Friday, October 29, 2021

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! And happy Halloween weekend. We have a lot planned. Today is Nevada Day (observed), so I have today off. We have the Nevada vs. UNLV game this evening and then a Halloween party (adult and kids) tomorrow night. Sunday we have a groomers appointment for Walter and then trick or treating. It is a busy weekend to say the least. Anyways, onto Friday favorites and happenings.

ONE. This week we cut our pumpkins that we got in Apple Hill. Here is a couple pictures from the next evening as it was raining all day when we carved our pumpkins.

Pumpkin Carving





TWO. Halloween's past

Toy Story (2020)

Anna and Elsa (2019)

Rapunzel Kids Halloween Costume
Rapunzels (2018)

Toddler Minnie Mouse costumes
Minnie Mouse (2017)

toddler donut costume
Donuts (2016)

Thing 1 and Thing 2 (2015)

Juno (2014)

THREE. Last weekend I took the girls to see a fun house that goes all out for Halloween and Christmas each year. Rory was at a friend's house watching the Nevada vs. Fresno game, so it was just the girls and I. And we had a break in the rain, so we were able to get out and go see it up close. And the girls said they only got a bit scared at the three guys set up.

FOUR. I recently purchased this Free People shirt because I love a good basic. It has good reviews, so I thought why not. Now Free People sometimes fits weird, so I always proceed with caution. But this one is good. I did get a size extra small as I don't like to swim in my shirts. I also have long arms and don't have a problem at all with the length. I bought this to wear with my Lululemon leggings on weekends and work from home days. If you can get it on sale, I would do that, but it is worth it though.

Free People Arden Shirt

FIVE. Weekly funnies.

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.


  1. I lol'ed hard to the dress code one, I had that going on for the part we went to last weekend. Those are some professional looking pumpkins! I love looking at your costumes through the years! Have a nice day off and a wonderful weekend!

    1. Oh yes. I ask my friends this all the time. And thank you. I use a stencil and everyone else did it freeform. I love looking at years past costumes too.

  2. So much Halloween fun and funnies! I hope you guys and the girls have a blast this weekend!

    1. We had a great weekend! Now to rest and recover. Ha.

  3. I love your bat pumpkin!! That is so cute! And that Halloween house is amazing. I wish we had something like that here. We have lots of neighbors that go all out, but nothing to this extent! Y'all have so much fun this weekend!

    1. Me too. I used a stencil for it. We only found that house last year and we found it at Christmas time. But they go all out for both holidays, so we will be back for Christmas light looking too. We did have a great weekend. And now I am tired. Ha.

  4. Love all your pumpkins, they look so good!!! It is crazy to compare halloween pictures over the years, the girls have grown so much! LOL at the dress code thing. Forever a struggle! Hope you enjoy your weekend!

    1. Thank you. We had fun carving them! My girls are sooo grown up. And to see their photos from this weekend and see how much they have grown in the last year is crazy too. The dress code thing is too funny. It happens all too often.

  5. Your pumpkins look great! I can not get over that decorated house!

    1. I can't either. It is sooo cool. And thank you. We had fun carving them.

  6. The pumpkins look awesome and your kids are so cute in their costumes! I can't believe how detailed that house is with the decorations, wow! We really don't do Halloween here in Australia so no costumes or trick or treating for us, or decorations!

    Hope that you are having a wonderful weekend :) We are enjoying our long weekend. A beach day, playdate, carnival and a lot of time in the playground!

    Away From The Blue

    1. Thank you so much. I remember you saying that. So different.

      Your weekend sounds amazing!

  7. The pumpkins look cool, and I love all your costume ideas!