Halloween pictures – before Christmas is upon us

So, I went earthy this year 🙂  I REALLY didn’t want anymore pirate stuff for our dress up box.  We thought about Egyptian costumes, since we have been studying that.  BUT that sounded like a lot of work, so I was very relieved they didn’t love that idea!!

Thad chose something different every day the week leading up to Halloween from the dress-up box… This was my favorite.  He wore it all day, and most of the time used the antennae to ‘write’ with 🙂 GREAT form for penmanship!!


Then I came upon some idea in some magazine, and I can’t find it so I’m not sure where it was…

BUT… juse dress your HEADS.

So the boys were grass, courtesy of some bugs, ants glued on 🙂 and a WHOLE lot of green hairspray.  (they were SUCH good sports about their showers that night… I was needlessly ready for mutiny, crying and much struggle)

And Shand… I MADE – write it in the books mom!! – I MADE her hat. 🙂  True, I used mostly glue, and just a wee bit of sewing.  And I waited until too late, forgetting glue must… DRY to stick!… so I had to put it in the oven to dry it 🙂  And it didn’t fit QUITE right, so it looked more like a white-spotted red pirate’s hat than a toadstool mushroom.  BUT still.  Isn’t she just cute?

We just did the end of the street that is a cul-de-sac, dropped by Grandma and Grandpa’s (on the way, Shand picked of 1/2 of the spots) and on to a party.  so we are done eating our candy.  That is a first!!






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A place to record my journey of creating a life of balance. First as God's child and bride, "wifing", mothering, homeschooling, leading worship, neighboring, mentoring, teaching piano, and the myriad of other things that clamor for my time and energy. And a place to put pictures to show my family whom I miss incredibly, and who live so very far away from us here in Alaska!! View all posts by reneegrace

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