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Happy Halloween

Hate is a strong word but I really do hate halloween. I loved it the first 12 years of my life. What fat kid wouldn't? Dress up like a cow and get free candy. I so wish I could some how get my pictures of me being a cow, nurse, tigger and Lord knows what else I was and put them on here for your entertainment. Maybe that's why I hate halloween so much now. Anyways, I am a total scrooge when it comes to it and tonight we turned off our porch light and shut the blinds. Part of me felt really bad because there were some adorable kids walking around but I just want nothing to do with the stupid holiday. I kept peeking though and looking at all the little munchkins.
Instead of celebrating halloween, we celebrated our anniversary! Or tried to at least! I made a yummy steak dinner and pulled out our wedding cake. We had a nice candle lit dinner and thanked God for the door bell not ringing once! The cake...not so good. Tasted like freezer. Yuck! We were totally grossed out and instead of wedding cake we had a glass of egg nog. Not bad. Advice to those getting married and those newly married: eat your cake in the first 6 months!! We spent the rest of the evening playing games and talking about what this next year might have in store for us. Praying for a little one!!!
Hope you've all had a safe and happy day!


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