Friday, November 02, 2007

Halloween 2007

Get candy, get candy, get candy. That is the name of the game. I am dreading my 2-3 month shift as the candy police. But it is worth it for fun night. Uncle Tyler was in town, we had spooky spiderwebs covering the porch, the new fogger we bought didn't work, our pumpkins looked awesome, homemade chili and pumpkin pie, plus hot cider and hot chocolate....all makes for a perfect Halloween. I especially enjoyed the 30 minutes cozying up by the fire reading a book while Trev and Tyler took the kids trick or treating. Plus, we had a great turn out of trick or treaters again this year almost going through 2 bags of Costco candy.

The kids wore their costumes most of they day. Addy got to wear her costume to dance class....5 princesses and one supergirl. No costumes allowed at Carson's school. In fact, last year they banned all Halloween parties in favor of 'Harvest' parties because members of the Wiccan religion found it offensive. I'll hold my comments on that one.

So it was almost torture to wait until dark to begin trick or treating. It was a cold night (but not rainy!), so they were bundled up tight!

On a side note, we had a small set back in our schedule when I realized our freezer must have been unplugged for 2 or 3 days. The 2 bags of ice had melted out of the freezer all over my garage. It was a good chance to clean out the freezer, and luckily since everything was still cold (just defrosted)...some of it was salvageable. Just not something I wanted to do that day!


Bringhurst Family 1:20 PM  

The baptists in Texas abhore Halloween as well. It's very wierd here.

manders 1:21 PM  

Your house and kids looked adorable. Sorry about the freezer that's a bummer. Glad you guys had a great Halloween...

Hilary 2:54 PM  

Awh... I'd FA-REAK about the freezer.
And I'd have a nice laugh over the Wicans.
But, that's me. :)

Adrienne Urvina 5:46 PM  

Sorry to here about your frozn food. Carson and Addy look so cute all dressed up. You will have to send me a copy of the tap class picture. I am glad you had a fun night!!!!

chris...reese...paige 11:26 PM  

What's up with the freezer!! Crazy. Love the pics. Your camera is awesome. Gotta love how "PC" the Northwest is...glad we can appeal to the large majority of Wickens out there.

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