What We Did on Saturday: Pony Rides and Pumpkins

You know those moments in life when you think to yourself, 'Ah-hah. Now this is what I'm talking about. This is exactly what keeps me going back to my job Monday-Friday. This is why I work so hard and do what I do - - to experience this' For me, this happened when I peered down at my right hand, seeing my boyfriend's daughter's tiny hand hold onto mine - - and then seeing her hold onto my boyfriend's left hand. Seeing us as a family. Laughing. Simply enjoying the weekend together.

So, this is what people mean when they talk about wanting to have a family - - that feeling of having your own pack...a combination of pride, love, and companionship all wrapped up into one with a classy red bow on top.

We started our Saturday off with a home-cooked breakfast kindly provided by my boyfriend: jalapeno and cheese omelete, crispy slices of bacon, and hot cups of tea and grape punch. Followed by a visit to the local Pumpkin Patch better known as the McDowell Farm. It wasn't just any old Pumpkin Patch, though. Oh, no no. Pony rides, sand art, a petting zoo, hay mazes, paired with temperatures in the upper 80s. It was a beautiful Saturday. It's moments like these I never want to forget. 
Here are some photos from the Pumpkin Patch:

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6 comments:

  1. Aww Cathy- your family is just too cute! Moments like these make it all worthwhile, right!?

    xx
    Holly Foxen Wells
    GlamourMash

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    1. Thank you so much Holly! The compliment gives me a huge smile on my face. Yes, it's soo worth it!

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  2. Great photos! And it looks like you had really good weather too!
    If only we'd still have weather that great round this time of year :D!

    xoxo Grace
    - aka your newest follower ;)

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    1. It was fantastic..in fact, the weather might have been a little too hot but would rather have that than snow right? Thanks for the comment Grace!! :)

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  3. Looks like y'all had a blast... Love that you're so happy lady. And you're so right, you work hard so you can play hard ;)

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    1. I am very happy. Life is so sweet, just trying to hold onto everything through pictures - - before it becomes a distant memory you know? I'm sure you understand because of your new addition to the family :)

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