Donatello + Elsa were here

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Elsa and Donatello made their way to our house for Halloween. My kids were super excited about Halloween this year. For my son, it’s all they’d been talking about at school. He comes home every day with new Spanish words for things related to Halloween. He was ready. My daughter feeds off her brother’s excitement. All she knew was she was going to get to wear her Frozen costume.

We started our day at my son’s school They had a full morning of activities for the kids. The kids put on a little show and sang Halloween songs. Then, they moved on to a mini carnival where they played several carnival games. My daughter looked on like a little princess.

princess elsa bibsbaublesShe was wondering why we weren’t at her art class. We missed her class to join her brother for his school stuff. She wasn’t a huge fan. The kids also did a pumpkin decorating contest. This was my son’s contribution. His Daddy “helped”.

donatello pumpkin bibsbaubles

They day ended with a Halloween parade where the kids marched around in their costumes. There were at least 20 Elsa’s. They had all the Elsa’s get together for a group picture!

We headed home after the parade to get some rest before trick or treating! This was my daughter’s first year going trick or treating. Oddly, it was my first year going with them too. Over the last couple of years, I’ve been busy with a newborn or a small baby. I’d always stayed home. We all hit the streets of our neighborhood this year for a good time.

bibs baubles donatello elsaMy daughter was curious about what people were dropping in her bag. She picked up each piece and said, “Mommy, what’s this?” She was just excited to say trick or treat. That was the highlight for her.

Some of our neighbors went all out and turned their homes into haunted houses. It was crazy. I wish I had pictures. They came out crappy because it was dark and there was smoke coming out of the houses. Dark and smoky does not a good picture make. Womp. All the kids in the neighborhood had a great time. It may have been too much for my babies. A man answered his door in a mask and growled at my kids. My daughter still talks about “the man was going to eat me”. Maybe she wasn’t ready for Halloween. I’m thinking next year we’ll stick with a Halloween party for kiddies. That’s more their speed.

How was your Halloween?

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59 Responses to Donatello + Elsa were here
  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    November 3, 2014 | 7:51 am

    They are so cute. I love their costumes!

  2. Debbie Denny
    November 3, 2014 | 8:28 am

    Oh they are so adorable. Looks like a great time.

  3. Billie Rowell
    November 3, 2014 | 9:35 am

    Your kids are so cute! Costumes aren’t bad either. 🙂

  4. Nolie
    November 3, 2014 | 11:41 am

    It’s a shame someone scared the kids. I’m glad they had some fun though for Halloween.

  5. Theresa
    November 3, 2014 | 11:56 am

    I think it’s fine to growl at older kids, but that man should have had a little class and just passed out the candy to the smaller ones! In any case, the kids look fabulous in their costumes!

  6. Angelic Sinova
    November 3, 2014 | 2:17 pm

    How adorable! I was actually Princess Anna for Halloween, I saw so many Elsa’s but I was the only Anna <3

  7. Liz Mays
    November 3, 2014 | 2:41 pm

    Your daughter asking about each piece of candy was too too cute! I imagine that costume parade at school was adorable!

  8. Dina
    November 3, 2014 | 2:42 pm

    we had so much fun on halloween. I love taking teh kids trick or treating.

  9. chrissy va
    November 3, 2014 | 2:45 pm

    You have a pretty little princess and a handsome young turtle 🙂 I hope they had an amazing time!

  10. Nancy
    November 3, 2014 | 2:47 pm

    Oh my gosh your kids are adorable. I love that your daughter was picking out each piece asking what it was haha!

  11. Pam
    November 3, 2014 | 4:31 pm

    I love the costumes! I saw so many little Elsas when I was giving out candy this year.

  12. Pauline Cabrera
    November 3, 2014 | 5:21 pm

    I loved Frozen!!! Seeing kids in Frozen-themed costumes has got to be a treat for me.

  13. Tanya Coffman
    November 3, 2014 | 6:09 pm

    Aw, looms like your kiddos had a great time 🙂

  14. Tanya Coffman
    November 3, 2014 | 6:10 pm

    Aw, looms like your kiddos had a great time this Halloween:)

  15. Tanya Coffman
    November 3, 2014 | 6:10 pm

    Aw, looks like your kiddos had a great time this Halloween 🙂

  16. Catherine S
    November 3, 2014 | 6:12 pm

    I love the costumes, looks like they had a lot of fun. I love the ninja turtle pumpkin.

  17. Shell
    November 3, 2014 | 6:21 pm

    Such cute costumes! The pumpkin is cute, too!

  18. Claire
    November 3, 2014 | 6:28 pm

    Oh so cute! And I love the pumpkin!

  19. karissa
    November 3, 2014 | 6:32 pm

    They look adorable. We had a great Halloween as well.

  20. Mandi
    November 3, 2014 | 6:39 pm

    How cute are they?! We had such a fun and fast-paced time TOT this year with 3 kids! It was nothing but smiles for everyone!

  21. Mickey
    November 3, 2014 | 7:41 pm

    Your kids are adorable! Our front porch lights weren’t working because of the wind, so no one would come all the way up the driveway because they didn’t think we were home. I have a LOT of extra candy…. 😉

  22. Lindsay
    November 3, 2014 | 8:51 pm

    SO cute!!!! Sounds like you had a VERY successful Halloween 🙂

  23. Erica
    November 3, 2014 | 10:54 pm

    Oh my gosh how precious are your two little ones, hope they had a happy halloween!

  24. kristine foley
    November 4, 2014 | 12:41 am

    They are darling! Our girl’s got to march in a parade this year as well and it was so fun!

