Sunday, September 27, 2009

Tougas Farm

We continued the weekend festivities by going apple picking. Soren loves being outside and loves apples and trees, so I figured he'd appreciate it a little more than he did last year. I was right. He had a great time walking around and picking apples and an even better time eating them.

The highlight of the day was the incredible wagon ride. They drive you around the farm, and you expect that they're taking you far enough out that it is worth the drive, but they pretty much just drive in a big circle and drop you off about 10 yards away from where you started. But we did get to see this guy, so I guess it wasn't a total waste.

Soren pretty much held an apple in his hand the entire time, munching on it as he walked around. Luckily they had plenty of Soren sized apples so he was able to hold them perfectly in his little paw.

After picking twenty pounds of apples we went to pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Soren thought this was pretty cool and went around trying to pick them all up. I'm guessing he's going to spend the majority of the month of October trying to pick up and carry around our pumpkin.

After we got home from apple picking, we went to the Fluff Festival in Union Square. For those not up on their Marshmallow Fluff History, it was invented in Somerville, MA. So each year they hold a festival to celebrate all things Fluff. It was a bit of a disappointment- way too many people and not enough to do. But we've been wanting to go for years so I am glad we finally did. To help cope with our disappointment we decided to make Fluffernutters (the Official State Sandwich of Massachusetts) and other delicious Fluff delicacies. All in all, not a bad way to spend a Saturday.


Amy said...

We went apple picking this weekend also! There is something so extremely special about having your little boys pick and eat their own fruit. I of course am not as good of a mom and so because I took absolutely no pictures of the sweet adventure. I wish we were close enough to have picked apples together instead of just at the same time!!

Kate Wangsgard said...

Amy: You're probably a better mom for actually interacting with your sons. Sometimes I realize I'm spending all of our outings behind the camera instead of enjoying what we're there to do!

Linda said...

Cute photos!
Amy, I'll imagine the cute scenes of you and your kids :)
For both of your little families, the memories you make will be most valuable.