October 14, 2011

Pumpkin Picking

Yesterday Scott and I went to our local Trader Joe's to pick up our pumpkins for the season. Sometimes we get them from a pumpkin farm, but this year we spotted them for an amazing price ($2.99) and thought it would be fun to pick up some other fall goodies to celebrate.

We were both really impressed with Trader Joe's selection of pumpkins. Sometimes even at the pumpkin farm they can be rotten and moldy (I'm pretty sure the heat does it to them), so it was really nice to see such fresh pumpkins. If it were up to me we would have boughten twenty to decorate, but we settled with three (and some pumpkin goodies from inside).

These red gourds were my favorite! We didn't end up getting one, but they just scream fall.

Lately I've been seeing these pumpkin trees everywhere! All of my favorite coffee shops are decorating their tables with them, and I am just loving that. They seriously are the most darling plants!

While at Trader Joe's we also picked up pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin spice coffee (I caved!), and butternut squash soup. In fact, I'm going to brew up some of that coffee right now!

Later today we're headed out to a pumpkin farm for some fall fun, and possibly making a trip downtown.

What are you up to today? Have you purchased your pumpkins yet?
-Chelsea XO


  1. I had some of the Trader Joe's pumpkin coffee with a little bit of vanilla soy milk & it was amazing!

  2. You will love the pumpkin pancake mix, it's awesome!

  3. Today I had to put in a few hours of research in the morning, but then I spent the afternoon relaxing! I went thrifting for odds and ends I still needed for my apartment (with some luck!) and then came home to my little cat. I've been reading, cooking soup, and eating a warm pumpkin muffin.

    I'm really glad you got that pumpkin pancake mix, it's my favorite ever. I haven't made the waffles before, but yours looked amazing! Now you have me wishing I had a TJs around here, because that pumpkin spice coffee sounds really wonderful.

    Oh, and Scott looks very fresh faced and dapper with that new look he's got. :)

  4. Your top is adorable!!

    And isn't TJoe's pumpkin spiced coffee SO good?! Mmmm. Their pumpkin pancakes are delicious, too.

  5. Cool. Just stumbled upon your blog...we are pumpkin purchasing tomorrow!

  6. I wish we had a TJ's here - lucky ducks! Sounds like lots of fun fall treat and activities will be in your future!



  7. Like Sarah, I'm also jealous that you have a Trader Joe's! Those pumpkins look great!