So we had quite an eventful weekend, with lots of adorable pictures, and I just had to share. Luke usually smiles for the camera, but can be tickled into it if needed.
Friday started off the fun, with a trip to Walden Farm with the cousins. The boys would have dug in the grain for hours if we would have let them…simple pleasures!
Aden was having so much fun. He posed for a few pics, but really enjoyed running around with Grandma through the corn maze, and finding pumpkins.
Luke also posed with the pumpkins.
Alex, however, just wanted to eat the pumpkins!
Luke and Alex wanted to touch all the animals, and the hay, and the pumpkins, and well, EVERYTHING!!! Here they are admiring the miniature horse.
and now they are exploring the mini barn and caldron?!
Aunt Marissa helped everyone have soo much fun, and with three wiggly boys, extra hands are always needed! She really knows how to put a smile on Alex’s face.
Here is a picture that will melt your heart… doesn’t he make a cute pumpkin!?!
Just one more adorable shot of Luke in this cute little rocker!
And here’s the family at Walden Farm. Afterwards we picked pumpkins, Darin and I got a big one to carve, Aden got a medium sized one, just right for carrying around, and Luke and Alex got cute little itty-bitty pumpkins!
Saturday, started off early with volunteering at the Buddy Walk, a fundraiser for Down Syndrome research. Darin’s class volunteered to help with the games, and gave out medals after the walk. Luke and I finally met some of Darin’s classmates. Many of which jokingly called him Mr. President and other such names. Darin led the warm up exercises before the race, and he was great.
Later that afternoon, we hit up the Music and Molasses Festival for more fall festivities including, Luke being a farmer for a day, kettle corn, cinnamon roasted almonds, roasted corn on the cob, and a sheep herding demonstration (that was not worth the wait).
And we finished off the night by watching IronMan with Dawn and Aaron, on the big screen. To which Luke could only say, Wow, over and over and over. I’ll have to have Darin put up a video of Luke saying Wow, that will make you smile too!
The weekend before that, we took a road trip to Kansas City for a visit. It was a quick trip, but so worth it. Luke met his KC cousins and really loved playing with all their toys.
He especially loved their little dog Diablo (teacup chihuahua), who in turn loved him! (Luke also always tried to catch a glimpse of their elusive cat… guess he will be an animal lover!) We got to take in a few soccer games… Darin and Luke got a little sunburnt (I, however, didn’t appear to get ANY sun according to my mom, quote “Did you not go to the games or something?” errr, I never got a tan this summer, I am truly white!)
We are really enjoying the fall in Tennessee… Darin is quickly falling in love with the South, hahaha, my plan is working…