I am a little slow getting a Halloween story told, aren't I?! That's because Halloween festivities seemed to start early and go on and on. First, Thursday, there was a party at school. Friday meant a party at daycare and at our local Y. That was loads of fun! Luckily, I was smart enough to get Maddy and her friend there shortly after it started so they were able to enjoy the bounce slide and haunted house before the hordes arrived. They even scored a couple of those really cool long plastic fingers! I suggested they go through again and get me one, but by then the fingers were gone and it was on to plastic lips!
Due to our crazy October weather, our huge tree in the front dumped ALL of its leaves in one day. The sidewalks were totally covered as was the lawn. Since wet yucky leaves are slippery, I spent Saturday afternoon raking and bagging leaves! Where was Mr. Tennis and the Madster? Off at his dentist's acreage, grooming horses and petting kitties! OY!! We're gonna end up with another pet (besides Janie the fish) if he keeps that up!
Then Saturday evening meant more Halloween fun. We had a ton of trick or treaters! When Maddy and her friend got home from making the rounds, they sat on the front step and greeted the ghosties and goblins! They even donated their own candy when our supplies ran out. Drat -- I forgot to tell them to save some chocolate for me. The only thing left is Starbur*st and Skittle*s! This mama needs chocolate!!