Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween


My kids are always so excited for this day! Thankfully, this year we have no snow and it is warm... so trick and treating shouldn't be too painful! But this also means that at our house, we will get even more kids coming to the door than usual. We typically get about 250 kids each year!


Halloween isn't my favourite holiday and I find that it just seems to be getting bigger and bigger and more gory every year. Some houses my kids are way too terrified to even go near.


The amounts of candy that people hand out is crazy... what happened to the days when each house handed out only a couple of candies to each child... now they are handing out full sized chocolate bars.


The one thing I do love about Halloween, is the chance to go around and see our neighbours. It is the only time of year where we all really connect with each other.

Happy Halloween!


Kelleyn Rothaermel said...

Happy Halloween!

Dixie-Lee said...

Big Blue is Eli???

Paige said...


Layol McRae said...

We have to give bigger treats than our neighbours - we're in competition! Besides, the kids will turn up their little noses if our treat is deemed stingy, or God forbid, healthy!

Marie said...

Your little surgeon is way too cute! You may want to trade places with us at We have never, 22 years, had anyone knock on our door! Guess that's what happens when you live in the country, way too far of the main road.

Jessica said...

love the costumes!!!

Patrick and Christina said...

I Love Lilah's costume...lil' surgeron!
Actually all the costumes are awesome!

Ditto on the thoughts about bigger and bigger Halloween. Sydney and Samuel pretty scared at a few houses and the candy is ridiculous. Still we love dressing up and meeting the neighbors too.

Monica said...

Great costumes! I love the silliness of Halloween. I'm with you, I don't like too much gore!