Monday, October 19, 2009

a Fall tradition



"Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter." - Carol Bishop Hipps This is our 5th Fall living in southern Wisconsin and 5th time making the trek just north of us to a tiny town called Lodi.

Going to the Treinen Farm has become one of our traditions. It's a working family farm that opens to the public in the Fall and fortunately has retained it's charm and not gotten too terribly commercial.


Grace and Will played in corn, had apple cider and doughnuts, fed goats, played on the tractor tires and went down a tube slide(Will's absolute fav!)



The highlight for us all was taking a horse drawn hayride down to the pumpkin patch where Grace and Will carefully chose their pumpkins.

It was a perfect crisp Fall day and the leaves here are almost at their peak. They both played hard and took a long nap after we got home...playing is hard work you know! Can you tell something's different about Grace? (2 things)...hair cut(it was her idea and I think she looks adorable!) and she's lost another tooth. Big gap now in the top front teeth...
if you look at the top collage you can see.



9 kind words:

Gavin's Family said...

The kids look like they are really enjoying each others company.
We also have a local spot in our area where the family opens their farm up to visiters this time of year~so much fun!
Grace I love the hair cut! It fits you so well. ;)

Mary McG in TN said...

So, all Grace wants for Christmas are her 4 front teeth!

Darling pictures, as always!

Jboo said...

I noticed that cute new haircut and the missing front teeth immediately! So cute! Love the toothless grin look! What a fun time you all had!

Janet

Super Mommy said...

Lovely tradition! We are going this weekend to pick our pumpkins...the girlies always enjoy picking the perfect ones for them!

Hannah said...

What a great day. Your children are beautiful and I am in love with your photography. I am excited to follow your blog!

Courtney said...

Beautiful pictures. We went to the pumpkin patch this weekend and it was so much fun. Enjoy this wonderful tradition!

amy said...

wow,these are gorgeous

Ashley said...

Wonderful fall photos! Grace's hair is darling. Can I have her outfit? Love it!
:) Ashley

Laura L. said...

I also noticed the missing front teeth and haircut right away. Both so cute.
Wonderful pictures. Looks like it was such a fun place. The pics make me want to go there. :)

 
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