Monday, October 22, 2007

Getting Ready For Fall

It has been such a strange fall season for me. It just doesn't seem right to be pumpkin picking, going on hay rides, & decorating for Halloween when it is 80 degrees out. So I have been putting off all of our fall traditions waiting for cooler days.

Well this weekend wasn't exactly the perfect fall weather, but at least it was a bit more like what I have pictured in my head. So Saturday afternoon we went & bought pumpkins.
Caleb, Connor, Rachel, & Kailey posing for a great fall photo
Caleb on a quest for the "perfect" pumpkin

Rachel trying to look like one of the pumpkins...always with the bangs in her face

Connor finds a unique shaped pumpkin

Kailey peeking over the pumpkins

Later that evening after a yummy meal at Famous Dave's we went back to the farm for the Haunted Trail. It was so much fun. The kids were clinging to us as we walked the 1/2 mile through the trial built into the corn field. They had all these people dressed up, fog machines, sound effects, & spooky decorations. It was really well done. The kids are still talking about it. It is funny even though I knew things would be coming out at me I still screamed!!

Yesterday, Rachel had an idea to make our own tombstones & create a graveyard in the front of our house. So we headed over to Michael's with about $15 in supplies this is what Rachel came up with. She is really proud of her work. We will definitely be making more of these in the future. They were so fun to make.
Now we just need to pull out the rest of our Halloween & fall decorations.


Denise Hughes said...

You got some great fall pics even if the weather is not exactly right! We have been on the warm side for Ohio...but the trees are beautiful here!

Nicole said...

Love those PP picks! And your tombstones rock!

Morgan said...

Mmm, LOVE Famous Daves! The pics are great and those tombstones are great! Rachel should be very proud to have such a creative idea and be able to make it happen!

Going For Greatness said...

Laura! you got some GREAT shots!! The kids look awesome and that camera you have just takes the BEST PHOTOS!!!
I love your tombstones!!! Can't wait to see them in person!!!

Morgan said...

OMG, I just read the tombstones... HILARIOUS!!!

Jana Eubank said...

Cute pics! I know what you mean about weather! You feel like it should atleast be cool enough to be wearing jackets! :)

Michelle Lanning said...

hat great pics -- love fall!

NikJustNik said...

AWESOME PHOTOS!!!!! Looks like it was all fun!!

croppin carla said...

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