Bates Nut Farm

On Saturday we took our annual trip to Bates Nut Farm. Ever since we got married there, we’ve made it our tradition to go every October to get pumpkins. This year was our little pumpkin’s first trip to the pumpkin patch!

I grew up going to Bate’s for pumpkins and, when we were searching for venues for our wedding, it was that tradition that got me really excited to have our wedding there. We talked about how we would one day have kids of our own and we could take them there every year to get pumpkins and show them where mom and dad got married, where it all began. Taking Isabella there yesterday made the trip feel extra special. As we were walking from our car towards the pumpkins I realized that we had dreamt about this day for years and it was finally happening. It was the sweetest moment and we were both filled with so much thankfulness as we were reminded that we are living our dreams. I can not believe our little family has doubled since this time last year (can’t forget our Kona Bear)! Our last trip to the pumpkin patch it was just Brett and I and this year he was holding a leash and I was wearing a baby carrier. Life is so good.

After the pumpkin patch, we headed over to the car show where “Grandpa” had his old VW entered. It was so fun to include Isabella on another childhood family memory of mine!

October 14, 2013 - 10:37 AM

Kelsey - been a follower for a little bit and your little fam is so cute!

October 14, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Carmen Reece Talamantes - Love the way you photograph.. and love these pictures!!!!! ♥ Just had a baby 3 months ago and these are such precious moments you captured for life!

October 14, 2013 - 3:46 PM

michelle schmitz - love that you are keeping the tradition of showing your daughter where you were married.

October 14, 2013 - 4:13 PM

Katie Tucker - The ones of isabella with the pumpkins are to die for! We need to get our girls together! Miss you guys!!

October 14, 2013 - 8:10 PM

Heather Pepin - We totally do!! Miss you guys xoxo

October 14, 2013 - 8:11 PM

Heather Pepin - Michelle, we looked forward to being able to do it since the beginning. It’s so fun that she’s here and it’s happening 😀 Time flies!

October 14, 2013 - 8:13 PM

Heather Pepin - Carmen, thank you!! That means our little ones are about the same age! Do you have a boy or a girl? Aren’t they the best?!

October 14, 2013 - 8:14 PM

Heather Pepin - Kelsey, thanks so much for saying hi!! Thank you:) I love them!

October 14, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Laura Mueller - Can’t wait to go to Bates for the first time this year! Great moments captured!

October 14, 2013 - 9:06 PM

Heather Pepin - Laura, Bates is so much fun!! You can make a whole day out of all of the activities they have there… and you can’t beat free!! 😉

October 14, 2013 - 9:22 PM

Elysia Gleeson - I’ve always loved how you share the way you see the world. Your ability to capture moments in words and photos is amazing. Isabella is beyond adorable! I love that we share this same dream and can’t wait till we get to live it out like you got to this year:) That spot will always have a special place in our hearts.

October 14, 2013 - 10:53 PM

Heather Pepin - I can’t wait for you guys to live it out too!

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