What do you do on Halloween when your kids are all grown and no one comes knocking on your door looking for treats anymore?
You line up on the boardwalk with your dog and parade around in costumes for charity. There were 54 dogs registered this year. They said it was a record.
I'm glad I wasn't a judge.
There were too many clever and adorable costumes to choose from.
See what I mean?
I think the Ewok was my favorite. Simple but oh, so adorable.
Wonder Woman was a close second.
But then along came the Grinch with his long suffering pooch.....
...and Thing 1 and Thing 2. Who could choose?
This little one was a bit overwhelmed. She hid under the bench all day.
Who could blame her? There were dragons....
....and lions on the loose.
Pup was also overwhelmed, in fact, borderline hysterical the whole time. We didn't dress her or Old Doggie up since we only found out about the event the night before. We'll be ready next year. The Mister has plans.
As the dog parade was winding down, the kiddie parade was just beginning. The little secret bar that looks like someone's house near the boardwalk was getting ready to hand out goodies complete with dragons and a drop dead perfect Dumbledore. Now, if I only had a kid....