Saturday, November 20, 2010

We’ve got worms…

We celebrated Halloween in style this year and had a super "Spookee" dinner.
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Lila (and her Kindergarten spelling) worked up a menu for us and featured some of our favorites...
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brans in skolz (brains and skulls, skulls not pictured)
bons (bones)
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momes (mummies)
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gost ibolz (ghost eyeballs)
toos uv monstrz (toes of monsters)
wich feeingrz (witch fingers)
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swomp wodr (swamp water)

the kids really thought we went and scooped this out of the lake... it was even bubbling... awesome!
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toomstonz (tombstones)2010-10-31 Halloween 004

Not pictured:
peepl feeingrz (people fingers),
jragin hortz dipd in spitr blud (dragon hearts dipped in spider blood.. really chocolate covered strawberries...)
bludee dip (bloody dip)
ogr spit (ogre spit)

The highlight of the dinner was definitely the "worms". They were incredible.
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I let Lila take some leftovers to school in her lunch the next day and she said the kids were all grossed out. No one believed her that they weren't real.
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This is definitely a tradition we are going to continue!!
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Millicent said...

You are such a fun mama!

Annalee said...

I love this, and have always wanted a Halloween dinner as cool as yours.

Bryan and Amanda Russ said...

SOOOO Awesome lady!!! I love Lila's menu, priceless. I still can't figure out the worms, they look so real, tell me how????

katieo said...

holy mother of martha stewart. that looks AWESOME.

Eliza said...

wow, that looks like it was a boat load of work!

And it looks like was a huge success!

way to go, Em!

Eliza said...

wow, that looks like a truck load of work!

it also looks like was a HUGE success!

Way to go, Em.

(and what in the creepiness where those worms made from?!)

Cassi said...

of course you outdid yourself. You are awesome. Can I come for Halloween next year? And what are the worms? Gross...

hunny said...

Cool dinner