Halloween Recap

It’s been a festive week here in these parts! On Judgy Monday we took the time to celebrate Andrew’s birthday a little early. His actual birthday is right on Halloween but I decided to give him his cake on Monday since he would probably get enough sugar on his actual birthday. At first I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to out do last year’s cake, but when I asked him what kind of cake he wanted and he replied, “one with sprinkles”, I knew exactly what to make!

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Easy enough. I used a boxed funfetti mix, so that there were sprinkles on the inside as well, made a homemade butter-cream frosting, then once it was frosted, I put a cut out of a five that I printed earlier in the day right on the top, covered the cake in sprinkles then peeled off the five. Andrew loved it. When I showed it to him his exact words were, “that’s exactly what I wanted!!”. I love making the kids special cakes on their birthdays. After we ate a delicious stir-fry made by Aly, we lit the cake and sang Happy Birthday to little Andrew.

 

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After the kids went to bed we really got into the Halloween spirit. Aly bought pumpkins for all of us to carve.

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My pumpkin was not entirely fresh. To be more accurate, it was rotting. I decided to just go with it. This was the result…

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He wasn’t feeling well. I actually made a similar face when I discovered that he was rotting.

Last night I went back to Alyson and Jeremy’s place to hand out candy while they took the kids around the neighbourhood. It’s something I have done every year since the kids were born. Last night however I wasn’t feeling well (see life imitating art, re:my pumpkin). I went to their place, gave Andrew his birthday present and saw a few adorable children, but when Meghan got there I decided I was better off in bed and went home before the kids got back. I was disappointed that I didn’t get to see their haul, but at the same time I’m glad I got to see them before they went out.

Hope you all had a great Halloween. I will leave you with a picture of my pumpkin all lit up on the big night.

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