Sunday, October 30, 2011

The One with Trunk-or-Treat 2011

Last night was our ward Trunk-or-Treat. (Trunk-or-Treat: When people gather and park their cars in the church parking lot, open their trunks, and decorate them. Then they pass out candy from their trunks. The event provides a safe family environment for trick-or-treaters. Some kids don't get to go trick-or-treating because of the fear of tainted candy (isn't it sad we have to worry about things like that?) so this is their only opportunity to collect sweets.)

Fox was only two weeks old at least year's festivities, my how he's grown!
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We dressed Fox up as Clark Kent. We couldn't even get one picture with him wearing the glasses he'd take them off so fast! Oh well, you still get the gist of the outfit without 'em :)
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We showed up at 5 and decorated our car a bit with leftovers from Fox's party.
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I didn't get very many pictures of other people's trunks, but there were some awesome ones!
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Dessert table, mmm.
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The first hour or so was spent playing games.
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There was a candy ring toss.
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Bean bag toss.
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Another ring toss. Lots of tossing games!
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I donated the Pin the Hat on the Skeleton game I made for Fox's party and didn't end up using. It was fun to see it in action!
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Jordan was a little sushi, haha!
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Some of my favorite kid costumes: a beautiful handmade tulle witch skirt by Emily and The Joker. "Why so serious?"
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Face-Book! Love it.
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Fox just wanted to walk around and check out everything. He said wassup to his babysitter, Saige. (It's fun when I call her to babysit: "Hi Saige, it's Paige!")
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This is what trunk-or-treating looks like:
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After trunk-or-treat the youth had a dance in the decorated gymnasium.
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Fox was so cute walking around with his candy bag.
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Next year Fox will be a walking machine and will totally have the hang of this trick-or-treating business. I can't wait! Bring on Halloween tomorrow!

19 comments:

Virginia L. said...

I have so much fun just by looking at the lovely photos from this party!WOW! Love Fox's Kent costume and Jordan the Sushi!-CUTE!!! Another fabulous post! LOVE it to bits!

Sierra said...

Ohmygoodness! Trunk or treating sounds so fun! I love Fox's costume...he looks pretty GQ holding his glasses in his mouth like that. :) And the sushi costume ROCKS! Tell them they have the best baby costume EVER! :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH MY! That Clark Kent outfit is SOOOOO adorable! Fox is just SOOOOO cute! I vote for him to win the best outfit:)

Looks like everyone had a great time!!! HOOOOORAY for fun and candy!! HUGS:)

Dassow Mommy said...

I love the Clark Kent pictures and can't believe he was such a little guy last year! It's amazing how much growing one person can do in a year. Keep it up, F. Tom!

lyndsey said...

cuuuute! love the trunk or treat. my heart hurts real bad after looking at these pictures though.

[and are those baby toms on fox?! love them!!! that's one of jack's xmas gifts this year :) twins!!]

Valerie said...

Fox looks adorable!! We went to our first ever trunk or treat tonight and had a great time. Thanks for sharing your cute pics!

Michelle said...

Our church is doing trunk-or-treat tomorrow night for the first time. They had on the flyer the thing about decorating the trunks and I was trying to visualize it. Wowzers, that's a lot of work/decoration on them trunks! Well now that we know, maybe next year we will be contenders! Love the Clark Kent costume!

Emily said...

Trunk or Treating looks so much fun!!! I love Fox's costume!!! He looks adorable!!!

JenniferSanborn said...

My BFF is dressing her five month old up as sushi!

Love the Clark Kent costume...what a great idea!!!

beckyjune said...

He's so cute, Paige!

Chris said...

Cutest. boy. ever!

Laurie LaRiviere said...

What great pictures and all those adorable babies!! Happy Halloween to all of you :) Today my big guy turns 14...crazy how fast they grow!

Allison Taylor said...

that boy dressed up as the joker reminds me of eric. ah, that party looks so fun, wish I didn't have to miss out on the trunk-or-treat back at home! Fox looks so cute in his Clark Kent outfit!

sandee said...

Great pics, I think I found myself smiling the entire post. I love the pics of Fox in his costume with the glasses in his mouth...can we say "contemplative Clark Kent?" hee hee

Mistylynn said...

Your trunk-or-treat looks WAY more organized than ours...organized chaos :). Such cute costumes.
TFS!

*reyanna klein* said...

This is ADORABLE! Our ward decided to forego trunk-or-treating this year. Not sure why... :-/ But we *did* have a Fall Festival with a chili cookoff and games and candy. Oh! And a costume contest! I totally should have entered us. We looked cute. ;-) Jeremy and I were farmers, and Hattie was our prize watermelon. (I put a blue ribbon on her costume. ;-) ). We had fun!

But tonight... it was MUCH too hot for her watermelon costume, and she wanted to be held the WHOLE night tonight while I handed out juice boxes (they're so much cooler than candy! ;-) ). So I dressed her as "Workout Baby." She looked SO cute! I couldn't find the camera, but I DID take video! ;-)

And I'll try to post them on my blog soon. Photos of her in her watermelon costume too... ;-)

Hope you had a happy Halloween! Fox looked adorable... great costume! And loved your scrubs! ;-D

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

oh my gosh, i can't even get over how cute mr. fox looks with him holding his glasses and putting them in his mouth. he looks like he is trying so hard to be dapper (which he is). love that baby sushi, the most precious thing! fox is getting so big, can't wait to see how big he gets next year!!!

tomas said...

The joker kid looks exactly like Eric.

Kelley Eubanks said...

Paige... Fox is sooo cute!! What a clever outfit... love it!