A Trip to the Pumpkin Farm

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Monday found us with a beautiful Fall day just perfect for our trip to the Pumpkin Farm. After our morning studies and a quick lunch, we packed in the van and headed for the farm. It was a lovely drive, down country roads lined with farms and Autumn trees.

We arrived at the Pumpkin Farm and were greeted inside the front gate by many friendly (and hungry) goats. Thankfully, they were behind fences! We had been given cups of feed when we entered and the children started feeding them while I started taking pictures –

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In addition to the many goats, there were also sheep to feed –

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And a few Longhorn steer, too – in classic Texas style –

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Next we took advantage of the abundance of Fall decorations and pumpkins around the property for a few posed pictures –

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We spent some time climbing on the hay bale spider, one of several neat hay bales around –

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The next part of our adventure was the hay ride, always lots of fun –

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Finally, it was time to hit the pumpkin patch and pick pumpkins. Each person was allowed to pick one small pumpkin from the patch to take home (part of the entrance fee). It was fun wandering around the field looking for the ones we wanted –

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We did a little more socializing with the animals before leaving –

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And took this group picture – they really did have a good time, even if they don’t look like it! ( I told Jeff it looks like a mug shot!) I think they were just a bit tired by this point – I know David was –

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And speaking of David – did you notice how many pictures of David are in this post? Can you tell he’s the baby of the family? Well, here’s one more, for the road, because I’m a mother and I just can’t help myself (again) –

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Blessings,
Nancy

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2 Responses

  1. I just found your blog and I’m really enjoying it. You have such a wonderful combination of family, faith, recipes, etc., which is what I want to try and do too. Thanks for the inspiration. You have a beautiful family. It is a blessing to homeschool, isn’t it?
    Blessings,
    Marcia

  2. I’m so glad that you stopped by! Thank you for your kind words, and yes, it is a blessing to homeschool – I am so thankful that we can learn and grow together as a family.

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