Halloween 2017

We went trick-of-treating on the American military base. (We were excited to see so many kids out in the German neighborhoods on the way home, though.) My brother-in-law and nieces were trick-or-treating for the first time ever. Gorilla (or Harambe, as every American exclaimed), a dead chicken, and a pirate.

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Halloween in Germany

Ready for some trick-or-treating!

We went trick-or-treating on the American military base this year. I was traveling for work last year, so this year was the first time we all went out together for trick-or-treating in Germany. The tradition is slooooooowly catching on in neighborhoods around the country, but for the most part, it remains an American holiday. Hence: going on base where the families living there go all out to create a really fun event for the kids.

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She needed a Halloween costume RIGHT NOW.

I raided my closet.

PS – Frida’s father was German, too.

I didn’t know what she’d think about the eyebrows … when I was her age, I probably would have been too self-conscious. But she owns it. She simply can’t deny how similar she looks to Frida Kahlo.