Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Pumpkin Farm

On a beautiful, cool Saturday morning, we paid a visit to the local pumpkin farm. As always, the children were excited and ready for adventure, although they had no idea what a "pumpkin farm" was all about. This colorful display greeted us at the entrance.


As we walked through the greenhouse leading to the pumpkins, one wonders what was going through their little minds as they anticipated what was ahead for them.



Can you believe it? " Five little monkeys" on a bed. The story their mother has been reading to them, and here were the monkeys and their mother. When the twins are born, this mother will have five little ones. Do you think there will be any times that she thinks of her children as the "five little monkeys"?





This must be one of the monkeys that fell off the bed. He looks quite sad.




The "three little kittens" was another display. Beside it was a small wash line filled with mittens. On this pumpkin farm was a playground, a wooden train to sit in, a hay area to jump in, and lots more nursery rhyme pumpkin displays. Even though we discovered that it does not officially open until October, the children seemed thrilled to spend the morning down on the farm.

17 comments:

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

What fun displays at the pumpkin farm...open or not. I'm sure the kids loved it!

Next year you can return with all five 'little monkeys'...oh my goodness. Your help will be needed.

Happy@Home said...

Such cute pictures. I can imagine your grandchildren were very excited by this outing to the pumpkin farm. It looks like a wonderful fall outing.

Happy@Home said...

Oops, I forgot to mention that your new blog look is lovely. At first I thought I was at the wrong place when I didn't see that cute little picture of you in the kitchen as a child :-) However, the blueberry muffin looks scrumptious.

Kim@Seasons of My Heart said...

Judy~
You ALWAYS do amazing things to capture GREAT memories for those you LOVE!!

What a FUN Saturday activity.

Have a BLESSED week.

p.s. did you do your header on your blog?? If so, you MUST share details on how to creat your own!! :-)

Queenmothermamaw said...

For some reason I missed yesterday's post, but found it so beautiful today. The table is gorgeous, particularly the place setting. Your aunt is a lovely looking woman. HB to her. I also love the Punkin Patch with my grands. We have a farm where you can go on a hayride to the patch and they stop and everyone gets off and picks out their pumpkin. Such as happy time of year.
QMM

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

This brought back memories of when we took our children to a pumpkin farm out at the end of Long Island every autumn when they were young. There would be a corn maze and hay rides and all kinds of pumpkin displays ..even pumpkin ice cream!

It will be a joy to take my grandson one day when he's older.

Your new blog look is very elegant!

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

What a beautiful day at the Pumpkin Farm. Your daughter is gorgeous and I wish her all the luck in the world with the arrival of her twins. I have five children and one set of twins among them too! They are a blessing...and before all the infertility drugs, etc. when I belonged to the local "Mother of Twins Club" their motto was, "It's a club where God chooses the members".

By the way, I will have to look for that cookie mix at Trader Joe's. Sounds great!

Stay Cozy, Carrie

Tracy said...

How fun! I remember taking our son to the pumpkin patch. It was always one of our favorite outings of the entire year. = )

Your new look is gorgeous and perfect for fall!

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

What a great place to take the kids to and how exciting she is going to have twins, boy will she have her hands full but so much fun!
Hugs~Kelly

Wanda said...

What a neat place! And, your daughter looks AMAZING...pregnant with twins and looks like she walked out of a fashion magazine! She must get that from her mother!!!

Marty said...

Love your new blog look! There's always something new on your space.

Blessings each day said...

What a cute pumpkin farm..so glad that you shared this with us. Of course your own 'little pumpkins' were the cutest of all!

blessings and hugs,

marcy

Shelley said...

I bet the grandkids had a ball there! I want to go to the pumpkin farm too!!

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Judy, how wonderful is this? Wow, I love days like this. Looks like you all were having a great time.

Love your new blog layout! :-)

Barb

Denise said...

Looks like fun to me.

a woman who is said...

That looks like such a fun day. Your daughter has a five wonderful blessings!!! I hope she is feeling good? She looks great especially for carrying twins.

Charli and me said...

What fun! I love the fall because there are so many things to do and where ever you go things always look festive. Fall is such a wonderful time of year for children.

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