Sometimes I Blog

Friday, November 1, 2013
Between moving into my parent's place and going without internet for a while, blogging hasn't been much of a priority.

We are KIND OF starting to get settled into a routine here, so you might be hearing from me more regularly now. Do people still even read this thing? Raise your hand if you do.

So first things first (and then I'll get into the nitty gritty next week): Halloween.

We have had some really great family themed Halloween costumes the past 4 years and I had no intention of discontinuing that great tradition. I will hold onto family themes for as long as I can. However, Peter has recently become interested in "Ninjago" (is that even how you spell it?) and really wanted to be a ninja for Halloween. We were right on track to be Phineas and Ferb themed this year when he completely derailed us.

Long story short: He was a ninja. Vic was a ninja. Zoë and her monkey scoot were a monkey and I was...Molly. Low key. Stress-free. Simple. And we had a great time.

We started things off with a little photo shoot in the front yard. 

Don't look now, there's a monkey on your back. 

Followed by a walk around the block. 

Peter wanted to hold the little pumpkin on our walk.  He said it was Lucy. 

Then we headed to Park City for all the amazing festivities there. We ran into "50 Shades of Gray"...

And plenty of other characters.

We also hit up our old neighborhood and saw neighbors and friends out and about. 

Every single time Peter approached someone for trick-or-treating he'd say, "I'm a ninja for Halloween." It was adorable. Surprisingly, he didn't eat much of his candy last night and when I went in his room this morning he was making his bed (without being asked), then he went into the bathroom and brushed his teeth and hasn't asked for his candy all day. Very interesting.

I need a nap. 


  1. Love the pic of Peter in the leaves!

  2. I love the pic of monkey Zoe. And wow Park City Main Street...CRAZINESS!

  3. Good for you. Glad it was a good one and I hope your move is a smooth one :)

  4. I know- what is up with blogging? Is it going slowly out the Facebook/Instagram window? We can't be bothered to read REAL paragraphs?!

    Love it all. Still reading.

  5. *raises hand* Happy Halloween!

  6. *raising hand* Oh yes we still read this. You are a life changer. Love all the pics. Keep up the good work!

  7. *raises hand too* Happy Halloween! I love the simple Halloween idea. I only have one living child (three total) and he's only 5 months, so we did a costume onesie and called it good. Wasn't Halloween a gorgeous day though?! It made it so nice to not be freezing every time we went outside.

  8. *raises both hands*

    I know I sound like a broken record, but your kids are so cute I can't stand it.

  9. Hand raised! Love your cute family!!!

  10. raising my hand too! Glad you guys had a nice halloween. It was such nice weather.I'm pretty sure you live close to me now:) Hope living there will be a possitive thing, change is so hard.

  11. Hand raised! Reading for sure! Love to see what y'all are up to! Never met you, but feel as if I know you and would laugh my head off in person if we were to talk!

  12. Hand Raised!! Yes, Yes I do. Cute cute pictures. Glad that day was good weather and it waited to know until Sunday morning. YIKES!! Winter's here already? We are lucky to have all the seasons and see the changes come and go. I miss it when you don't blog but I can see that you are a busy busy woman, mother, wife, etc. I need a nap too!!!

  13. Raising my hand! Love your blog and insights! I must have missed a post or 2....did you move?

    Love the pics. Looks like you had a great Halloween!


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