Saturday, October 31, 2009

Pink Lady

Well kids, Halloween costume 2009 is complete, and with minimal cursing I'm pleased to add.We have been having loads of fun modeling and practicing the twist. Boy can this skirt twirl! Now while I didn't let the Baby Girl pound on the treble clef with her saddle oxfords in true 50's fashion, I did let her pose on the bench so you could have a full length view.
She loved that part almost as much as the costume!

Thanks so much for stopping by our little sock hop today. For a list of today's participants please twist on over to the blog of our fabulous hostess Beverly. It will be a treat. Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Variations on a Theme

Halloween cupcakes were the order of the day at preschool today. Much discussion was had on the topic of how they would look. (It's amazing how detailed a four year old can get.) In the end we settled on two varieties...
Green icing for the boys.

Orange icing for the girls. Oh yes, and sprinkles all around. It was a jolly day at preschool indeed.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Petticoat Junction

If you have been following my adventures in costume making, you will recall that I am making a poodle skirt for my daughter's Halloween regalia. In order for the skirt to stand out in all its glory, it is necessary to wear a crinoline underneath. Since we had no underpinning such as this at our immediate disposal, I had to construct one from scratch. The result is shown above. I am happy to report I only let one expletive "slip" during the process. Let's hope I can keep it as chaste when I begin work on the actual skirt. For that update, please visit me next Saturday.

For a peek at all things pink both unmentionable and otherwise, twirl over to the blog of our delightful hostess Beverly. You'll be glad you did. Happy Day!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

By the pricking of my thumbs...

Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake.

Eye of newt and toe of frog,

Wool of bat and tongue of dog,

Adder's fork and blindworm's sting,

Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,

For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.

Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.

Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf.
Silvered in the moon's eclipse,
Nose of Turk and Tartar's lips,

Add thereto a tiger's chaudron,
For the ingredients of our cauldron.
Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
When shall we meet again, in thunder, lightning, or in rain?
For more Halloween hurlyburly, fly over to the blog of our bewitching hostess Vanessa Valencia.
You'll be charmed.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Sew Pink

October is here, and it is time once again to dust off my sewing machine and get to work on my daughter's Halloween costume. She is going to have a poodle skirt, ponytail and cat eye glasses. I figure since she is four, this might be my last shot to have a say in what she wears. Even now that's debatable seeing as how she has been telling me she is going to be a cat!?! Funny how kids become so decisive after the fabric for the "other" costume has been cut and purchased. Nice. Anyway, I'm sticking to my plan and making the perfect "bobby soxer" outfit. Wish me luck on the project. Hopefully cutting and sewing a little felt won't lead to a repeat of Swearfest 2008. I'll keep you posted.

If you'd like to take a peek at what the other Pink Ladies are up to, hand jive over to the blog of our fabulous hostess Beverly. Happy Day!

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Cowgirl Up

Yesterday was "Western Day" at the preschool. The baby girl tried really hard to get her daddy to buy her a pony for the big occasion, but that just did not happen...

Mommy on the other hand, just couldn't say no when asked for a pair of PINK boots. Can you blame me?

For a list of more pink goodies that will knock your socks off, ride on over to the blog of our fabulous hostess Beverly. Thanks for stopping by today. Y'all come back and visit again real soon! Happy Trails...