hello, middle of october!

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welcome again to my little corner of the internet! i blinked and it was suddenly mid october. something you’d think would make my heart giddily skip a few beats since i’ve been dreaming of autumn since like, the last hot humid week of august. but like much of my world at the moment, autumn appears to have arrived with her running shoes attached....

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autumn leaves in beautiful utah.

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we arrived home to the city yesterday from several days spent in beautiful utah with my family. it was an incredible few days of family time, with lots of catching up, lots of eating (it’s what we do best!) and lots of time outdoors in some unbelievable colors as autumn is just wrapping up her peak season right now....

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hot chocolate kisses.

full disclosure: this hot chocolate only happened because as conrad and i were heading home from being at a playground in central park with friends, he didn’t want to walk or sit in the stroller, he only wanted to be carried on my hip. love the boy to death, but i wasn’t about to carry him all the way home, so we agreed to get hot chocolate on our block together if he stayed sitting in the stroller until we got there....

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on saturdays, we scoot…

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…and go to the farmer’s market (see below.) and get pumpkins (so long as they are mini.)

on saturdays, we eat pancakes for breakfast before going to a baptism for eleanor’s friend (at least on this saturday), and do chores around the apartment and get a little bit of the never ending pile of laundry conquered....

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a few photos from the weekend…

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at one point in the middle of saturday afternoon while trying to get laundry done and some apartment things taken care of while packing for peru and also trying to entertain the kids, we were all starting to go a little bit crazy.  josh had just gotten off the phone after being on hold for 45 minutes and we were like, LET’S GET DRESSED, TAKE A BREAK AND GET OUT OF THIS APARTMENT....

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