I lack the time or tools to be crafting/sewing costumes. Fortunately, as I discovered last year, it’s easy to find nice, affordable used costumes — wear once and send back into the costume recycling circle.
There will probably be no trick-or-treating this year, due to a conflict with bedtime, but we ventured out to the Botanical Garden’s event on Sunday afternoon. Our little bee enjoyed buzzing around the garden on a gorgeous fall day. He seemed nonplussed by all the other little ones in costumes, which (we discovered later) may have been due to discomfort from too tight pants (that I stuffed him into — sorry, Baby!).
We also whipped up a little treat over the weekend — this chocolate peanut butter tart, a recipe I’ve been eyeing since I made my birthday cake request in May. We assembled all the ingredients except for regular peanut butter. We buy the natural kind that needs to be stirred, and I was nervous since the recipe was specific on that point.
Fortunately, the peanut butter mousse whipped up beautifully with our peanut butter of choice, though perhaps a bit less sweet. We didn’t mind too much.
It’s hard to mind much when you’re eating the equivalent of a very high quality peanut butter cup (and watching a great football game, as was the case Saturday night).
I’ll end with one more for the cuteness column — Baba found not one, but two Halloween costumes, so we had a bee and a cow this year.
Who let the cow into the
pumpkin squash patch?
Adorable! And that tart looks amazing!
He is the absolute sweetest bumblebee/cow!!! Happy Halloween Gabriel (and Mama and Daddy!) xoxoxo Grandma Ki