We had planned on going the the pumpkin patch two weeks ago, but it was really cold that Saturday and Allie needed a chill day at home. So we went today, and the weather was so nice! We made it a Halloween-themed family day. We got Allie’s Halloween costume, had a fun lunch at Red Robin and then headed to the pumpkin patch.
Its become a tradition to see “how tall this fall” every year. Look how tall Allie is this year! We didn’t get a family picture on the hayride though because by the time we got on, Allie was pretty tired and not in the mood for pictures (or walking).
We did some of the same stuff and tried new things. Allie really liked feeding the goats!
She didn’t really enjoy the big jumping pillow. I think it scared her. She liked it better when I was holding her. It was a little scary even for Mama. If someone was jumping by you they could propel you high… I realized as we started that maybe it wasn’t the best activity for a 21-week preggo!
Allie got to hold a kitty too!
We got our ride on the choo choo (well, barrell) train. Allie had a huge smile on her face during the ride and I could tell she was enjoying the wind in her hair. The barrells are a little cramped… Mama got in fine, but Dada had to come help me up!
When Allie got to the playground, we couldn’t get her off! She’s not scared of the slide anymore, thats for sure.
We took Allie in the small maze for the first time. We let her lead… that was a lot of fun! The corn was pretty thin though, definitely an effect of the drought. We could see right over the short stalks as well as through!
Talk about an adventureous day! I think we expected to be there about two hours. It was actually three, and Allie was definitely ready to go home. But first we had to get our pumpkins! We decided to get two. One for Mama and Dada (or baby Peyton?) and one for Allie.
She definitely wasn’t in the mood for pictures at this point! We’ll probably wait until next weekend to carve the pumpkins. Right now they’re out on our porch next to the dead flowers that I still need to get rid of.
Look at the slide show for all the pictures from today! Allie’s costume is going to be a surprise… or maybe I’ll post about it later. I haven’t decided yet. Its now hidden so Allie will forget about it and not beg to wear it or play with it until we get it back out. We’re going trick-or-treating this year!