I have this dream that one year, I will make beautiful homemade costumes for my children for Halloween.
I envision that on October 1st, we will come up with a plan. It will be a project of love where I spend one on one time with each child. Together, we pick out a pattern, cut out the fabric and sew it together. I will cherish each moment together and they will get great joy and love out of their costume.
Then I remember I don’t know how to sew, I cannot craft to save my life and I am never ever that organized.
The truth is every year, Halloween sneaks up on me and leaves me scrambling to find the exact costumes that the kids want. And it must be the exact. right. costume. or there will be tears, yelling, gnashing of teeth and yeah, the kids will be upset too.
I will try the stores, and of course, they have nothing left but some sad Snoopy Dog wanna and sexy Strawberry Shortcake that would make a whore look like she was wearing too many clothes. So I continue my search on the internet. Thankfully, the internet gods smile on me and I can find the exact costume that each child wants and I only have to spend their college funds in shipping cost to get them here on time.
Oh the procrastinator in me does not like holidays.
Once the costumes arrive and the children are happy, the only thing left to do is to put them on.
I have decided yet which is more difficult, dressing children in costumes or in winter snowsuits.
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