Life In Photos #28

sunset

Sunsets up in the mountains are so beautiful.

bird watching

We had our first class for the fall session at Prescott Farm this week (read my thoughts on the spring class here!) and my little had to get in some bird watching before class began.

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SQUEE!! Look at that little face!! This was the first time I’d ever seen a praying mantis so up close (one of my friends had it on her leg!). It started out all cute and innocent looking….

praying mantisB

…..but then got quite grumpy and started air boxing haha! Cranky praying mantis.

pumpkin lights

We decorated for Halloween at the beginning of the week including decking out my little’s room with pumpkin lights.

pumpkin

And in my favorite news of the week, my little miss is no longer afraid to carve pumpkins!! In previous years, we’ve always had to paint pumpkins as she insisted that we couldn’t carve because “it would hurt the pumpkin!” which I actually thought was totally adorable. Plus, shocker, I love to paint so that was a plus! But this year, she wanted to make a jack-o-lantern! It was a team effort – I gutted the pumpkin, she drew on the face (with a bit of help for the teeth 😉 ) and then the hubs carved it. I really wish it hadn’t been so dark so I could have snapped a pic of her face when we first lit the candle. She thought it was amazing!

Instagram RoundUp

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Clockwise, from top left.

1. I made mini apple crisp pies! There will be proper photos and a post coming soon!
2. Edgar loves to snuggle on the arm rest of the couch.
3. Made three batches of homemade tomato soup – yum!
4. More shading on Mr. Cumberbatch here. There’s even more done now (you’ll see on WIP Wednesday) – he’ll be complete soon!

Today we’re off to a fair, and I can’t wait to take more photos!

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4 thoughts on “Life In Photos #28

  1. nerdinthebrain says:

    I love the praying mantis pictures! (I especially love how much you loved the praying mantis!) 😀 And the pumpkin lights are fabulous. Your little’s resistance to hurting the pumpkin reminded me of Grace when we used to take her fishing. She would play with the bait worms and name them things like Sparkle and Dancer…then she would refuse to let us use them for bait. More than one fishing trip ended in us using artificial bait and taking worms home as “pets.” 😉

    • kaycreate says:

      That will so be my kiddo bahaha!!

      I was SO excited about the praying mantis!! So cool to see one up close – I actually have about ten pictures haha, but figured I’d keep it to the minimum here. 😉

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