Finishing up Halloween & Day of the Dead

 Mia's costume had to be made, as she requested "silky fuschia"....I'm not kidding. A girl after my own heart.

 The photo shoot didn't go over so well......

Dracula girl.

 That's me rocking some awesome face paint-
a la Lauri of Monday's Child.

I wanted to pop in the grocery store SO BAD.......probably not a great idea in a country that is just starting to warm up to this tradition. LOL 

 Dia de los Muertos lady

I had to explain what I was many times to people here. I guess Mexican culture isn't so well known in these parts. I find culture and folklore fascinat

No matter the culture, there is always something to learn.

 image via wikipedia

Want to draw awesome skulls? Check out the "art is fun" website HERE .

Ladybug girl. Or Ladybird as they say here.
The ONE non-blurry shot of Rubes. Sigh.

We've had a heck of a candy hangover today. 


I'm off to put on fuzzy socks and sip some tea. I feel a good book calling me. ;)
See you soon friends.


  1. The girls are so cute, hard to look scary with that sweet face, lol.
    Love your makeup, nice work on the design


  2. Oh, loved the pics .....wish I could have been here...Silky Fusia ...well what can I say?????


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