I've been excited about our first family Halloween costume pretty much since Sloan was born. G and I spent an evening in early August coming up with potential ideas, but ultimately settled on Jurassic Park. It's one of our top ten favorite movies and was the perfect opportunity to dress Sloan as a baby dinosaur while G and I transformed into Drs. Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler. Both G and I got our costumes at Goodwill and they collectively cost $17. Searching for oversized pleated-front khakis was a particular thrill, exceeded only by how flattering they ended up looking. Sloan's adorable dino-hatching-from-an-egg suit was a Pottery Barn find, and she really leaned in to the whole thing. I love how confident she felt modeling her mildly aggressive t-rex costume. I hope you have a great Halloween!
This week got off to a slow start. I woke up Monday feeling a lingering uneasiness about a few things, some more important than others. But when G suggested we have lunch out that day (instead of hunched over our desks typing and eating, like most Mondays), it completely shifted ...read more