Simple Pleasures Sunday

Halloween2014 I have the great fortune to live next to a delightful little girl who is always full of life and wonder.  She’s got boundless energy and loves to come say ‘hello’ whenever my husband and I are sitting out on our little porch.  A few years back I realized that she would want to trick or treat at our house and because we have the great fortune to share our home numerous 4-legged creatures, we don’t really participate in Halloween.  So I decided that Halloween would be what I do for our neighbor’s daughter.   This year – I had so much fun making 17 Tootsie Pop ‘ghosts’ to float on top of a caldron filled with an obscene amount of candy, a koosh ball like worm and a witch Pez dispenser.  Simple pleasures bringing back memories of my mom making those same Tootsie Pop ghosts for me to take to school.


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2 Responses to Simple Pleasures Sunday

  1. ProjectME says:

    How fun! I bet she loved it!

    • Maura says:

      It’s hard to believe 2 weeks have gone by. I’ve only seen my little neighbor once since Halloween and she’s so moved on… She broke her ankle (I think) in gymnastics and is a full cast for 4 weeks. That made Halloween last week’s news. But her cast is cool – pink and purple stripes. The kid has flare!

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