Halloween Costumes 2011

This year we went Japanese.
I talked the girls into it by saying they were Japanese Princesses..which they were!
Their costumes were really fun to make, I love all the fun shiny fabrics.

(I didnt make Lukies costume...but had to search long and hard for a red dragon!)
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Halloween Party 2011

Bloody details.

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Halloween lanterns

I saw one of these in a local boutique, and decided to make my own.
I ordered a bunch of orange and black lanterns here. I only painted the one with an own, then painted polka dots on all the black ones. Made it easy to decorate the backyard!
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bloody pumpkins

These were SO easy...just red paint! But, they are a little creepy!

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Fig salad

This was one of the easiest tastiest salads I've had in a long time! I worry that figs are getting are getting harder to find...they dont have them at our costcos anymore. But if you can get them, try this yummy salad.

Figs (quartered)
goat cheese
toasted walnuts

(I just used a basic vinaigrette)

1/2 cup flavored vinegar (balsamic, pomegranite, acai, strawberry, etc.)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 red onion chopped in food processor
1 Tb dijon mustard
1 Tb brown sugar

salt & pepper to taste

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B is for Bat

This was a fun easy craft for the 2 year old playgroup kids!
Craft sticks and googly eyes make everything fun!
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