Sunday, October 12, 2008


Not too long ago, Jessica did a post about how she measures her family by a family picture each year. I have to admit, we do not do a family picture each year. We get one (and official one) about every OTHER year. However, I do take formal pix of my kids each year. I don't want to miss those milestones. I tend to measure our family by our Pumpkin patch pix. I know we will go every year because it is one of my favorite activities and although I was bemoaning the lack of fall-ness around here, I have to admit, it was a PICTURE PERFECT day... not to mention a fabulous 82 degrees. Ahhhhhhhh, fall.

We visited Schnepf farms which is not too far from here. It is an all-inclusive ticket for the day, meaning that as long as you don't want to eat, all of the activities are there for the taking for no additional charge. Now, don't get me wrong. Admission is not CHEAP, but, for as much as you can do in the day, it is worth it. Luckily the crowd wasn't too big and we were able to enjoy all of the rides, the petting zoo and a few fall treats.
I have no idea why I didn't put Wade in this picture!

I was ACTUALLY dumb enough to get on one of these with my pregnant belly and Wade on my lap. Sometimes I lack better judgement.

This has to be one of my all time favorite pix of Abby. Her true personality is shining forth.

What is better than cousins sharing a little Italian ice?



(We skipped 07 due to small baby issues and the fact that they both went with their school classes)


2005 was wiped from my hard drive.


Little baby bub in tow.



I HAD to put both of these for 2001 because you know, she was my first baby at the pumpkin patch, and these pictures make me LAUGH!


Bridget said...

Those are so cute! I love fall photos like that. The pumpkin patch makes me feel are warm and cozy and like everything is right in the world.

The Grant Family said...

Please don't feel bad about the tooth fairy thing!!! Look how cute you are with your pumpkin patch pictues! I usually just pick up the cheapest ones I can get at Walmart. The kids ask when we're getting pumpkins and I tell them "As soon as Walmart drops the price to $3 we're there!" Also, we haven't had a family picture since my 6 year old was about 4 months old. :) Feel better now ;) I guess we all have our strengths and weaknesses, if you can call writing tooth fairy letters a strengh (he he).

PS I just talked to Cheryln tonight and she is happy to know that you're the right Lindsey. I think she'll be stopping by your blog soon.

♥Shally said...

I kinda like that it is fall and I am not freezing.

I like it a lot. :)

Love the pumpkin pics!

heather said...

Looks like a fun family tradition! And by the way,
I am SO missing Arizona!!

Christie said...

Cute, cute pics!

Celia Fae said...

I just want you to be the first to know that Denae brought me some tortillas last night. Thanks for the offer. I plan on doing a post all about it.

Sorry I always forget. Best is last.

jessica said...

Those pictures are AWESOME! I love that you do pumking patch pictures every year, the Christmas thing is so over done! I so wanted to see a picture of you driving one of those things with Wade on your prego belly.

Melissa-Mc said...

Fun to see your family through the years. Cute baby in 2001. How did you stop yourself from kissing and pinching those cheeks constantly?

gab said...

I know. There is something so irresistable about li'l punkins at the pumpkin patch!

Ilene said...

Funny, I have yearly pictures from the pumpkin patch too. It is the perfect picture place. That October light is great.

Jill said...

Hi! I just stumbled onto your blog and I live near Schnepf Farms to! We haven't been there yet because we just bought a house here, but we wanna go. It seems like a fun place! I love your pumpkin pictures! Isn't fall in AZ great?


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