Monday, October 18, 2010

Today I Washed The Costumes.

I was hoping the girls would keep their Halloween outfits pristine during our outing to Zoo Boo on Saturday. Wishful thinking!  So - I decided to get them cleaned up in preparation for the other fun things we've got planned: 1 or 2 parties, a possible jack-o-lantern hunt (like the Easter egg hunt, only Halloween-y and at night), and the town will be blocking off traffic to let the kids trick or treat to all the merchants in town on the 30th.  These are the plans.  I hope we do at least one of them so I can get some good pics of the girls in their costumes.  Like, sitting on the sofa photos.  :)

Anyways, here are the pictures we took on the weekend.  It wasn't exactly the trip I had planned.  I had envisioned us going to all the fun projects and animal shows the zoo had set up.  But, in the end (and beginning) we decided to just go with what Ash wanted.  And what Ash wanted was to run around, looking through each glass and set of bars.  That's all.  So, we did.  And she loved it.  I would like to say Britt loved it too.  But that would be a lie.  Britt prefers being at home with as little people to compete with for her mother's attention as possible.  It's a good thing that Britt is the second child.  She wouldn't have moved over to make room for a sibling as gracefully as Ash did. 

Before we left the zoo we hit up the food court for lunch, which is why I had to do laundry today.  :D

Here is how the antennae worked out.  I was/am very pleased.


On our way in.  The butterfly and her flower.  Teehee.


Sweet little Britt.  Her head gear is too big.  I kinda rolled it back at the top to help it fit better.  If I make it a priority, I may try to take it in a bit before the next festivity.


Ash, watching the polar bears swimming around.  She was just eatin' it up and takin' it in!

Butterfly under water.  Watching the seals.


The only picture we took of an animal without one of our kids also in the shot.  Ash was quite mesmerized by this Arctic fox.  It is very pretty.


This is how to keep a baby happy when you forget to bring any toys.


Saying bye to the peacock on our way out.

That's it.  So cute, right?

15 comments:

CK said...

These are SOOO cute!!!! I love em! I love the costumes! SO cute! That little butterfly costume is great. All the pictures turned out great!
-CK

MommyMert said...

Yes! So cute!

Mrs. K said...

Definitely adorable. The costumes are great and the butterfly antennae came out good. It looks like you guys had a great time. And by the way, your oldest looks so much like you! I'm sure you've heard that before. :)

alissa4illustration said...

I love your photo's! Their costumes are cute! I always wished I had one little girl to dress all pretty.

I thought for sure when I was pregnant with our oldest that I was pregnant with a girl. I had all sister's, my mom had all sister's. Now all my sister's and I are having boy's. I wouldn't trade them in. ;) They are different from girl's, but I like that difference.

My oldest likes peacock's too! We got him a peacock puppet: http://www.puppet.com/productdetails.asp?productcode=2539&click=1709&gclid=CPis4syA36QCFcrt7QodpnTQYA I got his puppet for $35.

Amy said...

Ahh, I love it!! Where did you get those wings, they're fantastic! Such ADORABLE babies. Glad you guys had fun! And I agree with CK, the pictures are awesome.

Ash said...

They look AWESOME. Mad, skills.

Christy said...

Beyond cute. So adorable.

Charlotte (Life's a Charm!) said...

these are great costumes! I've always wanted baby girls especially during Halloween or costume-wearing-days ... but i am happy with my boys!
you have beautiful looking girls. no matter how we plan things out, it is usually just follow along their wishes in the end.

Rachel said...

I LOVE the costumes!!! Ash's wings are absolutely amazing and the headband turned out awesome, too! I'm very impressed. We still have no idea what to do for Andrew. I'm running out of time!

Jenny said...

Those are cute! I love their costumes!

kendra said...

adorable! i love the baby's expression in that first photo! : )

Faith said...

you did such a great job! so cute! love their custumes!

Jenny Bolech said...

I just love looking at pictures of your girlies! They are so adorable - and the costumes came out great!

Just Bits and Pieces said...

Oh I love the silhouette photo!! They're all great!

Simplegirl said...

Just adorable!