Monday, October 29, 2012

Halloween Costumes!

It's raining! And I'm drinking, time for a blog! On Saturday night me and my friends got together for a Halloween/My Birthday party and party'd it up costumed style. Me and Anthony went as Peter Pan and Captain Hook. Right away I started looking in Goodwill for pieces for our costumes. Perhaps I hadn't thought things through in the beginning because if I had I would have realized that there is no such thing as a long red men's coat. All there is, especially in Goodwill, are red 1980's women's coats which were pretty much the opposite of what I was looking for. So I had to make most of our costumes from different pieces from goodwill. 

This used to be a really nice polo.
Pirat-ification process. 
Peter Pan beginnings 

I had to make a pirate hat because guess what? I'm not paying 20 bucks for one! Spirit of Halloween shame on you.  This was once an ugly women's sun hat. To make the trim I crocheted two chains of yarn and hot glued it around the edge and then hot glued the sides up to make it more piratey and less lady on a beachy.

Peter  Pan hat.
This was the easiest to make. I just googled a how to make a Peter pan hat and BAM made one. Put all these parts together and you get:

And this:

So there you have it! Our totally mind blowing costumes! Now back to drinking and looking at the storm roll in. WOOO! 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

More fall stuff: Pumpkin Carving

       It's hard not to just continually flood this blog with fall related things. I've been baking, and making costumes for the past month. I'll show the costumes when it comes closer to my Halloween party, as they will blow your mind.
      On Tuesday me and my boyfriend, of officially one year what what!, carved pumpkins. Oh how I love to carve pumpkins. I've fully embraced the entire process from the picking out the design to digging through the slimy guts to pick out the seeds (which I bake for half an hour at 350 degrees covered in butter and salt. Mmm.)
      Here's what this year's Jack-O-Lanterns looks like, also here is what their guts looked like,

"The Gooper Scooper" Yes i bought this just because it looks like this.

The process has begun. 

All of the guts together, MMM.

Mine's on the left and Anthony's is on the Right

Here they are on the step with us looking fresh to death. 
I'm sure my net post will involve more fall stuff or even more pumpkins. You best come back and see!