As sad as I am about saying goodbye to summer, autumn is a beautiful time of year full of family traditions, delicious food, and gorgeous scenery. The air feels just a little more crisp, vibrant shades of yellow and orange leaves speckle the streets, and the house feels cozier thanks to spicy candles and fuzzy fleece blankets. In my family, a fall tradition is going to a local farm to pick pumpkins and run through the corn maze. Yesterday was the annual fall farm trip, and we had so much fun! Normally the farm is full of people on weekends, but we were smart to go on a Sunday- everyone was at home watching football and it was almost like we had the place to ourselves!
These baby goats were twins (a boy and girl) and were only 10 days old! They were running all over the place, chasing each other, and climbing on everything. So cute!
The tractor ride out to the pumpkin patch took us past these cows. The driver stopped and gave us “cow candy” and we could feed them right out of our hands. As soon as the tractor stopped, they all came right over. They know what they’re doing!
Here we are coming up to the pumpkin patch. The tractor driver told us it was a great year for pumpkins. There were thousands of them! I also loved the white farm house in the distance.
Here were just some of the pumpkins we had to choose from.
These peach-colored pumpkins were so beautiful and unique.
My niece had a front-row seat on the tractor on the way back to the farm. She was pretty proud of her peach pumpkin!
What a great way to start the fall. I’m looking forward to carving pumpkins, cooking chili, and putting up some festive decorations.
Reader feedback: What are your fall family traditions? What do you look forward to the most during this season?