Halloween 08. All family style.

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I saved the carving till Halloween. A is only 3 and so I knew I would be on my own. First I had to kill the punkin.

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This is nice happy punkin. I am aware that it will win no awards for creativity.

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This is monster punkin. I guess it was a sort of comedy/tragedy theme in our punkins.

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Because of the adjustment of a new child in the home, A has gone to like 55 punkin patches this year (I jest, we only hit 2, but one we went to 2 times on accounta it was free). So many I guess that when I said we could go to the Punkin Patch today she said “Again?!!”.

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Newbie at a month old on Halloween. She actually has wakeful times now. I think she slept alot before on accounta the pain pills I had to take post surgery. She is getting FAT! Love it.

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She who used to avoid the camera is now very much wanting to be the subject of photographs. Happy to oblige.

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A ran out of attention span shortly before the first punkin was done, so I abandoned ship too.  Asked dad to finish up monster punkin. So he carved that one.

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Is it not the bastion of suburbanity to have a holiday decoration by one’s door? But I never got to do one before so it was a novelty to me. Kinda like “Look Ma! I am a stay at home mom and I decorate our house for the holidays! Woohoo!” Like anything, the new things are always fun. Here is our Cat in the Hat girl checking out the jack-o-lanterns that she was alot less than interested in earlier. In fact, she recoiled in horror when I showed her the punkin innards.

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Okay dad, let’s git ‘r done.
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And after all the trick or treatin’ was over we let poor A have one candy (she has been complaining of a stomachache since way before candy time), brush teeth then off her to bed. Still there was one awake. Her favorite way to be at nighttime.

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Mrs T says:

    Aw, such a happy family! funny about the pumpkin patch overkill with A- tee hee.
    Sylvie is soo cute in her punkin outfit!

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