Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere...

We traveled a hundred miles north today, to Reading, PA, to pick up a wood order that we absolutely needed as we were down to less than one 4x8 sheet of mdf that we use for our signs.
I noticed that autumn was starting to appear as we crossed the state line from MD into PA. The tops of the trees are beginning to turn shades of yellow, orange and red.

We also passed many, many farm stands and shops with mountains of beautiful pumpkins,
not only in orange but also in white.

I took my Darlin' Boy to our local farm yesterday hoping to be able to go on a hayride but the ground was still too muddy, so we settled for a pumpkin, some apples, a jar of apple butter and 6 apple cider donuts.

I have had visions of decorating with lots and lots of pumpkins and mums every year, but when the girls were small we usually had only 1 or 2 pumpkins made into jack 'o lanterns for Halloween. Since they've be out of the house I haven't even done that. But I'd love to do do something like the photo below that came from the Martha Stewart website.
I have a drill...I can do that!


  1. Oh I would love to take a trip where I could see pumpkins everywhere. lol
    I sure have missed you honey. So glad you came by to say hello.
    Wish you were here at the North Forty because the 2000 ft of fence is going to be torn down and would love for someone to use them like you do.
    Now I am going to catch up with your lovely site and you

  2. I remember when we moved to SC for a job, seeing literally acres and acres of pumpkins, it was most likely for a mfg but awesome just the same.

    We haven't had a pumpkin in years, they bring up such lovely memories of the kids growing up.

  3. OMGosh...I'm a pumpkin nut! Love to have them on my porch. We have pumpkin carving parties too, so much fun. I think the adults have most of the fun :)

  4. Enjoyed visiting and seeing all your great shots. I pick the precious young fellow to receive the blue ribbon.