Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween folks :)

How did you celebrate? Did you dress up and go trick-or-treating? Did you carve a pumpkin? Or did you cook something related to Halloween? 

In the past, it was common for children to dress up as something "scary" (think:witch, monsters, skeletons) but nowadays anything goes as long as it's different from one's self. In the spirit of Halloween, Baby C dressed up in her pretty ladybug dress AND pulled off some "scary faces". We certainly had fun making fun faces in the afternoon. 

Am I scary???? Rawr!!

I'm coming to get youuuuuuu!

In the evening, we partook in a popular game called apple bobbing or dooking for apples. Hubby used to play this game as a child during Halloween and thought it would be fun for us to try it too. And what fun it was! We giggled, we laughed at each other... apple bobbing is a game whereby you fill a bucket full of water, place apples in the bucket and then try to remove the floating apples using only your mouth/teeth. No hands allowed. It's not that easy -- noone managed to get any apples out except for Hubby. Well done ;)

Dooking (or ducking) for apples

Hubby getting ready for the challenge!


Mummy, apples are for eating, not for playing.. 

 Yum! When I grow up, I wanna play dooking for apples too. 

I didn't manage to make any Halloween food this year, but if you're interested, check out the recipe for homemade pumpkin and sweetcorn soup I made last year.


  1. gosh, i didn't do anything for halloween this year, even though various restaurants had promotional menus with pumpkins & stuff like that. anyways, i guess maybe in about 4-5 years, both your kids could go out trick-or-treating together :D

  2. Wow wow well done! He got it in seconds! :) Happy Halloween to you and your family dear! Your kids are super cute! :)

  3. Sean: I guess Halloween isn't really that big here yet in Malaysia. Though lots of ppl catching up on the dressing up part.

  4. iamthewitch: Did you get up to anything on Halloween? Thanks very much :)

  5. oh man . . . So you make me decide to do something about it, but next year! wee :P

  6. hey! your daughter is really so cute XD oops, have i said that already previously? Still cute!!!

  7. The baby so cute with the big eyes


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