Getting Ready for a Party!!
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I'm been so excited to attend Vanessa's Halloween Party. I know it's gonna be a totally awesome bash. I looked through my closet for something to wear but, well, if you knew the mess that was my closet, you wouldn't be surprised when I tell you I couldn't find anything suitable to wear. So I did something much more fun.
I went shopping for a new dress at this great little spot in the city. As you can see there were a lot of folks shopping for the holidays.
I saw this cute outfit at a fashion show but y'know, it seemed too daytime to me.
I could go with the classic little black dress. Hmmmm. Maybe. I'll keep it in mind.
This is pretty, glittery and fun but I don't know how I feel about the shaggy skirt. Hmmm. Nah.
I like the classic witch look but I'm not sure if the flying monkey embroidery is too cutesy for a witch my age. Nice though.
Now wait a minute! Look at this. Oh yeah! Who said witches have to always wear black, huh? Now this is a party dress! This is definitely it!
Oh my, look at the time. It's almost midnight! The party will soon start and I don't want to miss a single minute of it.
First some fun stockings. Don't want to take myself too seriously.
And check out these fantabulous witchy shoes I found at Ezmerelda's Bootz 'N Shoez. I put a comfort spell on them so even though they look wickedly high heeled, they're actually comfortable enough to dance in all night!
And I can't forget a little bling for the around the neck. I love my new necklace. Picked it up at the faery ball this summer. (I really did!)
It's a bit chilly here but I know as I fly south it will warm up so I think I'll forego a cloak. I'd just have to stuff it somewhere by the time I get past Bakersfield.
But I'll definitely need a hat. A witch really doesn't go anywhere without it. (Even if you can't see it. Then she's just wearing an invisible hat. Bet you didn't know that.)
I think I'm ready. Where did I put my broom? I'm always forgetting where I leaned it last.
Well, wouldn't you know it. It's in the last place I thought to look. I actually put it back where it's supposed to be for a change!
Let's see. Should I take my every day black broom? Or the shiny new confetti colored one? It's an awfully long flight. I think I'll be better off sticking with my trustworthy old friend.
Oops, I almost forgot the goodies I'm bringing. They'll slip over the front of the broom for the ride. Don't peek now.
Off I go!!!!!
There's a lot of traffic out in the skies tonight. There sure are a lot of folks going to the party. Look at this adorable little one. She's accompanying her mother and is really excited to be going to her first big holiday party.
Over Sacramento I saw a whole group of girlfriends in red dresses. I didn't realize it would be such a popular color choice. Red definitely must be the new black this year. No matter - the more the merrier!
Whew, I made it. That was really a lonnnng ride. I would have gotten here sooner but I touched down in Los Angeles at an all night Starbucks for a pumpkin spice frappucinno. Those head winds makes a girl thirsty.
Wow, the broom parking is already full! What a crowd is gathering. And not everyone is arriving by broom. I'm sure there are just as many folks coming by foot, bicycle, unicorn, hearse, griffin, and even by car! I can hardly wait to get inside. Maybe I'll just go up by the back door, it'll be faster.
"I'm sorry ma'am, this is the servant's entrance only. May I accompany you around to the front entrance?" Uhm, no thanks. I think I can find my way. Just around through the graveyard, right?
Oh, how charming. It's all lit up with that full moon up there in the sky.
Uhm. Full moon? That's strange. It's already almost half past waxing where I live. I wonder how Vanessa managed that!? Nice touch.
Here we are. I can hear laughing and music. I can hardly wait to get inside. Now, how do I open...
How nice, there's a butler opening the door. "Won't you come in." Why, what a friendly guy! I'll just find a spot to set my hat, bring my baskets back to the kitchen, and then I'm ready to mingle. I'm sure I'll be seeing a lot of old friends and meeting a lot of new ones.
Psssst. Over here. Yeah on the other side of the monitor screen. So, I have to let you know that in real life I'm off at my son's football game and I won't be at the party until late Saturday evening. But I'll be lingering at the party for the rest of the weekend, maybe even into the next week, to be sure to get to everyone elses little corners of the festivities. And remember, I'm Posting Spooky all month. Feel free to come back after you recover from the party for a more relaxed visit with more spooky, autumny, and Halloween posts all October long, both here on over on my studio blog, starting with October 1st in the archives and all the way through the beginning of November with Stephanie and Susanna's Dia Bloglandia celebration. I'll keep the kettle hot for tea and the pantry filled with pumpkin bars and fresh apples. I'm always up for a friend come a-knocking.