This is a guest post by Eliza that I thought I'd posted ages ago - sorry! (I've decided I need some help from my kids if I'm going to be able to keep our family journal on this blog up to date! And it's great seeing things through the kids' eyes.)
Halloween was awesome! We started off with our fourth annual neighborhood Halloween party!
Here are most of the kids in our neighborhood - there were some pretty sweet costumes!
While we were waiting for everyone to get there, we played some Halloween games like pumpkin-pumpkin ghost (duck, duck goose)
Then it was time for the parade. We marched up and down our street. The kids had so much fun showing off their costumes, and stopping at a few houses along the way for candy (that's Silas in the front as Harry Potter - doesn't he look different with dark hair?).
Then, all the kids gathered around as one of my friend's dad breathed fire!! it was really cool to watch. I'm not sure how he did it.
Then the party was over and we went our separate ways for trick-or-treating. Oliver and Silas dressed up as Harry Potter and a ninja. They went trick-or-treating around the neighborhood with some friends.
I dressed up as a cheerleader. I got this costume from my aunt Charity. This was her real cheer leading costume in high school! I went to North Ogden for trick-or-treating with my friends. We went to a lot of big houses, and got lots of candy.
Isaac dressed up as a Mexican wrestler. My mom got this mask when they went to Mexico a while ago. He was going to wear my friends gold short shorts instead of my running shorts but she couldn't find her gold shorts to let Isaac borrow them so my running shorts had to do. He still looked awesome though. Isaac was super nice and took some of our little neighbors trick-or-treating. They think he's the best.
Ashton dressed up as a gorilla-he scared a lot of little kids at the neighborhood party! He went trick-or-treating with his friend who dressed up as Deadpool.
We finished off the night by watching a scary movie - Young Sherlock Holmes. It was really good and scary - but not toooooo scarey. And then we watched Gremlins the next night. It was a good scary show.
It was the best Halloween ever!