The one and only thing I made for LG’s costume this year:
This is the beginnings of the E-bling that she will wear to help distinguish her as not just any old witch, but The Wicked Witch of the East (or Elvis the Witch, witchever).
We were going to try to rig up the fallen house, but decided to go pre-house, with the ruby slippers:
We found the slippers and the stripey stockings (and a cute, very wearable black dress) at Target, but just to be absolutely sure she was identifiable as the WW of the E, we went with the giant E-Bling:
This is the only pic with my girl’s eyes open, and of course the flash didn’t flash, so it’s all a blur. Which, actually, seems fitting. I give you, The Blur Witch Project:
Best trick-or-treater exchange of the night:
Jif loves to chat up the trick-or-treaters, guess what they are, etc. I stayed put in the family room while he and Biscuit answered the door, until I heard him say, “And you must be . . . some sort of evil preppy?”
Evil preppy? This I gotta see!
When I get to the door, the tween girl is explaining, “NO! I’m Hermione after she drank the potion!” Darn.
I hope your Halloday has been happy.
Candy corn is the only candy in the history of America that’s never been advertised. And there’s a reason. All of the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. – Lewis Black