Pumpkins and Horses

22 10 2013

Fall is one of my favorite times of year and here are a few good reasons…

Taking a trip to the pumpkin farm

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Carving pumpkins

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Visiting horses and donkeys (at a rescue farm).

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Painting a horseshoe

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Lunch truck

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Furlough Fall Fun

22 10 2013

The federal government was furloughed for 16 days this month which meant Paul and I were out of work for a number of those days. While it wasn’t fun not knowing when it would end or when (if) we would get paid, we did enjoy extra time with the kiddos and each other. It was kind of like having snow days without the snow!

My favorite furlough partner….I “fur-love” him. Smile

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We got a LOT of organizing done on the days off.

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We took some fun trips to breakfast, shopping, and the park with the kids.

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We scheduled a joint “2-year” and “6-month” doctor visits for the kids. They got their vaccinations and flu shots. We have a clean bill of health for both happy growing babies! We’re so blessed.

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Henry is enjoying a new “seat” at the table, and Amelia loves her new Elmo umbrella.

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Amelia and I had a fun morning at a nearby early childhood center that was set up like a preschool.

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We also got to meet friends for a walk around the pond at Rio.

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20 Years Later…

08 10 2013

I took a quick weekend away and traveled back to Indiana for my 20 year high school reunion. I had a fun weekend hanging out with my best friend Erin and her husband and enjoyed seeing what many of our classmates are up to now.

Thanks to my hubby Paul for letting me go and keeping the kids busy and well cared for at home!

Always love going out to breakfast with Erin and Dustin

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Checking out their hangouts in Noblesville town square

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I got to meet Vincent (new kitty)

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And Rita (new puppy) finally!

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Erin and I had bought the same shoes

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It doesn’t feel like that long ago…

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