We had lunch and walked around the shop while we waited for the rain to let up. Once it did, we made it out just long enough to take our 2nd annual (and Baby Girl's 1st) "How Tall This Fall" picture before we had another downpour.
We walked around inside some more until the rain let up then made our way back out to "pick" our pumpkins. Pumpkin picking at this orchard is nowhere near the pumpkin patch. They go ahead and pick them and put them all on display out front of their store with the prices already written on them. It makes things run smoothly on a busy day but you loose a little of the pick-your-own-pumpkin charm. Going to the actual patch may be an option but we've never done it that way. So pumpkin "picking" is just picking your favorite out of the display. Ayden liked all of the "biiig" ones (as he kept telling us).
We finally found our little family of pumpkins and then... You guessed it! Another downpour! We seriously were considering the possibility that Mother Nature was playing a trick on us. We paid for our pumpkins and on our way out heard some thunder and then we knew the warmup was over. Ayden and I were in the car and David was buckling Ayden in as the sky opened up and POURED!! David got SOAKED.
Okay... So maybe today wasn't the best choice for a day at the pumpkin patch but we still had a great time! Bring great friends and a fun place together and you can't go wrong. Even if you get a little wet.
Have you ever been caught in the rain but decided to have fun anyway? It makes for good stories!
Flashback! Here's what we were up to one year ago today: "Wedding Day!"
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