S: Look out 2013
BC: And the Sun Sets on another year
FC: EMBARKING ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME | Adventures in the life of the Honeys, Take II | 2013 here we come
1: January | This years adventures begins with the Spa State Park in Saratoga where this is considered healthful! | Dear mom and Dad the Orenda Spring Smells Orendous!
3: THAT WAY | GO THIS WAY | Last warm day of the winter we made our way up down across and through treacherous paths and river banks and then up the snow and ice covered steps back to the van | I Love You
5: for honeys birthday I took him to see his favorite band but after hours of standing and walking around we gave up and went home... he did however manage to escape with all three cd's a poster and some cool stickers! | at
6: Then the snow came and kept coming | road block!!
7: frequent stop in Hadley... took don on a field trip :)
8: Valentines Day! Shawn got Sugar daddy undies which he refused to model for this book! | new car cab # 2
9: March! | QueensBury ...in search of Gambles (an AWESOME bakery) we stumbled upon the headless horseman and a really cool antique shop | Off to troy to find the Antique District but all that remained was this sign. However... | ...we did get to see this really cool civil war memorial the Soldiers and Sailors monument
10: The first day of Spring??? March 20th... Our anniversary
11: The Snow seems to be never ending but Honey says its a mild Winter
12: WE WANDER FOR DISTRACTION, BUT WE TRAVEL FOR FULFILLMENT. | U turn...Stewart's...change of plans... Antique store...Grave Yard....Walmart...Walking Sticks... and home | As the snow finally begins to melt and the sun appears the Honeys spend the First warm day in months out and about... March 30th
13: Snack and gas 102$ desk and bowls 35$ Saw and easter bunny surprises 45$..... All day with my Honey... Priceless | the Snow is almost gone!
14: NY--VT--NY April | Up the Adirondacks across lake Champlain and down the Green Mountains
16: Freckles comes home | Freckles Hides | Pepper Waits | Freckles finds new hiding spot | Our New addition
18: Random May Day...Touristic work trip
20: Our "Out Door Pets"
21: Dear Self: Please remember to save To Buy a Better So we can take Better Pictures and share them in our next | We bought feeders for the birds and Squirrels so we could watch them. Pepper and Freckles have fun watching too!
24: On this beautiful day (1) | These Two (2) | Went up this Mountain... Devil's Den (3) | Saw some creatures, had some lunch, and listened to some odd sounding birds | Then quickly came back down! (4) | Mini-Mountain Excursion | We got Soaked through and through!
25: Return To Starks Knob
28: Congress Park
29: Fuzzy Ducks, Gold Fish, Spring water, Mulberries and an old fashion War reenactment=Smiles from the Honies on a cool summer day!
30: Adventures in the Creepy Huge old Abandoned Sanatorium near Galway
32: Picnic | No Fireworks this year but it was a nice Picnic Complete with Mosquito's muddy grass and a flooded creek. We even went for a dip!
33: Saratoga National Cemetery with Mem
36: The July Hadley Excursion
37: We're on our way to find the water source of this mini Water fall....which turned out to be a boggy spring
39: And we're off...On our third Hiking trip of the summer
42: Ice Cream Sundaes and Sun sets In August
44: August 18th we started the day by having a contest to see who could stay in bed the longest...Then discovering one tire on each car had been slashed along with five other lucky neighbors. So we had to take the car down to Mavis, But still had time to stop and smell the... Whatever those are, pretty though! | So after the tire is fixed we pick up Don take him to Walmart, eat at Golden Corral then went on a Mission to find Chocolate Bells! Which we did!... Picked up Don and on the way to his house we found Turkeys. Surprise! | Which seemed to be eating these odd things. While there I noticed these star looking SUnflowers... Wonder what they are?... | Well after all that excitement we went to the YMCA parking lot to clean out the car and watch the Sun go down behind the mountains across a corn Field And explore an Old Abandoned house
48: Our Summer Surprise Garden we didn't know the lilies were coming back so soon! The Corn and Sunflowers are from birdseed left overs. The Peppers and tomatoes we actually planted
49: 2nd Annual Trip to the Drive In
50: BLUE MOON STROLL
52: Camping trip # 2 | More fabulous pictures of this adventure can be found in Camping 2013
53: And with that the leaves began to change! so time for some | & | This is really my favorite time of year and we took enough pictures to fill an entire book So heres a short recap! | 1) Apple Picking 2) Changing Leaves 3) Civil War Encampment 4) Eagle Mills 5) Pumpkin Picking 6)Rainbows and Sunsets 7) Build Scarecrow 8)) Nicole and Jimmys Wedding 9) Christmas Crafts 10) Halloween 11) Road Trip 12) Thanksgiving | Just kidding... here we go....
