Archive for November, 2013

Fall in Atlanta

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

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We’ve had a couple of beautiful fall weekends here in Atlanta!  This time of year our park across the street is just so pretty.  Here’s a video from a couple weeks ago (pw=pitanga)

Orme Park Fall 2013

 

Here we are playing in the park last weekend

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And this was yesterday, in the backyard, covered in leaves, we filled 2 bags worth and didn’t even make a dent.

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Then later in the evening Thomaz built a fire pit out of old patio stones, and we had hot cocoa and built a fire.  Was all very exciting!  (video pw=pitanga)

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Autumn Fire

 

~ Posted by Andrea ~

Stella Rosemarie

Sunday, November 17th, 2013


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Our little beauty!  Surprisingly, this was not staged, she happened to actually be frolicking in the garden and I had the camera nearby to catch it!

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Happy Halloween

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

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Halloween gets more and more fun every year. Stella and Lucas were both way excited about it! Sometime in Sept Stella’s school had farm week, and she has since declared that pigs are her “fav-bo-it” animal. So when asked what she wanted to be for Halloween she decided to be a piggy.

Lucas wanted to be Dusty from the Disney planes movie, but was very disappointed at the Target version of the Dusty costume and asked if we could make one with bigger wings. So we made an awesome costume out of a box. Everyone got to help with the spray paint in the backyard, and then he proceeded to not wear it (the wings were too big of course). Oh well, at least we got some good pics 🙂

Working on the costume:

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Dressed up and getting a head start on candy before we even head out to the party at the neighbors…

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Yard party + trick or treating with friends

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Tearing into the candy….fun times!

~ Posted by Andrea ~

 

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Stella does the Hula

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

This video is a couple months old, but is already a Stella classic. (pw=pitanga)

Stella Hula

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Stella’s Happ-a-dee-do

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Before posting newer pics and things, have to make a Stella birthday post!

Here’s the birthday girl, she turned 2 on July 8th, and we had such fun with her puppy party….
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Uncle Pat, Aunt Lori, cousin Owen and Grandma Jan were all in town for the weekend.  Was so great to have them here!  We did fireworks, a visit to the botanical gardens, some hot dogs at the Varsity, fun times…

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~ Posted by Andrea ~