Sunday, September 28, 2008

I should have known better.

Most of you probably read my last post about going to the pumpkin patch. If you read carefully, you probably also noticed that I might have referred to the word "drag" in that post.

Well, the truth is that when I mentioned my "big plan" to my family on Saturday morning, two of them looked at me as if I had lost my mind.

"What do you mean....pumpkin patch?" "But aren't they too old for that?" one said.

"But we'll miss the football games & I want to play with my friends." the other whined.

Ok. Ok. I surrender.

Let's compromise.

"If you'll go pick up my new rocking chairs for the front porch (and some pumpkins & mums).....we don't have to go to the pumpkin farm."

Looks like we came to an agreement....new rocking chairs, pumpkins & mums.


At least I was able to deliver on one thing I mentioned.......pictures.

This is the best I could do. Sorry it's not the pumpkin farm.

But they do have pumpkins & some pretty fall flowers.




Notice - the white pumpkin.....I didn't even have to paint it.

When I told G that I wanted to take some pictures of her, she had to run upstairs & put on a "fallish" outfit, comb her hair & brush her teeth. (This girl & a camera - BFF)




This is the only way I could get a picture of B - they travel in a pack on weekends. Guess I'll have to take what I can get. (Mine is the top right.)



Sorry if you came looking for pumpkin farm pictures. I was a little disappointed at first too but hey, I've still got the whole month of October to drag encourage them to go.

18 comments:

The Berry's Patch said...

Your porch looks awesome. I think the compromise worked out in your best interest. Love the rocking chairs. And the pumpkins and mums are perfect. :-)

Jodie said...

Well, sorry you didn't get to go, I know you were so looking forward to it. Your porch still looks great, and so does G! Tell R and B they're fuddy-duds! Why don't you and G make a date of it and leave the boys to watch college football together!

Kristen said...

I love LOVE LOVE your new rockers!!! They are just fabulous!!

The white pumpkin is to die for. I LOVE those too.

And your cute little sweet pea running to put on fall colors is too cute as well. :)

I have been under a rock lately, but I love that you put a picture of yourself by your profile! I just love getting to see who I am talking too! :)

sorry you didn't get to go to the actually "patch". Maybe next weekend??

Darlene said...

Hi Duchess,

Your porch looks GREAT!! Well, if you had to compromise I think it worked in your favor....lol

CUTE, cute pictures of your daughter & son and I know what you mean about the kids run in packs on the weekends. I am glad my dd still LOVES to go roam around at the pumpkin patch.

I also love your avatar picture as now I know what you look like...YAY..I can put a face with your name.

Rae said...

Best laid plans and all that...What a great mama for being flexible and willing to compromise!

Your rockers, mums and pumpkins look fabulous!!

Shannon said...

I love your rocking chairs and flowers!! Sorry you didn't get to go but you still got some great pictures!!

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Sandy said...

Great pix! Thanks for sharing!!

Ms. Tee said...

The pumpkins & mums look so pretty with the rockers. And how cute that your daughter had to go put on a fall-ish outfit. Love the last photo of all the kids, too - so cute!

Michelle said...

At least you got the rocking chairs....the porch now looks complete...very pretty...

nice shots of the kiddies too...

Susie Harris said...

Ahhhh the joys of older kids! I know all about girlfriend! Glad you did get your rockers and those swwet pumpkins. Your daughter is just precious~

Ruby Red Slippers said...

Hi-wandered in via another blog-cute kids and pumpkins!

Kellan said...

What a cute post!! I love the compromise and they did good - those pumpkins and mums are beautiful - love the white one! And, I love your daughter's outfit and posing - she is so cute. Alexis is just like that and loves the camera. I also love the picture of all the boys laughing - so like boys.

I also love your new profile photo - love seeing your pretty face now everytime I come by!

Have a good evening - Kellan

Kellan said...

What a cute post!! I love the compromise and they did good - those pumpkins and mums are beautiful - love the white one! And, I love your daughter's outfit and posing - she is so cute. Alexis is just like that and loves the camera. I also love the picture of all the boys laughing - so like boys.

I also love your new profile photo - love seeing your pretty face now everytime I come by!

Have a good evening - Kellan

Inspired Kara said...

I love those chairs.

Adorable picture of your lil' girl on the couch.

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Pretty front porch all ready for fall with those pumpkins and mums. Jackie

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Hi
Love the pumpkins and mums on your porch! Nothing says fall better in my opinion!

wendy said...

Have I mentioned how much I adore your daughter?! She's so darned cute! B looks good too. How fun that he has a "pack" of friends already!