With a forecast of showers, a lot of people were praying hard that we would have a rain-free day. And it was! My only fight was sun-spots in the photos, but I'll take it. It was warm (for here) and dry and wonderful. We did not need coats (a first in this area, I think!) and it was absolutely beautiful. Thank you, Lord, for a beautiful day to spend outside!
The costumes were completed on time, and the kids were adorable (if I do say so myself!) Drew's lion costume was bought, all the rest I made myself.
We managed to lose Grant's Tin Man hat at our church trunk-or-treat, so we ran out and bought a new funnel and elastic, and went to Uncle Rob and Auntie Jessica's house to borrow their hot glue gun. While we were there, we had to pet the sweetest chickens in the world.
Since we had done the church event, and then gone downtown to trick-or-treat there, the kids were pretty riled up and we got dinner and headed to a park to let them run off some
While we were there,
And the lion climbed a tree, as lions often do, right?
Then on to family trick-or-treating. We went on the round of aunts and grandparents houses, trick or treating and taking pictures.
At Grandma and Grandpa's house, we met up with the rest of the family and
And at Auntie Amy's, she reminded me that we needed a group shot.
By this time, it was waaaaay past bedtime, but my sugar-filled children did great.
As we were leaving Amy's, which was our last stop, Grant said, "Mommy, we go trick or treating tomorrow?" I love this age!
But as fun as it all was, at the end of the day, there's no place like home!