Last weekend, we headed out to New Mexico to go to a pumpkin patch/farm called La Union. It’s known for the huge corn maze they design every year. We never make it through, but we went to let Bella have some fun and choose a few pumpkins for us to carve.
Most of which are still in the back of the car – come to think of it.
Anyway, parenting fail aside, we had the best time. They have a petting zoo, a bounce pillow, food like roasted corn and pulled brisket, a tractor that pulls you out to the pumpkin patch, and slides made of huge plastic pipes.
I took my camera that doesn’t get as much use as it should, and was determined to get some shots that captured where we live and just how Bella looks right now at almost 4.
For some reason, October seems to be the month where I realize just how much she’s grown. It must be because her birthday is so close, it makes me wistful. Then I look back from the year before when I thought the same and think, “Look how tiny she was!”
Here are some photos from our special day:
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