The Lady of Shalott
No, I am not joking. She has the most gorgeous wine coloured medieval gown, with split sleeves and white satin lining. Her blonde wig is perfection, and hangs down past her waist. She is a picture... a poem. I. Am. So. Proud.
Child Number Two as
What character could be more perfect for my tiny, mighty six-year-old? She is in HEAVEN with the letter "S" emblazoned on her chest, and red sparkly cape streaming out behind her...
Child Number Three as
One of the most delightful animated shows for children on television today... She is sporting a pink fleecy outfit, and a beautiful knitted "piggy" hat, complete with ears, snout, and curly tail. I've told the older girls to prop her up in front of them at the front doors, and get her to perform her "Snoooooorrrkk!!" They'll get double-helpings of candy FOR SURE.
And what about me, you ask?
Well, I was completely prepared to dress up as Elphaba, from the musical "Wicked", AKA The Wicked Witch of the West (typecasting, I know). But, when I mentioned to Wee Three that I would be donning GREEN MAKEUP for the role, she visibly recoiled... Mummy With New Hair is ONE thing, but Mummy With Green Face (and neck, and hands, and arms, and...) is apparently something else ALTOGETHER.
Maybe next year.
Child Number One DID try to cheer me up, though...
Child Number One: (patting me on the shoulder sympathetically) You know what? You should just go as Mummy WITHOUT Makeup... That'll be WAY scarier, anyway.