Monday, November 14, 2011


We had our family pictures taken by Matt Draper.  Check him out at!  He did a great job and we love them!  It is our first real family pictures, and I probably should have waited until it no longer looked like I just had a baby, but my family is so cute I wanted to document it.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011


BEST HALLOWEEN TO DATE!  For those who remember, Blake didn't really wear a costume last year, so the fact she was in a costume (PUPPY) and smiling is amazing!  But she also trick-o-treated!  We had a great Halloween week.  We had a Family Halloween Party on Sunday where Grandma Bonnie had lots of fun games and crafts.

 We also carved pumpkins as a family.  These were pumpkins that we grew at the farm so they were extra special.
 We handed out glow sticks instead of candy, and it seemed to be a hit.  This is our pumpkins advertising for us!
 We went trick-o-treating with our cousin Lucy and Clara.  We met at our house and took some pictures on the grass since Callie can't sit up yet!  Clara and Blake had similar costumes which were so cute!
                                                               Sisters and Best Friends!                        

                                             Clara (age 6 months) and Callie (age 5 months) but totally look like twins!
Best friends (or frienemies depending on the day)  walking between houses

A cul-de-sac in our neighborhood goes all out with haunted garages, free hot dogs, and lots of decorations.  The girls were brave and participated but definetely didn't love it.  Blake just keeps mentioning the scary gorilla!
We had a great time, though we missed Cody and Macy and Mckayla!  Maybe another year it could be a whole Crosland-Larsen Affair!

BLAKE'S Birthday Present From Dad

 Blake's dad got her a motorcycle for her birthday!  Yes, we are crazy, but it has been so fun.  She is getting faster, and even though there is a throttle restricter, Luke had to invent a lease to keep her from taking off.
This is Blake taking her dad for a ride in the pasture.  He is having to run hard to keep up!  

 And this is cute Callie Goose, smiling away at the farm.  She is borrowing Clara's hat and it is so cute on her!