Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Weekend goodness @ the pumpkin patch

I really loving this time of year - the weather has finally cooled down and we were able to enjoy Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Patch last weekend without breaking a sweat. This was our third year at this particular farm, our first year we went as a family and last year I took Mitch's parents.






We met up with some friends and the kiddos had a blast! Hay jumping, picking pumpkins, train rides & even a corn maze....








It was a lot of fun, but I'm glad to have the pumpkin patch done and dusted for another year. That place was crazy busy!


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Friday, October 24, 2014

Play

Because the everyday, candid moments are often the most beautiful - snapshots of the kiddos at play at a random park in Genoa, Nevada on our Lake Tahoe getaway...











And of course, because we couldn't resist a couple of posed shots in this beautiful location... :-)






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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Pumpkins & ponies

Pumpkins & ponies - a sweet little festival we happened across in South Lake Tahoe a couple of weekends ago. With a bounce house, rock decorating, face painting and even a donkey, it was a perfect way for the kiddos to let off some steam!













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Monday, October 20, 2014

Because I love it here

I feel like we've been to Lake Tahoe so many times since I've been writing this blog that I'm running out of blog post titles whenever we visit. But anyway - the weekend before last, we took advantage of a great deal at a Aston Lakeland Resort (where we stayed at this same time last year with Mitch's family) and with a few friends in tow, headed back to this beautiful lake; my American happy place.


I just don't tire of Lake Tahoe. Autumn here is beautiful - the leaves are changing to brilliant shades of yellow + orange, the weather is crisp but warm in the sun, there's a beautiful smell in the air. On the south shore, the water was even warm & shallow enough to walk out into the lake itself.






It really was a relaxing, laid back weekend. Beautiful scenery, great company & cute kiddos... Can we go back already?







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