However, apparently the pixies of fall must have sprinkled some Halloween dust on Josh this year because he actually SUGGESTED that we go to a pumpkin patch with the kids (can I just say it's really strange to say the word "kids") on his day off last weekend. I think my jaw might have hit the floor but you don't have to ask me twice. It was the perfect fall day, sunny and rather warm and he wasn't even irritated with my poor planning when we showed up at West End Creamery And Family Farm an entire hour before it opened! Mom. Fail.
I had taken Ryan here last year and she did have fun, but let's be honest, it was probably more for me. However, at 2 years old, she was able to thoroughly enjoy all of the farm's attractions except the Barnyard Jump bounce house ( you have to be 3) and I would have avoided that anyway. One broken leg is enough for me this
She especially loved the corn crib (a sandbox full of corn kernels) in which Dad entertained us both by taking a "corn shower" and which Ryan was fully intent on imitating despite the fact that I was then picking pieces of corn out of her pig tails for the rest of the afternoon. I know she loved it because even a week later, she keeps talking about "corns in her hair and her toesies."
All four of us had lunch and then since Rory was out of the carseat/stroller already, we