Friday, November 2, 2012

A Different Date

Jack Skellington and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (I told you I was obsessed)
     It was a pretty unique date night. I'll say that. Scott and I dressed like mythical characters and all; sitting across from each other at dinner in a warm, narrow restaurant in town on a crisp Halloween night. We were fueling up before heading over to a local haunted house I bought tickets for. They were $18 for the "double haunt" which included the haunted house and "The Chamber". Almost no one I mentioned this to thought it sounded fun, so it ended up being just the two of us. I love a good scare when you know no harm will come to you (and the whole 2nd page of your printed tickets legally promises so).
     It was fun. Really fun. It was so different than any other date we've been on. We tiptoed through the dark maze and fog holding hands, taking turns being the leader. And even though we knew there was a guy near the exit who was going to chase us out of there with a "chainsaw", we still ran out screaming. 

painted and carved
     When we got home, our pumpkins were waiting for us in the front yard along with tons of candy, since apparently no tick-or-treaters came by. Scott decided to leave a battery powered candle in his pumpkin while we were gone, but it was looking pretty out of battery by this point. He stared at it and said "I want to see him with a better candle" and quickly went inside to get a real one and a lighter. He's a funny guy. 


  1. I love unconventional date ideas. You two looked great dressed up. I bet it was a really nice time. Have a great weekend, Devon! I am headed down to Del Mar. Isn't that near you?

  2. I wonder which pumpkin is yours.. ;)
    That date sounds like a blast. I wish Joe and I did something like that!

  3. A Halloween fun! Love your costumes!

  4. I've only been to one haunted house. And though it scared the heck out of me while I was inside it, I loved it when I was done. That thrill is like nothing else!

    Cute costumes and pumpkins!

  5. how cool a halloween date. your husband's face paint is pretty detailed. hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  6. My boyfriend lives in America so I wasn't able to celebrate Halloween with him, but I swear one day we will go to a haunted house together. This coming from a complete wuss.

  7. i watched buffy religiously in my teen days. haha. love the costumes of the 2 of you!

    and i do think that date you went on is fun!

  8. We had no tricker-treaters either! What is up with that?!



  9. Nice! I LOVE Halloween! You guys look awesome!

    By the way, your pictures every post are amazing. Seriously. I absolutely love this cute blog of yours and get excited when there's a new post.

    xo, Shaylee -->

  10. That sounds like so much fun! Yay for unconventional dates!


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