Sunday, November 1, 2009

Halloween Fun


I was going to do a post about my entire Halloween night, but frankly, I'm just not feeling it, so I will do a quick little recap.

I went to a monster theme murder mystery dinner party that was being thrown by some co-workers of mine. I went as The Wicked Witch and it was a lot of fun. If you have never taken part in a murder mystery dinner, I suggest you do because it is the perfect opportunity for normal, functioning adults to act like children.



Before the party, however, my sister and I handed out candy to the neighborhood kids. I love seeing all the little ones all dressed up, so I made sure to stick around for that. And - can I just say that those who came to our place like, totally SCORED!!! We had full size Skittles, M&M's (regular and peanut), Starbursts and 3 Musketeers. I wish I had been a kid coming to my house on Halloween. The closer it got to us leaving, my sister started handing them out two at a time.

Pretty much full blown awsomeness for a kid and we enjoyed hearing their comments which were along the lines of, "Mom - I got a FULL skittles!!!"

Oh yes, kids do love candy and never have I heard this more perfectly verbalized than in the Jerry Seinfeld stand-up show he did in NYC a few years ago. And so, because I love you all, I will leave you with this clip of comic genius from one of my all-time favorites as he describes what Halloween was like for him as a kid. I hope that you all had a wonderful Halloween!



6 comments:

  1. OK! I can't stand it. Full-size candy hand-outs and a perfectly organized candy bowl! Heavens girl. You have certaily topped my laundry basket filled with dorito bags!

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  2. I've always wanted to do one of those murder mystery dinners. Sounds like a blast. Sounds like your house was the 'cool' house on the block! :)

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  3. LOVE THIS... and I love Jerry. Such a nice organized bowl of candy too!

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  4. I bet you make a Wicked, Wicked Witch!

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  5. Mmmmm, M&M's. I wish I had been a kid coming to your house on Halloween! And the murder mystery dinner sounds like so much fun.

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  6. FULL SIZE?! TWO AT A TIME? You rich woman! I went broke buying the fun size snickers in bulk.

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