Monday, October 10, 2011

A Visit to the Punkin' Patch!

Last week was such a horrible week for us here at the "B" household. I won't go into all the gory details, but suffice it to say that between hubby's health issues, my job hunting issues, financial issues, and just plain ole pain in the butt life in general issues, it ain't been a bed of roses around here!!! I've been so stressed out that I actually had a MAJOR meltdown on Friday. Thank God it didn't last but about an hour or so before I got myself back under control (somewhat), but I hate feeling like I have no control over anything in my life and by Friday afternoon, I'd had about all I could take!! So, hubby decided we both needed a stress free, worry free, fun filled day and on Saturday, that's what we had. We took off to an orchard located about an hour's drive from our house and we had a ball!! The weather was perfect and we just let ourselves be carefree! Here's some pictures of our adventures:

A covered wagon filled with hay started our journey to the corn maze and pumpkin patch. Fun, fun, fun!

A field full of pumpkins, as far as the eye could see!

With lots of different pumpkins in all shapes, sizes, and colors!

We got lost in a corn maze. This was so much fun and the first time either of us had been in a corn maze. I've already been scouring the area we live in to find more of these. So much fun!!

Hubby took a pic of me inside the corn maze to show just how tall the corn stalks were.

There were lots of things to do here at the orchard, including a pumpkin chunker, apple chunker (for the kids, sooo cute!), a pick your own indian corn section which I just loved, lots of goodies to eat and drink like fried pumpkin pies and some delicious apple cider. It was so much fun!!

On the way home, we drove on some back roads to enjoy the leaves and the beautiful fall day. We stopped off at an overlook on top of East River Mountain. Awesome views!!

And finally, a picture of us ~ stress free and worry free. . .well, at least for a day!

Until next time. . .


  1. Donna, you look so darn cute in those cornstalks! Everything will work out, in due time, so no more stressin' K? Looks like ya'll had a fun time and keep me updated on your son as he starts his journey in the military;) sending ya a (((((((((((((((BIG HUG)))))))))))))))

  2. Hi Donna, I'm sorry thing shave been so stressful but I'm glad you and the hubs were able to get away for the day and just enjoy. :) It looks like a perfect beautiful day.

    Did you make the Caramel apples in your header pic? They are adorable! I really want to make some but I can't find just a scoop of that litter and I'm not gonna buy a whole bag. LOL!

    Have a great day!

    Carmen and the Primcats

  3. How nice! We went to a pumpkin patch/apple orchard this weekend too!! We figured out the corn maze in record time, thanks to our youngest DD! And we even had the hayride and apple launch! Who doesn't love fall!!??

  4. HI Donna,
    What a cute picture of you and the hubby!
    I love going to pumpkin patches and your views remind me of around here.
    I am sorry about your stressful week and I can so relate!
    Sometimes a day away is just what the DR. ordered!

  5. O'Donna, I'm so sorry to hear about your stressful week but I'm so glad that you and your husband did something fun! Sometimes little getaways like that can help a lot.


  6. Hi Donna! Thanks for stopping by and leaving such sweet comments on my blog today! I really appreciate it! I'm so glad that you and the hubby decided to get out and just have some fun! Sometimes, it's the simple things in life that make us feel the best! Stay positive! You'll look back on this time; and it will be just a "blip" on your radar!!! Be blessed!!