A Look Back: Halloween 2013

by Lindsay on 01/20/2014


This is the first part of a little series looking back on events that I always wanted to tell you about, but never did.

Back in 2012, I saw this picture of a little boy dressed up as a runner in Parent’s Magazine. I had already decided Lucas would be a chicken that year, but thought I might use that idea in the future. I love to use Lucas’ Halloween costume as a creative outlet instead of buying one. Even though this is the first year I didn’t make anything for the costume, I did have fun rounding up some clothing Lucas already owned and a runner’s bib number from a race I did. I purchased the leggings, socks, and shoes from Target, but they are all very functional (even the girl’s leggings–shh, don’t tell–have been great for layering under jeans for spending time outside on a cold day).

I bribed him to wear the sweatband for just one picture. No wonder he didn’t want to wear it… his eyebrows almost met in the middle with it on. Do you recognize those two buddies in the middle?

little runner costume

That extremely large pumpkin made it’s way to Kansas City from northern Illinois safely buckled in Grandma Lois’ car. She grew it in her garden. Lucas had fun helping us scoop it out and he picked out the shapes for the face, as well. Lucas loved going to neighbors’ houses and loved getting candy even more, but he did get shy every time we wanted him to say, “Trick or Treat” or “Thank you.” Maybe next year.

Lindsay Ramon

There are 6 comments in this article:

  1. 01/20/2014Joan Nelson says:

    Wow, Lucas & his buddy, Blake, certainly have changed in 2 years! Cute boys… and creative costumes on both. I loved seeing their baby pictures again. Hope they will always be friends!

  2. 01/20/2014Aunt Joyce says:

    What a cute idea for a costume…and useful. He looked like a winner! And my first thought of the pumpkin was how perfect and huge it was!! I love the updates whenever they get posted.

  3. 01/21/2014Anonymous says:

    What is Blake dressed as?

  4. 01/21/2014Allison says:

    I’m still full from my eggs and ice cream from yesterday 🙂

  5. 01/22/2014Great Aunt Karen says:

    I just love your pictures! Just wish we could see all of you more often! Not sure why, but every now and then I think of when you tried on my wedding dress: even though I offered it, you said, “no thank-you!” A fun memory.

  6. 01/22/2014Lindsay says:

    Blake is a triceratops.

    Aunt Karen, my memory of that is faint. I’m not sure why I refused! haha