Sunday, October 30, 2011

Weekend by numbers: Rain, rain and more rain

1: Flash flood warning.

1: Closed street.

1: Day without Internet access.

1: Neighbor's birthday party that was postponed due to the weather.

1: Friend's birthday party that carried on ... but was flooded.

3: Days of rain. Hard rain.

5: Inches of rain from the former Hurricane Rina on already-soaked land. (Um. Did you see that picture above? How does a 5-inch rainfall create a 7-inch-deep lake in a field?)

6: Halloween cupcakes.

(Yeah, those are Easter and Hanukkah decorations. I thought I had Halloween decorations but turns out I didn't. I don't know how I got a Hanukkah cupcake topper, but the Junebug loved the Star of David. The Man-cub loved his Valentine's Day heart. We love all the holidays.)

(OK, this cupcake I didn't make. It was a surprise from my husband. Which is why I had to make cupcakes the Man-cub could eat.)

13: Apollo mission that inspired my husband to create this costume for Halloween.

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Anonymous DJ said...

Happy Halloween Holly! Still raining up here all night too, going to be a wet one tonight.

October 31, 2011 at 9:49 AM  
Blogger Freckle Face Girl said...

Sounds like one crazy wet weekend. I hope it was much better last night & you got to enjoy Halloween.

November 1, 2011 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger Madeline said...

Sounds like a very wet weekend!! Hope y'all were able to enjoy Halloween!

November 4, 2011 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger Mrsbear said...

Ok, that astronaut costume is fantastic. All I could muster this year for myself were devil horns and a pointed tail that hung down the back of my pants like a red turd.

Paints a lovely picture doesn't it.

Hope you had a fun Halloween, despite the wet. We managed to get trick-or-treating at least. The flooding by you seems astronomical. Wow. And that by a storm that had pretty much fallen apart!

November 5, 2011 at 9:59 PM  
Blogger Krystyn said...

Hey, the party in the rain is totally making the most of it!

And, love the chocolate cupcake. What a nice surprise.

November 9, 2011 at 7:37 PM  
Blogger Caterina said...

I had totally forgotten about all that rain! Since lately the days are gorgeous :)

And your husband? HE ROCKS!

November 10, 2011 at 7:50 PM  
Blogger anymommy said...

I WANT THAT CUPCAKE. Oh I'm sorry. Hi. That costume is awesome. xo ;-)

November 13, 2011 at 2:15 AM  
Blogger CaraBee said...

Its a mess, but I'll bet the kids loved playing in the "lake"!

That is one awesome astronaut costume!

November 15, 2011 at 10:20 PM  
Blogger Unknown Mami said...

Hey, just stopping by to say hello. I'm swamped and try to visit you when I'm at work, but you get blocked because they think you are a porn site. Weird.

Anyway, hope you are well.

November 19, 2011 at 1:34 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

My husband stopped dressing up for Halloween years ago. Love that yours is still a sport for it! :)

November 29, 2011 at 6:41 PM  
Blogger Caterina said...

Just checking in :)

December 6, 2011 at 7:39 PM  

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