For Halloween, I found some costumes from 2 years ago that still fit and Patrick was very happy to be a pirate. I keep telling myself I need to prepare earlier and be creative but it hasn't happened.
The Friday before Halloween, (October 24th) the 3 wards held a chili cook-off, carnival and Trunk or Treat. Payden had had a hard time at the Pumpkin Patch that morning due to all the crowds and we thought he would enjoy staying home. He and Daddy ended up having so much one-on-one time together. I took Patrick to a few carnival games and then to the cars trick or treating. Patrick was was so cute and asked to take Payden's pumpkin to get him candy too.
On Halloween, we decided to only do the trick or treating at our Hyvee since it was just so cold. Our Grocery Store had a Trick or Treat bucket set up at each of the many departments. Since Christian was off work that day anyway.. we did our normal grocery shopping and then the boys each trick or treated to each department along the way. It was a lot of fun! Plus they weren't too picky on how much candy they (or the parents ;)) grabbed.
Here's Patrick! He wasn't too fond of the Eye-patch though.
When we got home - I attempted pictures in front of the door - I've included all of my attempts - quite the feat I tell you!