Our visit to the local pumpkin patch

In keeping with my desire to get to know our new town, last weekend we visited Warrups Farm to check out the animals and pumpkins.  We really enjoyed this farm.  It is different from our favorite farm, but it is not meant to be the same.  We had a great time exploring the pumpkins, the animals, the hay ride and the gardens.  We missed the hay maze, but that is ok, just a reason to go back.

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Fall weather

Up here in Connecticut, it is fall, big time.  The leaves are amazing. The air is crisp and clean.  It smells like fall.  I love early fall.  This is the perfect time of year, when it is still warm enough to play outside.  Not too cold (except at night, we have had to use the heat and in my freezing cold office).   The kids seem to love fall too.

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Now I know my ABCs

I have been gathering letters for 2 or 3 years and finally, we set up the ABC wall.  Originally, in the old house, I intended to put this in the basement.  In this house, we decided to pout it in the kitchen.  And that works well for us.  The other day, in the kitchen, Em asked me how to make a Z.  The kids are learning letters.  This is a good, central place to put it.

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We touched trucks

This summer we moved to a small(ish) town.  We moved from an area in Connecticut called Silvermine.  We loved Silvermine, but I always regretted that we never took advantage of all that Silvermine offers its residents.  For example, we could have, but never did, walked to Silvermine Market.  So now, I want to get more involved in our community.  So when we learned that the town was hosting a “Touch A Truck” this weekend, we decided to go.  And then we found out that 11-12 were the designated quiet (horn free) hours, even better!

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