But another reason for the crickets around here is that we have been busy bees lately. Between enjoying these beautiful fall days (hay rides! apple picking! pumpkin patch visiting! leaf raking!) and tackling some lingering home projects (new fridge! updated laundry room/home office! packing up all the lawn furniture!), I have been wiped out by the time Natalie is tucked into bed every night. Our arms are sore from painting, our wallets are exhausted from spending, and our brains have needed some unwind-time.
Here are a few shots of the little miss to tide you over until this bloggy boycott has passed: