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Halloween

I know it's a day late, but Happy Halloween! I hope you had a great day. It was an interesting day here because we had our first snowfall of the season. I woke up early to be at work for 6 a.m. yesterday morning and there was already quite a bit of snow accumulation but it just kept snowing. By the time I got home from work me and Adam had to shovel our driveway and walkway so children could get to our front door. 

Our front door before, with our Jack-o-lantern bags filled with leaves. 


And after, when the snow was starting to slow down mid-afternoon yesterday. I did my best to wipe the snow off the pumpkins.


 We carved pumpkins the other evening and I put them out once the snow was cleared from the front step.



 I spent the evening in watching Ghostbusters, playing Disney Tsum Tsum, and hanging out with cats while I gave out candy. It was a relaxing evening in and a decent amount of kids came by.

Since we weren't going to a party, I didn't put together a costume this year. However, a closet costume contest was planned for the IGGPPC Halloween Party. I decided to dress as April from Lumberjanes since I could put together a similar outfit from my closet.



I spent some time today buying clearance Halloween candy for me and Adam and also taking down all the Halloween decorations. It's been a fun week watching Halloween movies, dressing up, and carving pumpkins. But let's be honest, I'm beyond excited to get into Christmas-mode!

xo Jen

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  1. Ugh. Snow. Already. Hope you had a great Halloween!

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    1. Right? And after this snow melted, we got more this week! Thanks! I hope you did too!

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  2. Your closet cosplay is super adorable! Happy Halloween! <3

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  3. Eep! Christmas :) I've yet to have the chance to hunt down any reduced Halloween sweets, but I',m planning to hit up the supermarket tomorrow xxx

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    1. I hope you found lots! I picked up more than I need, well more than my waistline needs anyways.

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  4. Ah! You make the best April! And I can't believe you already got snow. It's getting colder out here, but I'm hoping for at least another couple of weeks before snow becomes a concern.

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    1. Thank you! And I woke up to more snow again this morning! Winter is here early. I predict a white Christmas this year.

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