Saturday, November 08, 2008

Last The Best of All The Game!

Our last Halloween party of the season was with the Awesome Smith family. We always have a really great time with Grandma and Grandpa Smith and cousins. Grandma Smith is quite the party planner. She is amazing at her role as Grandma always finding equal amounts of time to share with each grandchild. We all think she is pretty special. This year she organized snacks at aunt Debbie's new house and then on to trick or treating around their neighborhood. We worked really hard for each piece of candy we got, there were lots of hills, long driveways and big yards for little legs to walk, run and cross. Vivian felt a little jipped, when we decided to give up. Her exact words were "Well this trick or treating really stinks!" However, we were saved when her super cool older cousin Jake was thoughtful enough to empty all of his candy into Vivs. She was smiling ear to ear. It really was one of the nicest things I ever saw a young boy his age do. Thanks Jake, I will always remind her of your kind deed. As the evening wore on we ventured up the neighborhood over to aunt Deanna's new home. Here the homes were a little closer and the kids got their second wind, so out the door they went again trick or treating with their beautiful older cousin, Danielle. Afterwards we ate delicious potato soup, bread sticks and sipped roach infested cider. However folks, the party didn't end there. The next day it was on to the SMITH FAMILY FARM. It just wouldn't be Fall if we didn't get over to the farm. The farm is a true family treasure, and for the last few years Darins cousin has turned it into a place of pure fun. We love to run through the corn mazes bask in the box of corn kernals, pick pumpkins, huge sunflowers and be grossly amazed by Leroy the 1200 pound pig. Thank you Smith family! We love you!

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Graveyard Smash!

During this busy Halloween month we were able to squeeze in a really fun friend party for the girls. The guest list included some cleverly cute characters such as the "Candy Corn Queen", an Oompa Loompa, A vampiress, Wendy the witch none other than thee Nancy Drew and some other wicked cool costumed little ladies . Thanks Moms. We had a wild and crazy time to say the least! The activity list was filled with games such as making witches brew, trick or treating and examining zombie eyes and skeleton teeth. Totally creepy and fun!