Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloween, Wet but Wonderful

Halloween 2009.

A rainy day cancelled our original plans to get together with my MOMS Club friends at an outdoor town-sponsored celebration, with a pizza and potluck gathering that has been SUCH fun in the past. Instead we had an imprompru small gethering at Stevarino's, still toting our treats to share, the "Witch's Hat Cookies" (from

Then at home, we worked on paper loop wreaths (idea from Ramblings of a Crazy Woman :

And the girls' all time favorite: filling trick-or-treat bags. M told me I was too slow in tying them, and that she and her sister "were like a machine." Together they sucessfully packed 58 bags, plus we had an 'emergency bag' of Kit Kats, that DID get depleted!

At the end of their own trick-or-treating, B began taking stock: "Nerds! My favorite!"

And M made the full count: only 73 pieces this year (as opposed to over 100 last year). Again, walking the neighborhood in the rain curtailed the trick-or-treating a bit.

All's well that ends well. The girls were very pleased with the great fun we had, both Friday night at a neighbor's party:

and today with all the Halloween festivities. Rain be damned!

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