October 31, 2011

10.31.11

Worst. Traveler. EVER.

October 30, 2011

10.30.11

They played and played and played
until they could hardly play any longer.

October 29, 2011

10.29.11

Mady was thrilled to meet the resident {stray} resort pool kitty.

October 28, 2011

10.28.11

Hurricane Rina peetered out and we settled for a tropical storm instead.
The next morning (instead of days and days of rain as forecast-ed)
we were back on the beach.

October 27, 2011

10.27.11

Swilling drinks poolside...
while waiting for hurricane updates.

October 26, 2011

10.26.11

A vacation to celebrate a combined 65 years of wedded bliss.

October 25, 2011

10.25.11

Don't have to tell her twice to put her feet up.

October 24, 2011

10.24.11

Our {vacation} home away from home.

October 23, 2011

10.23.11

Longest run to date, 8.65 miles on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

October 22, 2011

10.22.11

The Pumpstra's.
{The closest we are getting to Halloween festivities this year =
Picnik-ing pumpkins}

October 21, 2011

10.21.11

First friend phone call:
Successfully negotiating Friday night plans with a 1st grade buddy.

October 20, 2011

10.20.11

She just might have a mild case of OCD.
{She lined her bowls up on the paper towel, not me}

October 19, 2011

10.19.11



With a couple clicks of the mouse, 
my 2011 Birthday Bonanza/Christmas shopping is almost complete.

October 18, 2011

10.18.11

Daddy was Ella's field trip date today.
{And lucky for him she was much more agreeable than she was three years ago}

October 17, 2011

10.17.11

Just passing the time while Mommy makes applesauce.

October 16, 2011

10.16.11

...and it's only just begun.

October 14, 2011

10.14.11

My mom used to do these for us too.
(Thanks, Mom!)

October 13, 2011

10.13.11

Game 5 and we're are still alive.

October 12, 2011

October 11, 2011

10.11.11

Off to school.
(OK, not for Mady-cakes. She had her dreams squashed shortly after this photo was taken.)

October 10, 2011

10.10.11

It's a rare day that Mommy says yes to Play-Doh.

October 9, 2011

10.9.11

I love how the neighborhood kids include Dylan & Ella 
(and my husband) when they play outside.

October 8, 2011

10.8.11

The 12th-ish annual girls' shopping weekend.

October 7, 2011

10.7.11

Any guesses which movie we watched (again) this week?

October 6, 2011

10.6.11

My second pair of new running shoes in the same calendar year.
This might just make me a runner.

October 5, 2011

10.5.11

The first inaugural ladies' craft night {Let's Get Clippy} was a hit!

October 4, 2011

10.4.11

My new assistant hard at work 
(on Nana Jen's old computer.)

October 3, 2011

10.3.11

Sometimes it's no fun to be the baby.

October 2, 2011

10.2.11

We've been best friends since we were three.
She knows exactly how to make me laugh.

October 1, 2011