Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Picking Pumpkins at the Patch with the Girls

For our now weekly Wednesday field trips with the Schultz girls, we hightailed it over to the Pumpkin Patch for some harvest fun. There's something about the warm colors of autumn that make for perfect photo opportunities.

Tessa has warmed up to Meilani and actually called her by name today. She and Meilani chased through the rows of pumpkins and into the hay maze.

This maze was perfect for little ones because it was small enough for Mamas to supervise but still included lots of fun dead-ends, tunnels to crawl through and peep holes.

Meilani and Addison bounced on the big pumpkins and went on a quest to find the perfect small pumpkins. Addison was the best "older" friend to have at the Pumpkin Patch. She led the little ones around by the hand and helped pose them for photos.
Meilani shows her "warrior woman" skills, hefting pumpkins of all sizes. She thought it was a pumpkin-lifting competition.
We loved our Harvest Outing with girlfriends. Mama even got a butternut squash and a pumpkin for baking. Try out some of our recipes like Butternut Squash Soup and Banana-Pumpkin Bread at the right, using these colorful harvest veggies.

1 comment:

The Growing VM Family said...

I agree-- fall pumpkin pictures are my favorite too ("muscle girl" pictures follow as a close second). Hey! Your fun and colorful blog had both!

Love, Jen