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The Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off

On Saturday, we thought we would check out the PEI Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off. It was a nice day and it takes place pretty close to our house. It was quite nice and I think it will be something we will enjoy as Joash gets older. They had food, some little games for the kids, a place to decorate a pumpkin, guessing games, a scavenger hunt, and a hay ride. 

Joash was quite fond of the large squash. 
 There are three categories: field pumpkins, squash and giant pumpkins. Here is the weigh-off in action.
 Joash's favourite part was watching the forklift drive around moving the pallets with the giant pumpkins on them. The winning pumpkin weighted 1082 lbs!

Joash also really liked sitting on all of the lawn mowers that were out and about. The weigh-off takes place at a seed and garden equipment company and Joash made sure we checked out all of the lawn mowers. This particular mower had a lot of "hydraulics!"
 Joash also got this pumpkin tattoo on his hand.
He liked it quite a bit, but insisted that it come off in his bath. He was rather picky too. He would point to a miniscule speck on his hand saying, "kind of dirty." The back of that hand is quite clean now.


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