Thanks everybody! This year was great. I didn't really do much (compared to previous years.) My wife really pulled her weight this year and we were able to put together a "new" look and party feel.
As promised, some more pictures:
Here is the stage picture with better lighting. For the party we turned off the room lights and just left those side lights on. There was one light right behind the big sign and it cast an awesome shadow with the draping fabric
and add ghosts
the pictures of us from the photo spot:
I've been editing the pictures of party goers. I'm adding ghosts here and there. Here are a couple:
Here's the group photo for this year:
these two girls weren't even at the party ... creepy
This year's new cookie was a stained glass pumpkin. We also had a graveyard cupcake and ghost chips to match the theme.
Some other cool pictures:
my oldest daughter and I
Is this your baby?
Trying to get people's attention and say something
Eyeballs, anyone? Step right up and be served ... ::evil laughter::
A little lunch shopping before the party. Just your average Sunday in Japan.