31 October 2010

peeks from my photoshoot


Buck-a-roo has a sweet {girl}friend, ‘AE’, that he’s attended preschool with since he and she were two years old


Audrey’s mother asked me several weeks back if I’d photograph their family!

…..certainly I will!!

She chose to take pictures at the LSU Rural Life Museum.  I had never been to this location and it turned out to be a fantastic!  Not to mention, the superb fall weather that’s upon us these past few days. 


Thanks ‘E’ Family for the opportunity to photograph your family and spend a Saturday running wild through the grounds of the LSU Rural Life Museum and feeding the ducks at the Bass Pro Shop!

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Buck-a-roo had his hand at the camera once or twice……nice sun flare son!!


I was also on a mission myself…..taking pictures of my boys as well in hopes of capturing a nice candid shot for this year’s Christmas cards! 


This is not the one; however, I do believed I captured it!

note:  we did pay to regular adult admission fees to visit the LSU Rural Life Museum


I do realize that it is Halloween night and I am blogging about anything and everything but Halloween, to include Christmas. 

You see, I am not crazy……we did not carve pumpkins this year as I just, today, discovered that one of our “carving” pumpkins (we need two of everything to get anything accomplished in this here family) rotted {is that a word?}.  I stumbled upon this mishap just as I was about to setup the table and call the boys to carve.

Not. Good.

And, we have yet to trick-or-treat due to this ordinance in our parish.  We will do so tomorrow night ~ a day late and a dollar short, but apparently it’s the law!

For tonight {Halloween 2010}, please re-enjoy my last year’s Halloween post and I will return with a post in the near future bearing pictures of the Vaughn Ninja Brothers!

28 October 2010

Size Matters








Apparently size matters when choosing a pumpkin?!?!



Or does it??…..


This kid decided to go for quantity over quality size!

26 October 2010

{built} Home Sweet Home 13.0

That’s right!  You read the post title correctly.  It is no longer building, rather built! 

That is indeed why I haven’t posted to my poor blog is over a month.  I have been living {a busy} life and to be perfectly honest, I haven’t missed my computer one iota.

However, I am back now because Blogher Ads flagged my blog for no recent activity in a month because I have begun to miss blogging and it looks as if the 13th installment in this home building adventure is proving to be lucky #13.  This post post will conclude the adventurous home building endeavour chronicled in pictures here on this blog. 

These pictures were taken just prior to our housewarming party last Saturday night where we hosted 45+ people into the wee hours of the morning.  A good time was had by all and now we can call ourselves settled in our new home and get back to a quieter, more routine routine. 

You will see finished, decorated for Halloween, setup for our party pictures of the boys’ rooms and bathroom and and the living areas (keeping room, kitchen, living room, dining room, butler’s pantry) from several angles.  Guests began to arrive before I took pictures of the master suite or guest quarters…….so sorry. 

Thanks for following along this 6month+ journey in our lives and without further ado……..

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{yes, that is a pair of Franko’s socks beneath the coffee table a mere 10 minutes before our guests were to arrive!}