Saturday, October 22, 2011

Firepit Fun

Our Sunday School class (Lifegroup) headed into the woods behind our church and had an adventure. We set up 2 fire pits, a bunch of table of food, folding chairs, and a projector (to watch the world series). The children ran around like crazy while the adults enjoyed great conversation and a million s’mores. We couldn’t have asked for better weather. Just chilly enough for s’more making but not so chilly you needed gloves or a coat. What a fun night!

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Madeline and Samantha hugging it out. I have never seen so much running!

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Yes, his face is dirty..why?  Because he was eating dirt.

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Madeline isn’t too sure about this smoke thing.

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Will decided to kick up his heels while he waited on dinner.

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Look at that line of haze.

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Madeline with her marshmallow! What a fun evening. Now off to bed to be ready for church tomorrow.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Pumpkin Patch

This morning our MOPS (mother’s of preschoolers) group headed to the Pumpkin Patch. Here are a few pictures of my little pumpkins. I couldn’t figure out how to haul a 27 pound Will and a pumpkin out of the patch so we are just going to pick our pumpkin at Sam’s. Madeline did get a little one that she could proudly carry.

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This hat makes me think of my Papa (William “Bill” Morris) I can remember him wearing a hat very similar hunting!

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Ignore the drool (teeth coming in) and focus on the blue eyes.

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Madeline was super excited her friend from Sunday School, Rebekah, was there! Maybe this will help the crying…

New friend Colton was pretty fun too! They searched and searched for the largest pumpkin they could find.

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All Will wants to do is chew on things. Can you believe those HUGE pumpkins? Madeline’s tiny pumpkin is sitting next to her. She asked if she could put it in her room and sleep with it tonight.

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Watch out farmers, here comes Maddie Grace!  Fall in O’Fallon sure is beautiful. I am enjoying the chilly weather and gorgeous trees! What a blessing.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Happy Fall!

Here are a few cute pictures of the kids. Can you believe these mums were teeny tiny when I planted them last spring? I LOVE FALL in O’Fallon!

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Yes, I did try to take some of them together…OH BOY!!!

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Saturday was the big 6th anniversary for Nick and I. We celebrated with a song....

and then Nick gave me this beautiful edible arrangement. (I have wanted one forever and it has not disappointed!)

 Then we headed out for a nice dinner.  It was a yummy dinner with the family. Madeline told us she was going to pretend to be a princess at dinner. She sure did! She was so very grown-up.
It was a wonderful day with the family.