Thursday, October 18, 2007

Pumpkin Patch at Spooner Farms

In the Northwest, if the weather is good on any Saturday in October, you go to the pumpkin patch. You can't hold out for the weekend closest to Halloween as it might be pouring down rain...and no one likes picking out pumpkins in a mud pit. So last Saturday was it...beautiful weather, 65 degrees, and just a little mud. There are dozens of pumpkin patches around here, but we have gone to the same one each year. The kids love the hay maze, the animals, the displays, and goodie shop. Don't you just love little places like this outside of suburbia? We ran into several families from church and probably half the population of Washington too. We had a great time like we do every year and ended up with a haul of pumpkins ...137 pounds to be exact.


chris...reese...paige 4:36 PM  

So much fun!! We're thinking it will be pouring rain when we go. Love the pics...and your awesome green pumpkin!

manders 10:09 PM  

Love these pics. Your kids are so adorable. We went today and boy was it muddy but Maddie loved every minute. Hope to see you soon.
luv ya

Camille and Bryce 5:19 PM  

OH they are so cute! We have not made it to the pumpkin patch yet, but I am hoping for this week! I love carving punkins! :) kiss the kids, we miss you guys!

Becca, Bryce, Ty and Caden 4:31 PM  

We were going to go to the pumpkin patch last Saturday, but it was pouring down rain!! I hope we get some pumpkins real soon! Check out my post - there's a pic of the kids playing in the paper.

dbsnow_family 5:40 PM  

Great pix of the pumpkin patch. Your kids are growing so fast. I really enjoyed reading your blog from the last couple months.
take care,

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