Monday, October 25, 2010

{Pumpkin Patch #2 --- Maris Farms}

We had such fabulous weather last week (which makes up for the downpour we have had the last 2 days!!) and the kids had half days at school all week (parent-teacher conferences) I loaded the 3 kids up and headed to a fun pumpkin patch in Bonney Lake.  Addy and I visited it last year with her preschool class, and I knew Rylan would love all the activities this year.  There is an entrance fee at this farm, but cheaper during the week, and much cheaper than a movie....all so worth it for the amount of things they got to do.  The place was practically deserted on a Thursday afternoon. We had the whole place to ourselves.

We loved the tractor and cow train. Addy and Ry in the front and Carson in the way back for the 'bumpy' ride. 

 The bouncy house they played in for about 30 minutes...
The 'Corn Room'
And yes, Rylan is wearing the exact same outfit as our outing to the other pumpkin patch.  He does have other clothes, I promise.  These two trips were a week and a half apart!  At least I am semi-current on the laundry!

 Surprisingly soft.  I am still find kernels around the house.

 Pulling the can of food up the rope to the goats up above. 
Ry loved the animals especially the baby bunnies and baby piglets.
 Addy on the pedal carts. She got this thing going pretty fast around the track!
 Carson gave Addy and Rylan rides on the bigger pedal carts (um..he could barely reach the pedals, but insisted he was big enough). 

 And the 'mine shaft' slide that they rode down about 20 times.  It starts at the top of a hill, goes underground, and comes out at the bottom.  I couldn't believe how many times Ry walked up that hill on his own. 

Such a fun afternoon!  Even though the schedule is packed this time of year, we are loving all the fall activities and beautiful fall weather.  Next up...Addy's Birthday and Halloween parties!!


Carmen Goetschius 6:06 AM  

Fun day! Fab pics!

Dan and Anne 6:19 AM  

You do so many fun things with your kids! I'm jealous! I can't believe how big they all are getting... doesn't it just seem like they were tiny babies?!

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