Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

I LOVE halloween. Growing up, my own mother would throw massive halloween parties for us and our friends and we’d all go around in a large group for a bit of ‘Trick or Treating’.

I’ve been getting into the Halloween spirit this week by placing cute sparkly pumpkins around my home and hanging pumpkin fairy lights from the fireplace.

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Glittery Pumpkin – £1 from ASDA

Is it just me or has Halloween died a bit since the 90’s? No one seems to go out Trick or Treating any more. I always pop out a carved pumpkin and have sweets at the ready but last year we only got ONE family knock at the door.  (Can’t really complain, more sweets for me I suppose – someone’s got to eat them!)

I was planning to take the Gruesome Twosome Trick or Treating this evening but decided to take them along to an evening library session instead for a bit of spooky story telling and song singing. They’ve asked children to come in their PJ’s or outfits and bring a teddy… Here’s what my two are going in…

(All pyjamas, cuddly toys and accessories are from Sainsburys)

Maybe we’ll attempt Trick or Treating next year when the squiddlies are a bit older.

Are you going Trick or Treating this evening? Let me know what you’ve got planned!

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4 Comments

  1. October 31, 2017 / 10:09 am

    We only had one group of kids knock on the door, but it was a bigger group than last year, so I’m optimistic that Halloween will eventually take off here! I love it! I bet your kids looked adorable in their spooky pjs. Happy Halloween!

    • October 31, 2017 / 10:10 am

      Happy Halloween to you too 😊

  2. November 1, 2017 / 1:10 pm

    My toddler was sick with a cold and ear infection yesterday so we stayed home last night (after visiting the doctor and pharmacy during the day). I grew up LOVING Halloween because our neighborhood was super active and we were able to trick-or-treat successfully and come home with tons of candy! 🙂

    • November 1, 2017 / 3:36 pm

      Oh no! Hope he feels better soon x

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