All three of the girls are not fans of scooping pumpkin guts, so they decided a couple of years ago that it's much more fun to paint pumpkins. Works for me, less work and less clean-up. Secora still goes with the "fit as much paint as possible on the pumpkin" method:
pumpkin scones for this one. We had also been doing lemonade lately and they're really glad it's cool enough for hot drinks now because they love picking their tea, hot chocolate or apple cider to make.
The many faces of Sedona:
While we were getting out of the car, someone drove by and yelled out the window at us. It was my brother and his family! We hadn't planned to meet up, so it was a nice coincidence that the kids were happy about. Here's Sierra and my nephew
They all went straight to bed without fuss and fell right asleep. Saturday morning Secora asked if it was her birthday (she knows it comes after Halloween, but she's got a couple weeks to wait). The day was spent eating leftover scones, playing a new game we got while we were in San Antonio and watching Elf. Bring on the holiday season!