Archive for October, 2015

The real Halloween

October 31, 2015
Of course today we were inside watching THE game (Nice work ABs!), and by the time we were ready to emerge from the food truck for our neighbourhood Halloween party.

Of course today we were inside watching THE game today (nice work ABs!), and by the time we were ready to emerge from the TV coverage the food truck for our neighbourhood Halloween party had arrived.

then we were off trick or treating.

then we were off trick or treating.

which was as much about the cool decorations as it was the candy.

which was as much about the cool decorations as it was the candy.

and to be out roaming the streets with 400 of our closest friends.

and to be out roaming the streets with 400 of our closest friends.

Pre-Halloween

October 30, 2015
Rafa set off this morning as a spider/bat man hybrid and me in my PJs. You know it's gonna be a fun day when it starts like this.

Rafa set off this morning as a bat/spider man hybrid and me in my PJs. You know it’s going to be a fun day when it starts like this.

Rafa's Office Halloween party was a blast. A costume parade...

Rafa’s Office Halloween party was a blast. A costume parade…

Followed by a shared lunch.

Followed by a shared lunch.

Now I'm a spider Princess ready for tonight's neighbourhood Halloween warm up.

He didn’t even need to get changed for tonight’s Halloween festivities…. but I did. From PJs to spider Princess. Neighbourhood Halloween party #1 here we come!

Ninja Red

October 29, 2015
The original Ninja Red.

The original Ninja Red.

I brought her to life at tonight's book night

Alive and kicking at my school’s literary night

Mrs Garrity was Cinderella. Best. Teacher. Ever!

Mrs Garrity was Cinderella. Best. Teacher. Ever!

We played giant Boggle

We played giant Boggle

word ladder

word ladder

made a book mark

made a book mark

and read words on duck's bottoms!

and read words on duck’s bottoms!

Of course, Mum and went over our budget again at the book fair. We  had to make sure we had a few for Rafa!!

Of course, Mum and went over our budget again at the book fair…. but it was all about making sure we included titles for Rafa!

Mismatch day

October 28, 2015
Mismatch day at school.

Yay for mismatch day. 

Having fun at Kroger

October 27, 2015

Having fun at Kroger_0001

Pumpkin decorating

October 25, 2015
The wet weather didn't stop our pumpkin decorating party.

The wet weather didn’t stop our pumpkin decorating party.

paint, glitter, stickers

paint, glitter, stickers

and carving galore.

and carving galore.

not to mention the Halloween treats

not to mention the Halloween treats

and raiding the third garage for a ride

and raiding the third garage for a ride

of one kind

of one kind

or another

or another

Rain! What rain?

Rain! What rain?

and a growing pumpkin population at our front door.

and a growing pumpkin population at our front door.

Parent reader

October 23, 2015
Mum was parent reader today for my class. I helped select the books last night - The Wonky Donkey was the biggest hit! Ninja Red Riding Hood, The Paper Bag Princess and Count The Monkeys were good too.

Mum was parent reader today for my class. I helped select the books last night – The Wonky Donkey was the biggest hit! Ninja Red Riding Hood, The Paper Bag Princess and Count The Monkeys were good too.

My concentration face

October 22, 2015

Rafa tongue

Yoga

October 21, 2015
After school Mum and I went to a kids yoga class at our new gym.

After school Mum and I went to a kids yoga class at our new gym.

My new asana.

My new asana.

Namaste.

Namaste.

Papi’s new hair do

October 20, 2015
Looking good, Papi!

Looking good, Papi!