Some years we do go trick or treating, but this Halloween, we were on holiday at Silverspring Hideaway near Constantine in Cornwall, so our Halloween 2015 was a little different than our usual ones.
I felt a little bit mean taking the boys away for Halloween, as they love to get dressed up and go Trick or Treating, but I knew they’d have a good time on holiday so I didn’t worry too much.
During the day on Halloween, the football was on so Si watched it on the laptop inside the pod, while I took the boys out for a walk around the fields for a while. It was lovely being out in the fresh air, and giggling about stupid things with them. We then spent some time playing connect Four until the football finished – Liverpool Football Club is the team of choice in our house in case you wondered!
Once football was over (Liverpool won so Si was happy) we went bowling at Ocean Bowl in Falmouth, which was the first time any of us had been there. I was really impressed with it there. The food we ordered for in between our games of bowling was reasonably priced and really tasty, and there are pool tables, a big screen and more to keep people amused other than the bowling.
It was the first time we’d been ten pin bowling in a long time, and it was a lot of fun. It was also really quiet as most people were probably trick or treating. At one point however there was a giant banana bowling….Halloween costumes really aren’t as scary as they used to be.
My favourite part of the evening came when we got back to our pod at Silverspring though. We went up in to one of the fields, where there’s a fire pit, and made a fire. The owners at Silverspring have a big store of wood that guests can use, plus a wheel barrow to take it all up to the field where you can have fires if you want to.
We were in a field pretty much in the middle of no where, and above us were more bright stars than I have ever seen in my life. We sat there munching on sweets, toasting marshmallows and generally just having a fun family time.
I have to say this was my favourite Halloween night in my life so far, and hopefully we made some great memories for the boys. I hope you all had a fun Halloween?