Kennedy in the Bluebonnets

If you are a Texan or love Texas, you probably know that the state flower is the bluebonnet. They usually start popping up this time of year, and when they do, it’s gorgeous. Fields and hills are covered with all sorts of wildflowers. Unfortunately, you don’t see them as much down here where we live near the coast, so when we found a pretty epic patch only ten minutes from our house, you better believe we were excited (as were the ten other cars parked on the side of the road).

We got Kennedy dressed in a little getup from my soon-to-be launched boutique, Little Kennedy Boutique, bribed her with some M&Ms to pose for pictures and let her take a romp in the wildflowers. I should have payed more attention to how I was actually shooting the photos on my camera, but let me tell you, it’s hard work bending over pregnant to take pictures of a constantly moving toddler. Pretty much like doing squats for thirty minutes straight. At least I got my work out in!

Toddler Bluebonnet Pictures

When did she start looking like such a…little girl? This whole growing up thing needs to stop.

Toddler Bluebonnet Pictures

Do we have a little model on our hands? Good, because she will be the face of Little Kennedy Boutique. Let’s not mention the fact that she kept saying “no like dress!” when I put that dress on her. She has been terrible with posing for photos lately, but I think the key now is talking about it a lot before we actually go do it. We kept saying “Kennedy! We’re going to go play in the flowers outside and pictures! Do you want to do that?” And it seemed to work in terms of getting her prepared.

Toddler Bluebonnet Pictures

Oh look! A wardrobe change! We are that legit. Can we also talk about how cute this little dress is, too? I forsee this being a perfect Memorial Day / 4th of July / summer backyard barbeque dress. Consider yourself lucky you get these big ol’ sneak peeks!

Toddler Bluebonnet Pictures

Kennedy was a bit uncomfortable being in the flowers at first, but Greg was great getting her to play. Below you can see how he got her to “smell the flowers.” She would run up, bend over to the flowers, and pretend to sniff them and say “that smells good!”

Toddler Bluebonnet Pictures

All in all, it was a really fun afternoon frolicking in the bluebonnets with my two loves. I love that spring is finally here.

32 Comments

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    Rachael
    April 3, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Oh my goodness, so cute!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you!!! 🙂

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    Gale
    April 3, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Gorgeous pics!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you so much!! 🙂

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    Anne
    April 3, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Precious!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you, my love!!

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    Patti
    April 3, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Such a great Texan tradition. She’s a cutie pie!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm

      Yes, I just love the bluebonnets. Such a special time of year! And thank you 🙂

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    Megan
    April 3, 2014 at 9:17 am

    She is the cutest! Love these!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm

      Thank you so much!!!

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    Jennifer S.
    April 3, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Seriously!! The cuteness is killing me! I can’t wait to see what other adorable things your boutique will have! I love spoiling my niece 😀

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    Selena
    April 3, 2014 at 9:22 am

    LOVE!!!! These are beautiful!!!!!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm

      Thank you so much, friend!!

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    Gentri
    April 3, 2014 at 9:40 am

    So adorable and those flowers are amazing!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm

      Thank you! Yes, bluebonnets are so stunning! It’s a really special time of year when they come out!

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    Katie
    April 3, 2014 at 11:51 am

    So cute!!!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:35 pm

      Thank you, my love!!!!

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    Lauren
    April 3, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I love bluebonnet pics! Your model and her dress are both adorable.

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:35 pm

      Bluebonnets are the best, right? Thank you so much! She is fun to photograph (sometimes….)

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    Candace
    April 3, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    OH my gosh she does look so grown up! Beautiful pictures!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:34 pm

      Thank you, friend! I can’t get over how big and GIRL-ish she’s looking lately. Mind blowing.

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    Allie @ Allieology
    April 3, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    my ovaries are exploding from the cuteness, thank you for that 🙂

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:34 pm

      Hahaha! Well, you’re welcome for the ovary explosion. She’s here any time 😉

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    Becca @ Becoming Adorrable
    April 3, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    I miss the bluebonnets!

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      Meg O.
      April 3, 2014 at 9:33 pm

      Aren’t they beautiful? I can’t get over how awesome they are.

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    Sara
    April 3, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    Bluebonnet season is the BEST season!! Kennedy’s outfits are beyond perfect for frolicking, too! I haven’t seen any our way yet… but soon hopefully!

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    Darby Hawley
    April 5, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Your little model is just so precious! I don’t know how you do anything but snuggle her all day. Goodness the cuteness kills me! From these previous I’m also going to be ga-ga over your shop! If the little boy clothes are anything like the girl clothes, I should warn my husband that we’re going into debt!

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    Lindsay @ Trial By Sapphire
    April 6, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    Even models don’t like everything they’re given to wear. Why would Kennedy’s modeling be any different? 😉 Such cute dresses!

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    Ruthie & Rose
    April 6, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    Kennedy is just darling! And that dress with the big pink bow is everything! This modeling thing is right up her alley. XO

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    Karina
    April 6, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    OMG this is precious!! I’d love to know where that bluebonnet field is, I live in Houston and would love to visit it! And I can’t wait to visit your boutique! 😀

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    May 17, 2014 at 10:54 pm

    […] been as active as I would like lately (aside from the 30 minutes worth of squatting while taking bluebonnet photos). Hoping to pick this back up again next […]

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