Go Brush Your Teeth!

October 31, 2008

If they’re anywhere near as sugary as mine are, you need to brush them twice.

No sugar coating on this blog today – it was 100% candy time!

This afternoon Becca, Zora and I enjoyed snacks of greek yogurt with granola plank and PB plus hot tea.

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Zora liked the sunglasses she found in our house, plus the rocking chair that the husband sat in as a baby :)

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When the husband came home he opened a pumpkin beer and gave Becca and me a sip. It was good, but Cottonwood is still king of pumpkin beers.

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Just before dinnertime, we put on our costumes, Zombie Bride + Groom, to head down to our neighbors. You should have seen the husband lacing up my corset! And I think he did a pretty good job turning mascara into zombie eyeballs. I’ve also got blood dribbling down my chin. It was SO FUN to put my dress on again!

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Our neighbors, Sarah and Adam, went as a Fisherwoman and Richard Simmons!

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The summer version :mrgreen:

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For dinner we had yummy pizza from Hawthornes, a local place nearby that we’d never had. It was quite good! Very classic NY style big pieces. We had fun toppings: portabello and gorgonzola on the small and sausage/pepperoni/mushrooms/peppers on the large. I had 2 tiny pieces of the small and half a large slice.

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Plus we brought a huge spinach salad with pepper, cuc, apple, cranberry, and blue cheese in a balsamic vinaigrette. Plus a yummy beer!

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It was actually QUITE difficult to eat all of this in my wedding dress. I couldn’t even feel my stomach to know if I was hungry or full!

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Seconds -

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We didn’t get very many trick-or-treaters, but I did get a few girls ask me wide-eyed, “Are you a briiiiiide?!”

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On to the SUGAR BOMB!!!

I had about 5 handfuls of this AMAZING candy corn peanut mix!

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Plus 2 balls of each of these. I wasn’t crazy about either :(

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Because all I really wanted was this! I eat one once a year on Halloween and it’s so good. Remember the ice cream Snicker bars? I used to LOVE those.

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And I split these with the hub, along with a few peanut ones –

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And had a ginger snap!

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Then we went out to build the fire!!!!!! It was fun to get to know our neighbors. They have a great house and yard!

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And I had a s’more…

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And s’more, and s’more, and s’more, and s’more, and s’more, and s’more (some were just marshmallows though) I LOVE FIRES!!

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And then I came home to find S’more from Rhodey Girl in my mailbox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the prize RG!!

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I REALLY hope I don’t have a sugar hangover tomorrow :cry: I don’t feel that full, but you never know. It was a fun Halloween!

Tomorrow the husband is working at EF and I am working on school work. But we have plans in the evening to go to our friends’ house for dinner.

Have a TERRORific weekend!

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1 jenner October 31, 2008 at 9:38 pm

looks like you had a terrific halloween! i can’t imagine trying to eat in a wedding dress, i would have dropped the pizza face down on it, i’m sure. bonfires (and smores!) are so much fun!!

… why do you only eat snickers once a year?! they’re not that terrible for you, are they??

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2 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) October 31, 2008 at 9:43 pm

Wow, what an awesome Halloween! Glad you had fun!

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3 yadi October 31, 2008 at 9:44 pm

The smores made my mouth water- I would have been happy with just a bite of that. My princess got a ton of candy – we’ll save it for the upcoming birthday party and give most of it away.

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4 maggie October 31, 2008 at 9:45 pm

Halloween is the perfect time to splurge on candy :)

Freshman year of college I would get those snickers ice cream bars alllll the time – I was kind of a candy addict back then.

I got bars from RhodeyGirl today too – I wish I had checked the mail before I ate my candy – I totally would have gone for a spooky smores bar :D

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5 Erica October 31, 2008 at 9:53 pm

You costumes are GREAT You still look gorgeous in that dress (even as a more ghostly version of yourself ) :). Glad you had a fun, sugar filled night!

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6 M October 31, 2008 at 10:01 pm

Your hair is cute like that!

If you didn’t talk to the parents, you might want to take the pics of the trick-or-treaters down. (You’re Kath, I’m sure you asked.) Just to be on the safe side.

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7 Dana October 31, 2008 at 10:07 pm

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8 Ruby Red Vegan October 31, 2008 at 10:25 pm

Wow, that rude comment above is totally uncalled for. You should delete it, Kath — you don’t deserve meanness on YOUR blog! :)

I’m glad you had a great Halloween, Kath! I should probably have brushed my teeth twice, hehe.

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9 Angie October 31, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Ohhh I am totally craving smores now! yum!

Glad you had a great day :)

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10 Shelby October 31, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Oh who cares?! It’s Halloween, your supposed to indulge! S’Mores sound so very delish right now.

Your costume is so gorgeous!

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11 Biz October 31, 2008 at 10:54 pm

What a great night! We love our bonfires – any excuse and we are outside!

Nice costumes too!

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12 Madison (FollowMyWeigh) October 31, 2008 at 10:57 pm

wish that cottonwood pumpkin beer was around here! sounds good :) .

*drooling* at the s’mores!

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13 bobbi October 31, 2008 at 11:28 pm

I so want to be a zombie bride so I can wear my dress again, so cute! Man yummy candycorn mix!

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14 Juliet October 31, 2008 at 11:43 pm

Looks like you had a great time. Love the zombie bride idea. My dress is just packed away in a box. Maybe I should rip it open next Halloween. :)

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15 Fancy October 31, 2008 at 11:50 pm

You and Matt are adorable! Your boots are cute (by the bonfire). Are they Uggs? I’m on a mission to find cute ones that aren’t as expensive as Uggs…I have searched everywhere but all the ones I find are either not cute or not comfortable. Anyone have any suggestions?

