Chickadee Thursday

Today we visited the most sincere pumpkin patch in the St. Louis area! As always, Chickadee loved the experience:

And a bonus picture from our visit to Legends and Lanterns in St. Charles, MO, last weekend. The first characters we ran into (Josephine Clofullia, who is better known as the Bearded Lady, and Captain George Costentenus, the tattooed prince), were eager to get a photo with her!

Chickadee Thursday

Yesterday before catechesis, Chickadee and I stopped in downtown Belleville to check out one of the new art installations that was recently painted on a building as part of the Belleville Mural Project. It is lovely and vibrant, and Chickadee was excited that she got to be part of the scene…an interactive design is such a fun idea! I can’t wait to see what murals pop up on Main Street next!

Chickadee Thursday

Tonight we finally made it to the Missouri Botanical Garden for Garden Party Lights. It was a lovely evening, and the lights were beautiful…we had a great time!

Chickadee Thursday

I can’t believe I didn’t mention it last Thursday, but Chickadee started catechesis last week! Here’s a picture of her right before class began yesterday, deep in thought, and ready to turn her first sermon report in:

It’s hard to believe that this is the last time I’ll be going through this process with one of my children…I’m trying to make sure I slow down and enjoy it!

Chickadee Thursday

Today, instead of playing tennis, we visited the Ninja Warrior course at the Carondelet Park Rec Complex in south St. Louis. Chickadee found this course to be much more suitable to her size than the other one we visited in the St. Louis area, and she had a lot of fun trying out the different challenges!

Chickadee Thursday

Yesterday in the middle of school, Chickadee lost yet another top tooth!

It’s a good thing that last month the dentist assured her that her new teeth will come in eventually, because it’s gotten to be a pretty big gap, and I think she’d be a little concerned otherwise!