Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Our Halloween Party with friends was today.
Here's Sophie, the ladybug fairy, and her spider web craft.
And Jason, the sparrow, playing a halloween game with a friendly ghost.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Our new barn/garage is coming along.  You can see the color of the siding now!
The kids love carving pumpkins.  They each picked out their own pumpkin.  Then, they draw the features on paper.  We tape the features to the pumpkin and daddy helps with the carving.
Sophie loved getting all the seeds and goop out of the pumpkin, and played with it during the whole carving process.
 
Here's Jason's pumpkin with the features taped on.
Daddy carving Sophie's pumpkin, per her drawing.
 Jason's pumpkin post carving.
 Our jack-o-lanterns!
The kids and I found a hubbard squash at the local roadside market stand while picking out pumpkins.  The sign said the best way to crack it open was to place it in a pillowcase and throw it on cement.  How could we refuse such a project?

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I've had a few requests (Dad) to post more pictures to the blog, especially for those not on facebook.  Things are calming down around here slightly, so I might try to start blogging again.  We had a crazy busy spring, summer, and fall.  We now have chickens that are old enough for egg laying.  We have a new pole barn that is pretty close to being finished.  And the kids are still growing and into every activity they can come up with from violin to ballet to soccer to bee keeping to drama and the upcoming local play!