Weekend Update in pictures: November 2, 2014

by Sami

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We went NONSTOP this past weekend and I wanted to share some special glimpses through pictures.

The kids decided on new costumes about an hour before Trick or Treating. Kariss was Mavis from Hotel Transylvania and Britton was Hawlucha from Pokemon.

Halloween 2014 costumes

The weather was SO cold, that we ended up heading indoors to Cool Springs Mall for Trick or Treating with our friends…

Halloween 2014 Cool Springs Galleria Trick or Treating

We came home and crashed in the bed, excited to all be together as a family this weekend!

October 31 Family in Bed

We woke up on Saturday morning to find frost amidst our fall foliage!

frost on grass fall

Even so, we went on with our Garage Sale (though the turnout wasn’t as stellar as we’d hoped)…

Garage Sale Driveway

After the garage sale, we had to run some errands, so I snapped a pic of the kids playing outside while waiting for daddy in Home Depot…

Kids by winter tree

and then headed to Goodwill for their Half Price sale…look at these gems I found 😉

Goodwill SNowman pants

From there, we discovered that our friend Patricia was in town opening up a new Cheesecake Factory at Cool Springs Mall, so we popped in to say hi…

Cheesecake factory with Patricia Honea

Kariss had Nutcracker practice and while she was there, Ricky, Britton and I went to Centennial Park, where we had a mini date on a swing…

Centennial Park Swing Date

From there we to our friend’s farm for a Fall party. The boys played tackle football into the wee hours. At last count, the score was 78-78..

boys football dark farm

But perhaps the most exciting part of the weekend was the fact that our kids chose to get baptized on Sunday morning at Crosspoint!

Kariss baptism wet

Sunday afternoon, we celebrated the upcoming wedding of Brendon & Nina. Ricky knows Brendon from Winter Jam (he played keys for Plumb and is a part of Tenth Avenue North…who we also know from our Florida days) and it turns out Nina used to live in FL as well and is good friends with our good friends, the Irvines! Not only that, but Nina is getting ready to graduate from Lipscomb University, where I teach…can you say small world? Here’s our attempt at a group selfie at their Nashville ‘reception’:


brendon nina engagement party

We also never had a chance to take any Fall family pics this year, so I made the kids pose by the back of this cute truck all decked out with the obligatory pumpkin & hay bale 😉

kids fall 2014 truck

So, that’s what we were up to. How was your weekend?

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