Thursday, November 01, 2007

More Halloween Fun

Yesterday was filled with more fun Halloween activities. In the morning, we hooked up with our church playgroup and trick-or-treated around the shops in downtown Glencoe. Eli got lots of smiles as he was strolled around in his bright costume. It was a sunny but windy morning, so I was glad that he had a poofy costume to keep him warm. Eli was the youngest trick-or-treater of the group, but he still got a few pieces of candy (he liked chewing on the outside).













Later in the day, we went trick-or-treating with the family I used to nanny for. Drew (almost 5 yrs old) was a speedy Power Ranger and Caroline (just turned 3) was a cute kangaroo. It was fun to walk around their neighborhood and watch them race from house to house. (Drew was sprinting at times and poor Caroline tried to keep up, but got pretty worn out after an hour or so).








































The tough thing in Evanston is that the houses are set back away from the street so the kids have to go up and down long sidewalks and stairs to trick or treat. (These pictures don't show how long they really are) But Drew and Caroline still got plenty of candy! Eli fell asleep in the stroller so it probably felt more like a regular walk to him, but it was lots of fun being a part of it all.

8 comments:

Pete said...

That is so cute. I will put some up of Natalie. (they are also cute). This is the best part of halloween. The kids pictures.

emandteem said...

I LOVE Eli's costume. So cute

Abecka said...

How fun that you went t or t with Drew and Caroline!

Sarah Beck said...

Eli is so sweet! And I love your hair it looks so good!

Ben, Sarah & Eli said...

thanks sarah :)

Danielle said...

That is the cutest little costume! I wish I could give that cutie a squeeze! Sounds like you had a great Halloween!

Danielle said...

AND---at this stage, the mom really gets the candy benefits, right? :)

Ben, Sarah & Eli said...

definitely! but i will say that when we went around to the houses I didn't go up to the door - I just got a few pieces of candy from the Glencoe shops trick-or-treating (even there I felt a little embarrassed!)