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Pump up the Pumpkins!

November 5th, 2010

Say hello to my maracas! I guess I have a lot of catching up to do with outfit posts—or any post for that matter! I’m glad that the fall weather finally kicked in and I’m now able to wear my beloved sweaters and layers! I’ve been really into clothing with a lot of volume lately (my hair doesn’t need any more). I just bought three to-sweat-for, over-sized sweaters last weekend, one of which I am wearing in these photos. I’ve also been toning down my wardrobe’s colors from bright pastels to neutrals as the season gets darker and colder. I’m not sure how long I can keep up with wearing neutrals. I just love the splash of colors!Last weekend was just a ton of fun. My husband Rob and I went on a haunted hayride at night and a normal hayride in the daytime with some friends, and then maneuvered through an eagle-shaped corn maze and picked up pumpkins to carve at a farm for the little get-together we had at our place. It was sad that not one trick-or-treater came by our house so none of our candy was given away. As non-sweet eaters (trust me, we LOVE sweets like everyone else but are trying to avoid them), we just don’t know what to do with all our candy. I’m thinking maybe the sweet scavenging scoundrels didn’t stop by our place because we didn’t decorate outside (the uncut Amazon grass should have been enough decoration!). Maybe I should give the candy away on the blog? Haha. Above, you’ll find “Corn on the Rob” and below, you’ll find the result of our carved pumpkin masterpieces! Corry had girl lips on hers, Dave’s was inspired by Spongebob, Ray’s was a cat because he’s a cat lover and sadly isn’t too warm around our dog, mine was the cyclops, and my husband Rob had the pumpkin with the “lazy” eye.

I couldn’t resist posting this photo of our dog which I took a few minutes ago while walking him. This ball of curly white fur is Bobby the bichon! He sticks out right now because it’s autumn. Wait till I take another picture in winter!

By the way, today is the last day to enter the Christa-Taylor giveaway! Also, my friend Victoria is hosting a contest for modest outfits that will end in 3 days! Make sure to enter that too (incentives: it’s her birthday and there will be a package filled with goodies)!

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26 Responses to “Pump up the Pumpkins!”

  1. sanam

    Awesome pumpkins! :D & i love your ensemble, great photos :D

    Day By Diva
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  2. Victoria / Justice Pirate

    haha I laughed at the maracas comment. cute.
    Great outfit too!

  3. Krystal/Village

    I looove haunted hay rides, how fun :)

  4. Victoria / Justice Pirate

    Thanks so much for wanting to help with my contest. I need 12 more people to enter AT LEAST (would like even more to). I mean I’m spending money on this and want to make sure it is worth spending the money on! I was really so excited about it and now am a little down trodden.

  5. Reybel

    Adorable.

  6. Krystal/Village

    Yep, I got shoes out of a vending machine! It was very cool.
    Thanks for responding about the Marie Claire article…uff.

  7. Natasha Atkerson

    Very cute outfit, and I love the background! Fall is great for taking pictures, no?
    Natasha
    A Modest Fashion Blog:
    http://www.natashaatkerson.blogspot.com

  8. Shey

    Beautiful pictures! =D

  9. Elaine

    Oh, how fun!!! I love that big chunky sweater you’re wearing.

  10. Lyddiegal

    I love your stripes and chunky sweater! It looks like the corn maze was a lot of fun, and your pumpkins are so cute!!!

    Bobby is adorable!! Little white dogs just look so good in red ;)

  11. jemina

    I LOVE all of your pictures here babe, they made me so happy, your smile is infectious, and your hubby is so cute :), LOVE the pumpkin carving picture too, actually I LOVE anything PUMPKIN :D, wishing you a lovely weekend, and please hug your cute dog for me :), XOXO, J

  12. Wemov

    super cute!

  13. Shamz

    such an adorable photo!! i love the layering!

  14. Closet Fashionista

    This looks so fun! I love the outfit :d
    http://aclosetfashionista.blogspot.com/

  15. MISSY S

    wow cornfields. i wish i could do a shoot in a corn fields. thats a great idea! ;p and pumpkins, i really havent tried doin carving on pumpkins. that seems a lot of fun hun! your dog is so fluffy!! makes me wanna adopt him/her. hehe

  16. Sofie

    I love your outfit! Looks so cozy and yet really stylish :)

  17. Heidi

    I love your pumpkins! They are so cute! :)
    Your dog is adorable as always. ;)
    Cute outfit too!

  18. Sarah

    You look adorable girl! I love that beret. When I saw it, I wanted to grab my red one and wear it out today. :)

  19. Susana R.

    Hello :)
    My Blog and one of the most trendy stores ever are givingaway one amazing shearling coat to one lucky winner!
    To enter just visit my blog :)
    xoxo
    P.S.: Sorry for the spam, but this is really a great giveaway :)

  20. fhen

    that’s a really lovely outfit
    and the background is so pretty, the field and all!
    we dont have field like that in singapore :(
    great family of pumpkins it is :D
    have a great weekend
    xoxo

  21. Ally

    I love the first photo! your smile is amazing and it lights up your face:) the outfit is so cute and the background is perfect for the fall season! great job!
    ~Ally
    http://modestlyfashioned.blogspot.com/

  22. My Republic of Fashion

    aghhhh, love those pumpkins! Gorgeous outfit, as always. Love your boots. :)SarahD

  23. Harlow

    This is adorable! great outfit :)

  24. KANI

    those pumpkins are hilarious!!! actually i’d be pretty spooked if i had them lying around the house :P

  25. Rodellee

    Aww cute! Love the photo of your husband as a giant cutout corn. LOL!

  26. Isabella Kiss

    Hey just found your blog off of Victoria’s (justice pirate). I really liked the comments you were leaving on her posts so I decided to check out your blog. Wanted to say that I like what you are doing. You (and Victoria) are lookin’ adorable as you take a stand for modesty. Way to go!

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