Category Archives: Halloween

Alvarez Pumpkin Carving Party

Tonight we were invited over to the Alvarez’s for a Pumpkin Carving Party.  The boys were super excited and had a wonderful time playing with their friends.  Us grownups… we enjoyed a relaxing evening of great food, great company, and a little Alabama football…

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October 9, 2013

It’s time to BOO the neighbors!!!  Beware McKinnon’s, you may find something left on your doorstep!

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Halloween 2012

It’s our 4th Halloween here and we couldn’t be more excited to go trick-or-treating.  Granny came over to see the boys and help pass out candy.  We started at Ms. Debbie’s house next door and we were on our way.  Very quickly we ran into Caiden and the boys decided to go together….

Matty trying to keep up with the big  boys…love him so…

The attack of Bella…


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BPS Halloween Parade 2012

Happy Halloween Berkeley Students.  This morning was the annual Lower Division Halloween Parade, followed by the classroom party.  Davy looks so good being a soldier along with all of his friends.  Such a spooky fun morning…



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Happy or Scary? Carving Pumpkins 2012

This year when it came time to carve the pumpkin we had to take a vote: Happy or Scary.  Davy and Daddy voted for Scary and Mama, Matty, Molly, and Granny voted for Happy.  And we have a winner…  

  1. Davy had to draw out the face he would like to see on the pumpkin.
  2. He had to cut open the top
  3. He and Matty had to scoop out the insides
  4. Davy turned over the knife for Mama to carve
  5. We decided to make a scary face on the little white pumpkin
  6. Repeat steps… 🙂

I attempted to roast the pumpkin seeds, but on Halloween when I put them in the oven I got caught up in the excitment of costumes and trick-or-treating and forgot about them.  Andy found them on fire in the oven…Oops!

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Mattys Trunk or Treat Parade

How sweet is little Matty at his Trunk or Treat parade at Primrose Preschool….  He was the only one in his class dressed up as Batman!


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Happy Halloween 2011

After a full day of rain and waiting, the sun finally came out and the children excitedly got dressed…it was time to go Trick-or-Treating!!!  Since Friday a few things have been lost along the way: Matty’s hook, Davy’s sunglasses and tie.  They didn’t care though, at this point it was all about the candy.  At about 5:30 Colin and Connor came over and we knew then that not many were going to make it to six.  I was lucky to get a few photos before they ran out the door.  Once again, here is my OSS Super Agent Kid Spy and Captain “Matty” Hook!

Emma is dressed up like Strawberry Shortcake and Jack is the UPS Man.

Caiden and Hudson were both Ninja Turtles.

I love this photo because although there are so many different things that the children could be carrying to collect their candy in, they all seem to still want to carry the orange pumpkin.

Andy and I feeling a little bit of Halloween spirit!

It didn’t take long for Davy to ditch the mustache, he said that it itched.

Grandpa Barnhart was handing out little bibles and Grandma Barnhart was handing out the candy!

Colin as Harry Potter.

Ashlynn and Landon also dressed as characters from Harry Potter.

Davy and Ashlynn wanted to go trick-or-treating together, so we let Davy run ahead and have fun with her. :O)

Prince Charming and Cinderella.

Grandma Jenni handing out some candy.

Reese dressed as Rapunzel.

While Davy ran ahead, Matty thought that it would be fun to catch a ride in a couple of different wagons…here he is in Mr. Brian’s wagon….

and here he is in Mr. Garrett’s wagon.

Daddy and his boys.

They finally gave up and decided to call it a night.  Daddy let them pick out a handful of candy each to open and they chose to sit on the front porch and watch the other kids go by and collect candy from Papa.  They were so happy today and Andy and I loved every minute of it.

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