Halloween Parties.

Monday, October 27, 2008

We have had a blast so far dressing up for Halloween parties! Mark and I went to the annual Halloween party our friends host. It was an 80's murder mystery so we had specific people we were supposed to be. I was Vanity Shuetz (a celebrity photographer) and Mark was George McFly (a karate expert and nintendo game champion). I had to dig deep in the bathroom cupboards to find some hairspray to try and do big hair!
Here's Mark with a signature Karate Kid pose. He looked pretty sweet...with a headband that had either Japanese or Chinese symbols on it and some dark eyeliner (that I put on him of course) and a nintendo shirt. We printed off some nintendo logos and pictures a few hours before the party and I glued them to this shirt with tacky glue! I also helped him pin his pants and roll them at the bottom, in proper 80's style. We had a blast and enjoyed all the great food and company!

Then Saturday night we took the girls to the ward Halloween party. Here's Sydney with her friend Maddy (a.k.a. Batgirl)!

I was so excited for their costumes this year! I actually bought them back in July when we were up in Provo at the bookstore. It was so much fun to dress them up and do their hair...and watch them bounce all over the house! I still need to dress them up and at least attempt to do proper pictures because these will probably always be my favorite Halloween costumes. Neither of them were interested in smiling or staying put for even a few seconds because they wanted to get back to the party...so these are the best pictures for now!

Actually this one turned out pretty cute! They were both pretty tired and came to sit in the trunk to see what candy they got!

Here's one last picture (I know, totally out of order) of the Halloween party Mark and I went to. Don't we all look pretty cool! If you want to see all the cool details (because my friend really put a lot of heart and soul into this party) you can click here to Summer's blog. Everything, right down to the invites was amazing. And the food was soooo good! I think we both came home absolutely stuffed.


Jen October 27, 2008 at 1:15 PM  

The girls costumes are SOO cute. I love them too! And, you and Mark look awesome in your 80s costumes!!!

hillari October 27, 2008 at 1:52 PM  

Wow, that was like stepping back in time! You guys looks so funny and cool! Cute kid's costumes too. Are you coming on Friday to the Tolleson party?

Heather Shepherd October 28, 2008 at 9:51 AM  

You're so lucky - Jason refused to go to the Mystery Dinner we were invited to last year. I was going to go anyway and take my brother Eric, but the kids started to vomit the minute the babysitter and I walked in the door. Bummer.

I want to get Brooke a BYU cheerleader costume. She loved to see your girls in them!

kathleener October 28, 2008 at 11:50 AM  

what a fun night for you guys! someone around here needs to host an adult halloween party :-). your girls look really cute too--go cougs!

Robyn October 28, 2008 at 1:28 PM  

Your hair is HOT! Woo hoo! I love the girls' costumes...Go Cougs!!!!

Jilynn October 28, 2008 at 4:37 PM  

You guys look awesome! Love the hair and the attitude. You should have taken Justin with you, i've been told he looks like the bad guy on the first Karate Kid. The girls look adorable and that was such a good idea to buy their costumes while you were up there.

kathleener October 28, 2008 at 6:00 PM  

maylene: our blog BOOs your blog! stop by and pick up your sign!

Cara October 28, 2008 at 6:22 PM  

You and Mark are the coolest! LOVE your costumes. How fun!!! And the girls are so cute!!! GO COUGS!!!

Shapiro November 7, 2008 at 10:13 PM  

Maylene - your costumes looked GREAT! That was so fun to see! You are so fun! I got your email message and I loved hearing from you! Thanks! I have gone to see Nanc's little princesses in the hospital and they are just absolutely beautiful. It is so fun to see everyone's families growing - how FAST the time goes. Loads of love to you and your cute fam!

Shenna November 8, 2008 at 8:33 AM  

I'd love it if you could contact them! I don't have very many details sorted out yet, but I will for sure be starting in January. Let me know if they are interested or not!

kara November 8, 2008 at 9:59 PM  

Awe you looked so hot with that hairdo I'm impressed you got it so high. . . I miss all you fun people. Your girls were adorable I loved the cheer spirit! GO BYU!

Amy November 17, 2008 at 12:48 PM  

Hi Maylene! It's Amy Attridge. I thought you might have a blog. Looks cute. We should get together sometime and hang out. Hope you're doing good!

THE O'NEILL FAMILY November 17, 2008 at 5:53 PM  

It was fun to see you guys that night! You guys looked totally 80's! ;)

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