"I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life;
to put to rout all that was not life and not when I had come to die, discover that I had not lived." ~Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Best Things About October

- FINALLY getting to put up Halloween deco (Mom has a hard time holding off until October 1st)

- Listening to our favorite Halloween CD in the car

- Seeing the pumpkin display outside the grocery store for the first time that season

- General Conference

- Decorating ghost and pumpkin sugar cookies

- Watching a Halloween movie each Friday for movie night

- Dad's birthday on the 10th and Devin's birthday on the 11th

- The smell of pumpkin and apple cinnamon candles permiating the house

- Drinking warm apple cider

- Finalizing our costume choices and perfecting the accesories

- Watching and cheering for our Denver Broncos every Sunday

- Going out to Wheeler Farm to take our costume pictures

- Making caramel apples and watching "The Great Pumkpin" on the same night

- Wearing lots of orange and black

- Finding the perfect pumpkins at the pumpkin patch (we always end up getting too many!)

- Making pumpkin/chocolate chip bars (recipe to come)

- Going to the ward Halloween party

- Eating Jack-O-Lantern pizza from Papa Murphey's

- Soccer season coming to an end and having our weeknights back!

- Going trick or treating at Dad's office (but sadly, not this year)

- Smelling it getting chilly outside

- Carving pumpkins

- Rushing home after freezing at sports games and drinking hot cocoa

- Playing football in the backyard

- Trick or treating in the neighborhood!!!

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