Sunday, October 11, 2009

pumpkin pickin'

It was a very chilly day in the Midwest yesterday (there were snow flurries! ick!), but we bundled up and headed out to a local pumpkin patch. The sun was shining and there were pumpkins needing to be picked!

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Three years ago Josh and I spent an afternoon at this same farm. I clearly remember getting teary-eyed as I wondered when we'd have our own little one to share such a special Fall day with. Yesterday was finally it....what a blessing!

When we arrived, we checked out the goats...

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The hay piles were fun to sit in and definitely helped to keep Josiah warm!

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Our little family of 3 took a fun hayride out to the fields where we picked our 3 pumpkins. Josiah, snuggled in the carrier, just kept looking everywhere taking everything in.

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We had to get a few classic "baby sitting with all the pumpkins" pictures of course! Even though it was cold and windy, Josiah sat SO well and hammed it up for the camera.

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Doesn't this little boy just melt your heart?!

We warmed up for a bit with some apple cider inside the shop. Josiah needed to have just a little taste...

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He definitely liked it!

It was a perfect day of pumpkin pickin'! We are incredibly blessed to have our sweet little peanut here to enjoy days like this with. He is a joy.

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So we've got our pumpkins to carve and now this new mama needs to decide what her little boy should be for his first Halloween! I'm thinking a bear or a candy corn or....my, this is quite an important and exciting decision! Any suggestions?!

Enjoy the rest of this Fall weekend, friends!




25 comments:

  1. Looks like this was the weekend for pumpkin pickin... we just did the same thing! Go check out Asher insiting he wanted the BIG pumpkin!!

    Josiah is deffinelty one I would pick out of that pumpkin patch!!!

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  2. your family is just beautiful! Josiah could not be any cuter and i just love his coat and hat! don't you just love fall???? especially with a baby!

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  3. You guys just make the cutest little family!!!

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  4. So sweet. He will look adorable in whatever costume you choose.
    Blessings,
    Amy

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  5. He is so darn cute!!!! What a great family day!!

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  6. Oh my word he is a cute boy! Whatever he for Halloween, he will be ADORABLE! I just love little asian baby men. So sweet!

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  7. Totally adorable! I love the obligatory 'baby with the pumpkins' pictures! :o) Briar is going to be a bear, so I like that choice!!!

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  8. It looks like you had a fun day as a family of 3! I love Josiah's little hat ~ SO CUTE!!

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  9. such GREAT pictures! and i love his brown and orange coat!

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  10. I love the pumpkin patch pics! We are thinking of going to Basse's next weekend. You guys are troopers for going out on such a cold day. We are glad we did our first pumpkin patch last weekend (even though it was pretty cold then too!). We look forward to seeing you guys soon!

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  11. He is so cute and you and Josh look so happy.
    I can totally relate to that feeling of wondering what the future would hold...and now we know :)

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  12. Love the pictures with the pumpkins. Ok, I love the candy corn idea. Please choose that so I can see a picture.

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  13. yay! you got in some pics too!

    what a fun day. glad y'all braved the cold!

    he will no doubt be the cutest kid on the block no matter what you dress him as!

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  14. So so cute! I'm so glad that you had your little guy to bring to the pumpkin patch this year. :)

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  15. girl, these pictures are perfect! he is so precious and i'm so happy for you that you get to share this with him... i love it when things come full circle. ;)

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  16. Every time I see pictures of you guys and Josiah, I am so happy for you all over again! He is precious, and I am so glad you are finally a family together!!!! Love all the photos :). Soooo cute!!!

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  17. Oh my - those are awesome pictures!!! I love reading your updates. :)

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  18. AWE! He's so CUTE! love his hat. Nicky would like Josh's John Deere one though!

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  19. Congrats on having him home! He is just adorable! My little guy was a monkey for his first Halloween. But he will be adorable no matter what!

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  20. oh goodness. every time i see you with that sweet boy i just tear right up. he is precious.

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  21. What fun! And such a groovy hat!

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