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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A Stroll Down Halloween Lane...

I am finally getting excited about Halloween. I see pumpkins, mums & hay decorating yards. I see Halloween flags blowing in the cool, Autumn breeze on front porches. And finally...my girls are starting to talk about what they want to be.

It made me take a stroll down memory lane and this is what I found...(on the computer, anyway)


Ash at one of our warmest Autumn days on record
in 2005
 
Bean as a chicken & Ash as a dragon 2005


Ash as a dragon again in 2006
She loved this costume!
 
Bean at the pumpkin patch 2006



Ash & Bean at the pumpkin patch 2007


Ash as a princess & Bean as a fairy 2008


Ash as a black cat & Bean as a ladybug 2009


Ash as a dragon, yet again 2010


Bean as a fancy black cat
with a broken paw 2010
(note the blue cast on right hand)

I can't wait to find out what they want to be this year and help them get all dressed up! Seriously, I love looking through photos. They remind me of fun times we have had and make me look forward to the ones we will capture on film (well, jpeg) next!

What is your favorite costume your child has worn? Or what was your favorite costume from when you were a child? Was it homemade or store bought?


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8 Comments:

At October 11, 2011 at 2:09 PM , Blogger Shell said...

How adorable!

My boys were giraffes one year and the costumes were just too cute.

 
At October 11, 2011 at 2:25 PM , Blogger Robbie K said...

The year my daughter was 3 months old she was a dalmation and big brother was a firefighter. Ironically enough we could barely take them out trick or treating b/c of the horrendous wildfires in So Cal the air quality was horrible!
http://fracturedfamilytales.blogspot.com/2011/10/i-knew-this-time-would-come.html

 
At October 11, 2011 at 5:52 PM , Blogger StylinMom said...

such great pics...wonderful memories!!
Little D is going to be a lady bug this year....but we are not even going to be home to see it....****GASP**** bad bad !!
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thanks for visiting!!

 
At October 12, 2011 at 9:29 AM , Blogger Jon said...

I believe there was talk of pirates this year. Jack Sparrow influence, no doubt.

In the 2006 shot, I can't tell which pumpkin is actually my niece? ;)

 
At October 12, 2011 at 9:46 AM , Blogger Jill said...

While you're asking them what they want to be, ask them for recommendations about what Jordan should be, too!

(Let me guess...a dragon?)

 
At October 12, 2011 at 9:03 PM , Blogger Jocelynkubert said...

I like the chicken and the dragon the best!

 
At October 13, 2011 at 11:21 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know I'm predjudiced but, they are the cutesy halloweeners that ever went a treating.

I will always think of ash as a dragon, her very favorite.
Bean may have been a terrific chicken,but I always think of
Her as the little fairy,the Halloween you all stayed with before moving into your new home. How cute !

Bean dresses up in custumes whenever she visits,she zips
Upstairs and changes clothes in a wink.
Ash will always be our beloved duke the dragon.

Remember halloween at the zoo? Going on hay rides at pumpkin patch? Don't for get all the goodies, that they are
So excited over,and don't really eat.

 
At October 13, 2011 at 11:24 PM , Blogger The Preppy Girl in Pink said...

Isn't Halloween the best?! It's a wonderful way for kids to bring their imagination to life. Can't wait to go trick or treating! My neighborhood does it up!! I'll be sure to share pics with all of you.

 

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