Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Halloween Party

This past weekend, we had a Halloween Party. It was so much fun. All of the kids came dressed up, and decorated pumpkins. I had lots of treats and just a few spooky tricks. Amanda Lily LOVED helping plan and prepare the party. She shopped with me at Target for the spooky stuff and just laughed at the gross stuff. We had a blast. All of you who know me, know that I really enjoy having parties. I love every aspect of them. From the invitation to the favor. It just is great fun for me to put things together for others and see how they enjoy themselves. We all had a wonderful time. I was very pleased with the way everything turned out. After the party was over, my Aunts and Mom helped with clean up, then we went out to chat on the lanai. The air was so was around 10pm. The three of them had me laughing so hard I cried. They are such fun to be with.

My Mother made the kids costumes from scratch. She is so creative. She made Amanda Lily into "Dorothy" from some fabric we bought at JoAnn's. I asked her to make it a little big so that she could get some good playtime out of it. I also prefer longer length dresses on her. Anyways, it turned out to be ADORABLE. Amanda Lily loved it so much she wanted to sleep in it!

She made Steven's costume from a large box I had George save from the restaurant. His Amtrak train even has lights. She has been in town the past 10 days, and we have really enjoyed having her. She has that "Nana" way of making the kids feel special.

So, here are all the photos to show the fun times we had. I hope you all are making the most of this Fall Season.


Deborah said...

I love parties too! Even though i usually get pretty stressed out when I host them, I always love when people have a good time. Love the homemade, what were you? the easter bunny or the white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland?? :)

Jeanne said...

Don't you love Nana's? Joey's mama is Nana to my kids. She's making Josie a tinkerbell costume. Jake's going to be a Gator football player! Btw, your home is beautiful!

trilarkin said...

What a fun party. You are such a great hostess and the kids had a great time. All the time you put into the planning, food and decorations made for a spooky fun evening. Thanks again!