Go Pumpkin Picking

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

I was really excited for this 25 in 25 goal. I wanted to leave the city, drive to a pumpkin patch with hayrides and a corn maze, drink some apple cider, really make a day out of it. But because I was gone every weekend in October, I never got around to going. So last Saturday, determined to cross this off the list despite having a few gin and tonics too many the night before, Brian and I went to the neighborhood farmer's market (the closest to a patch we could get!) to pick out two pumpkins. But when we got there, we saw this:

And then we saw this:

So we split the best grilled cheese (with apples, bacon and onions inside!):

And went to Trader Joe's to pick pumpkins:

On Sunday our sweet friends Kimmie and Tony had us over to drink cocktails, eat ziti and carve our pumpkins. We had a great time, and I'm pretty impressed with our finished products. 

Happy Halloween! Hope your pumpkin picking was more successful than ours. Now, let's stuff our faces with candy, shall we?

(Graphic design by Lauren Hayes for Make the Most)

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