Patch me up he stole my heart.

Hi all,

Yes cheesy titles are most definitely my thing.

Weeks ago Brian and I had a date weekend, pumpkin patch and zoo were among some fall ideas.

The last time we attempted the pumpkin patch it was storming so bad it looked like we had rented the place out.   Second time is a charm.

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I felt like such a kid, I was amused by literally everything.  Working retail has occasionally made it difficult for the both of us to enjoy seasonal activities due to the stress our business’ provide during peak seasons.

I am glad we got to make a weekend of it and I came out with so many photos.

 

I can’t wait to go back to Goebbert’s next year! Until then I am going to continue enjoying the apple cider we bought.

 

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Our pumpkin family- from left to right – Bandit, Brian, Ashley, and Maddox.

Brian insisted his be white : )

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We also went to the zoo after the pumpkin patch and I felt like a tourist, its been years since I have been and I took far too many pictures of animals I had no idea existed.

 

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Example above: I said I wanted one like 20 times, I forgot what it was called.

What’s your favorite fall activity? Help us add to our list for next year. Comment some ideas!

 

Thanks for reading.

 

-A

 

Dog life

Welcome,

Many of you already know my dog obsession from reading my past posts.  If you aren’t aware, prepare yourself.

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I started to use my camera to take some good photos of my dogs.  Believe it or not they have learned to stay still and I secretly think they enjoy modeling.

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Buttercup and Bella trying to squeeze on a seat for their photo op.

 

I can’t help it but they are the cutest!  So obsessed with how these came out.

 

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I can’t forget the boys who haven’t learned to sit long enough to get model like photos.

Maddox (top photo)

Bandit (bottom)

 

Hope you enjoyed the photos.  Thought I would share the cuteness.

 

-A

Vacation Recap

Hello all,

Better late than never.

As I settle in from my absurdly long vacation I am so grateful for all I did while enjoying time with my wonderful family and boyfriend.  The picture below represents my feelings on being 26.

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As many of you saw via my Instagram, my dog Bella cut the webbing of her paw prior to my vacation.  Although we do not know what she was injured on in our yard we do know she’s a wild child and loves to get into things.  This didn’t ease my animal loving heart when I first found out.  I shed a tear for sure.  This also allowed for lots of cuddles with “Coney,” our official nickname for this little one.

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Bella is officially cone free and loving life again.  She enjoys running around in the yard looking for bunnies and jumping up on hind legs too look over our deck at the neighbors dog while barking.  I swear the neighbor dog thinks we are insane (she doesn’t know the half of it).

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A few days after my birthday Brian and I went to Replay to see the Pokemon set up for their event (As mentioned in prior post).  Since, they’ve now expanded the event to incorporate the entire bar and a Pokedex to “catch em all.”

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The time this must have taken earned my respect and also made me want to hire them! What do you think about the decor?  Have you gone to Replay or are you interested in going?

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Brian and I received all of our badges and it was such a fun time!

Later in the week my friend Kayte was in visiting from Seattle.  Oh man did I miss her!  It is nice to have friends who’ve nearly lived your entire life with you.  It is like choosing your family.  16 years of friendship and still holding on for dear life trying to adult. : )

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Brian and I also finished 13 Reasons Why 2, I haven’t found the words to express how I feel about it yet.  I suppose it’s similar to how I felt after season one, check out my 13 Lessons post for my recap of what I got from season one.  Did you watch season 2?  What are your thoughts/feelings about the seasons huge end?

To wrap up vacation Brian gave me my gift.  Literally one of my favorite gifts of all time!  The gift of a hobby and art, in the form of a Cannon Rebel T6.  I’ve always loved capturing a moment and being able to see the beauty in it forever!  I am so excited to have the highest of quality memories for both myself and my family.  Thank you again babe!

Special thank you to everyone who called, text, facebook messaged, and spent my birthday with me.  Here is to 26!  I am ready for what this next year has in store for me!

– A