Thursday, November 5, 2009

1st Halloween

I loved Halloween more this year than any other year I can remember....especially when compared to Halloween 7 years ago. That day was the first time I found out I was not pregnant after trying to conceive.

My husband and I started trying to have a baby in October, 6 months after we got married. I honestly thought it was going to work the first time. Surely it will work...why wouldn't it? I even threw up one day and called my mom with excitement thinking it was morning sickness. WRONG! I was getting candy poured into a bowl...so excited about my first Halloween in our first house...the thought of a baby possibly growing inside of me making me feel all the more "cozy" and then it hit me. I went to the bathroom and there was my period. I cried. Silly girl...crying the first month! You will have PLENTY more months to cry don't ruin Halloween night.

Last Halloween was the day before my embryo transfer. And this Halloween, 7 years after that 1st letdown, I sat and carved pumpkins with my babies. I took them to a Halloween party next door. I made cupcakes and caramel apples. We watched It's the Great Pumpkin twice. What an freakin' awesome day!!


Watching daddy carve pumpkins

The boys first pumpkins!

The cupcakes I made. It was a box cake mix but I made homemade buttercream and used french vanilla extract...yummy!

Carving pumpkins with Chasey

Carving pumpkins with Parks

The boys with one of their Halloween presents that Granny brought them


The caramel apples I made. This will be a tradition that I will continue every Halloween

Parker the kitty...sitting with his Aunt

Chase the skeleton..he looks like a thug :-)

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6 Comments:

Blogger Leigh said...

oh my word, they are soooo soooo cute. I love the kitty costume! and your apples look yummy!

p.s. don't worry about the babywise comments. strangely enough, it's the one book i don't have! although i'm now curious enough to want to get it but I am being strong! no more spending on baby books!

November 5, 2009 at 2:05 AM  
Blogger Erin M. said...

Great traditions, beautiful pics of the boys! You are so blessed...after all you've been through. I'm so happy for you!

November 5, 2009 at 7:46 AM  
Blogger Jill said...

Yum... your kitchen and pantry are always full of desserts and potato chips. What about the yummy ranch dip?? Yum...I miss it. :)

The boys look SO cute. Poor Chasey... a thug. Ha Ha.

Glad y'all had fun. In my comment on the last post I meant to write "I CAN'T believe it's been a year." Not "I can believe." I figured you knew that though.

November 5, 2009 at 9:38 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

What a touching blog Amy!! I am so happy that your wait is finally over. You are so blessed with the little ones you do have though! They are just so so cute... even as a little thug! (Haha, he did though!) Glad your halloween was ever so happy!

Oh and PS... your apples made me want one soooooo bad! Mmmmmm! You must give me the instructions on how to make them. Yumyum!

November 5, 2009 at 1:42 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

Thanks for the comment! Yours are adorable too!

November 7, 2009 at 6:34 AM  
Blogger CJ said...

Your boys are so cute too! So glad you visited my blog. Please continue to read and comment and I will do the same for yours!

TTYL!

November 11, 2009 at 9:06 AM  

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