The kids decided on a Harry Potter theme this year. Carter was Harry, Gavin was Ron and Jemma was Hermione. Cute little Hogwarts students, huh. :)
Here they are before the ward Trunk-or-Treat
And here they are at the Trunk-or-Treat. Gavin kept putting his bag on his head...I kinda looks like Frankenstein. ;)
We carved pumpkins for Family Home Evening the Monday before Halloween. Brandon informed me that no one looks very good in this photo, and he's right, but this is the ONLY picture I have been in since we moved to Georgia. I just wanted you all to know that I am still a member of this family.
We had a spiderweb dip with chips for dinner before Trick-or-Treating on Halloween. I know it doesn't sound like much of a dinner, but my kids LOVE 7 layer dip and I wanted them FULL before they went off to collect MORE candy.
Ready to Trick-or-Treat.
(Gavin would not cooperate with me, so I didn't get a picture of him alone.) Another side note, we are quite aware that Harry's glasses were not taped together on the side, nor did they use duck tape. Those glasses really were broken...five minutes after we got them they were broken and I was not going to try to find another pair.
Some friends from church came over and joined Brandon and the kids trick-or-treating in our neighborhood. They were gone for a little over an hour and I sat in utter silence at home (aside from the occasional trick-or-treater) and it was complete bliss. I think we could make that a Halloween tradition. :)
Left to right, back to front: Brad and Brandon in their awesome bird hats, Aubrey, Jemma, Courtney, Carter and Gavin.
When they got back, I met everyone at the door, but quickly noticed Gavin was missing. After a brief look around, we found him in the dining room, sitting on the floor surrounded by his loot. He wasted NO time digging into his treats.
These kids got more candy than we will probably EVER eat. They're wittlin' away at it...(And I am not opposed to sneaking a piece of chocolate or two from their bags daily.) :)