We had lots of fun this year participating in different Halloween activities. First, there was putting up our Halloween decorations inside and out at home. Next, we took our annual trip to the pumpkin patch.
On Thursday the kids wanted to have a Halloween “party” at home complete with costumes (some of them anyway), trick or treating in doors and a candy corn relay. I didn’t get pictures of our indoor trick or treating, or Hanna stirring up her witches brew in the cauldron, but….I did get this one of our candy corn relay. Here they are at the “start line” getting ready to take off:-). This was really fun to watch.
Hanna was a witch, Joe a skeleton, Jesse our little pumpkin and Jack just wore a skeleton shirt. He’s not much into costumes yet. He just pulls at them until you take them off at this stage:-).
Hanna and Joe opted for Boo at the Zoo this year instead of door to door trick or treating, and that turned out to be a great decision. We all had fun at the zoo. Before we left we got our first family picture with Jesse.
At the zoo we got some good pictures as well. Vampire Hanna:
Jamie, Hanna and Joe roasting marshmallows around the fire for S’mores.
Hanna and Joe at the "graveyard”:
Another family picture, but this one doesn’t include Jesse. He stayed behind at home. I’m just not big on taking new babies out at this point, especially in the night air:-).
We all had ALOT of fun at the zoo! It was nice that the kids weren’t overloaded with candy like when we go door to door. They got just enough. It was nice too, to see all of the lights and decorations that the zoo puts up. This was Jack’s favorite part.
Halloween night we stayed home, watched movies and ate lots of good treats—a Halloween family party. We decided this will become our new yearly Halloween tradition—Boo at the Zoo beforehand and a party on Halloween night, instead of going door to door.
Hope you enjoyed your Halloween just as much as we did! Now, let’s get ready for Thanksgiving!