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This blog was started in 2008 when we did IVF for the first time to build our family after 5 1/2 years of infertility. We now have 7 and 2 year old boys (thanks to modern medicine) and we are enjoying our blessed life as parents ♥ In the summer of 2016 we took another huge step and moved across the country from Oklahoma to New York! This blog is about life and everything in between



Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Halloween Inspired Gathering

Yesterday we hosted a little get-together of our friends over some creative snacks, spooky music, and a nasty looking drink only for the brave! Almost everyone wore their costume and we had a good time laughing and talking.

While I was in the kitchen, Nick carved a beautiful jack-o-lantern for the porch!


I found most of my snack ideas on the internet (or more specifically--Pinterest). Here are "eyeball carrots"


"Witch's Hat cookies"


"Mummy wraps"


I made an ice hand for the punch, but a finger broke off putting it in :(


And the drink of the evening was called "Brain Hemorrhage". Disgusting to look at and a little chunky to drink, it was not for the light-hearted!


Nick's costume was an ape...


My {homemade} costume was Jane of the jungle....


...and Brad was a zookeeper!


This is Chris who came as "chicken cord on blue"



Brad's cousin Zoe was there too



We had a good night with our friends, and hopefully they had a good time with us! We love the holiday season!

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