Brace yourself, it's gonna be a long one!
Our Halloween weekend was busy! But very good. The fun began with our neighborhood Halloween carnival on Saturday afternoon hosted by the Eilrichs.
There were all sorts of games......
and smokey bubbles......
and of course, just an all around great time with friends.
Thanks, Eilrichs, for hosting a great party!
As soon as we left the party, we headed straight to the pond for a pheasant and fish fry. It was breathtaking and peaceful, as always.
And these two handsome men made it even more beautiful.
We really couldn't have asked for a more perfect evening out there - no wind, no jackets, and crystal clear water for fish watchin'.
And a little bubbling blowing was just icing on the cake.
Our Halloween Sunday wasn't just about trick-or-treating; we were happy to be able to spend some time with Ty, Audrey, and baby Charlee.
Cru had a blast learning how to tackle with Uncle Ty.
Look at our Daddy workin' his skills.
So happy we were all able to spend time together. Sweet little Charlee is growing up so fast. And she was just the sweetest lil' ballerina.
As Ty, Audrey, and Charlee were leaving, we had some early trick-or-treaters - the Cooper family
And it was finally time for Reese and Cru to get their costumes on......except Reese suddenly decided she didn't want to be Cinderella. She started digging through her bag of dress-up clothes, but I quickly (and firmly) put an end to that. She agreed to put on her Cinderella dress, but first, she had to try out part of Cru's costume.
Little man played the part of a dragon perfectly; I think he may have even been mad enough to breathe fire. What's new though.
Leave it to Daddy to lighten things up.
That nasty dragon better not get my pretty, pretty princess!
After many failed attempts of getting a picture of the two of them together, we just forgot about it and got on with our business - candy time! The kids ran into some of their friends - Carter, the hamburger, and little brother, Asher, the hot dog. They were too cute.
Trick-or-treating did not last long because a) Cru ate every piece of candy as soon as he picked it out of the basket.
And b) Reese was freezing and only wanted to be held.
What's Halloween without a little drama and whining, right? It was a great one though - kids had a blast and we had a blast watching them.
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