Before too much time passes I wanted to share about Halloween at our house! It was a crazy blur of parties, pumpkins, candy, costumes and more candy! On Friday night we hosted a party for our young families class at church. My friends helped me decorate and I think it turned out so cute!
These are the same tissue paper poufs I made for my backdrop at Rascals to Rebels, but in orange, black and gray. I tacked everything to the ceiling with sticky tabs and came to find out later that they peel off paint AND a layer of the ceiling! Thankfully I have a nice husband, who also happens to be good at fixing things! He spent the next day patching all the holes and we are back to normal. And I promised to stop using sticky tabs on the walls, *even if* it will totally MAKE a party.
The party was bring an appetizer to share. It was perfect for Friday night after a long week…and people went all out! Of course, I didn’t get any photos of the table filled with food. Maybe because it didn’t last long! I made cider apple donuts. The shape wasn’t fantastic, but they tasted good. Especially right out of the pan! Here’s the link to the recipe: http://smittenkitchen.com/2009/10/apple-cider-doughnuts/
The next day we made it out to Pa’s Pumpkin Patch. It’s kind of a traditional thing to do, but we had to laugh at the hokie-ness of the whole thing! They charge you an arm and a leg, then it looks like someone was out with a sharpie coloring in the rides!
I had to head off to Rascals to Rebels for my photo sessions, so Brent took the reigns on the pumpkin carving adventure! I’m still sorting through photos, so no costume pictures yet. Jillian was a black cat, Cooper was Anakin Skywalker and Jake was a ninja.