'Tis the season to be hunting for pumpkins. Families all over the country are flocking to the fields of festive orange gourds to pick out the perfect pumpkin. While you may see imperfections in size, discoloration or what have you, chances are your wee one will finger the one that fits the family.

Pumpkin patches offer a ripe opportunity for holiday card photo ops. Not to mention, you'll get the goods to make yummy pumpkin pie, roasted seeds, and of course, spooky jack-o-lanterns.