  25. estherjulee
    November 4, 2014 | 1:42 am

    what a cool pumpkin! i love TMNT! 🙂

  26. Erica
    November 4, 2014 | 2:18 am

    I love how you said they fed off each others excitement! Mine are just like that

  27. deb
    November 4, 2014 | 4:00 am

    I dont decorate for Halloween, but I LOVE finding the houses that are completely decked out. It’s so fun that they take the time to do that. Your kids are simply adorable in their costumes. They make a great Donatello and Elsa 🙂

  28. Shipra
    November 4, 2014 | 6:22 am

    How super cute are they!! I hope they had a fun Halloween! <3

  29. Ronni
    November 4, 2014 | 6:38 am

    I love this time of year! The kids look great! isn’t it awesome walking around with them, seeing how excited they are, just to do the ‘kid things’… enjoy this time! It goes so fast!

  30. Candace
    November 4, 2014 | 7:47 am

    Thats crazy that all of the skin is gone on that pumpkin! It’s so cute!! Great costumes.


  31. Brenda
    November 4, 2014 | 8:12 am

    So cute! I saw about a million elsa’s this year and even one with her dad dressed like olaf! They’re so cute!

  32. Rebekah
    November 4, 2014 | 8:53 am

    Aw they are so cute! I love that ninja turtles are still a thing, we had so many come to our door!

  33. Sarah
    November 4, 2014 | 9:12 am

    They are so so cute, I’m little one still doesn’t get halloween but we did dress up this year which was fun 🙂

  34. Rosey
    November 4, 2014 | 9:47 am

    They look adorable. There were a lot of Elsa’s at our school, but there were more turtles! Every single one of ‘me was cute too. 🙂

  35. Jessica Doll
    November 4, 2014 | 10:09 am

    So adorable. And I love the way the pumpkin is carved, it’s so different!

  36. Love CompassionateLee
    November 4, 2014 | 10:31 am

    I am so happy to see your children being able to get into the holiday festivities this year! They look so cute in their costumes. I think a Halloween party is a great idea. Happy Tuesday, Cam 🙂 Have a wonderful day!

  37. Chrystal @ YUM eating
    November 4, 2014 | 10:36 am

    Adorable! Love their costumes. That is when trick-or-treating is best; when their at that age where they are so curious and its so new to them.

  38. Christie
    November 4, 2014 | 11:26 am

    Such sweets pictures! I love peeking on everyone’s costumes

  39. Amby Felix
    November 4, 2014 | 11:45 am

    So precious! Such cute costumes too!

  40. Sherelle
    November 4, 2014 | 11:47 am

    I love your kid’s costumes! Little Elsa is too precious! We did not have any kids stop by our house this year…I actually didn’t see any children in the neighborhood. I think they all go to festivals and malls in our area.

  41. Alycia
    November 4, 2014 | 11:51 am

    Cute costumes! 🙂

  42. Krystal
    November 4, 2014 | 12:15 pm

    Aww. They look so cute! I love both costumes so much. Adorable!

  43. breanna
    November 4, 2014 | 12:24 pm

    This is great! They looked like they had a great time! We stated at the beginning of the night that we were going to keep count of how many Elsa’s were out and about . . we lost count after 12!

  44. LaToya
    November 4, 2014 | 12:51 pm

    They look so cute, you guys sound like you had a lot of fun.

  45. Jess
    November 4, 2014 | 1:00 pm

    So cute!!! I love these costumes!

  46. Felicia
    November 4, 2014 | 8:01 pm

    They look so cute! There were so many Elsa’s and NJT this year.

  47. Amy @ Marvelous Mommy
    November 5, 2014 | 5:35 am

    Cute! I love their costumes! I need to post some of our Halloween photos!

  48. Rachelle J
    November 5, 2014 | 6:51 am

    What a fun Halloween it looks like you guys had! I saw lots of Elsa’s here! We had a little Batgirl!

  49. Amanda
    November 5, 2014 | 6:53 am

    Awww! What cuties! Love their costumes!

  50. Candy O.
    November 5, 2014 | 8:29 am

    What cuties! I love seeing all the kids in their costumes.

  51. From Mrs. to Mom
    November 5, 2014 | 9:20 am

    Cute costumes!!! We had a similar day but all-in -all it was fun. Your daughter’s response to the growling was too adorable!

  52. Chrisy
    November 5, 2014 | 10:39 am

    Gahhhhh your kids are adorable! I love seeing the group photos of all the Elsa’s!!

  53. Veronica
    November 5, 2014 | 2:08 pm

    Your kids are adorable. Great costumes. My neighbors didn’t go crazy with halloween decor this year but a few did

  54. Ruthy T.
    November 5, 2014 | 4:43 pm

    darling! my daughter (of course) was Elsa too 🙂

  55. Michelle
    November 6, 2014 | 2:43 pm

    That mutant ninja pumpkin is possibly one of the most awesome things ever!!!

  56. lauriel
    November 6, 2014 | 6:20 pm

    Your daughter had a beautiful costume, I love the iridescent blue~ Hope she had lots of fun once she realized what was going on. 😀


  57. Debbie L.
    November 7, 2014 | 4:14 am

    There costumes are so cute. Halloween is so much fun for all!

  58. Lana
    November 7, 2014 | 7:53 pm

    I love their costumes. Halloween looks fun with kids.

  59. Joanna Sormunen
    November 9, 2014 | 9:12 pm

    They both look so cute! Your daughter is such a perfect little princess and he’s such a tough action hero 🙂

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