Getting Ready for Halloween

Busy days at our house lately as we prepare for Luca’s most favorite holiday – Halloween! First, some indoor decorations. Next, some fun Halloween crafts! And finally, Jack-o’-lanterns!

Candy Apple

Last week I had to spend some extra time with Luca in the morning.  He was very reluctant to go to preschool.  I had to talk to him for awhile and finally he whispered to me he was worried he was going to have to eat a candy apple at school.  “Oh buddy,” I said, […]


Halloween time! First, carve the pumpkins. Daddy decided to have fun with the little pumpkin again this year. The difference is that this year, Luca has a new level of awareness about the world around him, and he’s also right in the middle of the “why” phase. Daddy had to field A LOT of questions […]

Buzz Goes to Gymnastics

This week was Halloween week at Luca’s gym. Buzz Lightyear decided to try out gymnastics class today. Looks like he had a great time!

Luca’s Halloween Costume

Luca and I began working on his Halloween costume a few weeks ago. He went to the craft store with me to get supplies, he helped me paint the boxes and glue on all the parts, and most importantly he helped me stuff batting into the smokestack. Now he’s all ready for Halloween!

Pumpkin Patch

We took our annual family trip to The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island. Luca found some great pumpkins and even some kettle corn.

This Is Halloween

Luca and Autumn love this song from The Nightmare Before Christmas