Tag: blueberries

Blueberry U-pick 2018

Our Family tradition of picking berries happened this week. Click to see my u-pick post from 2017.

We were blessed with the cooler weather which was welcome after the upper 90s-100 degree temperatures we’ve been having as of late. We almost didn’t make it because my oldest had been fighting a viral stomach thing that had her not feeling well for three days straight. She’s still getting back into the swing of things and we are praying for a full speedy recovery right now.  Continue reading

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Blueberry Picking 2017!

This is our third year in a row picking blueberries during the Summer as a family. Blessed with the price of $1.35 a pound we brought home 20lbs worth. Pie, jam, cobblers, scones, and additions to pancakes are plans for these berries.

Lydia got in on the action and was helping pick until she discovered how tasty the berries were and then more went in her mouth than the bucket. However, she discovered the green ones weren’t so great and had such a hilarious reaction. lol

Do you enjoy picking berries with your family or other fruits during the Summer?

Summer Time Blueberry Picking Trip!

Today my family and I made a trip to a u-pick berry farm.  The berry we were picking were Duke Blueberries. This type of blueberry is known to ripen early and usually had a very high yield. The colors were a deep dark-blue and the bushes of berries were quite full.  We picked about 10lbs worth at $1.25lb. Not a bad deal at all and these far exceed the flavor of getting them from a grocery store. I tend to prefer to buy most of our groceries locally if we can help it.

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