The Cutest Little Pumpkin at the Patch!

It’s hard to believe that is was only one year ago that I posted “Our Little Pumpkin” pregnancy announcement and now that little pumpkin is in our arms and bringing us more joy each day! Over the weekend we took Caroline to Hodges Farm Pumpkin Patch to pick out a pumpkin. Okay, maybe it was more like we made Caroline pose in front of a million pumpkins and almost forgot to actually purchase a pumpkin until we were leaving. Anyway, we invited Grandmom and Grandad (Matt’s parents) along for the event and it was the very best day ever. It was a crisp, gorgeous fall day and we arrived early enough to beat the crowds. Combined I think we took over 1,000 photos but don’t fret because I promise to only post a few.

As if providing farm animals, popcorn, cider, hay rides and pumpkins wasn’t enough, Hodges Farm also has the cutest little wagons for your pumpkin shopping pleasure. Caroline was definitely a fan…for about 75 photos. 

However, since it was pretty chilly and windy we transferred her back to her cozy stroller and tucked her inside the JJ Cole Urban Bundleme for a long walk through the patch. We’ve been anxiously waiting to break out this thermaplush pocket of a blanket and Caroline loved it. Rather than hassling with bulky blankets the BundleMe slips right into the stroller {around the straps} and zips up to protect baby against wind while the luxuriously soft inner thermaplus keeps in the warmth. You can get one from Buy Buy Baby or Babies “R” Us! Six thumbs up – Caroline, Matt and me.

I digress…

More pumpkin patch pictures you say? Okay, fine!

Time to go visit the goats, horses and chickens…




  1. brittany @ g squared
    October 6, 2014 / 12:46 pm

    Adorable!! We are in need of a stroller blanket solution- I will def be checking out the JJ Cole option!

  2. Kate
    October 6, 2014 / 12:52 pm

    Absolutely precious! Looks like y'all had a fun day!

  3. meg-made
    October 6, 2014 / 1:13 pm

    Oh how cosy and warm (and happy) does she look in her stroller!!!! What super cute photos! I love all of these American traditions, they make such an event out of everything. She is so so cute xx

  4. Bekah Walsh
    October 6, 2014 / 1:14 pm

    Adorable! And that blanket thing sounds like a Godsend!

  5. Kristen [Playground Prepster]
    October 6, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    It was the perfect pumpkin picking weekend!! Great shots of pumpkins and your pumpkin 🙂

  6. Caitlyn {Home Sweet Ruby}
    October 6, 2014 / 1:26 pm

    These are the absolute sweetest pictures!! Looks like Caroline loves pumpkins and the Fall as much as the rest of us 🙂 This makes me so excited to take our little one next year!

  7. Jessi @ Jessi's Design
    October 6, 2014 / 1:28 pm

    Super cute- as usual! I just adore Fall! xoxo

  8. Annie {Home of Malones}
    October 6, 2014 / 1:44 pm

    Love all the pictures and her little outfit was perfection!!

  9. Laura | Our Life in the Queen City
    October 6, 2014 / 1:52 pm

    you. look. gorgeous! seriously! (and caroline and matt are adorable as well, duh!) SO fun and SO cute!the pic of y'all together, with matt kissing caroline is my favorite!

  10. BLovedBoston
    October 6, 2014 / 1:52 pm

    She is such a doll!! What a fun time you guys had!!

  11. Shayna @ The Fancy Yancey
    October 6, 2014 / 1:53 pm

    Looks like so much fun!! It does seem like just yesterday you were making your announcement! My how time flies!!

  12. Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    October 6, 2014 / 2:13 pm

    She is super cute!!! Looks like a great outing!~Ashley @ A Cute

  13. Jillian
    October 6, 2014 / 2:24 pm

    aww too cute! looks like such a fun trip to the pumpkin patch! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  14. Sundays with Sophie
    October 6, 2014 / 2:31 pm

    She is just so gorgeous! Such a happy baby!

  15. [darci @ the good life]
    October 6, 2014 / 2:55 pm

    These just made me smile so big!! Crazy how life changes in the course of a year, huh?? You have SUCH a gorgeous little family, friend!

  16. Brettni @ Bringing Up Brumfields
    October 6, 2014 / 3:28 pm

    Cute, cute!! I can't wait to get my two Littles to our local pumpkin patch.Glad you had a great weekend!

  17. Nina @ Flowers in my Hair
    October 6, 2014 / 4:18 pm

    dying over this cuteness!

  18. April of A. Liz Adventures
    October 6, 2014 / 6:32 pm

    Oh my word, how CUTE is she?! I love that little girl!

  19. Timsha Coleman
    October 7, 2014 / 2:22 am

    So cute, what a precious little pumpkin!!

  20. Alex Messina @ Ali Rose
    October 7, 2014 / 5:25 am

    These pictures are beautiful! She is so, so sweet! You all are such a darling little family.

  21. Maggie
    October 7, 2014 / 1:37 pm

    Love these pictures! The weather this past weekend was an absolute dream! Now if only it would've lasted…We should meet for coffee sometime! I love making blog friends 🙂

  22. Laura | Simply Lowcountry
    October 7, 2014 / 1:59 pm

    Oh my gosh, these photos are so cute!!!! Looks like a wonderful time. I love the weather this past weekend here too, but today it's getting hot again. Ick! XO,

  23. Caley-Jade Rosenberg
    October 7, 2014 / 2:59 pm

    Such cute photos x

  24. Maureen SIM
    October 7, 2014 / 6:17 pm

    Oh my gosh! I can't believe how big she is getting! And such a little lady! I feel like I came back from my honeymoon and she is going off to prom. 🙂

  25. Courtney @ Shiraz In My Sippy Cup
    October 7, 2014 / 8:17 pm

    These pictures are adorable. Our daughter was only three months when we took our first trip to the pumpkin patch so all of this resonated so fondly for me. Your family is the cutest!

  26. rox
    October 8, 2014 / 11:21 pm

    So fun!! Can't wait to bring my little boy to the pumpkin patch next year!

  27. Lisa Loves John
    October 9, 2014 / 7:33 pm

    Ok, I don't think these pictures could get any cuter!!! So much fun 🙂 🙂

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