Photo 365 #60

eeriemoonNow that it’s fall, it’s beginning to get a bit colder.  Friday night there was actually a frost warning, so we moved our impatiens inside the office for the weekend because it’s too pretty to let go of just yet.  But with cooler temps both during the day and at night, we’ve decided to cave a bit earlier than normal and start up the furnace.  Also on the list of ways we’re preparing for winter?  Insulation.

Since Seymour doesn’t work Sundays, and since we had both Bubbles and Tadpole with us this weekend, we decided yesterday was the perfect day to insulate our attic.

Of course, we didn’t get started as early as we’d hoped to because…


Photo 365 #53: Nighttime

This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge is all about night photography, which I dearly love but don’t do enough of.  I’ve seen some pretty amazing silhouettes so far, and while I love them, this is one of my favorite nighttime shots:


I didn’t think my phone would capture the fireworks very well, but I was pleasantly surprised.  This came out much better than I could have possibly hoped for. 🙂

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A super moon for the birthday boy!

DSC_0531Yesterday was Cricket’s birthday.  Can you believe he’s three already?  I can’t.  How did this happen again?  And how do I make it stop?  If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know – I’m also open to options for keeping the older two small. 😀

It’s been quite the week at Casa Kauffman, which made for a grumpy birthday boy yesterday morning.  He was up pretty late (for an adult, never mind a two-year-old) Sunday night and didn’t nap on Monday, so you can imagine the fun I had that night.  By last night, he was in a better mood, but I still had to coax him into the car when I went to pick him up from daycare.   This is how the conversation went: