Happy Hallowe’en

….a fun day at school but not so nice this evening for the trick or treaters

Day 5 of my Book Fair had to end on Hallowe’en. Getting dressed up, lots of candy, sick children and very excited children and last minute purchases made for a very exhausting day. Pretty much every child dresses up for Hallowe’en and so do most of the staff at our school. At the end of the day we have our parade where the entire student body walks through the school and then outside around the the property. Unfortunately it rained all day so we had indoor recesses and we tried to keep the children calm with a movie during lunch. The rain had let up a little bit towards the end of the day so we decided to brave it and take the parade outside.

My friend L and I led the school throughout the halls and then around the school. Every year we try to come up with  new costumes and when I saw this idea on Pinterest I knew that it was the costume for us. It was also extremely easy to put together and we had fun making the kids and parents try to figure out what we were. We dressed up as the Black Eyed Peas. IMG_3104 IMG_3105

Here are a some pictures that I can share with you. The parents do an amazing job decorating the school and many classes took the  time to decorate pumpkins.

It’s almost 8:00 and I’ve only had one knock on the door. Even my husband’s fabulous pumpkin isn’t attracting children to come up our walkway. Too much rain. I guess I’ll  be taking a lot of candy back to school.


Carpe Diem-Hallowe’en Pumpkins

….this week’s Carpe Diem prompt is based on Hallowe’en

Orange Fields

Orange pumpkins wait

Jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin pie

What will be their fate?


Lights glow from within

Through hollow eyes, sawed off teeth

Welcoming children


Big ones, little ones

Choosing is so difficult

Will it be one, two….?