Aside from Q-tips (which, lets face it, were really just an excuse to go to Target), I got 3 pairs of over-the-knee knit socks and a few little ditties to make my apartment feel all cozy and autumny. Texas, make it cold so I can wear my new socks please.
I also painted pumpkins. Why don't I carve them? you ask. They last longer if you don't scoop out their guts. That, and the smell of rotting pumpkin makes me dry-heave. Here's my little tip for pumpkin painting: spraypaint them white first. You'll have a great blank canvas if you're using several different colors of acrylic paint.
I also did a few Halloween crafts with these dudes:
I thought my little nephews should try their hand at the pumpkin painting too. I think how someone paints a pumpkin tells you a lot about them. That, and how someone dresses a burger, orders a drink, or gives a hug.
During craft time, our conversation turned to juice (as it often can when you're hanging with a 2 and 3 year old). The oldest said, "My favorite juice is orange juice." The younger one said, "I like apple juice!" Then I asked, "Do you know what my favorite juice is?" And without hesitation, the oldest said...