Monday, November 2
DIY Halloween 2015
Well, this past week/weekend has been about as full as I could possibly imagine. We spent the week packing, The Mixtapes played a crazy show on Friday night, I finished up sewing costumes just in time for Halloween on Saturday, and we said our official goodbyes to our first Springfield home on Sunday. Guys, this week has been a whirlwind, and I don't think I've ever been so happy to just sit on my couch and blog. Whew.
But, this IS a Halloween post, so here's the skinny on this year's costumes: I didn't have time to make our family costumes this year because of packing and moving, which kinda bummed me out if I'm being completely honest. I still managed to bust out costumes for the girls, though, and that's really what's important. Hope really wanted to be a heart-eye emoji and, after changing her mind at least a dozen times, Poesy settled on being a bat. I spent all of Saturday sewing Hope's costume (talk about last minute), and finished just in time. Every year I think, "This is the year I can't possibly compete with last year's costume" but so far, so good. And really, as long as she is happy, I am happy.
Poesy was the cutest little bat EVER. After her initial, "Trick-or-Treat" she would wish everyone the "Happiest Halloween" in her tiny voice. She melted all the people.
I look forward to seeing what costume Poe decides on every year. This girl definitely has opinions of her own-- and I love it! (Her costume inspiration was from this post on MerMag.) Oh, and just wait until I get to share the theme she has chosen for her birthday party. It's going to be amazing.
Hope was as pleased as punch to strut around as a big, squishy emoji-- basically all of her 13 year old dreams came true that night. I definitely high-fived myself once or twice while we were trick-or-treating around the neighborhood for pulling it off. Now that Halloween is over, we're planning to remove the straps from the costume and make the front portion into a giant pillow for her bed. It's gonna be so cute in her new room!
Well, friends-- today, I'm forming a game plan for massive box-domination, because I'm SO ready to get unpacked and settled! I hope your Halloween was wonderful! xo.