Monday, November 8, 2010

Halloween Camping

We had a wonderful Halloween weekend camping with some of our greatest friends. We got out to our campsites Friday after school and set up our tents. By the time we got everything set up and everyone finally arrived, it was time for a campfire.  There's nothing like sitting around a campfire and chatting with friends. After the kids all went to bed, that's just what we did.

Saturday, we got up and made breakfast and then went for a hike. We spent the day hanging out and I even had to run home for a bit. Did I mention the campground is super close to home?! When I came back some more friends that weren't able to spend the night came out for the evening and we had a pumpkin carving contest. It was so much fun!

I won't write about everything we did, I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

Once again, I have to say, I am blessed to have amazing friends. We love our little group!!


Our campsite...that's our orange tent in the background.

Our home for the weekend.

 Hanging out around the campfire Saturday morning.

 I love these girls!


 Wes is amazing!

 Ready with a worm.

 Using that new Barbie fishing pole

 Avery scooping out the pumpkin guts.

 Barry getting started on our pumpkin.



 This is serious business!

 I love this picture!

 "Please daddy, will you carve the puppy face?"



Abby's giving me some advice on how to carve my pumpkin.

 Nothing better than playing with dirt and rocks when you're camping.

 Cara made donuts and they were yummy!

 Enjoying a donut

 Sam wants his ball!

He likes to drink water from the faucet.


Here are a couple I touched up of the girls. I've got plenty more to work on.



I know there are a lot of pictures in this post, but I want to do a better job of adding pictures of our life.  I take hundreds of pictures all the time and then I don't ever load them on here.  I'm going to do a better job of adding them so I can look back in years and know what I was doing during this time in my life.


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8 comments:

Naomi said...

Wow! You got some wonderful pictures! Amazing! We had a blast that weekend and we treasure your friendship! Luv ya!

Jennifer said...

I'll burn them all to a disc and bring them to you Wednesday. We love you and your family too!

Sam said...

Looks like fun!

Cherish This Life! said...

GREAT PICTURES!!! It sounds like a wonderful weekend!

Samantha said...

Looks like you had an amazing time! I LOVE camping!!!

awakenthestars said...

that looks like so much fun! it makes me excited for the days when i will be able to do the same sort of thing with groups of friends and their families.

i absolutely love the photo of the pumpkin seeds on little hands. adorable!

-mary grace

Cape Girl said...

I love the pictures! It looks like you guys had a blast.

Saige said...

I am so envious of your camping trip. Not only because you were able to go camping, but because it looks like you had a great time with people you really enjoy being around for a whole weekend getaway.

The pictures are great. I smiled through all of them because they are so sweet, some so innocent, but all of them very special.

 
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