I love Halloween.
We all love Halloween.
It's an unordinary chance to be with family to do unordinary things and look unordinary while doing them. (And yes. I do realize that "unordinary" is not a word. And that I shouldn't start a sentence with "and" but this is my blog not yours, right?)
Also it's the time of year. Cooler outside. Fresh. Crunchy underfoot, sometimes squishy. :) Pumpkin is my favorite seasonal ingredient. And squash, all varieties. Soup time.
Also it's all the hype that comes before the actual holiday. I guess all holidays are like that. But pre-Halloween hype is extra fun. Decorating, planning costumes, reading Halloween and other fall themed books, baking, sniffing, enjoying it all.
Once again, now that we are in Utah, we get/got to celebrate with both sides of the family.
With the Meyers side, we got to go to 2 pumpkin patches with all the fixin's. Fixin's being hayrides, slides, corn mazes, etc. Haylee actually went to the same farm with her kindergarten class so she got to do it 3 times.
Oh, and just a note about how cool these mazes were!!! Aren't you soooo jealous? Yes, I walked through the "golden" tangles of Edward's hair!!! Ha!
Also with Meyers cousins, we had a Halloween gingerbread house making party! Complete with frosting fight!
A Saari House
A Hatt House
An Edwards House
Being in town (or in state rather), we were able to attend the annual Edwards Family Halloween Party. I regret to say that I could not include all the pictures of everyone bobbing for apples. But it was fun. So fun. All the "traditional" games plus some with a twist or two.
Bobbing for apples
Donut "Bobbing" with a partner
Treasure hunt for spare coins in bloody brains spaghetti
This pic I just had to include because I think it is so funny. Ha.