have i mentioned how much i hate spiders? we live in a basement apartment, so unfortunately spiders are just a part of life. last year i sprayed the apartment and window wells with a product called "Home Defense." it's a bug/insect killer that is safe for your home, but this year i was weary to use it b.c of brennan. i wondered if the bugs and SPIDERS would really be that bad. well, they really are THAT bad!!! this week i have killed 3 BLACK WIDOWS! yes, i am a lover of halloween, cute spider decorations and all, but i am NOT a fan of the real deal. boo boo boo!!! so after taking this picture of the 2nd black widow i put brennan down for a nap and went on an outside bug spraying spree. on my field trip i killed ANOTHER black widow spider. if black spiders don't scare you, then the HUGE RED DOT on the black widow spiders should! it's there for a reason...to tell you to SQUISH AND RUN! so, now that the spray is sprayed i am dealing with spiders running for their lives into the house. this will pass in a few days, but i am not enjoying the scare of finding them by the bed, by brennan, on the wall, etc. etc. yay for bug spray!