much easier. Congratulations on a successful day!
Adorable tutus! You need to share your chili recipe–unless it’s top secret!
Oh my! I am so impressed with your craftiness! The kids are beaming, and I LOVE IT!
All costumes turned out GREAT! The Bee wings are perfect Rach! See no freat sis it all worked out perfectly :) So to the chili – was it my famous homemade recipe or a different one? If it was mine do I get any part of the prize ;-) hehehe I wish our ward did a chili cook-off! Congrats on the first place that’s awesome!!!