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Where's Carter?

Can you spot the baby?
Can you tell who hasn’t totally figured out the big-girl blankie???

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… there’s a foot …

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… a foot and arm … 

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… there’s Carter!

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Angel Baby

Happy Halloween, all!  Carter is going as the most unlikely thing ever: an angel!  How ironic!
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 Our sweet-but-naughty, adorable-but-always-messy, precious-as-gold Angel Baby!
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Ghosts & Ghouls Welcome!

Instead of trick or treating, the tricks (not the “tricks”!) came to us at Amy and Jon’s.  They had quite the Halloween spread – including “Ghoul-loush.” “severed fingers and ranch dip,” and about 100 plastic spiders hidden in various locations around their house!

We were all entertained by a heavenly little Angel Baby and her PIC (“Partner in Crime”), a smiley, precocious little puppy dog (Isaac Alexander).  The two ran around, and around, and around Amy and Jon’s house all evening!  It was adorable!

Happy Halloween Hauntings!

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Ahh!  It’s a spider in Amy’s crock pot (ahh chaa chaa!)

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BFF’s: Carter and Isaac

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Mustard, Angel Baby & Ketchup!

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More than BFF’s:  Isaac’s making the moves on Carter!

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Andy, Carter and I – she was in rare form tonight!!

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Where do all the sockies go???

If I had a nickle for every sockie that we lost, I would … well … I’d have a lot of money!

THIS is why we have no sockies!  Poor child!

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EVERY MORNING, I put two sockies on this beautiful baby … and then … she takes them off … 

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… slowly … one by one … 

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… and she takes the sockies … very sneaky-like … 

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… and hides them under the chair!  I, literally, pulled 5 sockies out from under that chair!
… where’s the 6th sock to make the pair??  I guess we’ll never know …

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FALL is FUN!

With November just around the corner, our days of playing outside are sadly numbered.  So we took full advantage and spruced up the yard: we raked and played in leaves!

Carter wasn’t so sure about initially (per usual!), but had a ball!  She would crunch and crinkle the leaves, and giggled and laughed when I would drop leaves around her!

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Wee!  Leaves are fun!

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There were leaves in her hair, hood, sleeves … even in her diaper later!

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“Mom … what’s on my head …”

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Between her red and my red, we’re our own little fall-harvest rainbow!

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F:1!

It’s official: our oven, circa 1941, sucked!  It was missing the temperature knob and would periodically beep, like an alarm clock, due to a short circuit.  Lately, the beeping has increased (at 2am!!), so we got a new oven.
Welcome Whirlpool Oven!
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“Yeah, New Oven!”

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Carter helping Daddy install the oven

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Crazy hair day!

Boogey-boogey!  It’s Devil-Baby!

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I’m Crazy-Hair Baby!  Gemme some candy!

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Welcome back, Triad!

Holy, Triad!  It’s good to be back to Bugga-Boo’s gymanstic sessions!  So fun!

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I TOTALLY LOVE THE TRAMPOLINE! 

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Farmer Day

Yee-haw!  It’s Farmer Carter!

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Bubble baby!

Carter stinks!  Literally!  She was a sticky, peachy, gunky, funky, smelly mess!  So I threw her (not literally!) into a tub full of bubbles.  Mid-bath, she decided to try a taste and learned this very simple equation: bubbles + mouth = throw up in my mouth a little!  

 
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BUBBLES: this season’s hottest accessory!