Someday I will upload aaaaall the Halloween photos to someplace like Flickr and share the joy, because truly it is the High Holy Holidays around here. I wish it lasted longer — why can’t we have the Twelve Days of Halloween? Or the THIRTY days of Halloween?
Because I am insane, I made over 50 Mexican sugar skulls for folks to decorate at the party:
It’s actually really easy, and sort of meditative (in a mindlessly drone-like repetitive way). Despite having the word “sugar” in them, they don’t actually taste very good, and once they’ve hardened up you could probably rack up a serious dental bill trying to eat one, but if you’ve got a vermin-free household I bet these things would last forever.
Steven *easily* won Best Dressed this year (Robot Chicken, for those of you without cable):
And later, the cutest little girl rang the doorbell — with her chicken. Who was *in a costume*. It was an orange sweater. The chicken was dressed as a PUMPKIN: