After visiting Tanaka pumpkin patch, since it’s so close by Irvine, we stopped by Disneyland!
Ian’s not so sure about his Halloween hat. That’s okay buddy, I’ll wear it today.
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Welcome to Ian’s pumpkin patch! In a tradition that reaches back at least 5 years, we’re having a bunch of friends over to carve pumpkins.
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Welcome to Tanaka Farms! In early October, our neighbors Grace and Gene invited us to join them at a nearby pumpkin patch.
After exploring the parks we were hungry. Good thing I set up reservations a month ago for the Napa Rose! Theresa and I have enjoyed it every time we’ve gone. This will be Ruston and Jacob’s first time.
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It’s a very special Sunday afternoon and Ruston, Jacob, Theresa and I are all getting together at Disneyland. We’re going to check out some of the fantastic Halloween events going on here.
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Welcome to Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns at Descanso Gardens. To get into the Halloween spirit, I threw out the invite to all our friends to join Theresa, Ian and I to go see over 5000 carved pumpkins. As usual, Jacob and Ruston were quick to accept!
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I’m a bit behind on getting this last trip report from Michigan finished.
On our last day in Michigan, we all visited the Erie Orchards. We try to get out here every year to pick apples.
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I know I’m behind on some of my blog posts. We’re going to jump back to Michigan and our trip to the farmer’s market where we pick some pumpkins and then carve them.
Ian is getting a lot of help learning to walk while we’re in Michigan. There were a few spills along the way, but by the end, he really started to get the hang of it.
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I’ve been meaning to try this for some time. The Meat Mountain from Arby’s. Back home I just don’t have an Arby’s close by, so I’ve never made the trek to find one. Finally, I was able to track one down.
What is the Meat Mountain? Read on.
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