...and we went a few other places too.
Hubby is laid off from work. I had wanted to do a Not Back-to-school day. A day where we celebrated the fact that we were not bound by the schedule of the public schools. I wanted to do it on the public schools first day... but... I did not look up when the school started and they started before I thought they were going to. So, since we could just choose our schedule we just picked a day when it was convenient for us.
Wednesday this past week was the day.
We started the day with pumpkin cream cheese muffins. Yummm!
These are my favorite muffins!!!
|This photo was taken by one of my girls the last time we had these muffins.|
Then we gathered and got ready and got on the way.
We traveled to Pennsylvania to our favorite spot. But we had fun all the way.
Found the black and white settings on my camera.
Tried it out on a couple of photos.
Then I tried out the sepia setting.
This is what a day off from school does to the kids.
We headed for the Lancaster area.
All along the way along with our adventures of getting chocolate and eating lunch I tried to take pictures for the Scavenger Hunt for the 365 project.
and while you are at it just a nice picture of a farm and silos and some lovely looking corn.
It's in Lititz, PA.
Lovely old candy making things
Edible Merry-Go-Round and Ballet Shoes
Bugs Life in Chocolate.
More lovely old things.
"A group photo taken in the style of 100 years ago (no one smiling)"
for the scavenger hunt.
Come, Lord Jesus!
It sounds like fun to me!
I kept the camera pointed out the window and took pictures as we were on the way to lunch. Some of them came out quite blurry, others quite nicely.
We arrived at Shady Maple for lunch and ate well.
It is a smorgasbord... all you can eat... YUMM!
After that we went down to the gift shop.
Another attempt at a vanishing point...
lovely but didn't work to well.
Another attempt at a vanishing point... better, but I like the one I put in the slideshow better.
"Lions, and Tigers and Bears, Oh My"
Until I found the Tin Man on the way home.
Silly Kids and my Sweetie!
Love to see my kids enjoying each other.
More attempts at serious faces, group photo
On the way home.
More photos out the window of the moving car.
I hope you enjoyed seeing our day out.
We had a great time together.
It was nice to take a day and be together on a "school day" for the kids in our area.
Our NOT back-to-school, day trip was a huge success.