Weekend with Dad

I flew to Atlanta to be in a wedding last weekend, and Lucy and Dad got FOUR days to spend together…from all the photos, it looks like it was quite a success…IMG_6334 IMG_6335 IMG_6348 IMG_6347 IMG_6346 IMG_6345 IMG_6616 IMG_6624 IMG_6459 IMG_6623 IMG_6458 IMG_6457IMG_6621 IMG_6462  IMG_6484 IMG_6629 IMG_6463 IMG_6464 IMG_6364 IMG_6363


Goofy faces at the park

This girl can be such a ham. i love it!IMG_6305 IMG_6308 IMG_6310 IMG_6315 IMG_6303 IMG_6313

And then of course some rice-cake lounging. The preferable way to eat your snack, in a full-recline. 😉IMG_6317 IMG_6320


Lucy’s second Halloween was a definite success. (And I think her new favorite holiday. SHE LOVED IT)

IMG_6277Step one: get in full Chewbacca garb. Including a brown eye-liner nose. (thankyou cousins for the great hand-me down!)

IMG_6601Chewbacca prepares for blastoff….

IMG_6602Gathering the troops for trick-or-treating!

IMG_6280A little unsure about what’s next. (Lucy wanted to stay as close as possible to her friend James/aka: Elmo) 😉

IMG_6279Still not sure what the fuss is all about…

IMG_6290Baby Brooke got to borrow Lucy’s lobster costume from last year. (Such a winner!)

IMG_6605First door!! Trick-or-treat!

IMG_6281 All it takes is one piece of candy, and this girl understands her mission!! Ring the bells!

IMG_6613Enjoying suckers with “Elmo”

IMG_6614(yes. she ate the whole thing….)

IMG_6286 This is not your average Halloween neighborhood…check out this show going on in someone’s driveway!

IMG_6287Lucy was hooked!

IMG_6615No extra hands to hold candy? No problem! Lucy can easily carry a full pack of Starbursts in her mouth, while Grandma and Mom help her walk down the street….

IMG_6288Before going home, we stopped by the “show” at the end of the street to watch a little bit more acrobatics and fire twirling. It was crazy!

IMG_6608(Lucy can’t take her eyes off of the action….)

IMG_6282All in all: a great Halloween.


Such a fun trip…we’re going to try to make our October weekend in Yosemite an annual tradition. This is our second year in a row- and we love it every time! The weather is perfect, the summer crowds are gone, and the leaves are changing to their fall colors!

IMG_5918Lucy got a little carsick on the drive there…but there’s nothing like a little McDonalds to cheer up a woozy-camper!

IMG_5923Watching Dad build the fire…

IMG_5928  Learning what it means to build a fire…..AHHHH!

IMG_5931 IMG_5938staying warm!

IMG_5961IMG_5963 IMG_5970 IMG_5981 IMG_5990These two will find books…even in the middle of the woods.

IMG_5995 IMG_5996 IMG_5997 IMG_5998Lucy makes our breakfast in the bear box.

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IMG_5999 DSC_0348  DSC_0331And this is Lucy trying to wear my hat. I don’t know the last time I laughed so hard….she insisted on wearing it on her entire head! And this lasted for about 5 minutes! DSC_0327 DSC_0324

DSC_0336Trying to play with her toys, without seeing them!? silly.. DSC_0294Give me back that hat!

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