Pumpkin Pickers

A visit to a pumpkin patch is a must this time of year, whether you’re picking up decorations for your home, the delicious fillings of your favorite pie, or some seasonal squashes.

In need of all of the above, we headed slightly northwest to Lafayette, Colorado and Cottonwood Farms. Where there are pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors.

Along with sheep and ponies and goats…oh my!

All dutifully protected by Cole, the old soul.

Featuring those expansive landscapes you only get after stepping outside the city,

And plenty of props for playing around with.

All dressed up in its October finery, and displaying just a hint of spooky.

When you’re ready to really get lost in your surroundings, head into the corn maze. Winding and weaving your way around…

And eventually finding your way out. A sweet victory in and of itself.

I know this post has been a little picture heavy, but we have to include one more from the farm. Because, seriously, look at this sky! It doesn’t even look real! (But we promise it is).

Loaded up with pumpkins, and our stomachs grumbling, it was time to head out and track down some food. In Lafayette, that means only one place – Acreage, the farm to table restaurant affiliated with our favorite cider house.

Featuring more of those spectacular views:

Acreage is a place where one can taste many of Stem’s delicious and dry ciders,

Accompanied, of course, by carbs, including the best (sweet but not too sweet) apple cider donuts.

All in all, a shuckingly good time!

37 thoughts on “Pumpkin Pickers

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    How nice ! Great pictures and article, as always. This wonderful post of yours will take its place to my Travel MaG. And i will share it, of course, to my social. Actually, i already did !

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    __ And I Love pumpkin pies, dear ! Thank you, both ! Enjoy the day !

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    1. Thanks so much!! You rock! Have a great day!

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  2. Lovely pics.god bless u both

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  3. Nice post and beautiful photos

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    1. Thank you!! It was so much fun! Have a great day!

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  4. It sounds like a great time!

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    1. Definitely!! It felt like being a kid again! Have a great day!

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  5. Well, that looks like a bunch of fun.

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    1. It was a treat indeed! Thanks for reading!

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      1. You’re welcome! I’m sure! 🙂

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  6. What a perfect fall day in Colorado!

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  7. Nice post and photos! 😊

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    1. Thanks so much for reading! Have a great day!!

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  8. Beautiful photos from a beautiful blogger.

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    1. Thanks so much!! Have a great weekend!

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  9. Those apple cider donuts thought, I need some! Also love the pictures.

    Have a good weekend!
    Will

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    1. Thanks Will! They are so good…enough to brighten any day!

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      1. You are welcome in London at anytime.

        Have a great time there.

        XX XX

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  10. Great post, Margaret and Neal! I ❤️ the skies in your photos. If it were not for the fall leaves and pumpkins, it looks like summer! Wowza! Looks like fun also. Thanks for the enjoyment that comes through in your posts. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thanks for the very nice comment and for reading!! It was a perfect fall day in Colorado!

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  11. In the Bay Area it’s the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival.

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  12. I love pumpkins and these photos are beautiful!

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    1. Thank you! There were pumpkins for as far as the eye could see!

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  13. Hello Margaret and Neal. I love your photos. Thanks for visiting and following my blog. I looked over your blog, nice to meet you. Lovely to get a little bit of Americana, by seeing your photos, while I am in India visiting my family.

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    1. Thank you for the nice comment!! And thanks for reading!

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  14. You went out and appropriately collected pumpkins, while I put up our xmas tree – haha

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    1. It happens…Union Station already has their tree up in all its glory!

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  15. Wow ma che meraviglia! Amazing shot and place !!!

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