Why My Daughter Is a Witch For Halloween and More!

I let my big boys choose their Halloween costumes as long as it is nothing scary.  They both requested wizards (actually they both requested Harry Potter, but I knew plain old wizards would be easier).  I decided to make Kylee a cute little bumble bee.

I worked up a simple pattern for a wizard's robe with a flannel lined hood and went to work.  Caleb's was the first one I did and although it has a few hidden OOPS's it turned out well.  I went to work on Aidan.  He wasn't actually home when I started working, so my plan was to simply make a costume that was too large for Caleb and then I would hem it when Aidan got home.

Nice plan.

Except somehow I made a costume that was not only too small for Aidan, it was too small for Caleb!  And so (after much hemming of length and sleeves and a belt because I could shorten the waist that much) the littlest witch was born!

Isn't she cute?

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Sorry for such a crummy picture, I will try again tonight.

Want to see what else we have been up to?

Fine, but I'm going to show you anyways!

Making Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes (recipe coming Monday)

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The Fall Festival at Tim's School

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Pumpkin Story Telling
(Have you heard the story of the teeny tiny witch who makes her house out of an orange piece of paper?)

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And, Carving Our Pumpkin

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Have a safe and fun Halloween everyone!

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1 comment :

Amanda said...

Cute kids!! So excited for your recipe... you will have to post some pictures on my flickr page!!

God bless-
Amanda