Wednesday, October 1, 2008

First Trick of the Trick or Treat Season

The kids are healthy again! Yay! And so the trick or treat season begins at the Uzelac household.

The Victims

Brynlee Butterfield, Braedon Butterfield and Kaylie Uzelac

The Inspiration
While taking a dirty diaper outside, this gigantic grass hopper lept onto my shirt. AHHHHH. I had to have it. It was perfect. I captured the creature and the games began.

The Bait

A mysterious present (no kid can resist a mysterious present) c'mon people this is too easy!

The Game

Eenie meenie minie mo was the only fair way to decide who the lucky present recipient would be. Kaylie Won.
The Moment
Kaylie gloated to her cousins that she had won the eenie meenie minie mo game with a little victory "na na na na na" then set to open her prize. The second the box was opened not only did the hopper bound out of the but the three kids screamed then bolted in all directions to avoid the beast. All the while I was snapppng pictures in hystarics a safe distance away. My mom swears that this is child abuse but I'm convinced it's just good clean fun. The evidence to support my claim lies in the fact that after the innitial shock of him, Kaylie got to love him so much that she gave him a name, "Harry Hopper" and she and Brynlee followed him giggling in delight as he bounced all over the living room. That is until it sufficiently grossed me out to have Mr. Hopper bouncing all over my living room.
Once again...It's all about the little things people


Blogger Jenny in Utah said...

So funny - can our praying mantis come play with your grasshopper?

October 1, 2008 at 5:37 PM  
Blogger J.C. & Tiana said...

Tia that is so mean but funny. Poor Kay I can hear the scream now, poor baby. Where is con?

October 1, 2008 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger Stacie Trevino said...

Tia I LOVE you! I think that is a perfect way to get the Halloween festivities going. And if mom thinks that is child abuse, you can tell her one year my sister put a clump of fake poop in Jacie's stocking and told her santa left it cause she wasn't nice enough to kennedy that year. Now, THAT is child abuse!

October 2, 2008 at 10:07 AM  
Blogger THE ADAMS said...

That thing was huge. I wish I had ideas like that for the holidays. It is definitely not child abuse, pure clean fun!!!

October 2, 2008 at 1:24 PM  
Blogger Meg and Brad said...

Definitely up for mother of the year!! That's hilarious! I love it! And you seriously are the best mom!! I mean that!

October 3, 2008 at 4:25 PM  
Blogger Ali Trevino said...

Hey! I made that box!

October 5, 2008 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger linsey said...

hilarious! you are so much fun! i want a trick!

October 5, 2008 at 8:00 PM  
Blogger Katie Jo said...

You are so dang awesome! Really why do you live clear up there?!?!?! hahahah

October 6, 2008 at 11:27 AM  

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