And, cackling hello to you all this fine Fall Tuesday!
The cool crisp air actually dipped into the 30's last night, and I was forced to turn on the heat! Only for about an hour, but still! lol
Busy, busy here as you can imagine.
Tonight is the Boy Scout meeting, moved from tomorrow, since it is Halloween. Just the boys and Hubby will go since it is all about camping issues for this coming weekend. Pumpkin has no interest in that! LOL
Tomorrow the plan is simple. The kids go to school with costumes in tow. At recess, after eating lunch, they put on their costumes. They walk around the school one grade level at a time, showing off costumes to the other classes. No parade for the parents anymore, this is the 'big kid' school. lol Then, they return to their classrooms for snacks and a party.
We have a town center that is about 6 blocks long with stores up and down each side. After school until 6pm, they host all the trick or treaters. That is where we will go for the afternoon. After dinner, the kids will do our dead end block and one or two houses of friends on the adjoining street.
Then, the big candy sort begins! LOL We put everything that is safe for Fuzzy to eat (peanut, nut allergies) in a big green Halloween bowl. Green = Go, safe to eat. The rest go in the other bowls, also Halloween specific, in purple and orange.
Now that Hubby has diverticulitis, he will have to stay in the safe bowl, too! lol Believe me, Fuzzy handles it with more aplomb and ease than the big guy! LOL
We answer the door until about 9pm, then we put out sign taped to the bell 'Do not ring' and put out a big bowl of candy for the teens and a little sign over the bowl that says 'Take one'. It has worked for all these years, so far!
Things I love about Halloween:
2. Seeing the kids dressed up and their friends
3. Seeing all the cute little babies in their costumes
4. The sense of 'neighborhood' that goes along with it
Things I hate about Halloween:
1. Candy (usually it is too much and around too long!)
2. Obnoxious teens in costumes that are a joke
3. Taking down the decorations
LOL Everything has its pro's and con's, right? LOL
Well, it's Tuesday. My week is okay so far. I am still trying to have a good week. A lupus headache since yesterday has been trying to stop that from happening, but I am keeping a smile on my face so far!
Fuzzy is bringing home DogBoy today, and maybe Russ. Poor Russ has been sick with an awful cold, he had the beginnings of it during the Bar Mitzvah!
Happy Halloween to all in J-land!