Monday, October 31, 2011

Trick or Treat!

This Halloween we had a couple of our friends come over for some trick or treating and yummy dinner.  I can't emphasize enough how much fun Mason and Lily have been this year because they are old enough to do things!  Danny even made himself a really cool costume of him being carried in a box!  The kids LOVED going to all the houses, saying trick or treat and thank you.  My favorite was Lily because she didn't take a nap that day and she was soooo tired, she was about 5 minutes behind everyone, Danny couldn't hold her because of the costume and I couldn't hold her because of being pregnant, haha.  She was at least really happy the whole time.

The Newman family: fairy princess, batman, giant witch and guy in a box :)

Piepgrass family: Bob the builder, Kitty Cat and cute little butterflies

McAllister family: Mickey Mouse Club

Mason insisted on being the leader because he was the oldest kid there :)

Our train of trick or treaters (isn't it annoying that we don't have sidewalks in NY)

And Lily at the rear, per her exhaustion!

Sunday, October 23, 2011


We made applesauce 2 times this year.  First time my neighbor let me pick the apples from her tree, they were a bit icky but I got all the good parts out.  The next time we went apple picking and got over 70lbs of apples!  YUMMY.  The kids really like helping me put the cooked apples in the apple strainer thing.  And of course they loved eating it at the end :)  

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Special Olympics

Our ward had the special opportunity to help out with the Special Olympics that were going on in Glens Falls NY.  We were assigned to Bocce Ball which was quite fascinating to watch as I didn't know what it was.  The athletes were really great and took it very seriously :)  The kids made signs to cheer them on and then they just ran around after.  Danny got to help score keep and take everything down after.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Carving pumpkins

Mason was so excited to carve his pumpkins this year with Danny.  He looked at pictures on the internet and chose is favorite "scariest" faces.  He was a great little helper making sure Danny was doing everything right :)

Halloween costumes!

Mason and Lily were so excited about their costumes that grammy made for them!  Batman and a cute fairy princess :)

The day before Halloween our neighborhood put on a Halloween parade to go around the neighborhood.  Well my kids plus one other showed up, so mostly it turned into playing in the snow :)  Don't let the images fool you, just because there was snow on the ground it was actually a pretty warm day!

I love my cute little monsters :)