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Up, Up and Away

What happened to Autumn? Seriously. One day this week we were wearing shorts and sandals. The next we were digging out the winter clothes. Good thing my kids rock the winter wear.

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So cute! I just can not get over Samuel in the stripey sweater. I want to dress him in it every day.

The cold, windy, wet weather was a distinct advantage yesterday. There was a Fairy and Superhero Day event held at the local ropes course. The nasty weather meant we didn't have to stand in line for face painting.

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Or wand making.


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Or flying.


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I did mention it was held at the local ropes course, didn't I? My brave little girls. They loved being hauled 25 feet in the air and flying down the zip line. They didn't want to leave even though they were shivering. You better believe I was watching every second, though to make sure those harnesses and helmets were on good and tight. Cutest moment of the day- Ellery yelling "I'm flying!" as she whizzed by on the zip line.  We'll definitely be going back when they hold this event again.

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Jennifer said…
Wow! I don't think my kids would dig that at all. And I'd probably need some Depends. =)

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