Halloween 2010 in the Northcutt household was amazing! Cora was old enough this year to wear a costume and enjoy walking around in it. Emma and Henry had conspired to make this year a Star Wars-themed Halloween. We would have Anakin (Henry), Padme (Emma) and Yoda (Cora) trick-or-treating together, truly a Force to be reckoned with. (Har har.)
The weekend before Halloween I agreed to help Emma and Henry carve their pumpkins. Whatever face they drew on the pumpkin I would do my best to carve. Emma, as you might guess, drew a pug. I created a cute little smiley pumpkin face for Cora. Henry? Well, he scribbled all over the front of his pumpkin but I dutifully tried to carve it.
We are no strangers to Tanaka Farms in Irvine. We’ve been for there for strawberry season, watermelon season and now we can add the fall pumpkin patch to our list. I took the day off work to go with Henry and his preschool class. Continue reading
Halloween yesterday was interesting. I said in last year’s Halloween write-up that both kids were aware and anticipating the holiday. Oh, how wrong I was. Last year was merely some excitement about it. This year was full-blown, wiggle-inducing anticipation. Continue reading
Oh. My. I’m ashamed to admit what month these are from. I’ll let you guess. There are some great shots of Emma and Henry playing in the pumpkin patch, petting animals at a petting zoo, a busted lip and driving trains on Granpa Northcutt’s head. Continue reading
Henry was fully aware of Halloween this year and participated with gusto! Henry insisted on carrying his “crumpkin” around by himself. By the end of the night it looked like the crumpkin was hauling him around. Continue reading
The Playdate Pups, Emma and Henry’s playgroup, had their annual Halloween party once again this year. This year both children and parents dressed for the occasion, with costumes ranging from elegant geisha to the, uh, less-than-elegant clown. Continue reading