So yes, trick or treating was a treat. This year the group looked like this:
Max was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle for the 3 halloween parties he went to, and then decided at 3pm that he was tired of being that, so at 4pm when we started trick-or-treating he was a Bat, using his very cute costume from last year. His choice.
Maggie was a lovely clown, with an awesome multi-colored curly wig, a bow-tie 18 inches across, and big red ‘honks when you squeeze it’ nose.
Jeanne was also a clown, with an awesome jester hat, and a nice big red-foam nose.
I was a pimp. Yes, a pimp. I went with the politically correct choice this year, and looked very, very hot doing it.
More candy than should ever be eaten was gathered.
It will now sit in 2 giant bowls on the counter for a while, until enough is eaten that it will fit into one giant bowl, and be tucked into the cupboard.
When Easter gets here, we will throw what’s left away, and re-fill the bowl with the Easter candy.
Does this process strike anyone else as slightly stupid?
A) I bet lots of houses have the same process,
2) It’s nice to have 37 lbs of candy on hand, in case company comes over, and
III) I wouldn’t change it for the world.