Stationery card

Here's a copy of our 2012 Christmas Card. Feel free to drool over my adorable child.

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Halloween 2012

I think I accidentally deleted a post I had already done about Halloween. Or maybe I never actually wrote one.........  Who knows?!?! Either way - here are a few pics from Cooper's first real knock-on-the-door, say-trick-or-treat, eat-lots-of-candy Halloween experience.

Walking into school. I'm still learning how to use the new camera.
It was really bright outside and accidentally ending up giving this photo a really neat look.

Walking to his class at school.

Heading to our first house with Daddy.

He was a little shy about saying "trick or treat." It came out as a whisper.

Some of the neighbors dressed up to hand out candy. It took him a minute to warm up to her,
but then she gave him candy and had a new best friend.

Cooper really enjoyed the neighbors' lawn inflatable. 

Love his shadow with the dinosaur tail!

Cooper-saraus had a great time trick or treating. He even got a visit from small group friends and his Hawkins cousins before we called it a night. For our first time out, we'll call it a win!