Halloween ’16 PJ Masks

Happy Halloween, from the PJ Mask crew. Yes, mom and dad’s costumes are a bit thrown together, but Piglet loved that we dressed up as his favorite characters. I feel like we’re sort of a Pinterest fail. I ran out of time so the masks were very sloppy.


We threw a toddler trick or treating party with a few of our friends, and it was such a fun night. I loved seeing all the kiddos in costumes, and they were so cute running from door to door yelling Trick or Treat! I loved the party, and watching the kiddos play.






What a great night with friends. Happy Halloween, everyone, from our Catboy to you!



A Happy Little Halloween

Rachel: Monica, we need more candy.
Monica: What? There’s only been like 4 kids!
Rachel: Yeah I know, but one of them just said that she loved me so I just gave her everything.
Phoebe: No wonder you’re pregnant. –Friends

This weekend I was having a little pity party because we didn’t go out and celebrate Halloween. I did a ton of driving this last week for work and I just wasn’t up for driving the hour and half drive to Geeky’s party, or driving to the city to celebrate with Tahoe Couple. I also didn’t buy a costume this year because I just wasn’t feeling in the spirit. I think it’s because I really wanted to go to a party with Match. Most of our friends are couples and I’d feel like a third wheel if I went out without him. Plus I’m definitely feeling over the huge bar crowd scene.

I resigned myself to an uneventful weekend and figured we wouldn’t do a whole lot. Friday Match ended up selling one of his old car parts for a pretty good little chunk of change and surprised me by deciding that he was going to take me out on Saturday night with some of the money. It was a much better alternative to the night I was planning, curled up in front of my Industrial pc, entering online sweepstakes and facebook stalking.

We bundled up and strolled downtown to this little sushi restaurant that we discovered early last month. The Giants were playing so we asked to sit at the bar.

We yelled at the TV along with our sushi chef, and we took shots of sake when they scored. The Giants ended up losing but we had a great time anyhow. I meant to take a picture of the tasty sushi but we devoured it before I got the chance. It was a great, unexpected date night.

This morning I grabbed Monkey’s old costume from last year and we dressed him up for his walk. We got into the act a little bit too.

Don’t you love how he’s sticking his tongue out at the camera?

We tried to get him to do his best squirrel impression but he couldn’t get too far up the tree.

After we got back from our walk Match was digging around in the garage and noticed some of the decorations for Halloween weren’t out. He asked me about it and I told him I didn’t think he liked decorating for the holidays. Then he shocked my socks off by going outside and actually putting up the fake cobwebs himself, without any prompting from me!

It made my day and I loved that he tried to make our little stay at home Halloween weekend special. We spent the evening passing out candy to all the adorable neighborhood kids. We had so many little trick or treaters we actually ran out of candy. In the years past we’ve only had three or four total, and this year we went through two full bags of candy! I loved seeing all of their happy little faces and adorable costumes. I’m definitely looking forward to next year and a cozy stay at home Halloween.

Couples Costumes and Body Issues

Lily: Guess what came in the mail today?
Marshall: Our costumes? Do they rule?
Lily: They rule. And yours is 100% wool so you won’t get hypothermia like last year.
Marshall: [deep voice] Tarzan nipple blue. –How I Met Your Mother

So I wrote awhile back that Match and I are dressing up in Couples Costumes for Halloween this year. I have been so excited about this-it is officially the first year I’ve gotten to wear a couple costume, ever. I think it’s kind of fitting-I’m finally in a real relationship, and now I’m getting to do all of these real couply things. Last night Match and I picked out pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch, and we braved the corn maze. I’d never been in a corn maze before, and I of course thought it would just be soooo easy. I thought we’d be through it in 15 minutes, tops.

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