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October 2014 - Mario Halloween fun

We celebrated my birthday with Granny at our favorite restaurant—Texas Roadhouse.  It was a rare treat to celebrate my birthday with Mom & Dad!  That hasn’t happened in years.  Mom got a delicious Coldstone ice cream cake—yumm.

It was wonderful to have Kristian and Malori here for a few weeks and great to see so much of the Mitchell family at Madi's reception.  Love that friend of mine!

We hosted a pumpkin painting /carving party at our house with some neighbors and friends.  It was really fun and the kids had a blast painting (mostly on themselves).

We also took a fall adventure to our favorite local farm to play with goats, pigs, cows, ducks, geese, rabbits, and ponies.  A cow thought Kyle's shirt tasted delicious and kept licking it.

Our family Halloween theme this year was Mario Kart.  We all got our own cars and balloons.  Alexa was Princess Peach, Tyler was Toad, I was Princess Daisy, Kyle was Mario, and Craig was Luigi.  Tyler lasted for about 3 houses trick or treating and then he was just done.  No one knew who Alexa and I were when we were walking around without our Mario and Toad.  Alexa kept asking for days afterwards if it was still Halloween.  And making "monster faces" in the car.


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