The kids are back in school. Your schedule is almost all yours for at least a few hours every day. Coffee is sipped while still hot. Life is good.
Then…you have visions of Halloween.
Before you start to panic thinking up ways to distract your 7-year-old long enough to keep her away from the Monster High costumes or trying to stomach blowing $50 for plastic masks and cheap fabric suits from a big box store, you ease back into that comfy chair across from your favourite pals and split another of those sweet chocolate brownies with them. There is magic in the air.
You look down into your nearly empty latte cup and realize that all of this Halloween costume craziness could be avoided this year. If only someone in your town would host one of those very cool costume swaps that everyone is talking about over at National Costume Swap Day Canada!
That’s when you pitch it to the smiling moms around you – “Let’s be the ones to host a costume swap!” [Read more...]