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Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real {fun fall moments}

~PRETTY~
Need I explain?  Who doesn't fall in love with the jewel tones of this season?

~HAPPY~
Daddy being able to stop by for KC's school Halloween party made a small someone supremely happy!

~FUNNY~

Our three boys and our neighbor's boys coordinated their costumes without any of the adults realizing the plan.  Mario, Luigi, Waluigi and two Toads made quite a splash in the neighborhood while Trick or Treating.  All the Super Mario fans gave them kudos.

~REAL~
The irony of this moment on the deck made me laugh and I had to take a photo.  Pardon the unpainted toes - they're red now!  Thanks, Mom, for sending me the cookbook.  I love it!  Putting your feet up on a sunny afternoon on the deck while reading a gorgeous cookbook = heaven!  I highly recommend you try it yourself.  


Gratefully sharing here every Thursday

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Comments

  1. Love your little man's hand stamp happiness and the bark photos :) Great job of capturing fall! Have a good week!

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  2. I can tell that you and your camera have an on going relationship. Keep it up! ;D

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  3. I love the Halloween costumes! What smarties to coordinate that :) Your tree photos are great. You're right - there isn't much better than the fall colors.

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  4. Well, I guess there are two barefoot contessas! I haven't tried any of her recipes yet, but from looking at her cookbooks, I don't think it will be long.

    I love the costumes!! Terrific! And the first photo is so pretty - I get very little depth of field with my point-and-shoots.

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  5. Your littlest one is simply precious! Daddy-time is the best. And the Barefoot Contessa? Love her. I am actually making her roasted butternut squash tonight.... :)

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  6. LOOOOVE that first photo. SO beautiful.

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