Saturday, October 19, 2013

costume party!

I can't believe it's been two weeks since Oliver's birthday party! The costume party was his idea, along with his costume - Santa, and the Easter Bunny pinata he picked out :) My newly turned four year old loves Christmas and Santa more than anyone I know, so it was really no surprise when he chose his costume. And thanks to Gramma he ended up with a handmade adorable outfit. I decided the rest of the family should follow Oliver's theme, so Nick, Elliott and I dressed up as elves. Penny was out hiking during the party but I did order her some reindeer antlers for Halloween in case she wants to wear them.

 The party was a blast and everyone had a good time. We came up with some fun Halloween-themed food and it was so much fun to see the kids in costumes. And thank you as always to our friend Jason Meert for taking most of the amazing pictures below!

Happy 4th, Oliver!

my favorite food plate, ghost bananas and pumpkin satsumas!

Mr. Santa himself!
my dad, as a slice of Pizza

little pumpkin decorating activity
this was probably the best activity at the party
Trixi as autumn
monster cupcakes! I wanted to make mummies but Oliver wanted chocolate frosting
family photo
helping himself to the snack table

cupcake time!

paleo chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting - yum!
Elliott's first cupcake
a skeleton
and fairy
Kaila with huge hair!
taking it all in
Jim Baer was a construction man - creative

pinata time

the end result

saying goodbye to his best friend Harvey
and his girlfriend Mallory
present time!
a race car!

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