Monday, September 29, 2014

Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Yesterday we enjoyed a day at the local pumpkin can you spend a day at a pumpkin patch?  Vala's may have started out as a place for the locals to get their fall pumpkins but over the years it has evolved into a kind of country Disneyland!  Yes, you can still take a tractor hay ride out into the pumpkin patch and choose your own pumpkins.  In addition, there are rides and activities for all ages spread out over several acres. There are also little animated shows here and there, live music, and live shows like the Pigtucky Derby!

We spent 6 hours there and did not see everything.  Went with Jen and Jared and their good friends, Angie and Joe. Great family place! Only open in the fall.

Mike, Jen, Jared with Nathan, Angie with Olivia, Joe, and Allie and Jayden

Good buds, Allie and Jayden

Allie on the tricycle course

going into a "mine"

sign said it was not a scary mine but Allie had her doubts....

Nathan hanging around with Daddy

Allie and Jayden ride the ponies

we all took a train ride

Got my own John Deere!

burying Allie in a box of corn

what a cutie!

bouncy pillows, they had one just for adults too!

my son, the horse thief!?

Allie and Jayden intently watching........

the Pigtucky Derby!!!!

Allie got a little carried away!

Grandad and Allie do the big slide....

Allie and Gran convicted of Lollygagging!!

Mom and Son selfie

Tuckered out, but what a fun day!


Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Area, Flaming Gorge, UT

Here are some pics from the Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Area, a must do drive when you go to Flaming Gorge.  We drove up it in the morning...