Friday, September 24, 2010

why, hello Fall!

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I'm so happy you've made your entrance
 (though yesterday was literally 90 degrees with almost gale force winds).
I have all the confidence in the world that temps will be more Autumn like soon,
 because that's what it's like here in the northern Midwest.
Lots of change.
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Last weekend I took Grace and Will to this adorable little farm.
I drive by it probably 3 times a week and had never stopped before.

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It's called the Prairie Garden Farm and it sells locally grown flowers, fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables.
And right now pumpkins and Indian corn.
The property has beautiful barns and farm buildings.
2 large barns are painted blue with vibrant orange - red wooden doors.
A lovely opportunity for pictures and enjoying time together.

My kids were quite taken with a friendly mama cat and her almost grown up kitties.

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And why did I take them and Dan didn't go along?
He's been in Sydney, Australia for business for 8 days, and will be returning home tonight.
We've missed him terribly, but it's probably been hardest for Will.
He and his Daddy are inseparable.
Welcome home Dan!
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(On the pumpkin image above I used 2 textures
(Pumpkin and Morning Light) from Chasing Dreams Fall texture set).



 And Happy Fall y'all. :)

16 kind words:

Love Letters To China said...

Thank you for sharing your fun day at the pumpkin patch. I can almost feel the fall weather coming our way through your pics. ;-)

They are so beautiful... I especially love the last pumpkin photo. The bokeh is breathtaking.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend with your hubby finally home.

Hugs,
Grace

Laurie said...

Love ALL the pictures, as usual, but that last one. Oh my goodness, it is just amazing!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

Such BEAUTIFUL fall scenery......it looks like you all had fun exploring the new little farm. Love all the pics Gail.....that last one of the pumpkin needs to be framed and hung every fall:)

Glad to hear Dan is back home.... enjoy your weekend together~

We are heading out to the apple orchard with some friends this weekend.... I am so excited to go and maby bake off a few apple treats when we get home:)

Happy Weekend~

xoxo,

Lisa

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

I WANT your talent!

Lea
xo

Life with JJ, Starr and Spice said...

Wonderful fall photos and I agree with Grace about the pumpkin photos...amazing!

Marc was gone for business this past week and it was hard on Ethan too :( Our boys love their daddy's very much!

Welcome home Dan!

Love you SFAM!

Terri said...

What a great day you had! Love the lat picture! I could see it framed and in your yearly fall decorations!

Have a great weekend!

Michelle@BornInOurHearts said...

Oh my, this looks like such a great place to go with your two cuties and your camera. All of the colored barns and fall scenery - LOVE it!! And that last pic of the pumpkin and wagon is beautiful. I love your use of texture. Stunning!! It's supposed to be 90 today, but 71 and 72 this weekend. I'll take the 70 degree weather any day. I love fall. It's my favorite time of year!

Debbie said...

looks like such a fun day :) and the photos are wonderful!

Karen said...

Scrumptous photos!(Wish we lived closer-maybe you could go on some sort of photo session tour-lol)- We are also waiting (wilting) for more Fall-like weather here-Enjoy your weekend together!

Laura L. said...

A lovely post, and wonderful fall photos. We would have loved seeing those kitties. :)
I can't believe you had an almost 90 degree day recently. We haven't seen any of those for a while.

Happy Fall!!

Chasing Dreams Photography said...

Love the new blog make over...gorgeous!!!!

The pictures are beautiful : ) nice and vibrant!!!!!!

Kim said...

BEAUTIFUL photos..
Love them..
SOunds like you had a great time at the farm..
Hugz.
Have a great weekend..

Courtney said...

I am so ready for fall. Beautiful pictures.

Mackenzie said...

What great fall photos! Your photography work is amazing!

Wanda said...

And a happy fall to you Gail. What inspiring shots you got from such a magical place. Love the last one with those great textures. (Still haven't gotten to that yet!)

Funny, how we can pass aplace so many times and not realize what lies inside. Makes me really want to keep my eyes open.

Enjoy your family time with your Dan finally back home!!
xoxo

Ellie said...

What a cute little farm! I love all these photos - you captured the fun and beauty! the last one is just yum.

It is hot here too, how is it that it still feels like fall?

my heart is aching for Sydney = I hope Dan enjoyed "my city" :(

 
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