Indianapolis Children’s Museum

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While we were in Indiana last month, we decided to visit the Indianapolis Children’s Museum.  This place is huge!  I remember having gone when I was a child, but I do not remember it being THAT big!  The kids loved it.  We saw real dinosaur bones and even got to touch one.  The girls had fun dressing up and walking the runway in the Barbie exhibit.  Patrick enjoyed the race car and the play land.  We stayed almost the entire time it was open.  The kids got to participate in the end of the day parade where a dinosaur marches everyone out of the building starting from the top to the bottom.  If I ever went back, I’d make it a two day trip!  There is just so much do to, we did not see everything there.  But it was lots of fun!  :)

Parker County Peach Festival 2011

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Yesterday, we headed out to the Parker County Peach Fest.  It was hot!  Somewhere near 100+.  But we still had fun.  We’ve lived in Parker County for five years now, and this was our first year.  Lots and lots of vendors there with nifty crafts and wares.  Here are a few highlights of the fest.  And somehow, I completely forgot tot get a shot of the peaches!  Oh well.  At least I got the kids eating one!  They loved it!   There were all kinds of peach made products like peach cobbler, peach ice cream,  peach jam and even peach salsa.  I didn’t get a taste of that peach salsa.  I wonder if it is any good?  I’ll have to try it next year.  Abby enjoyed the peach honey.  I think they were most excited about the school bus shuttle that took us from the parking lot to the festival.  Lot of sights and smells to indulge in.    Looking forward to next year.  :)

Summer Trips: St. Louis, MO

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Last month, the kids, my mom and I all traveled to Indiana to visit family.  We decided to drive to save money and have more flexibility with our length of stay.  We made it all the way to St. Louis our first night.  So, the next morning, we went to see the famous Gateway Arch.  It wasn’t too crowded because we got there early and we opted out of the ride to the top.  I don’t think the kids would have enjoyed it quite yet.  But they did complete their Jr. Ranger program and received their badges as pictured in the bottom right.  My son did not like wearing his and he is actually standing behind his sister in the picture of her, can you see his shadow?.  It was interesting to see the Mississippi River at flood stage, being almost up to the road that runs along the river.  We are in such a drought right now,  I wish they could cart the water to us!

I’ll post more of our trip soon.  I have been having fun playing with different presets in lightroon to add vintage feels to some of the photographs I have taken.  I hope you enjoy and check back soon to see more of our trip.  :)

Summer Family | Aledo, TX family photographer

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This family was so much fun to photograph.  Their girls are so beautiful and very well behaved!  I love the vintage feel of the images.  The day couldn’t have been any better.  The lighting was rocking!   We got some awesome images for them to display on their walls in their living room.

I look forward to working with them again!  :)