Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Fun at the Fall Festival!

Last weekend our church held a Fall Festival with fun events for the whole family!

For starters, there was a Fall Dessert contest!  Tiffany entered an apple pie and a pumpkin pie, made just the way her expert instructor (my mom!) taught her!  :)

Here is the apple pie right after it emerged from the oven!  Is your mouth watering??  :)

And here is the pumpkin pie adorned with whipped cream and waiting to be judged.

The first recipe I tried didn't end up looking like much of a contestant, so I entered this Chocolate Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Glaze instead.

If you think Tiffany's apple pie looked like a winner, you were right!  :)  She won First Place, much to her delight!!

There was also a costume contest.  My friend, Melissa, won first place dressed as a scarecrow!  Isn't she perfectly adorable??

And my son, Joe, a.k.a. Prince Caspian, won second place!

There were lots of cute costumes . . .

This is our pastor and his wife -- Captain John Smith and Pocahontas!  Aren't they cute???

There was also a hayride, which proved to be thrilling and chilling!  ;)

Our kids dressed up as the main characters from the Chronicles of Narnia.  If there had been a group prize, I'm sure they would have won it!  They were perfect!!!  Take a look and see for yourself!

Here we have the Pevensies: Susan, Edmund, Peter and Lucy on the back row, and the younger Edmund and Lucy on the front row.

The Pevensies with Prince Caspian!

The "classic pose!"

For Narnia!!

The two "Lucies" . . . aren't they pretty??

This picture of my little "Lucy" melts my heart!  :)

Did your family participate in any type of fall festival, harvest celebration or Reformation Day Fair??


Katie said...

I love the costumes! We did 2 fall festivals (our church & my parent's fun!). :)

Rebecca's Refining said...

I have to admit, I am really not much of a pie eater anymore, but those pies looked great! I am thrilled for Tiffany taking first place! It is nice to be rewarded for a job well done.

You should have shown us the "flop" as well as your masterpiece! You may not have won, but your cake looked delicious - plus, anything with caramel has my vote! :)

What a fun fellowship! Everyone looked so cute. What a great idea to have a fall festival, with food, fun, games, hayrides.......makes for good memories!

Renee@LivingLaughingLoving said...

Oh, yum those desserts look delish and what great Narnia costumes!!!

Donna G. said...

I'm so glad I don't live near you and those PIES! They are truly beautiful.

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