54: Apple Picking @ the Saratoga Orchard in Schuylerville | We Decided we wanted to do some cooking with apples. WHich set the stage for this apple picking Venture | Of course first we have to pick the Apples... Ahem Pick not eat | Amazing.. After honey gorged himself we still had plenty left... and still do even after giving a bag to Mem | The Apple Ogre ... These are MY APPLES | Apple Cider Donuts Are best when they come from here
57: Far Top Left: This guy really got into his role.. Far middle left: My honey next to the Rebel Flag These ducks were tearing the bread from our fingers, or maybe it wasnt bread but whatever it was they wanted it!
58: Hello And welcome to: | I'm Your Host Farmer Shawn
59: Where we've turned every family fun activity we can think of into a cash cow to line our pockets | Have Fun and don't forget to empty your wallet at the door!
60: The Birth of J.L. Our 1st born ScareCrow... October 12, 2013 20lbs 8ozs 52 Inches :) Conceived @ the Vincek Farm on Smith Bridge Road
62: Nicole and Jimmy's Wedding day | October 15, 2013
64: UGGGH.... We had our first frost 10/29/2013 | We've Moved.... November 1st! | Side Notes: | While Pickin Punkins for Mem & Girls
65: And we're Moving... Our new Place @ 52 Lake Desolation Rd Middle Grove Ny.... The Kilmer Lumber Company
67: Finally it's Thanksgiving time and we're in the car on the way to Georgia to see Shanda & her family, Mom & Hot Rod And to bring the Boy Brat home with us! | Stop to sleep | Driving | Eating | Fixing Car | Finally made it to Georgia
68: U Turn?? | Beautiful Skies.... Not so Beautiful wind Shield
69: Finally theres Turkey & Ham | Our Hosts Shanda And Lalo! | The Chef's... Ok I'm not a Chef just wanted to be in the Picture | And it's Feedin' Time!
70: A little Hanging out time before we Take Pictures | Ok Everybody Wave | And it's time to Clean up... Can u tell? | Natan Likes to Ride his Bike up and Down the Driveway | Shawn Trying to make sure all his stuff got unloaded from NannieMaw's Truck
71: Shanda's Girls Kristen, Victoria & Jessica | SissyPat's Girls: Shanda & Me | Plus Hotrod | Plus Shanda | The Wee Ones... We were missing quiet a few ... Too many to name here | Gobble Gobble
72: There was a lot of Picture taking going on Just before everyone scattered to the four winds to make the journey home
73: And on the long Journey to Nicoles in North Carolina We stopped at the state line to check out this beautiful lake | Thats mom in the lead... of course
75: After a verry long 3 (more like 6) Hour drive we finally arrived at Coley's in North Carolina
76: Our first snow and there was alot
78: Its Christmas and we Finally have our Tree | Complete with Mostly hand made ornaments that We made way back in October
79: And then there was Snow AGAIN... Boy Boys here its Christmas time Snows on the Ground and Shelbys Coming for Christmas... All is right with the world
80: We have Enjoyed all this year had to offer to the fullest! Family Friends & Adventure! Rainbows, Flowers, Sunsets, & Snow Storms! We have also enjoyed the Company of Freckles and Pepper and all our outdoor pets!
81: Life is what we make it and we choose to make it a daily Adventure!