Tuesday, November 20, 2012

patch #3. for real.

One of the greatest things about living where we live now has been living a bit closer to my brother and his family. I think I've said it before, and I'm sure I'll say it again, but I'm loving the fact that BG and her cousin now live close enough to each other that they get to do a bit of life together. It's pretty awesome.

Doing life together also includes getting to do those "we're parents now so this is basically required of us" things like pumpkin patches in October and tree farms in December. So last month, a pumpkin patch trip was made.

And it was good.

Unfortunately we went the day that Sandy was passing by so the wind was out of control and the sun was basically nonexistent. But the patch was still open so we went.

There was a cow train (a running one!), a hay ride (super windy for sure), a two hour stint in a corn maze (in which Baby A slept and BG rode- lucky), games, and a ton more. It was a total blast.

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*a plumber's crack, a sleeping babe, and a corn trail to get our lost tails out of there is what a good trip is made of..*
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So much fun. Even though a fight almost broke out over cornhole (seriously the brother and I might be ridiculous competitive) and the girls wanted nothing to do with a photo op (only smiles were the work of crawling on the ground Aunt Kiki), it was a win.

Though going to the pumpkin patch three times in one month has BG all confused as to why we haven't been to one lately. Try explaining it will be another year for that trip to a toddler... Fun.

5 comments:

Lauren said...

Ok, the last pic of the girls.... PRECIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sara said...

Awesome photos! I'm so jealous that your little one has a cousin close by and close in age. I grew up surrounded by cousins, so I understand. My little guy's only cousin lives 5+ hours away and we don't get to see her nearly as much as we want to.

Mommy Mandy said...

SO glad you're able to spend so much time with your brother and his family now. And Ella in those pigtails? Kills me. Adorable!

SEL said...

What great pictures. We went to three pumpkin patches too. I didn't post about a single one, although I have about 23432 pictures. ;)

Vanessa Miller said...

Sleeping baby = sooo cute!

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