Rock Creek Farm

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We went to a pumpkin patch last Sunday. It was lots of fun. The weather was great too. We had never been to the Rock Creek Farm before so we decided to try it. It’s North of Denver but not too far. They have THOUSANDS of pumpkins and they are all huge! It’s pretty cool because you can buy any pumpkin size for $6 each. At Anderson Farms they charge by weight so it ends up being a lot more expensive. Actually we thought Anderson Farms was expensive anyways last time we went there. Rock Creek was so large that you had to drive you car from one patch to the next, then you would drive to the corn mazes. They had nice covered picnic areas for people who wanted to bring their lunch – we did. They had a large kids area set up and they didn’t charge for parking OR the kids area. They only charged for the pumpkins and the corn maze. The kids area had barn animals……Audrey loved them haha. they also had a few bouncy castles and a hay bail maze. They had some zorbing that you could do there but that was an activity that they charged for unfortunately. But there was plenty to do even without the zorbing. We spent 4 hours at the farm.

Welcome To The Family Chanel GST

YES ITS TRUE! I BOUGHT A CHANEL GST! I don’t go to the spa or buy tons of shoes……… ok enough justification lol. I bought another handbag to join my family. This is my “early Christmas gift”. I have been having a hard time finding the right bag to carry lately. My Louis Vuitton Neverfull MM has been getting a lot of use, but I wanted something a little nicer with lots of room too. I ended up going through tons of pictures on pinterest and I just loved the look of the Chanel GST. I had tried it on in Chanel before and I thought I didn’t like the boxy-ness of it, but I just loved how it looked on other people. I am a Chanel lover and it just felt like it would fit right in. I was really liking the beige, but I decided to buy the same color I always do……black. Well actually I have one navy Chanel bag, but you can hardly tell its blue because it’s so dark. Plus I plan to get A LOT of use out of this tote, so it needs to be a color that I can abuse. This bag is going for $2900 + tax. I think once it’s worn it this bag will be my “go to” handbag.

Happy Second Birthday Audrey!

Audrey turned 2 on October 4th. It’s funny because so many people across the world wish her happy birthday and they’ve been apart of our life since she was born…….most of them we’ve never met! I love having blog family! This is the life Audrey will be familiar with. When she makes friends in school she’ll think it’s weird that her friends DON’T have viewers all over the world who know them. This will be her normal because she’s known the blog world since she was born. It’s so cute too because she knows how to take my camera and start filming. She loves to take selfies at the moment. I love flipping through the pictures on the camera and finding her selfies haha. Sometimes she’ll zoom up so close that you just see nostril or eyeball. What a fun year it has been. Audrey went from being a cute 1 year old baby to a running, jumping, talking toddler. I really enjoyed this last year because she just grew up so fast. Every week she picked up something new. I must give Dora The Explorer a lot of the credit! Audrey has learned so much from watching that show. The last 2 weeks I have been seeing more glimpses of the “terrible twos” and I am scared. She’s a lot more…….bipolar now. Tantrums are just around the corner, well at least with me. The funny thing is, she’s a different baby with other people. I’ve noticed that she is the most difficult for me. I just don’t understand it, maybe its because I’m the person she’s with 99% of the time? She is definitely better behaved with others, even Tom.

We decided to have Audrey’s birthday here in AZ. Most of my family lives here and we thought it would be nice to let them celebrate with Audrey. Since she is now no longer a lap baby I don’t know when she’ll see them next. Tickets are just so expensive so it was nice when she was a lap child. We came back to AZ to visit quite often. I can’t even count how many times Audrey has been on an airplane. I wouldn’t be surprised if it was close to 100. We’ve flown with this girl since she was 3 weeks old. I remember she was pretty easy to fly with during breastfeeding, but once she started to crawl it was pretty rough for a while. She really never liked anyone holding her so once she figured out how to move on her own she didn’t want anyone to touch her. Luckily after a few months it got better because she started to be more distracted with food and kid shows on the ipad. But at 15 months she started to become difficult again for a while. The ipad would bore her quickly and she couldn’t entertain herself by coloring or books yet. Now at 2 years old flying is still rough but I am looking forward to having my own seat! It’s hard with a lap baby. You always have to be on your A game and you can’t relax at all. The last couple flights have been really bad. She hates being strapped down and she bores easily so a plane is basically torture. But then set an independent baby on her parents lap for a few hours and it’s amplified times 10. She’s had temper tantrums on the last 4 flights she’s been on…..yikes. I hope she’ll grown out of the tantrum phase soon. She’s really good at them…….but I’m equally as good at ignoring them.

Oh our sweet baby girl isn’t such a baby anymore. I can’t say that I miss those “baby” years yet. I miss parts of them but I wouldn’t want to send Audrey back in time. I just enjoy her so much at any age. Its so much fun to have conversations with her now. I can understand about 30% of what she says and it’s just adorable. She’s repeating everything she hears. I love when she copies “Oh Man!”. But then that also means we have to be very careful with what we say around her. Tom has to really watch it because he doesn’t filter his bad words well. She’s already picked up the lovely 4 letter word that starts with S and ends T from him. She hardly ever says it though – thank God. It’s so nice that I can say “I love you” and she’ll say “I love you too momma” AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. So cute!