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The Holiday of My People

Halloween is my favorite holiday. And even though I have once again failed to make the giant snake to wrap around the tree in our front yard that I keep talking about, I did succeed in making Bun Bun’s costume. Mr. Bunny has wanted her to be a pumpkin since long before she was even a gleam in our RE’s eye. So a pumpkin she is, and a mighty sweet one, if I do say so myself.

Mama, I’m a PUMPKIN!
Mr. Bunny chose the buttons.

Please don’t make me into a pie, Daddy.

Mr. Bunny says the costume has surpassed his wildest dreams.

We also toured our first daycare today, in preparation for January. I am feeling extra thankful to have this time with my little pumpkin today. And in light of Jennifer’s shitty news, and thinking of Misfit’s scan tomorrow, and thinking of all of you, I’m feeling so insanely EXTRA grateful that Bun Bun is here with me. So grateful that I need to gorge myself on tiny candy bars and cry.

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  1. So. Freaking. Adorable. Not that I'm biased, pumpkin-wise. Enjoy today, Bunny.

    October 31, 2011
  2. You are so freakin crafty! I'm jealous. I love haloween too but I think it's because of the chance to dress up like a skank, eat candy and get drunk ( not doing that this year).

    October 31, 2011
  3. JB #

    Sweet fancy Moses, that is the Greatest Pumpkin Ever. Period. The End.

    October 31, 2011
  4. ana #

    You MADE that? So awesome. I am such a slacker, 2nd year running of clearance old navy costumes…whatever I could get in his size! I'll have to get more creative next year so the kid learns to stretch his imagination for Halloween…I've never once bought a ready made costume for myself but love cobbling something together…usually more "conceptual" than crafty.

    October 31, 2011
  5. Oh wow! Bun Bun is scrumptious in her pumpkin suit. And, Bunny, wow, you made that? You are one talented seamstress. Enjoy your little pumpkin's first Halloween.

    November 1, 2011
  6. She is ADORABLE! So so so adorable. The pumpkin costume is simply exquisite! You are very talented!Happy 1st Halloween Bun Bun!

    November 1, 2011
  7. No yorres amiga. It destroys the chocolate. I absolutely adore your mad skills with the sewing and this is quite possibly the most precious costume I've seen. Well done! That said, mmmm pie. Sorry, bun bun.I figure it's a coin toss tomorrow. I call head's!

    November 1, 2011
  8. cgd #

    adorable-ness 🙂

    November 1, 2011
  9. Oh my goodness, how cute is Bun Bun as a pumpkin! Nice work, mama!!!

    November 1, 2011
  10. I love Halloween! And that pumpkin? Everything about her is above and beyond! And to think, you made the whole thing – costume and wearer. Gifted, indeed!I hope you are happy with your day care. It's tough to find a place to store such precious cargo. I know bun bun will be above and beyond the best-dressed kid in the joint!

    November 1, 2011
  11. AW! Beauuuutiful.And standing up, supported by a handily placed robot! Very advanced.

    November 1, 2011
  12. 1. it is a good thing you live at a safe distance, because if i were nearer-by, that baby would be in serious danger of being eaten. maybe without even being milled first.2. holy shit, am i impressed with that pumpkin suit. 3. okay, one long-haired lady to another: now that i've seen it i can say that you have the nice kind of long hair (come on, you know the other kind). do not trade it for a mom-hair helmet, is my thinking.

    November 1, 2011
  13. As. Sweet. As. Pumpkin. Pie. I love the velvety texture of the fabric you chose, I love the structure of the vine, and oh how I love that you were able to celebrate this favorite holiday with this favorite little person!

    November 1, 2011
  14. Jem #

    The leaves and vine totally make that costume… well, actually, it's Bun Bun who shines!

    November 1, 2011
  15. Adorable! Absolutely adorable!Enjoy these baby days, they freackin fly by and leave mums teary…

    November 1, 2011
  16. ASP #

    WOWEEEEEE! You are quite the fancypant's crafter. I can't believe you made Bun Bun's costume and it turned out like something you would pay a million dollars for. Way to go, Bunny! ♥

    November 1, 2011
  17. 1) That is an awesome pumpkin.2) You do indeed have very interesting hair!

    November 1, 2011
  18. AL #

    Simply adorable.

    November 1, 2011
  19. You're amazing!And you post made me teary.

    November 2, 2011
  20. Sheer delight.

    November 2, 2011
  21. Bun bun is a delight and you continue to impress the living crap out of me.

    November 2, 2011
  22. Cutest . pumpkin. evah!!! I know what you mean about feeling extra blessed and lucky this Halloween.

    November 3, 2011

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