A very Lucero Halloween!

I LOVE themed parties, you guys. In the last couple of years I’ve thrown a Murder Mystery Party, 90′s party, Where’s Waldo? party, white elephant party, and a thrift store party (probably the best). So when we decided to have over a couple of our favorite couples I knew it had to be themed. As if Halloween isn’t themey enough, right? Haha! We collectively decided to dress in different decades! Steve and I dressed in the 1970′s, Kate was from the 80′s, and Taylor from the 50′s. Jessica and Tim came from a church event and were dressed a very cute Mary Margaret (Once Upon a Time) and a lumberjack! Jared and the other Tim had to come late because they were working so we just let them come as they are. So I guess only 50% of us were dressed to the theme, but still, I loved it.

We ate my favorite chicken tortilla soup, sugar cookies, pumpkin bars, espresso cupcakes, little smokies in a blanket, and the candy that was too good to pass out! While we were eating dinner we created a “pick from the hat” type of game that gave us an action to complete when the doorbell rang with trick-or-treaters. My favorites were: Steve handing out candy using his knuckles instead of finger tips, Taylor doing the chicken dance, and all 4 of us singing “trick or treat! trick or treat! trick or treat! trick or treeeeeat” like a barbershop quartet! The reactions were awkward and hilarious.

Once all 8 of us arrived we played a BRUTAL round of Battle of the Sexes. I am convinced that game was created by men for men. They had the easiest questions like “Where would a woman use a banana clip?” and “What type of makeup requires a wand?” UH DUUUUH. Our questions were “what is the corner piece of a wrestling ring called?” and the differences between baseball leagues, salt water or fresh water fish, and random questions. What the heck? UN-FAIR. And yes, I am a sore loser. Β All of us women were.

I made a video of my favorite moments of the night! I am so thankful for the friends that we are blessed with. And it’s fun being around newlyweds! We were all married within the last year and a half!

A very Lucero Halloween from Sara Lucero on Vimeo.

Who is this hippie in my kitchen?

What did you dress up as for Halloween? OR! What was your favorite costume you saw on Halloween?

November 1, 2012 - 5:23 pm

Kate - Ok seriously??! Cutest Halloween video ever. You’re so talented!!!! I’m so happy we were a part of it! Such a fun night :)

November 1, 2012 - 5:56 pm

Diana - Love your themed party ideas and love the video even more!

November 1, 2012 - 6:31 pm

Sara Lucero - I AM so happy you were a part of it!!

November 1, 2012 - 6:31 pm

Sara Lucero - Aww thank you Diana!

November 1, 2012 - 6:44 pm

Jessica - Love this so much!! Thank you for having us!! And that game was so rigged! Grr! ;)

November 1, 2012 - 8:21 pm

Des - That photo of Taylor fixing the cupcakes is like, amazing. It made me feel like I was looking at a homemaker in the 50′s. :) Looks like you guys had a blast. :)

November 2, 2012 - 10:45 am

TJ - Beautiful pictures and what a great video! It looks like you guys had so much fun!
xo TJ

November 4, 2012 - 8:06 am

Liana - I’m with Des. The shot of Taylor fixing cupcakes is incredible. Everything about it – that lighting is bonkers good – screams Mad Men.

November 4, 2012 - 9:10 pm

Leslie - I LOVED the video!!! SO fun! Looks like you guys had a great Halloween!! :-)

June 5, 2013 - 5:19 pm

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