Halloween Fun

A few weeks ago, I wasn’t sure we would be participating in anything related to Halloween.  But Calder seems to have overcome his fears, and in fact was sharing his milk and Kleenex with Sam earlier today.  The fact that it was in the mid-60s and a Friday night, and we were thrilled that we’d be able to join in some of the festivities at our church’s Trunk-or-Treat program tonight.

It’s hard to believe how much Calder has changed since last year…
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Knowing that we had his pumpkin costume, we planned to have Miss Seneca wear that.  After considering a few possibilities, we opted for non-traditional for our Little Man.  By himself, it seems a little weird.  But put him next to his sister and the “pieces” come together. 

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Our little “pumpkin pi(e)” trick-or-treaters!  Yes….we really are that dorky!  But hey, I figure it’s best to get a few of the obligatory “I can’t believe my parents did this to me” moments over and done with!  It doesn’t look like either were too severely damaged by the experience.

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He didn’t particularly love the actual getting of the candy – he would pull back his arm and try to snuggle in.  But once he realized he got to keep it — and EAT it — he was a little more interested!

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Little Snow White here, knows the ropes and seems to be have a grand time!

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Say “Sugar!”

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Who’s that diva?! 🙂

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This shot is one of my favorites!  Even though it was just approaching 8pm (aka bedtime) the excitement of the night, plus the influx of sugar, made Dad’s antics to try for a decent picture that much funnier!  I’m quickly learning how kids are reminders to stop and enjoy the simple things in life!

Here’s wishing each of you a safe and happy Halloween!

Best Shot Monday ~ Cider Mill Fun

We couldn’t have asked for more perfect weather for our trip to Uncle John’s Cider Mill on Saturday.  It was great fall fun and it gave us a chance to hang out with our friends for a while too!

Driving a tractor…

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Cute tush crawling around!

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Cool fire truck…

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Future fire fighter?

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I love their goofy faces here!

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A sandbox…yippee!

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Lots-o-pumpkins

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“I hold onto Calder…”

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Watching the horsies down by the orchard.

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“Mmmm….donuts are good!”

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Seneca sorta woke up, but didn’t seem too enthused about cider!

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Fun family shot (notice Calder can’t stop waving his arms for a second!)

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Finally, my Best Shot.  I don’t think there’s anything about this image I could love more!  He seems like such a big boy here! 

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Even though I’m late this week, I still wanted to play.  Head here to see other best shots!