This year, Halloween falls on a Wednesday. Big Sprout's church group meets on Wednesdays. Do you see where this is going?
So the church is doing a hayride and supper for the kids Halloween evening, and Big Sprout has decided that she would like to do that instead of going trick-or-treating. This is fine for me, because after the costume fiasco (she finally decided on a costume I could not find ANYWHERE) I am just as glad that she wants to do something that does not require a costume.
DH is miserable about it. He has taken her trick or treating every year since she was one year old, and it has become something he really looks forward to. Now this year she would rather do something else. Poor guy.