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World-Famous Krupicka Family Halloween Party, 2013 Edition

October 29th, 2013 (12:50 am)

As usual, the World-Famous Krupicka Family Halloween Party was Del Ray's best party of the year. Skeletons were especially popular this time, particularly those with a Day of the Dead vibe. Speaking of skeletons, Rob and Lisa really outdid themselves with the food, decorations, and other preparations this year. And that's saying a lot.

It wasn't all skeletons. Other colorful, scary, or imaginative costumes abounded. I never made the time to have my fortune told. I guess I was too busy eating baked potatoes and drinking sangria. The kids had a blast bouncing in the moon bounce and toasting the world's biggest marshmallows for s'mores. Even the weather was perfect -- a relief, after last year's hurricane.

Here is a selection of photos with some highlights.


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Doctor Who (left) time-traveled to the 19th century to bring Laura Ingalls Petrini and a western lawman to the celebration. (This shot was not actually taken at the Krupicka house, but was snapped just after we stepped out of the Tardis before leaving for the party.)


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A skeleton quartet.


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Rob presides over the scary food.


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Splitting headache.


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The best tattoos.
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Putting on such a great party takes a lot of preparation. Poor Lisa worked herself to the bone.


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Awesome Day of the Dead mask.


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I probably should have swapped out the black canvas camera bag for something in calico.


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A bewildered baby peacock.


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Too much partying.