|They spent the first part of the party just hanging with friends and being a wall flower.|
|There were plenty of games to play, although MarioFan only attempted one of them;) I did catch him dancing once but for the most part he just talked with friends and ate way too much junk food:0|
I have to say my husband is wonderful, after taking our daughter to visit her first college campus he drove all day just to make sure she was home in time to attend the Halloween party! A++ parenting right there!!! More about the college visit at the end of this post
|Firedrake with her group of trouble makers;)|
We also finally got to work on our pumpkin and my husband chose the design this year, although Firedrake is learning how to carve a pumpkin so she can take over the job soon
|She handles the scooping our the insides better than I do|
|Can you figure out what our Pumpkin says? I will give you a couple of hints it is not Japanese, it is Chinese and it is based on a science fiction TV show. A family favorite!|
Husband and daughter were quite pleased with how it turned out! On halloween night we had some friends over and we held our traditional spooky halloween dinner before Trick or Treating. On the menu was spooky treats:)
|Spider bread with a weird looking egg sack on its back;)|
|Spaghetti with meatball eyes|
|Salad, I tried a few fun cuts for the veggies:)|
|Instead of croutons I cut halloween shapes from wheat tortilla and covered them in cheese to add on top of the salad|
|a special eyeball float:)|
After Trick or treating we had a fun dessert
|Ghost hot chocolate-- the adult ones may have been spiked with Bailey's Irsh creme|
|Kids made a pumpkin brownie|
This is MarioFan's last year for Trick or treating, and he chose his costume pretty quickly this year.
Firedrake is working on her cosplay costume for next May and decided to dress up a little while she passed out the candy to the kids who came knocking on the door. First year I didn't have to do this job!
|She had a great time passing out candy and a local custom is hearing all the jokes the kids tell in order to get their candy.|
The last big news of the week was Firedrake had her first visit to a college campus, YIKES. She was off school on Friday so they drove down to Truman State and spent the day touring the campus, meeting with professors and getting a lay of the land. I was not able to go so I got all the exciting news when they returned. Here are a few pictures of their visit!
|Checking out a dorm room-- she thought it was very small lol|
That was our crazy week in a nutshell. We got some school work done as well but I will post that next week.