Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween festivities and Daddy’s Birthday

On Devil’s night, after making daddy a special birthday card…..


….we decided to carve the pumpkin.  My thinking that Annika would love to dive right in and fetch out all the gooey pumpkin seeds was completely off.  She thought it was the most disgusting thing….she attempted to reach her hand in once but that didn’t go over so well.  She couldn’t believe I was doing such a gross thing and didn’t even want to be in the same room! LOL  She did agree that the best part was eating the roasted pumpkin seeds after!  She ate almost half the bowl!


Absolutely disgusted…and a little concerned that I was sticking my hand in


Attempting it…


Nope….too gross…..

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Yummy roasted pumpkin seeds!


Daddy’s Birthday!!!  Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband!!!!

Annika was so proud to show off her Halloween costume!


Showing daddy her costume


Maverick doing the “Annika smile”

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Attempting to put on her own makeup….and showing off her pretty makeup


Trick-or-treating with uncle


Grandpa showing Annika how to be a butterfly

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Hugs for uncle


Notice the birthday boy in the background….!


She found grandma and grandpa’s candy stash


…and decided to start stocking up!

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Trying out Jenn’s Almo suit


The “real” Almo!


And then it was time to go Trick-or-Treating with daddy and Grampie!!

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Little Monkey Jamie

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Annika’s 1km race

Her last “race” of the season!  She loved it and was so proud of herself!  She couldn’t get enough of all the people cheering her on down the finish shoot.


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Annie race 2

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Sporting the headband she won!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

~35 weeks~

I was born at 35 weeks, so hitting this milestone in both my pregnancies has been significant - knowing that if little Loaring was to be born, she would most likely be able to thrive on her own.  Her lungs and the majority of her organs are fully grown, so its just a waiting game now.  Could it be daddy’s birthday (Halloween)??? or is she going to decide to stay safe and sound until her due date on December 1??  I’m counting the days!!  We all can’t wait to finally meet her and love her to pieces!!


My belly at 35 weeks


What Little Loaring looks like inside my belly :D

Friday, October 22, 2010

Which costume????

Last year at the annual “girls weekend” in Pennsylvania, my aunt Pat bought Mavie a few Halloween costumes…Maverick likes all of them :D….but I can only choose one!



Our little prisoner….suites his name pretty well!

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Not feelin the ladybug…too girly I guess..

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The pumpkin suite was adorable

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The rooster costume was too cute, but blended in too much

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The devil costume was a little big….but also suites his name pretty well

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Annika’s favourite was the pumpkin and she wanted to test it out herself


And the winner is…..a tie….Prisoner or pumpkin…if Annika will share :D  Stay tuned for Annika’s awesomely cute costume this year!  She can’t wait to go trick-or-treating with her daddy!