Saturday, November 03, 2012

The Full Monty

Ok, no Monty here, but I do find it to be a catchy title.  No?

Since I love Halloween so much I thought I'd share my pictures today too.  And I just happened to get them edited (within the same week I TOOK them, insane, no?).  Without further adieu (which, btw -- what the heck does that mean?  Without further goodbyes?  Am I saying it wrong... is this my cold talking?)

I just can't really "take a picture" of how this girl was transformed in her cat costume.  Needless to say she felt fi-yi-yine in it.  What a cutie.  Did I mention I wish I looked that good in a unitard (but instead I am GRATEFUL that I have a little girl that does). :)

 
Here's the whole family.  Did you notice everyone is smiling and looking at the camera.  I don't believe in coincidences, this is obviously a miracle.  I wonder if you can dislocate your hip by throwing it out too far...?  That girl.

 
A pretty sweet action pose...

 
But I bet you wanted a closer peek of how sweet I am looking.  Trouble beware.

 
And yet another sweet action pose.  Not sure how Spencer is going to help catch crooks with his tongue, but I digress...  Maybe this should be entitled "elbow pose" --  luckily we all have some pretty sharp ones.



Somone wore his costume to school.  He's just so cool. :)

 
And the dynamic duo needed a shot together.  I really like this picture.

 
The green lantern NEEDED a jumping shot.

 
And then he wanted to learn how to take jump shots on his own while in manual with separate focus.  I just wanted to say YAY, HALLOWEEN IS OVER!!!!

 
** Footnote:  I really like having full family costumes with a theme.  I really hope that it's something my kids remember and I think they really enjoy them right now.  I will mention these particular cotumes, at least those that are "homemade" (Robin, Batman and Wonderwoman) were all made before I had 3 kids.  Honestly, if I was doing them again I think I would die.  BUT there are less labor intensive ways to do them, and I do recommend, if it's something you think you can add to your plate. :)
 
Also, if you're interested in what we've done other years:
 
A previous year's review (including Star Wars, Superheros circa 2008, Calvin and Hobbes and Peter Pan)
 
 

2 comments:

  1. That girl is pretty dang cute with her wee hip sticking out. Great job on the costumes. I channeled you (in the last possible ten minutes before my kids had to have costumes) and broke out my sewing machine. Just imagine they were awesome.

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  2. Loved the costumes, and I do think your kids will fondly remember all the Halloween family theme costumes. BTW it is "ado" which means fuss or concern, or time-wasting bother over trivial details (thank you M-W dict). Same for "much ado about nothing." ...just pleasin my English teacher grandpa with some sharin. :)

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