Halloween Costume Winners!!!

by Ashley on Nov.01, 2007, under Ashley Bingle

As you can see, Amber and I decided this year to go as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. This worked pretty easily, because of Amber’s long hair that made good sized buns and my short hair that was able to be pulled back to give me a Jedi look. We took our costumes to the annual youth group costume party on the Monday before Halloween and ended up tying with each other for first place. The other winners were a girl who made her own tootsie roll costume, someone who dressed up as the youth director, complete with his actual shirt and name tag, and a girl who had a piece of cardboard covered with cobwebs and other halloween decorations along with holes for her head and hands. She claims she was a picture frame…? The adult leaders went as super heros, including The Germinator, Wonder Woman, Superman, and Super Computer Man.

The Pirate Kid

We also went as Luke and Leia to Light Night at our local Chick-fil-a where there are carnival games that win you candy, bounce-houses, and other forms of random fun, in addition to a contest for kids elementery school age and younger. I added glo-sticks to my lightsaber when we went then because we would be outside and it would be dark. Alyssa went as a pirate, with a short sword and her birthday spyglass. She ended up winning second place out of the second and third graders there.

Halloween is always fun for us because we enjoy coming up with the costumes, and I always have fun acting silly for a day. Now all we have to do is figure out what to be next year…

Halloween 2007

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