Don't knock the after-holiday costume purchase. First of all, costume wearing is big in our house. And secondly, Sam's two choices for costumes this year were both after-Halloween purchases last year: He first wanted to be Jango Fett before deciding on Spiderman - $2 last year.
Last year I got a great shot of my kids trick-or-treating.
This year, not so much. I took a lot of pictures but none of just the two of them.
Sam was all about being with his friends and covering the most ground as quickly as possible. Kate was much slower and selective when given the chance to choose.
And for all that pavement-pounding, all I got was a lousy four Butterfingers.