Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Trunk & Treat

Z went to a Scout Pack Meeting last night. At the end of the Meeting all the Scouts went out to the car park at the back of the Carmel Lions Club and had a trunk or treat. I had no idea what trunk or treat actually was so I had to Google it. Turns out you have to decorate the trunk (boot) of your car and the kids go round the cars and get candy from everyone. I had no real idea what to do so I went the lazy route. I went to Wal-Mart to get some more candy and bought some $2 cobweb stuff.  I then carved 2 small pumpkins with K when she and Z came home from school. I draped the cobweb stuff around the back of the car, put the carved pumpkins, pumpkin baskets and a pumpkin decoration in as well and, voila!

It turns out that I was wise to get extra candy. There was around 65 Scouts at the Pack Meeting and once it was all over we were left with about a handful of candy! Luckily the Scouts took all the Pixy Stix so I don't have to worry about my kids finding them and going loopy off the sugar!

I also bought a another larger pumpkin when I was at the store yesterday so Ben could carve one with the kids at the weekend.


  1. I came to your blogs b/c I'm in the Crusader challenge, but I skipped over here because I'm from Indiana (Greenfield), but spent two years in Glasgow. It's a bit crazy for me that someone from Britain is living in Carmel! I guess that shouldn't surprise me, since people from all over the world live in Indiana, but it's still kind of wild. :) I hope you are enjoying Indiana life!

  2. Indiana life is proving good so far. Waiting with trepidation for the 2nd Indiana winter! The summer was so long and hot, that I am not ready yet for it to be too cold!

  3. Trunks! Whatever next. I've never heard of that one before.

  4. I actually left Indiana quite quickly once I reached adulthood because I couldn't take the winters any longer. :/ But there are lots of nice things about it, too! :)


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