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Pumpkins Galore at Dallas Arboretum

Our family made a trip to the Dallas Arboretum to visit their extremely large pumpkin patch.  We have an annual membership for the local Botanical Gardens since we love to visit and take photos several times a year. The Dallas Arboretum setup several areas with piles of pumpkins and hay bails for families to take photos.  Instead of waiting in line for your chance to capture a photo there … [Read More...]

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Making Soccer Memories – Wordless Wednesday

It's Fall soccer time! This season is Noah's first time to play soccer. He loves it even though he is still somewhat intimidated.  At each game he breaks out of his shell a little more.  His coach is from Scotland so he named their team Thistle. Watching Noah play reminds me of all the years his older sister played.  Good memories...  Go Thistles! Go Noah! … [Read More...]

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The day my swim team lessons paid off

The day I realized being on a swim team finally paid off... and a reminder that I'm not nearly as in shape as I used to be. You know the saying that a parent would be amazed at what they can do if their child is in danger? I've heard stories about how a mother has lifted a car off her child and other outlandish tales of strength and courage trials to save ones children. Honestly I've never … [Read More...]

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Pumpkins Galore at Dallas Arboretum

Our family made a trip to the Dallas Arboretum to visit their extremely large pumpkin patch.  We have an annual membership for the local Botanical Gardens since we love to visit and take photos several times a year. The Dallas Arboretum setup several areas with piles of pumpkins and hay bails for families to take […]

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