Monday, September 9, 2013

Autumn Bucket List: The orchard

I have been away from this space for most of August working on some large projects around the house and enjoying the last of summer (and at the same time losing the rhythm of regular blogging). When you lose the rhythm of regular posts, it is difficult to jump back. Where do I begin?
Anyway, after Labour Day, I returned to work and the girls started school.  The girls seem to enjoy their new teachers and are adjusting well to their classrooms.   Fall is definitely in the air, cool mornings and evenings. The dog has perked up. He was miserable for most of August.
We celebrated the first week of school by taking a trip to the orchard to pick raspberries and apples (McIntosh and Cortland were ready for picking).  It was good opportunity to pull out the big camera.  Last year, we didn’t have the opportunity to go apple picking because our local crops were a bust.  This year, looks far more promising.
We haven’t done much crafting lately, but on Saturday, it was rainy so we tried some apple printing.  I just set the kids up on the kitchen floor.  It felt good to craft again.
Happy crafting and thanks for stopping by,


  1. Love those apple prints. Josie would enjoy this craft so much. The orchards are bountiful this year. It's on our bucket list too. Beautiful pictures of the girls. Happy back-to-school!

  2. Beautiful pictures of your daughters. We've been back to school since July over here and now taking a mid-term break.

  3. I would love to get stuck in an orchard right now...
    Lovely pictures!

  4. My kids used to take school field trips to the apple orchard in the fall, but now all of them are too big :(
    How nice that you can also pick raspberries at this apple orchard, I've never heard of that before.

  5. Looks like the girls had a lot of fun.

  6. I love the cards. Sorry my I pad is misbehaving. I have tried to comment 3x and it keeps freezing. Anyway, your photos of the girls in the orchard are charming.


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