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Monday, October 31, 2011

October 31st

Trick or Treat!!!

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Rebekah… a cowgirl!

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Anna… Little Red Riding Hood

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Micah… cowboy.

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Harvest Festival at Aunt Donna and Uncle Philip’s church.

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p.s. I had someone ask me if my “belly” was a “costume or real”…. ummm…….. Really?

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Luncheon for Leah…

Today my mom and sister hosted a wonderful seaside luncheon for myself along with a few very dear ladies… in honor of our Leah.

We enjoyed the delights that Las Brisas in Laguna Beach has to offer.

It was a picture perfect setting for a ladies afternoon out!

God’s amazing handiwork provided a glorious view!!

The weather was INCREDIBLE, the location and scenery? ….. well…. unbeatable…. and the company? perfection.

What a blessing to have family that shares in our delight as we get ready to welcome our daughter.

Thank you Mom and Donna for a beautiful day… where I truly felt a showering of blessings.

I love you both with all my heart.

 

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Rebekah… God’s chosen “oldest” to my “flock” and we truly marvel at what an incredible little woman she is. Such a great big sister!

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Part of our view…

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Me and my girls… all 3!Smile

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Las Brisas

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More of our view…

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Laughter…  always a good thing.

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Yummmmm…..

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Special details…

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Grandma and the girls…

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More yummmm…..

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The girls both gave me a a gift and they were so excited!

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Anna. So ready for her little sister. She adores her baby dolls and can’t wait to have Leah here. She has loved feeling my belly and keeps asking me “how many sleeps til baby Leah is here?” Her little sister is in for a world of lovin from her big sister Anna.

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Donna and Bekah

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A picture by my little artist, Rebekah.

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Not about to turn down a “Shirley Temple” Winking smile

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Just couldn’t get enough of the “day that the Lord has made”

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What a beautiful day! Now the real count down begins! Approximately 3 weeks! Hurry up little girl! Smile

Thank the LORD….

…. it’s only dirt!

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Whenever we bring Micah inside the house after time in the backyard, he inevitably has dirt on him in some capacity… and thus follows the…. sniff, check and make sure it is just dirt inspection. Winking smile

 

And then a bath!

You never can tell with this kid.Winking smile 

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Pumpkin Patch Time…

I’m not up-to-date on my blogging…

I have been in a pregnancy induced, just-about-as-tired-as-I-can-be “fog” as of late.

Although we have been pretty much sticking close to home lately… I have several things that are in my blog worthy photo bin.  Being home doesn’t eliminate picture taking Winking smile.

But those events will have to wait for now…

For the moment here is what our family trip to the pumpkin patch looked like…

Train rides…

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Group shot? Didn’t happen….

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The boy…. couldn’t stop! Climbing, running, pumpkin patch overload.

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Little piggy and random pictures…

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My sweet kids and the sweetest little corn cobs…

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Micah was in heaven. He normally puts up quite a fight when getting in the car… but this time he was so tuckered out from all the running, climbing, and running and climbing….

our leaving was struggle free. Smile

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Our Rebekah…

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Hay Maze Fun… Or as I like to call it…. CHILD CONTAINMENT!!!!! Smile

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Our Anna…

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My Favorite reasons to smile…

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Silliness and fun….

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And picnic and play time in a much more “unpopulated” section of the park…

And the picture on the left should say one thing ….

“ This mama is done!”

35 weeks…

 

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