Thursday, August 13, 2009

Blueberry Picking!

Yesterday we decided to get out of the house and go do a little blueberry picking at a farm about a half hour from our home. It was so beautiful! The berry bushes were at the base of this mountain. We went with our good friends the Nelson's and had a fabulous time!

They had six different types of blueberries and we decided that we wanted to pick from the blue crop because they were bigger and sweeter!

We all grabbed little buckets and headed into the berry bushes! Berkley was so excited!
(sidenote: she still won't let me do her hair and it was sprinkling a bit!)

If you look into Berkley's bucket you can see ONE little blueberry. She was so proud of that one little berry...we could've gone home at that point and she would have been proud as a peacock over it! I know she doesn't look that excited, but every time she looked into the camera it was to bright and she would look down again.

Emree and Carrin!

Morgan getting ready to gobble up a blueberry!

The rows of berries were pretty close together so some of the branches tried to eat our little birdie!

Kennedy had fun too!

Shalyn & I at the end of our berry picking adventure.

All our work in a flat! The most delicious blueberries and they all came to $10! What a steal!

Of course, we made some delicious blueberry cobbler and Shalyn and I got together and made some amazing blueberry jam! It was my first time making jam and she was the perfect teacher! Thanks Shalyn!
Our next trip....Apples!


Leticia said...

That looks so fun!!
YOUR girls are so adorable and they are very beautiful!!
That cobbler...UM...DIVINE!!!
What a neat thing to do!!!

Honey said...

How neat! I love your pictures - what a great outing. The girls look so grown up. We miss you guys!

Carlye Momma said...

WHATEVER that is SO rad!!! Who goes bluebery picking hmmm??? and "PROUD AS A PEACOCK??" You make me laugh so hard Marcia! I sure miss your cute face! LOVE YOU SA MUCH!!!! Squish that fam of yours!!!

Charisse said...

Looks like fun. I can't believe how big your kids are getting. I love Berkley's hair. So cute. Love you guys!

Cheri' said...

I still can't believe you two are neighbors and so close. What fun to pick blueberries and then actually do something with them besides just put them in your mouth!

laurie said...

yummy, yum yum!! i remember picking choke cherries when i was little. up millcreek canyon. we missed you guys making pizza tonight

The Henwood's said...

Such fun! Love you guys!

Flori said...

Wish you could come apple picking here with us--we're going on Saturday. We'd pay big money to spend a weekend with your family! We love all your exciting news lately! :)

The Asay Family said...

Gosh, I haven't looked at your blog in ages!! Your girls are SO grown up!! I can't believe it.

Jeannie Barclay said...

Way to catch up on the blog posting! Your house is darling I love all the pictures! The place where you went to pick blueberries looks like a fairy tail place! So beautiful!

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