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Welcome to our family blog, we are Roxanne, Jesse, Ashton, Jackson, and Thomas-Jensen. Jesse and I have been happily married since 2001, we live in Appleton, Wisconsin. We have been blessed with three beautiful boys; Ashton, Jackson, and TJ. Thanks for looking in on us from time to time.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Apple Picking, On Apple Hill


My mom had the most fantastic idea to celebrate a marevelously warm day. APPLE PICKING IN BAYFIELD! Perfect.


It was such a great idea, it was unusally warm out and the apples are getting ready. So we headed up to Bayfield for apple picking. The boys LOVED it. They were awesome about touching the apples. They were so careful, Jackson wouldn't even touch the tree and TJ just wanted to eat the apples. Ashton helped to pick, and he was so careful not to shake the branch.
After apple picking we went to Washburn Dairy Queen, so very yummy.


Nana showing them a good apple.

Look Mom, we found some pretty apples.

Picking so carefully.

Enjoying the first bite.

Starting to fill the basket.
One full basket. Yep, that eaten apple is from TJ, he'd eat one and put the rest back in the basket.


What a fun day. Thanks Nana for your great idea!
Ashton wants to try blueberry picking next. A blueberry pie does sound very yummy.

5 comments:

The Zak Family said...

Roxanne: You have such an adorable family. And your mom is sweeter than words! :)

PARKER FAMILY BLOG said...

Thanks Amy. It was such a nice day to be outdoors picking apples.
The boys talked about blueberry picking again this morning. So I am hoping the weather will hold out so we can do that as well!

Amy said...

It looks like you guys had a ton of fun!!! Those apples sure look yummy too =) Your boys are such cuties, and I bet your mom just loved spending time with them.

Eudae-mamia said...

So wonderful!! What a great experience for the boys.

Mama making any pies?

Em

Michelle said...

How fun! I wonder if we have any apple orchards around here?