Monday, October 31, 2011

Fall getaway with friends

We spent a wonderful weekend at Costanoa and in Half Moon Bay with the Ramseys!  It was a gorgeous October weekend and we went to the best pumpkin farm ever - Arata's.  We have been here before a few years ago - and Ava has talked about it ever since.  They have a bouncy house, GIANT hay maze, jousting shows, horse rides, hay rides, haunted barn...and oh yeah, LOTS of pumpkins!  We had a super fun time there, followed by some relaxing in our cabin, a great dinner and smores at night.  Couldn't get better company or have a better time.

Children of the Corn

Hay Maze - done.  In about 30-40 mins.  Seriously, it is hard.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Treehouse Pre-K Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Treehouse had a field trip to a local San Francisco pumpkin patch.  The kids took a hay ride, played in the little hay maze, ate their homemade pumpkin bread and chose pumpkins.  A fun, festive morning - and I love that I can join them in the fun! Hopefully Ava will let me come on field trips for a long time.

Buddies - Ava and Charlie!

This was the bad face shot - everyone was making a funny face!

The Treehouse Pre-K lineup!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Ava and Nina at GG Park

We met Nina, Jochem, Nina and Frits for brunch and then playing at GG Park.  I had to steal these pictures from Nan, because of course I forgot my camera. The girls are getting so old!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Ava and Logan at Crissy Field

More beautiful photos stolen from Charlie :)

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Arlo's Nursery is complete!

 I have been working on Arlo's nursery for months - as most of you know, decorating is one of my favorite things to do.  I found some really great stuff for his nursery from all over - the crib bedding is custom made from someone on Etsy, prints are from Etsy (some as far away as Spain!), the dresser/changing table is a Craigslist find that I refinished. The rocker is a mid-century rocker that was recovered in a fun print, the ottoman is Missoni from Target, the flying bird is from the Czech Republic (we brought that back with us because we knew someday we would use it!). Overall, I think it turned out really nice and I love to look at it all and imagine a little boy in there in just 2 months!  It is also still doubling as our guest room, because there was plenty of room to leave a Queen bed, so that is good!

This cute little Moses basket/bassinet was left over from Ava.  I made this bedding 5 years ago and it still looks great - so Arlo will be using it too for the first few months!