Thursday, October 20, 2011

Orange and Guns ~ not to be confused with orange guns

WARNING..... this post contains lots of pictures that include the color orange ~ blaze orange to be exact and a few pictures of guns.  Proceed with caution :)

Ahhh.... Fall is in the air, and around here that means a couple of things.
Football and hunting.

Last week we went on a long weekend and headed to my hubby's parents and grandma's neck of the woods.... or shall I say farm.  It was time for a big old family get together that involved family, friends, food, beverages, and of course, hunting for pheasants.

The kids were excited to go ~ even the  girls:

We walk lots of fields trying to stir up those sneaky birds.  Now, let me explain.  I am not much of an actual hunter.  I consider myself more of an "exerciser".  You see, I don't carry a gun through the fields.  Just children.

Sometimes certain children (or child, who is show above) is contained in the backpack (bummer, I didn't get any pictures of that this year)  Sometimes she rides on my shoulders.  And sometimes she wants to be down, running freely:

(and a little annoyed when I interrupt her running and tell her I want to take her picture)

And when her little legs finally get tired ~ up she goes again, into my arms/back/shoulders:

Meanwhile, Sassy spent most of her time walking fields with M.  The lovely newlywed whose wedding (wedding pics here and here) we just attended (the one Smiley was the flower girl for)

And Action spent lots of his time with Daddy (he was bummed that his first choice for hunting partner, Grandpa ended up going home sick, but he had a great time with Daddy)

(Fyi ~ Action's gun is not real ~ no worries)

Most importantly.....

We were having fun as a family and creating lots of wonderful memories!


Jenny H said...

My family hunts deer here in Pennsylvania, but I've never gone along. Looks like you all had fun!

Melissa G. said...

I say you can never have too many pictures in a post! =)
Have a great day!

Nancy said...

Great pictures. I love that color orange and in the corn fields... ahhh. I wish we had a little of that out here in Southern CA.

Anne Eurose Abris said...

This is the season for orange so it's all good :). Love the cornfield photos. Great memories, indeed.

Heather said...

Luvin' the Midwestern Orange. The first time my hubby coaxed me into shooting his riffle I was hooked. At cans thogh of corse, not little fuzzy creatures. I leave that to him, haha.

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natalie pozniak | blog said...

Great Photos. My husband and I go hunting together. Love your photo set look like you and your family had a great time.

natalie said...

what fun memories!! you are rockin' the orange! love it!

Angel Haynes said...

Looks like you guys had a great day as a family! Your kids are going to have such awesome memories! :)

Vivian said...

Never been hunting..although I would have to say I would go just so that we can all wear matching colors ;)