This year for Halloween we decided on a "Mary Poppins" theme. I bought the movie in September and the kids and I watched it together. Tanner and Bailey absolutely loved the movie and that pretty much decided the theme for us. They just loved the magic scenes, especially the scene where the kids snap their fingers to put their toys away. But their favorite part of the movie is when they all jump into Bert's paintings and enjoy a "Jolly Holiday" together. So that's why we picked these costumes for the kiddos.
Then Chris and I got our costume idea from another favorite scene near the end of the movie- the chimney sweeps dancing on the rooftops in London. I absolutely love this theme. My kids adored their costumes and that made all the hard work worth it.
So without further ado, here is the Herb Family Halloween 2014
Now onto some cute pictures of my adorable babies.
Tanner was a total HAM for the camera. He was dancing around with his cane and smiling the whole time. Wow. I love this kid.
And this girl. Oh man, she was in heaven in that dress. Each time I would bring the dress out to work on it, she would just beg and beg to try it on and wear it. She loved it so much. Don't you love the parasol? She sure did.
And last but not least...Tucker the penguin. So he couldn't dance like the penguins in the movie, but he was super squishy, fluffy and cute.
Now one of all three of my cute Poppin characters together.
Yesterday we went to Daddy's work Halloween party. It was awesome. Each of the vendor rooms were decked out again in different themes. There was a "Lego Movie" room, a circus theme, a "Box Trolls" room, a monsters room and a superhero room. There were a bunch of others but those were our favorites. The kids' buckets were filled when we left. They are pretty spoiled.
Walking into the SAMs corporate office. I love the one of the kids holding hands.
In the line to go through the vendor rooms. Chris takes his role as a chimney sweep very seriously. lol
Here is the "circus" room.
and these cuties leaving the party. I don't know what it is, but I love it when Tanner holds his hat. Its adorable to me.
After the company party we went over to our Ward "Trunk-or-Treat".
The kids were excited to get more candy.
We actually won an award at our "Trunk-or-Treat" for "Best family/group costume. Thank you for the $10 gift card to Dunkin Donuts. The kids are pretty excited to get donuts next week.
Today, Halloween day, I got all three of my little ghouls dressed in their Halloween outfits.
Aren't they cute?
Then Bailey, Tucker and I went to IHOP and met some friends for scary face pancakes.
Bailey devoured her pancake. Yum!
Then we ran some errands, went to the library and then picked up Tanner from preschool. From there is was time for "Sonic's .50 cent corn dogs" Tanner was so excited for this.
Then it was nap time. After naps we got our costumes back on and went to our friend's house for dinner before trick-or-treating the neighborhood. Here is the group shot of all the kids before leaving to go trick-or-treating.
After trick-or-treating for about 40 minutes, we called it good and went home to binge on candy and watch "Toy Story of Terror". The kids loved it. Unfortunately, Chris had to leave for drill in Little Rock right after we got home, but at least we had the night together.
I'm so excited for November! Those costumes were a labor of love and I'm so happy that it came together so well. But I'm so done with Halloween. I'm ready for Thanksgiving now. So until next year, Happy Halloween everyone!.