Saturday, November 10, 2012

The Croquet Bird, The 3 of Hearts, The Butterfly and Lionel Messi...Oh My!

What do you get when you mix a Fairy Tale themed party and a couple when one of halves is pregnant?  The game pieces from Alice in Wonderland.  It was quite a stretch but we were going for Alice's bird she uses when playing croquet,  and the 3 of Hearts.  How did we do?  Not too shabby for being 7 months pregnant, considering I won a prize for being the runner up as the most creative costume.  Thank goodness Justin went along for the ride.  There was no way I was going to squeeze myself into a princess costume.  

As for the kids, Kate was a Butterfly and Zach, Lionel Messi, the famous soccer player from Argentina.  The Halloween festivities began with the Annual Thelin Party, followed by Grandma and Grandpa's Spook-etti dinner, and ending with crazy amounts of candy from a couple hours of trick or treating.  353 pieces...but who's counting?  That's a lot of sugar!   

The Bird and The 3 of Hearts
The Butterfly
 Sister butterflies, because not matching is not an option for these two these days.
 Pre-Trick or Treating
 Come on just be normal and smile please!
 The neighborhood Boo Crew
  Post-Trick or Treating 
 Their Loot!

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