Saturday, October 16, 2010

Apple Picking!

Back to our one shiny free Saturday in September.

IMG_0856After the Pumpkin Run, we headed to Martin’s Hillside Orchard for a lovely Fall afternoon.

This was our first apple-picking experience, and I LOVED it. We’ve done pumpkin patches before (both Rocaberry Farms and Valla’s), but that’s kind of an all-day event, and Valla’s in particular is EXPENSIVE.

Martin’s Hillside Orchard was perfect for a low-key, non-commercial afternoon. We came out with pounds and pounds of apples, and the cost of entry is waived if you buy at least that much in produce. So instead of paying an entry fee on top of pumpkins and apples, we came out with some lovely pumpkins, bags of apples, and a whopping good time.

The tractor – or Hay-Rack ride (Texans, that’s Nebraskan for a hay-ride) to the pumpkin patch was Tobin’s favorite thing.


Luke’s was the dog – Rocky – who followed us all around the orchard (eating apples and feed corn and who knows what else. Is that normal??)


This was my favorite part of the day:


So cute!

Some other fun memories…

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I love Autumn.