On a hot, hot day in the middle of September we went to Prairies End Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. Thankfully there was a breeze most of the time and we were together. Overall it was a fun way to spend a couple hours. There are lots and lots of photo opportunities and many different […]
We headed down to Warsaw recently to go to the swinging bridge. It goes back to 1904 and has clearly been redone, it was so much fun to walk over and the views were pretty great too. Then we headed to the Truman Dam Visitor Center where the kids played school and I found this […]
The weekend before the “official” kick off to summer we loaded up the truck and headed out to go camping. It was a wonderfully relaxing weekend full of my sweet ones in the most beautiful place. We did all the normal camping things and came home so very refreshed.
The kids and I were able to pick blueberries last week. It was a perfect cloud covered, cool morning. In about an hour my biggest little and I were able to harvest about a gallon berries to freeze. The two others went and hid themselves down the row for most of the time. We try […]
We decided to take a short trip yesterday afternoon down to Bennett Spring State Park. It is a beautiful park with countless opportunities for pictures. I chose to take only a few this time, while focusing on enjoying this sweet family of mine. We took a short walk, watched some guys fly fish, played, and […]
We took a fun little trip a few Mondays back (when it was 80 degrees in March!). On our way home we stopped at Meramec Spring Park for a few minutes. It was just long enough to walk around the spring and have bathroom breaks, of course.
This week we were blessed to watch corn being combined. It was a sunny 43 degrees which made it pleasant to watch and take photos. My middle and little even rode along. They described it as being, “like a corn maze” and “like they were chopping down corn”. We got to the field a little early, […]