Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!


Our Halloween started off with a Bang!  Daddy made Bat Biscuits and Sausage Gravy.  
Pretty sure this is Little Sister/Brother's favorite breakfast...besides potatoes. 

Christopher went to school in his Batman shirt, and he was so excited when he got home and I had just finished the confusing belt for his costume.

He was also a little bit bummed that Emily wasn't there the moment he got off the bus. But she arrived, as Wonder Woman!  Her Mommy even came as Mrs. Incredible - Elastigirl even had a stretchy arms, all the way off camera....

The Super Friends: Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Aquaman.

Yes, Chris was Aquaman!  Sam was Green Lantern.  Sam may not have been the happiest Green Lantern, his ring and glove combo was giving him fits.  But Chris loved his Trident! (AKA Devil's Pitchfork)

The first house they Trick - or - Treated at.  It was still pretty light when we got started, we like an early start.  The kids were so polite, they did great at the houses around the neighborhood. 

 And there's something swell to be said about being able to just be a parent on the street, not having to walk up and down and up and down.  Mommy hasn't been 100% and gets tired easily, staying curbside is just easier. Emily made it around the first block with us, before heading back for other social visits, but we kept going.  About halfway around the neighborhood, the boys started to get tired.  And Sam was cold.  His little nose was starting to run.  

Luckily, Daddy was there to save the day, and keep pulling all the way around.  We made it about 3/4 around the neighborhood, which almost a 1 mile loop, before just heading home.  

It was a good workout.  Little Sister/Brother and I were DUN by the time we got home, I just sat on the porch for about 1/2 hour with Chris and handed out candy.  It was probably my favorite time of the evening, just enjoying the quiet, and the Cuteness with my sweetboy.  But it got too cold for us to stay outside, so we went in to warm up.  

Sam needed a little sugar when we got home, so he grabbed a green lollipop while he thawed out. All things green are his favorites.  Especially since he can't have Red 40.  He was hysterical Trick or Treating, one house gave out twizzlers, and he hollered excitedly, "Hooray!  Red 40 Candy! Thank You!"

When we got home, he showed Daddy his answer to the age old question, 'How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center Tootsie Roll Tootsie Pop?'  Sam was the very close to the Three, because he's a chomper.  One of these days he's going to crack a tooth the way he chomps on lollipops. 

The boys and their Halloween Haul.  I was very glad to have some hot cocoa waiting for us when we got home, then we jammied up, and watched It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown together (even though we'd watched our own copy the night before).  The boys were funny, they were annoyed by the commercials.  We laughed, and told them about the old days, when Daddy and I were little and we couldn't just fast forward the commercials.  And every show wasn't on tape or DVD, we had to just Wait for that special one time a year when it was on regular tv.  
Oh yes, Uphill, both ways, in the snow.