This is Ben's favorite holiday. He enjoys dressing up more so than candy. We kicked it off with some pumpkin carving last night. I just got one pumpkin and we it was a group effort.
Noah was afraid to get his hands dirty. So, he used a spoon.
And got out one pumpkin seed. Thanks for the help Noah!
I asked the kids what kind of face we should draw. Circle or triangle eyes? Teeth or no teeth? Noah said, let's draw a little dot right here (pointing below his mouth) and we can make a Granny Pumpkin! That's for you Mom! HA! This was our finished masterpiece.
The kids were so excited when they got home from school. It was torture to wait 2 hours to dress up. Emily was Pocahontas or Sacagawea or a pretty squaw. She doesn't care what she is, so I picked up a 90% off clearance costume last year. She looked so pretty.
Here she is posing how Indians pose. Or not...
The boys wanted to be ninja turtles. I ordered the costumes from amazon and hid them until last night. I knew they wouldn't be able to stay out of them. The LOVED them!
The shells on the back are pretty cool.
Here's my 3 kiddos.
We met up with a smaller group of our friends for trick or treating.
We brought the stroller for one last hoorah. It came in handy just to store candy, water and gloves. This was what we came out with after an hour. Not too shabby.
Rocko wanted something with peanut butter. He didn't get anything though.
Ben would've been happy to fall asleep right there on all that candy.
Mom, I saved you all the Almond Joys.
Dad, Ben's favorite is DOTS, so you'll have to fight him for those. I put aside a few Baby Ruths for you though.
We all ate too much candy and are in sufficient sugar comas. It's just wrong that the kids have to go to school tomorrow!