Friday, November 1, 2013

Laced In on Halloween

Today's combo was inspired by one of Victoria's Secret Fall 2013 looks:
 I am embracing my skinny legs and getting more used to wearing straight leggins… The fact that these ones have leather panels and zipper details make them look less like tights on me...

The lace panel front (and back) sweatshirt was a great Nordstrom Rack find...

Sweatshirt - Nordstrom Rack
Leggings - Forever 21
Booties - Steve Madden

It was a busy day starting with taking my daughter to the ballet with a quick stop at the mall so she can select her prize for finishing her preschool workbook at the disney store, then back at home where I started packing the whole family in warp speed but didn't finish in time and we had to leave for my son's Halloween parade and celebration at his school. It was fun seeing all the kids in costumes. We saw a few costume themes in the older grades that we couldn't identify. A  lot of funky box heads which looks like it is from a video game may be. And these oddly tight (or inflated) 'morphsuits' in colors like white, black an d bright red where it covered their faces too. And a lot of funky geeky or suit costumes. May be from Glee? Not sure. You can tell we are still in the little kid culture and not up to speed with what the bigger kids are into.

 He is Luke Skywalker from Star Wars and she is 'Abby Abominable' from Monster High…

With his 1st grade teacher:

After the celebration came home so I can finish packing and we can get on the road. Of course literally 5 minutes after we got on the highway my daughter declared he had to go to the bathroom so we had to stop. Then an hour later they were hungry. So as a result we didn't get into Palm Dessert until 7 PM. Thanks to a friend we were able to locate a neighborhood to go trick or treating. We had to dress them in the car very quickly and of course the only parking spot was in front of this house with a vicious dog parking our ears off from the very close by fence. It was quite an adventure being a different city and neighborhood. We really enjoyed it cause the houses were so gorgeous and so different. They had these huge courtyards where we felt like we were intruding into their home before we could find the front door. And from what we can see the insides were so cool with dark colored walls and terra cotta tiled floors. Amazingly found 10 or so home in this retirement community and the kids were happy.
When we checked into our time share by 8 PM they were wired up again from being a in a new place but got them to bed eventually…


  1. Hi. Thanks for visiting my blog:) Your kids are so cute in their costumes. Looks like they had lots of fun. I grew up in the States and Halloween is one of the things I miss the most!

  2. Hi Daphne, great blog looks like you had a great halloween! I wanted to ask you a few questions about it however couldn't find an email address? If you could message me back that'd be great!


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