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We’re Going to a Dead Man’s Party (or trick-or-treating the neighborhood)

I spent the morning convincing Destroy that Darth Vader was not a superhero to be sported on superhero day at school. (The boys’ preschool class isn’t allowed to do Halloween costumes.)

So when evening rolled around, Search and Destroy were eager to take over the world’s candy supply as the costumed duo, Prince Charming and Darth Vader.

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Happy Halloween: Disguises through the years


Another year, another adorable terrible twosome.

In need of power, no longer through the screams of a child, but through the bouncing-off-the-wall energy  of 3-year-olds who have discovered that by going to door and simply looking adorable, neighbors will willingly hand over candy.

In the words of Destroy (after canvassing the street in search of porch lights), “I need to go home now. I need to go to my house and eat all the candy in my pumpkin.” Continue reading

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