Oct 31, 2010

Trunk or Treat with Our Little Cowgirl

This is our church's 3rd annual Trunk or Treat. We have 75 cars, bounce house/slide/rockwall, treasure hunt inside, a singing/skit show and fireworks at the end. I think last year we had 4,000 people come through. It rocks. Here's the trunk we did this year with our friends Dave and Megan.
Here's our little cowgirl sans hat.
She was NOT happy about wearing the hat. (There is a lone little tear trickling down her right eye.)
So doing the very responsible parent thing, we bribed her with m&m's and smarties to wear it for the pictures. (Her trusty steed a.k.a. our golden retriever was also interested in said bribes. Although he didn't cooperate nearly as well as Ella did for the photos!)
It didn't take her long to figure out that this whole Halloween/Costume thing involves candy. Now she's all in!
And here she is all bundled (leggings under her jeans, three layers on top, hat and mittens!) at the actuall trunk or treat because it was stinkin' cold!

She was a little overwhelmed by all the trunks, people and noises. She would squeek a barely audible a "trick or treat" and "thank-you". And near the end she was very tired and very torn. She would ask to "go back to car go home" and in the next breath, with droopy eyes say, "more trick or treat. More candy in pumkin." We didn't stay for the fireworks. By the time I got her tucked in at 7:45 (45min past her normal bed time) she was one tuckered little cowgirl!

Happy Halloween! Hope yours was as fun as ours!


Cheryl said...

Oh, I'm so glad you posted pictures of this momentous event! She is so adorable! :-)

Cheryl said...

I missed the first picture the first time I looked at this. Then I saw it and was going to ask what the heck was the car supposed to be, because you said you were going to used Dave's red truck decorated at "Mater" from Cars. But now I get it. The van is a toaster! Cute. :-) I'm just a little slow.