Thursday, October 30, 2008

Happy Holidays

This is my favorite time of the year. The weather is finally cooling down and I get 3 straight days of celebration. Halloween is tomorrow and I'm looking forward to dressing up my daughter, trick or treating and having friends over for dinner. Photos 3 and 4 are of one of my favorite houses to drive by on the way to school. I love how it's not overdone like some houses but it gives you a creepy feeling when you drive by it. It probably has to do with my fear of spiders. And the body encased in a web with little spiders all around it. Ewwwww! But I love it!

The sugar skull and skeleton lady arrived yesterday in the mail and is from one of my best friends in the world. She was visiting from Boston a couple of weeks ago and although we had planned a night of mischief and mayhem, we ended up in the emergency room for some issues she was having. She sent this to our family as a thank you for taking care of her and it will lovingly be displayed on our Dia De Los Muertos altar this weekend.

Friday, October 03, 2008

Everyday is Halloween

At knitting group, we were talking about costumes and how excited we get this time of year to be anything we want to be. I wish every holiday was like Halloween. With the stress of some of the upcoming holidays, how much fun would it be to dress-up. You could dress-up as a Pilgrim or Indian or turkey, okay well maybe not a turkey, but... and for Christmas I think an elf costume or angel would be fun. Things get so stressed sometimes with relatives coming over and preparation for everything that I think dressing up would make it waayyyyy more fun.

This year my daughter decided to be Princess Leia, all on her own even. Her dad is so proud. I think what made the outfit for her was the gun. One of her best friends is going to be a Stormtrooper, it should be fun! The girls in my weekly knitting group decided to do a Halloween Knit-Along, most of will be making these Leia wigs. I can't wait to see how they turn out.
May the force be with you this weekend.