November 12, 2010

Halloween Festivities!

Hope you all had a wonderful Halloween. We sure did! Halloween season wouldn't be complete for our family if we didn't attend Grandma & Grandpa Ericksen's annual Halloween Party. Each year we have dinner, oodles of treats, & carve pumpkins. We were thinking that maybe this year Josh & Jake would be a little more help with carving pumpkins, but as you can see by the look on Jake's face they weren't too into it. Ben of course was threatening to wipe pumpkin guts on Jake if he wouldn't clean the seeds out! :)

Grandpa Jim helping Josh clean his pumpkin out. Josh wasn't quite sure what to do with his hands once they were covered in goop.
The Halloween gang. What a group!
The final result of everyone's pumpkin carving talent. Ben & I did the pumpkins on the front row furthest left (the scarecrow & monster). It was fun, but man it sure takes some time.
Fairview Elementary holds a parade every Halloween. The kiddos walk up and down main street collecting candy from the various businesses and people. Josh & Jake were able to be in the parade this year. Ben was able to come during his lunch break to watch the boys parade up main street too. We had the Star Wars theme going on this year for our family. Josh (darth vader), Jake (Storm trooper), Rebekah (Princess Leia), & Kaden (Luke Skywalker). Ben & I at the parade with Bek's & Kaden.
Darth Vader approaching.
And Storm trooper Jake.
The dark side.
The good side.
A fabulous Halloween!