Friday, November 30, 2012

Tardiness–It’s Just a Part of Me

Here’s some photo vomit from a number of Halloween/Fall themed events in which the Adamos took part. I just can’t let time pass without getting them out there in the blogosphere…and into my journal!

Dora Princess on the hunt for sweets. Man, what a difference a year makes! And why was it so darn dark already this time? We had a great time taking her around the block, and it was definitely worth skipping a night of school for me:

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All by herself!

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This talking skull was equal parts funny and freaky to her. It was hilarious…

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Even Daddy got something fun to wear!

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Surveying her loot:

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The weekend prior to Halloween was her school’s Fall Carnival. It was awesome! This preschool keeps impressing me over and over again. I can’t wait for the next event in February! Too much to say and too many great pics (though my camera stopped working about an hour into our visit and I FREAKED. Thankfully, I got it going again a day later. Phew!):



Bridget and her little friend, Mira, from class. Mira’s parents are both music teachers, too!


Punkin’ Chunkin’ was pretty darn fun:


We also enjoyed an evening of pumpkin and cookie decorating at our friends’ house – Juli & Sophia. The girls were adorable together!

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And lastly, my law school group’s Halloween event. Such cute kiddos! Check out the costume contest winner – Thomas the Train:

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Though I thought this family took the cake on cuteness. The older daughter is the gardener and her twin siblings are the gnomes. SO CUTE!


Bobbing for apples:


A tired Bridget..what’s new?!


Bean bag toss was a way bigger hit than I expected. An excellent last minute addition, me!


And I was totally in love with this little devil. Isn’t she the cutest?!?!


PHEW! That will have to do with super old posts for now. Halloween 2012 officially complete!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Shhh! We’re Hunting Chwistmas Twees…

Another year, another Adamo Family Christmas Tree Hunt. What a delightful time we were gifted with this year! Who knew the weather could be so perfect? If I had more time (darn studying for finals!), I’d share some pics from years past when the skies weren’t so friendly…but for now…

Daddy driving to the tunes of Christmas:


The blink-and-you’ll-miss-them signs we know all too well:


Dirt roads are so much fun!


A trailer was ready right when we pulled up. It’s like they were waiting for us!


And we’re off!


We had furry friends helping us all day long (I think they were laying some serious hot dog begging ground work…):


Let’s hunt!


The acreage hadn’t been mowed as it normally would be, so the grass was taller than Bridget! Led to a little more than average amounts of carrying time..I won’t complain about that ‘cause I love to carry my doodle bug!


Found a tree just her size Smile…but Mommy wanted one a little bigger.




Tree #2 – helping Daddy saw the trunk. Watch out for stickers!


We did it!


I’ve seen this girl take about 4 sips of soda in her life. I’m not soda drinker and I’d be THRILLED if my kids weren’t, too. Especially before the age of, oh, 15?! Nevertheless, I let her have a sip or two of mine (yes, I drink the occasional orange soda!) and she gulped it down. I think Daddy has been sneaking sips of his diet cokes to her on the sly…Daddies are such rule breakers.


A must:


Daddy does a great job tying the tree down every year:


As our trip was timed perfectly during regular nap hours (we arrived at 12 and left at 3 – genius on my part), I was willing to do just about anything to keep my girl from going insane (I know, I know…don’t give her soda!!!). Here are a few select shots from her rare chance to use her favorite toy ever – Mommy’s camera. She’s not a bad shot!


Stay tuned for pics of the tree all decorated and pretty!