Wednesday, October 03, 2007


Well, we must be destined to go to Dream Halloween. Last night the presenter who had originally told me about it called to say that she received an email from someone who had open slots and that if I was interested I could go. I asked if it was a lottery for tickets, but all she had was the email saying they had open slots. She is going to have that person call me. So, it looks like we may be going either way.

Now, my huge why-do-I-even-worry-about-it dilemma. I am handmaking her Pippi Longstocking costume. While it is turning out pretty cute, should I get her a new, more "spectactular" one for this? There are going to be "stars" there. The host is Melina K... from CSI. I don't know... It's just that it's probably a once in a lifetime thing. Ahh.... decisions. :)


Julie said...

That is so cool! i am sure she will be adorable in her pippi costume! I love Pippi longstocking-

Leslie said...

That is so fun!! You have to take pictures! :)

Robin said...

You know I would ask her and she if she feels she needs a different costume. Usually I find that I want things more for my child then he actually wants it.

Thanks for sharing about Dream Halloween and the great organization that puts it on. I went to their web page and read everything. They are impressive.

I can't wait to see photos!


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