Friday, October 30, 2009
Family Fun Night
About three years ago Kevin and I decided that we wanted less of Halloween for our family, so, even though we never 'celebrated' it, as in draping faux-spider-webs across our front door, we thought we'd replace the whole scary scenario with something else. We didn't want our kids to feel like they were missing out on candy and fun, though, so we determined to make the 31st of October a day that they would look forward to and have fond memories of. (Last year, actually, we went to a Reformation Day party that was a blast, but this year we're going back to our family night at home.)
Keely and I are going to make lots of party/snack foods that the kids requested. We'll have a scavenger hunt with candy at the end, and Kevin will read a little to the kids about Martin Luther. We don't often buy new DVDs, but we make this night an occasion when we do. (With all the costume money we're saving, this is still a bargain!) Tomorrow night we'll be enjoying this one.
What about your family? Do you celebrate Halloween or Reformation Day or neither?