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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Hi Ya!

It was another fantastic Halloween in the cul de sac of kindness. Mr. Fu and I attempted “The Crane” and immediately fell over right after this shot was taken.


The day started out in the school office. Sweet Boy and I like to make sure that the administrative ladies know we love them.


The 4th graders were enjoying the Great Pumpkin Caper. Pumpkins were weighed and measured.


Ridges on the pumpkin had to be counted.


Then the pumpkin had to be scooped out and every single seed counted.


The kids really enjoyed the slimy goodness.


I then had lunch with Lady Gaga (aka The Fashionista).


Of course every Ga Ga needs a Little Monster.

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Later on Rudi took up his annual position as the candy distributor.


Sweet Boy was Ash from Pokemon. I made the candy bag from felt using a dinner plate as a pattern. The hat was a nightmare to create. A shoo in for “Mother of the Year” I tell ya.

He was joined by the Grim Reaper.


We ran out of candy. Twice. Luckily our great neighbors had bought tons.

Mr. Fu tried to provide a warning of what can happen when too much sugar is consumed. 


Of course you might be hungry again an hour later.


We had the good fortune to avoid any Kung Fu fighting. How was your holiday?


ImagiMeri said...

Oh, me thinks you had almost too much fun! You guys look great!

Hey, I'm thinkin' of havin' a open workshop after the holidays (January) so folks can finish or start projects. Whaddaya think?


Jeannine said...

Looks like a fun time was had by all the cul de sac kids and parents. Thanks for sharing the photos.

Vicki said...

Looks like you had a great night. We hardly had any trick-or-treaters. In fact my daughter's neighbors were giving my granddaughter (who is only two) handfuls of candy just to get rid of it! said...

I miss the burbs on Halloween! Thanks for letting me 'attend' your celebration. Love Lady Gaga & Lil Monster! That makes you Paparazzi!

We are the crowd, we're c-comin' out
Got my flash on, it's true
Need that picture of you
It so magical, we'd be so fantastical

Your Friend,

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

How FUN! I loveeeeeeeee the photos!!!! Lady Gaga and her Little Monster are AWESOME-ness! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Linda said...

I adore your family! So much fun :D

Our night was good. As I was telling your fabulous daughter on her blog, Sarah's photo of herself in her Bloody Nurse costume, is a bit too much for the blog, I think. It's gory, but she did an awesome job with her photography and editing. So creative.

Now we're into MY month. November. I love.

Hope you have a great remainder of the week.
Love, Linda

DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

Dear Santa...
Pleeeease let Laura Ingalls Gunn be my neighbor.
~(not so)Tiny Lynne

Little Leslie said...

Boy, I'm jealous. You guys had so much fun. I worked in my booth and went home to fall asleep on the couch. We live up a really scary little dirt road, so we never get any trick or treaters. Bummer! In 10 years we've had 2, count 'em, two kids brave the path. At least it's quiet up here, in squirrel holler.

the cape on the corner said...

oh my gosh, love it! you guys all look like you had a blast. running out of candy does not happen at my home-i had a whole bag that i didn't even open!

Stitchfork said...

What a treat-filled day you had! Always loved those pumpkin experiment!
xo Cathy

Designs By Pinky said...

Looks like you had a fun day! Love your costumes! We only had 7 kids come:( XO, Pinky

French said...

You two are lookin' like you are having a ton of fun!! The pumpkins have me cracking up, as we sit in the office today eating leftover candy, ugh! He's right!

Becca said...

What a FUN Halloween you had! Love all of your pics!

laxsupermom said...

What fun! The 2 of you are such a handsome couple, and your kids look great, too! I remember when my now teen was Ash one year. Love the Pokeball bag! Those pumpkins are hilarious! Thanks for sharing.

Pat said...

Looks like so much fun! And, I LOVE your November blog header!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Looks like you had a great day!! your costumes were great and I loved the barfing pumpkins!! What a fun math lesson for the 4th graders, genius!


Debbie said...

I had so much trouble getting here, but I'm glad I did. It looks like you had a wonderful and festive time.

I love the crane picture the best!

Danielle said...

Hi Laura,
Your photos are awesome! They really made me laugh. Looks like you all had a great night ; )
Thanks for sharing with us.


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Kelli @ The Turquoise Piano said...

You're so cute!

martinealison said...

Heureuse de voir que cette fête fut célébrée dans la bonne humeur...
Des photos irrésistibles...
Gros bisous

sevgi said...

hello my are you?kisses from Turkey.very nice days

black sabeth said...

i love my little monster more than anything

Teresa said...

Great fun wasn't it? So happy for you...

Funny how you turn everything into an extended Thanksgiving. I explain - you could have the fun but one can see by your sharing (in this post and others) how you enjoy to involve others in what you're living. And next generation following suit? Warms my heart.

Glad you had, and provided others, a fun and sweeteness filled Holiday.