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Halloween pic

Since it was one of you who suggested it, you get the trick-or-treat of a photo of my Halloween costume:

(Though you can see the belly better from the side, of course.)

A big thank-you and congrats to terrylj for suggesting the idea. You win a fun-size packet of M&M's. (As an aside, I've always thought a five-pound bag would be a much more "fun" size.)

This is perhaps the least effort I've ever put into a Halloween costume. On the other hand, it sort of surprises me that I've never dressed as chocolate until now.


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Oct. 31st, 2005 05:18 am (UTC)
*giggles like a loon*

That is insanely adorable. So cute (both you and the 'drop! hee) and an excellent costume choice :D

Thanks so much for sharing these!
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:07 am (UTC)
Thanks - knew there must be some compensation for feeling like a tired elephant. :)
Oct. 31st, 2005 05:48 am (UTC)
As an aside, I've always thought a five-pound bag would be a much more "fun" size.

Absolutely! I've never held to the notion that the tiny chocolate bars were "fun size". "Tiny size" more like it.
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:08 am (UTC)
"Wishful thinking in advertising," we could call it...
Oct. 31st, 2005 05:51 am (UTC)
I would be afraid of being accidentally given away to a trick-or-treating child.
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:09 am (UTC)
Always a risk. Incidentally, I wonder if it seems cannibalistic for me to give away M&M's in this costume?
Nov. 1st, 2005 02:41 am (UTC)
That's an issue they dealt with once in a commercial.

The Ms seem to take it in stride.
Oct. 31st, 2005 06:15 am (UTC)
Squee! You and Lemondrop make a very convincing (and cute!) bite-sized chocolate candy.

At this time, I shall quote the imminent sages Chris Farley and David Spade in their seminal work "Tommy Boy" for no other reason than the fact that the bellow also concerns m&ms. Plus, it's late and I'm easily amused at this hour.

Farley: I think we're okay. They have a hard candy shell. I'm surprised you didn't know that.
Spade: You're brain has a hard candy shell.
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:10 am (UTC)
Heheh. I guess I should see that movie eventually, since I do tend to fall for the silly comedy. And I'm glad you told me those lines in particular, just in case anyone quotes them to me. Now I will Get It.
Oct. 31st, 2005 06:25 am (UTC)
Aw, that's the cutest Halloween costume EVER. :D
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:11 am (UTC)
Thanks! Though I figure whatever baby costume I force upon the child next year may well end up being cuter.
Oct. 31st, 2005 01:39 pm (UTC)
Cute use of the bump!

You're so going to be one of those women who as soon as she has the baby looks normal-sized again! But hey, check out the boobs! ;)
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:12 am (UTC)
I'd settle for getting my energy level back again. But yes, the ballooning cleavage is kind of fun, at least--and should only increase once it comes time to breastfeed. ;)
Oct. 31st, 2005 01:45 pm (UTC)
Sorry that I've been out of touch. The costume came out great! Wanted to let you know, I went to a party last night using Daniel Revelstoke's csotume idea. Reactions were great! Someone took a picture, when I get a copy I will forward it to you. Cheers.
Nov. 1st, 2005 12:13 am (UTC)
Awesome! I considered using it myself, since with the pregnant belly a "victim of love" has even more consequence, but then I didn't want anyone to take it as some kind of tacky rape reference, so...yeah. Would love to see a photo though. :) Cheers!
Nov. 1st, 2005 03:50 pm (UTC)
Aw, the two of y'all are so cute!

You know that next year the baby has to be a lemon drop. Absolutely.
Nov. 1st, 2005 11:32 pm (UTC)
That would be pretty cute. :) I will have to look around for fruit-themed costumes...
Nov. 2nd, 2005 10:02 am (UTC)
nice serifs!
but it's the shoes that make it for me - plus you generally being so cute
Nov. 2nd, 2005 10:25 pm (UTC)
Re: nice serifs!
Hehe - thanks! The world wasn't ready for the saddle shoes when I first got them, about 5 years ago ("Do you play golf?" was the usual question), but I get many compliments now.

Stupid thing about the serif-M...I spent a while looking for an M&M font, until realizing all I needed to do was find a picture of the M, enlarge it, print it, and trace it onto label paper. Which I eventually did.
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