Tag Archives: Halloween

Be Halloweening

I am sure if I looked into the history of Halloween or asked one of my non-Halloween-going friends, we may not participate in October 31st activities. But we do and we do it well! IMG_6818.JPGIMG_6819.JPG
Decorating the front of the house for trick or treaters.

Getting together with beloved friends to carve pumpkins.

Creating costumes that express themselves and empower our boys. IMG_6815.JPGIMG_6816.JPGIMG_6817.JPGTaking snacks to school to share with classmates during the Halloween party. (This year it was watermelon cutouts.)

Going door-to-door to meet our neighbours and share a story or two. IMG_6820.JPGGiving out chips and chocolates to each person who comes to our door.

Looking at photos of our cousins who dressed up.

Celebrating relationships.

Allowing Uniqueness.

Being a part of Community.

Accepting Neighbours.

Treasuring Friendship.

Loving our Family. IMG_6827.JPG
Pouring out.

Pouring into our boys.

Building roots.

Going deeper.

Eating lots of mini chocolate bars.


Witnessing one of the most incredible sunsets I have seen in awhile.


God gets all our praise for this night and the people who surrounded us this Halloween!

Be Carving Pumpkins

We had our third annual pumpkin carving on the weekend and I couldn’t resist sharing the photos. Our old friends and neighbours from the old hood drove down to carve with us

It was a time full of laughter and creativity. It was amazing to see our boys working with other adults. We provide the appetizers and the space, everyone else brings their pumpkins and tools. The oldest two boys even did most of their carving this year.







This years appetizers were roasted pumpkin seeds, spicy pepperoni, feta stuffed olives, Camembert cheese, crackers, crackers and caramel corn.

Be a Sheriff

Every Thursday in the month of October, Sexy Neck’s school has a theme day.

Yesterday was cowboy day:


Sexy Neck went as a Sheriff. It was very fitting for his job as a Vice Principal.

We all loved helping him get dressed up with the boys costume badge, red bandana and even a new pair of plastic handcuffs.

But he wouldn’t wear the moustache because he felt the students wouldn’t take him seriously.

Would you?

Here’s Steve with the office staff: