Thursday, October 27, 2011

Friday Blog Hop - October 28th

Book Blogger Hop

In the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and find new book-related blogs that we may be missing out on!  This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book bloggers to connect with other book lovers, make new friends, support each other, and generally just share our love of books!  It will also give blog readers a chance to find other book blogs that they may not know existed!
Each week, participating blogs are asked questions to post and answer on their websites.
This week’s question –

“What is your favorite Halloween costume?
Even if you don’t celebrate, what kinds of costumes do you like?”

OK, I have to be honest here...I'm not a big fan of Halloween.  I've never been big on getting dressed up but I do like this holiday for little kids.  This will be my daughter's first Halloween to go trick or treating.  Last year she was scared of all the kids in the costumes coming to the door.  Just because I don't like to get dressed up, doesn't mean I can't appreciate others' costumes though.  I love the "original" costumes.  I once saw someone go as static cling and safety pin a bunch of socks, underwear and fabric softener sheets to a plain t-shirt. Hilarious!

Added by Curlypow - Christinabean is such a party pooper for halloween :)  I used to love dressing up as a witch and I would sit on my front step reading by flashlight. (My hubby took the three kids out.) The porch was all covered in spider webs, with rats and spiders all around and lots of crunchy leaves underfoot and streamers hanging from the roof.  When the kids would walk up to the door, I would swing my flashlight up and scare them half to death.  It was sooooo much fun.  My daughter's best costume was when she and her girlfriend spent all afternoon blowing up purple and green balloons and safety pinned them to sweatshirts - they went as bunches of grapes.  The costumes were so wide, they couldn't get out of the front door.  It was hilarious. Happy Halloween.

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  1. That is pretty hilarious. Don't know how I would react to that initially *lol* Aw, that's so sweet, you're daughter's 1st Halloween and all. What is she dressing up as? :)

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

  2. Ha ha, great choices. That would of been hilarious seeing someone with a plain t-shirt with socks, underwear and fabric softener pinned to it! I love seeing all the costumes people come up with!

    This will be my son's first Halloween, we are dressing him up, but he isn't old enough to go trick or treating yet, he's only 7-months-old. But he's going to be so cute as a monkey. =)

  3. Static cling! That's awesome! How clever.
    Halloween is probably my favorite holiday of the year.

  4. I would have loved to trick-or-treat at your house, Curlypow! That's awesome!

  5. The little ones are the best, happy Friday!

  6. What a cute story about your daughter being a grape. :) Old follower stopping by to say hi!

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