Get Out of Your Gourd with Pumpkins

Who doesn’t love going pumpkin picking in the fall?  While my kids adore apple picking and walking through all of the orchard rows to pluck their personal favorites, our pumpkin festivities last well beyond the pumpkin patch.   Although this year we were again saddened to learn that much of the pumpkin crop in Long Island was ruined in August by the high winds and heavy rains of Hurricane Irene, that didn’t stop us from trudging out in the fields with our wheelbarrows to accomplish our mission: to find enough pumpkins so the kids … [Read more...]