Saturday, November 20, 2010

{Halloween Catch-up}

I am feeling behind in more ways than just blogging.  I was counting down the days to feeling better (usually right at the 16 week mark...which is today!) just to be thrown back into the nausea pit. 

I am back on the anti-nausea medication and

trying to count my blessings and

forcing myself to get some things done and

forgetting the fact I hoped to be feeling well by Thanksgiving. 

It is what it is. 

I am resolved by the fact that for me each pregnancy makes the nausea worse and last longer.
And, I wouldn't change a thing to be able to carry this little one inside.

Okay. Halloween.  Yes we survived it! We were so slammed the week of Halloween we actually carved our pumpkins in between Saturday soccer/errands and the church Halloween Party on Oct least they were in tip top shape for Halloween night!

Carson did awesome on his all on his own (the middle).  Trevor carved the 'phantom' on the end.  And yours truly did the rest...I am the quick and master carver in the family.

And then tradition on Halloween to have my sister and her fam over for the night-time festivities!  My lovely sister came to my rescue by bringing a delicious dinner that the kids all filled up on before heading out trick or treating and gorging themselves on candy, candy, candy.  The kids LOVE being with their cousins!

Addy as our little Toy Story, Jessie!

And her side-kick, Woody.

I couldn't talk Carson into being Buzz Lightyear ( embarrassing mom!)...he went 'scary' this year.

 Ry is a little freaked out by Car. Is that really my big brother??

Sweet cousins Ry and Brynn.

 And all the kids. Paige had just woken up from a nap and was definitely not into picture time.  She warmed up after a few minutes and was her happy self!

 Full tummies with dinner. Now off to trek the neighborhood....and no rain....yay!

These two walked on their own this year (no wagon or stroller needed).  They made it half-way through the neighborhood in very happy moods. Ry couldn't stop saying "Trick or Treat!".

Always such a fun time so I couldn't pass up posting these pics even if it is way overdue!


Aim 9:34 PM  

Oh my gosh, they are so cute! Yes, I do remember when they wouldn't be cute anymore they had to get scary! Cars looks good! Adie is the cutest Jesse, Ry is such a lil cutie! I just love your kids so much! The Apken girls melt my heart too! I am so glad you guys have eachother! Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Love you!

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