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Friday, October 28, 2016

Becoming Laura ~ The Fun Outtakes

It takes days upon days to create historical costuming. This is followed by several hours of photography.

But when all is said and done it should be fun.

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You can’t take yourselves too seriously when cars are honking and people are pointing.

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Eric the Amish man taking a call on his ginormous phone.

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I am a very blessed girl to have this happy go lucky jokester accompanying me.

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I pretend to be shocked at some of his wisecracks…

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This is the 800th time during the photo session that I remind him that people in historical images did not touch.

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This is him pinching my derrière to show me he understands.

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I’ve accepted the fact that I can dress him up but he will always behave badly.

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But I’ve learned that when it starts to show on my face while whirling and twirling in 90 degree heat wearing three layers of clothing...

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…ready to throw up…

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…he will always make the day fun.

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So I make sure to let him chase me across the bridge.

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Then give him the old time cougar move.

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Many thanks to Mr. Decor for his devilish prairie pranks. Perhaps we shall rename him wonderful Willie Oleson.

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Happy Fun Friday!



Linda said...

You two are so cute and fun!! :)
Have a wonderful weekend,

Nancy said...

these pics made me the fun and joy these radiate.

The Boston Lady said...

He's a good sport and so are you Laura! Lots of fun! Ann

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

You two are so fun. Love all these great pics.

Bloggymom said...

So much fun!!

Vel Criste said...

You outtakes are just as great as the serious ones! Love 'em!

Jaclyn | One Thousand Oaks said...

These pictures are so cute Laura! You and your husband are so cute! Looks like it was a fun day!


Jeanie said...

I cannot tell you enough how much I love you two, love the whimsy and joy and tremendous historical detail of this entire series of posts and how I wish you lived in my neighborhood! said...

I have been so lax following you an your blog, but I absolutely LOVED following this funn costuming and photoshoot on Facebook and Instagram!! These outtakes are so much fun!! You both look like you really enjoyed the day!!

Happy Weekend!
Jen @Fiddle Dee Dee

Katie Mansfield said...

Adorable. I love this.

Fox and Finch Antiques said...

I have often wondered, after being unexpected guest at an Amish farm, how the women stood the heat. But, then, how did the Sisters at my grammar school remain so fresh looking and smelling, during the day with their heads, necks, foreheads, arms tightly covered? I enjoyed seeing your hair from the back, too.

Bonnie said...

I'm smiling, Laura. Hugs to you. As we say in the south, you are a hoot! said...

Fun, fun, fun!

Christine said...

Oh, thank you for extending this series!

Organized and Simplified said...

You two are beyond adorable.

Celestina Marie said...

Oh how adorable you two are. Loved seeing the outtakes. Thanks for sharing. Have a nice weekend. xo

Cecilia Bramhall said...

Y'all are too cute! Great job on the costumes. Looks like you had fun.

Auntie Em said...

Looks like you two had a amazing day getting into the spirit of the era. :)
So glad those three layer, no touch and must wear hats and glove days are over! lol
Thank you for sharing your sweet and touching (no pun intended) candid pics. :)