Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Our First Fall Outing

This Saturday, the kids and I went on our first fall outing. We headed to our town's Fall Family Fest. It's put on by the park district each year. We've gone since Levi was just a little baby. It's held at a local park and has some simple fall activities to enjoy.

There were pony rides-a highlight for our little cowboy...not so much for our cowgirl. She was content to watch the ponies rather than ride them.


We spent a little time in the petting zoo with the very hungry sheep, goats, ducks, and a potty-bellied pig.


We picked out some pumpkins. Lillian's very much on the move so I can hardly get her to sit still.



We went on a hay ride. It's nearly impossible these days to get a picture of both my kids looking at the same time.


Last stop was the balloon lady where she fashioned Levi a sword and belt. Before heading home, we also stopped by a new shop in downtown Crystal Lake. It's called Reclaimed and features things made by a variety of local artists. It's a nice mix of upcycled furniture, rustic wood signs, and lots of great gifts.

We are just getting going with our fall outings--lots more to come in the next few months.

If you visit the park district's website, you can catch a glimpse of Levi with his balloon sword on the second page of the gallery.

2 comments:

  1. Looks fun! That pic of Levi and Lil is adorable. I know those are tough to get right now. We were celebrating Defeat of Jesse James Days this weekend. It was exhausting but super fun. Miss you guys!

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  2. Looks like so much fun! I remember those outings well. Enjoy. xo

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