Thursday, October 23, 2008

Halloween Flashback!!!

So since I just started my blog this year, I (obviously) have GAZILLIONS of pictures from years past. Since Halloween will be here next week, I thought it would be fun to take a trip down "memory lane" and post pictures from Halloween's of years past! Enjoy!!!!

Halloween 1999- Madi's First Halloween

What's crazy to think about remembering this year was that Tyler had just arrived "home" from almost nine months of basic training/tech school, and only a few days after Halloween we would be leaving Sacramento for Langley AFB, VA, and our new life together as an Air Force family!

Being only 3 months old, and too young to Trick-or-Treat, we didn't buy a costume... Grandma spoiled Madi with some warm pink PJs, and a too cute Bunny Bib, and she added some whiskers! We helped hand out candy that year!

Halloween 2000

Unfortunately, we don't have any costume pictures of Madi this year. She was going to be an "Angel." Our little "angel" didn't get to Trick-or-Treat this year as her behavior was really, quite the opposite of "angelic"!!!

Our "angel"

Halloween 2001

Our first Halloween in England! Nagymama and Nagypapa had sent us some money to use on the kids, so we splurged and bought them these too cute Disney costumes!

Madi and her first best friend, Ashlyn.

LOVE this picture of Caiden!!!

Halloween 2002

We definitely got our money's worth out of these costumes!! Grandma had made Madi an adorable Minnie Mouse costume, and even mailed it off in time... or so she thought. The costumes (Caiden was going to be Mickey Mouse) arrived a day or two AFTER Halloween. Oh well... the kids were more than happy to be Tigger and Pooh again!

Halloween 2003

We spent this Halloween in California, as Tyler was deployed. And the kids finally got to be Minnie & Mickey! Grandma & Grandpa took them Trick-or-Treating while I stayed behind and passed out candy!

Halloween 2004

Yay!!! Back in the U.S.! And we added a new member to our family... Kamrynn!

Halloween 2005

This was the year I decided to make Madi's and Caiden's costumes! They turned out great, but what they DON'T show is the many late nights, blood, sweat and tears that were spilled during the making of these!!!!

Madi, AKA, Sleeping Beauty

Tough-guy Buzz!!!

Kami showing a little Sacramento-love!

Halloween 2006

This must have been a pretty uneventful Halloween, because these were the only two pictures I found!

Halloween 2007

This year I only made one costume... and that would be Princess Ariel's! It was much easier than the Sleeping Beauty costume, even though my machine broke when I was trying to put in the zipper.... nothing a few safety pins couldn't fix! I am embarassed to report that my machine is now fixed, and I still haven't put in the zipper! It's on my To-Do list! :-)

My Mom made this Indian costume when she was a Campfire girl, which means it's SUPER old!!! (Just kidding, Mom!) But seriously, I think every girl in our family has been an Indian for Halloween at least one time or another!

Tyler applying Caiden's "face".

He did an AMAZING job!!!!!!! Presenting........ Darth Maul!!!!

And of course, Princess Ariel!!!

Be sure to check back next week for pictures from Halloween 2008!!!


Priemer Family said...

I love it! I love it! I love it! What a great idea...I am totally jealous! See, I told you you had the cutest blog EVER!!