Hi everyone! I hope you had a lovely Halloween.
I cannot remember Halloween being such a big deal when I was a little girl but for the new generation of little people it is the thing to do and I have to say I have enjoyed every second of it.
We started off carving our pumpkin a few days ago and Poppy decided the theme for the pumpkin was going to be a ‘princess rock star pumpkin’, how an earth do you do one of those?
I felt under pressure because my neighbour Hannah who has become my friend over the past few months is a super mum and as I took an hour to create my rock star princess pumpkin she had finished three, one for each of her children. I was put to shame!
Halloween arrived and my¬†joke¬†to Poppy in the morning asking her if she saw the witch walk past the window didn‚Äôt go down very well so I gave up trying anymore spooky Halloween fun.
Off we went to swimming lessons then Poppy went off with Nanny Tina while I went to work.¬† I was itching to finish so I could get back for trick or treating.¬† I was glad to finish so I could paint Poppy’s face.
Honestly I was in my element.¬† I know it is wrong on many levels but if there is one time that its ok to put eye makeup on my child its when she is dressing up as a pretty witch!¬† Have I found something I am good at here…¬† I thought she looked pretty good.
We had a really lovely Halloween and trick or treating was an absolute blast, I was truly amazed at the effort so many people had gone to to make it special for the trick or treaters.¬† I am excited for next year’s Halloween now and¬†I will most definitely be dressing up too.
I love that the Brits are now making something that was typically known for eggs and flower throwing (when I was growing up) into a really lovely thing to do with the little ones.¬† Bring on next October!