Tuesday, October 31, 2006

An even more modest dinner...

Yes, we had an even more modest dinner than yesterday… If you can believe that… I was in a rush and completely out of ideas. And it had to have no meat for all of us. So I made a quick omelet with tomatoes and cheese, French fries and cucumber/tomato salad. That’s all. That’s the extent of my home-cooking today.



And now there is all this Halloween hoopla. A day I’ve never celebrated, cause by the time I came to Canada I was too old. But in a neighborhood where all the houses have creepy pumpkins outside, and with a kid of my own, I feel that I must be doing something… But what? I bought candy, I hang a poster on the door. I got myself a weird looking hat so I can scare the kids away tomorrow. And the kiddo got an outfit (via his grandmother). So tomorrow he’ll be going “trick-or-treating” with his dad (no way I’m going out and freezing my pregnant little bum).

But am I supposed to be doing anything else? I feel like there is all this Halloweening in the air, and I’m out of the loop. And I need to figure it all out, cause I’m sure in a couple of years or so the kids will be expecting something. Like ghosts in the basement or vampires in the bedroom…

So I better get a head start on it all, while I still got time. I just hope the local college has a Voodoo-101…

Posted by vasilisa @ 2:22 AM

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Happy Halloween. May the witch be with you. :-D

Posted by Blogger Alexys Fairfield @ 2:44 AM #
 

It sounds like you've done a good job getting in the Halloween spirit already! That's pretty much it: candy, costumes, and a few decorations. There are all kinds of Halloween baking projects that would be fun, too, if you enjoy decorating cakes and cookies.

But you do have to learn to carve a pumpkin! Trust me, it's not complicated. You can buy kits at the store with little knives and patterns for a few dollars.

What is your son's costume? Can we see a pic? :)

Posted by Blogger Kelley @ 9:16 AM #
 

You've got the Halloween thing down. You're prepared. There's not much to it.

Happy Halloween!

Posted by Anonymous Leslie @ 11:38 AM #
 

Got candies to give away?! That's all the kids care, never mind decoration and all! I did , ofcourse:D

Have fun and don't eat too much candies!:))

Posted by Blogger Foodie's Hope @ 4:45 PM #
 

Hope you had a great halloween..nice blog you have here...will keep visiting you!

Cheers from Newfoundland,
Trupti

Posted by Blogger Trupti @ 8:26 AM #
 
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I'm a 29 year old mom of two! A toddler (kiddo one) and a new baby (kiddo junior). I am also the most horrible (as in I barely ever do it) cook that I have met in my life. This blog is a diary of my attempts to feed my hungry growing family

PS: My name is not actually Vasilisa... But I find that honest reporting comes easier when there is a shred of anonymity. (Apparently, posting pics of my sons doesn't count...)

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