Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Scallywags and Best Mates...

So, I'm a little late in posting our Halloween photos...blame it on the fact that while I managed to take some photos before the camera died, I haven't been able to find the converter-thingee for the camera memory card for well over a week. I know, I know...I'm losing my mind. You can say it. I've accepted it. I did, however, manage to snap a few photos with my dinky little camera phone, so that is what I will be sharing with you tonight.

Anyway, the girls decided to be pirates this year. I didn't really care for any of the pre-made costumes we found, so I opted to take the thrifty (a.k.a. cheap) way out and make their costumes. All it took was a little bit of fabric (flannel that we found for 60% at Joanne's), some festive accessories from the Dollar Store, and a little bit of bling to make the costumes more girly. Trust me...it was pretty easy. I mean seriously - if I was able to make these in one evening, then ANYONE can do this. Luckily for me, the girls LOVED how they turned out and they were uber excited to go about in their pirate costumes.

We missed the trunk-or-treat that our ward hosted (serious bummer, it would have been a lot of fun to go), so Doug and I tried to make it up to the girls by taking them to my parent's trunk-or-treat in Upland and Doug's parents' in Fallbrook. They got back-to-back nights of candy-filled fun, and they loved every minute of it. At the Upland festivities, they most enjoyed the face painting and cupcake walk that happened before the trunk-or-treating began. After making one round of the parking lot, we decided to stop at Grandma L's car and help pass the candy out. When the candy bowl was empty, the girls felt bad and started to share candy from their own bags...it was really, really cute to watch. In Fallbrook, they decided early in the evening they had enough candy and wanted to help Grandpa pass out candy in the horse trailer...maybe they decided to lighten up on the candy because they ate so many of Grandma's delicious mini-cupcakes, or it could be that they just weren't in a sugar-y mood. Either way, they had a blast and LOVED spending time with both sets of grandparents.
Scallywag Roo...seriously not wanting me to snap any photos

And her best mate Aiden...cooperating just slightly more than her sister

1 comment:

  1. Love those little scallywags. Gotta love the dollar store too :) Hope you are feeling well.