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16 Lisa November 1, 2008 at 1:36 am

Mmm, I’ve found that s’mores can be surprisingly romantic.

I think Thumper from Bambi said it best when he said, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.” I think in the blogging world that can be amended to, “If you can’t say something nice or constructive, don’t hit submit.”

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17 Christie November 1, 2008 at 1:38 am

How cool that you got to wear your wedding dress again. I thought of doing the same thing but I had to work all day in my Halloween gear and decided against it. I would be so scared I would get something on it/mess it up.

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18 Moran November 1, 2008 at 3:59 am

Your costumes look great!

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19 Megan November 1, 2008 at 5:58 am

What a fabulous Halloween with awesome sweet treats. I need to try that peanut and candy corn mixture!

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20 coco November 1, 2008 at 6:30 am

Your dress is so nice and the res of custumes just made it perfect for the Halloween.
All the sweets that you had made me remind my childhood……. so good.

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21 VeggieGirl November 1, 2008 at 6:33 am

Cute bear with your snack + HILARIOUSLY fun costumes + lots of treats = super Halloween!!! :-D

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22 caitlin November 1, 2008 at 7:12 am

hahhaha! love your comment about not being able to feel your stomach in your wedding dress. i have a sneaking suscipion that i wont be able to feel anything in mine :)

god, and i love smores too! its one of the things i’ll indulge in if there’s a chance to… after all, how often do you get a bonfire!

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23 HangryPants November 1, 2008 at 7:32 am

Zora is adorable!

I love your wedding dress, but oh my god – didn’t it get dirty! I guess that doesn’t matter once you’ve worn it, right.

Oh and my niece and nephew each received a tooth brush while trick or treating!!!!

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24 sarah November 1, 2008 at 7:35 am

ooooooh! i LOVE the idea of bringing out the wedding dress! i may have to steal that idea in the coming years; i mean, i WANT to wear that gown again and when else would i have a chance to?

the only dilemma is cleaning it — i remember it was pretty expensive to do, and i have fantasies about future daughters wanting to wear the dress, so i want to keep it nice :)

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25 Kinder November 1, 2008 at 8:07 am

Looks like a great time! What a good idea to dress in your wedding duds!
I hope you don’t have too bad of a sugar hangover!

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26 Kinder November 1, 2008 at 8:08 am

ps – That Richard Simmons has the best costume – lol!

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27 WendyF November 1, 2008 at 8:55 am

Bonfires, pizza,smores and pumpkin beer sounds like a great night! I had a bit too much of the treats last night so extra spinning for me today. Today is Day of the Dead so we will celebrate that. Have a great weekend.

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28 Alexia November 1, 2008 at 9:25 am

Looks like you had a fun night! I haven’t had a s’more in years!!! YUMMY!

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29 Justy2003 November 1, 2008 at 9:35 am

What a fun night! And good idea to break out the wedding dress and get some more use out of it!

S’MORES!!! I definitely would’ve indulged on those as well!

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30 amy a November 1, 2008 at 9:37 am

You two are too funny…and a perfect couple!!!

Snickers once a year is not so weird. There are many things I used to eat and don’t anymore, or only ever eat once a year. I love Mounds but I only ever eat them around Easter – I used to think you could only get them then! Now I know differently, but I don’t ever buy them — except at Easter.

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31 sirenjess November 1, 2008 at 9:50 am

I use to LOVE the snickers ice cream bars. My sister and I use to fight over them. I use to love to eat snickers but i’m not into them anymore. But you should eat one more than once a year.

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32 Michelle November 1, 2008 at 9:53 am

What a great idea dressing up as bride and groom zombies! I would love to get some more wear out of my wedding gown…I’ll keep that in mind for next year! Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Good for you!

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33 lee November 1, 2008 at 10:23 am

wooooww i want a s’more por favor! it looks awesome and so does your costume!

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34 lee November 1, 2008 at 10:24 am

and yes, i do remember those snickers ice cream bars…..i still eat them!

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35 Kath November 1, 2008 at 10:51 am

jenner ,
No, they’re not that bad. Esp. a mini. But I don’t seem to come across them except on Halloween each year.

M,
I did ask :)

Fancy ,
I don’t think I could ever pay over $100 for a pair of shoes!!! They are $20 boots I found at Target. They’re warm and cozy. Maybe not as comfortable as Ugs, but they do the job walking across campus in the cold :)

Kath

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36 Lyn November 1, 2008 at 11:30 am

You eat one, fun sized Snicker bar once a year!! You split a packet of fun size M&Ms with hubby! You enjoy s’mores! Kath, seriously, you’re such a fantastic role model. I only HOPE someday I can learn that kind of moderation entwined with food enjoyment. I am so going to blog about this :)

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37 runjess November 1, 2008 at 11:44 am

Oooh s’mores! The only way I like marshmallows. I traded sugar for alcohol this year, but I think I like sugar better.

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38 Catherine November 1, 2008 at 1:25 pm

You’re wedding dress is seriously so pretty!! Glad you had a great Halloween… I missed out on the H-candy this year so I’m hoping the brother has something stashed away that I can steal… :)

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39 Laurel November 1, 2008 at 3:14 pm

Looks like fun! And great costume ideas.

I wish I had enough self control to only eat Snickers once a year (and a mini one at that)!

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