Monday, October 31, 2016


BOO, Y'all! The orange pumpkin I bought to carve for a jack o' lantern didn't make it to Halloween, so I carved a white or ghost pumpkin. That's a first. I like it. 
Our traditional Halloween chili supper ~ at the table from left: daughter Holly, granddaughter Shelby, sister Jane, and bro-in-law Don.
For once it isn't me who has something growing out of my head in a picture. That wreath looks good on you, Don. He handed out candy to the trick or treaters this evening. 
Two tables, no waiting. From left: daughter Kelly, Kelly's (and our) good friends Addelyn, Kelly, and Daniel Hodge, son-in-law Kerry, and grandson Knox
Around the table from left: daughter Holly, granddaughter Shelby, sister Jane, bro-in-law Don, hubby Neil, and niece Julia
Yummy cupcakes
Grandson Elijah 
Niece Julia and granddaughter Shelby
Elijah~Spy Guy
Holly's all decked out for Halloween~love those tights~nice little hat, too
Shelby channeled Negan from The Walking Dead
Julia is very creative and always makes the best costumes
Pumpkin Addelyn with Mom and Dad
Grandson Knox had so many super hero Halloween costumes that he couldn't decide what he wanted to be ~ so he wore a mash-up of Batman, Captain America, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Black Panther, and at one point Bumblebee the Transformer (more than meets the eye)
It simply would not be Halloween without son-in-law Jerry decked out in his camo and werewolf/wolfman costume, scaring all the little kids and their parents half to death. He hides behind 
trees, impossible to see, then ambushes the unsuspecting trick or treaters when they least expect it. Priceless. 
Halloween spirit ~ From top left: Holly, Shelby, daughter Kelly (love those devil horns)
From middle left: Julia and Elijah
Front from left: Addelyn and Knox (who changed into his Bumblebee mask for the group shot)
I really missed niece Sarah who was working on the Children's Theater production of Beauty and the Beast (in rehearsal at the moment) so she couldn't join us tonight. Her mom shared this picture of her (and family kitty Louis) in her Halloween costume she wore for a party (like her sister Julia, Sarah is also very creative). Missed you, Sarah! Wasn't the same without you.
Another Halloween come and gone. It's probably my favorite holiday. Love that my fabulous family loves it, too. So glad we could be together again on October 31.
Hope your Halloween was spooky good fun, too


  1. It's one of my favorite, possibly my favorite, traditions! Thank you all for hosting every year! 💗

    1. We enjoy it! :) Thanks for sharing your pictures!