Sunday, November 2, 2008

Halloween report.

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We had a fun time on Halloween.

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Our block party was a huge success. Lots of new and old neighbors attended and ate some good food and visited before returning to their homes to receive trick-or-treaters. Happily I even persuaded Vivian to put on her Halloween shirt and come to the party! She really enjoyed herself. She and I got there early before it was too crowded, but even once a lot of people had arrived, she asked me to go get her stroller and was content to sit in it and eat her dinner.

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Vivian checking out a neighbor's dogs

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Dads manning the grill

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Dots dressed up as Sherlock Holmes and went trick-or-treating with a group of friends. Vivian came home and went to sleep while Robert and I answered the door. Hockey Boy put in a very brief appearance before going to his high school football game.

All in all, a fun evening for everyone!


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13 comments:

Kappa Prep said...

Your girls look so cute and festive! I am glad you all had such a wonderful time at the block party and that Vivian stayed the entire time!

JoAnn said...

What a lovely evening!

And those dogs look like Cavalier King Charles Spaniels....my favorite dog. Are they the cutest or what?

J

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

What a lovely looking neighborhood, too!

Erin said...

Sherlock Holmes is darling! I love that costume! And Vivian looks cute and celebratory. I think that your street is so dreamy! Like Europe! Let the Christmas shopping begin!

tami said...

What a great neighborhood, pretty, friendly and a party too! Lucky.

Molly's Mom said...

What a fun block party!! The girls look great! Those pictures make me miss the south. I love big oak trees!

Melissa said...

It looks like fun was had by all.

You are so sweet for your kind anniversary wishes.

Have a great week.

Melissa

Sally said...

What lovely looking houses!

Cote de Texas said...

So cute! I love your neighborhood - it looks so beautiful with all the old oak trees.

btw - I don't know why they are moving - but they have moved a lot during their time there - they once lived on Lake Austin, then moved to lake travis, then moved to a high rise, then to this home on Balcones, now???? who knows? it's gorgeous though.

3 Peanuts said...

SOunds like a great time. I am glad Vivian enjoyed the block party and I love the Sherlock Holmes costumes. It is not what most young girls are choosing these days! I am so envious of the beautiful trees and porches on your block. It reminds me of our block two houses ago. It is beautiful. If I lived in your area, I have no doubt, we'd be neighbors.

Kim

Norma said...

What a great way to celebrate--with the neighbors.

librarianlisa said...

I love Dots' costume!

Aimee said...

That Sherlock Holmes outfit is SO cute!! Looks like you had wonderful weather and a fun time!