Guess Where We Went Today?

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Yep, we went apple picking!!  This was the first thing I had listed on my Fall Bucket List (which I will share with you in a few days), and I was excited to get it checked off the list.  Fall is by far my favorite season and apple picking has been a recent addition to my must-do fall list.

We were joined by my sweet Sister-in-law and her awesome family! 

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We got there early (before the heat set in) and had the orchards pretty much to ourselves.  There was still dew on the apples!

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The apples were perfect for picking (and tasting), and we filled our bags to the brim!  We were lugging our over-full bags back to the car just as the sun peeked it’s way out from behind the clouds and started heating up the day.

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Of course we stopped by the shop and picked up a gallon of cider and Joe’s favorite fried apple pies. 

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I can’t wait to try all my apple recipes!  Here is a sneak peek of the deliciousness that these apples will be creating this month!

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1.  Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Muffins

2. Cinnamon Apple Butter

3.  Cinnamon Apple Crisp

4.  Brown Sugar Apple Chips

5.  Apple & Oats Dog Cookies

6.  Apple Cobbler Cookies

7.  Crock Pot Apple Sauce

Oh mercy, I can already smell the apples and cinnamon!  I can’t wait to let these apples fill my house with the smell of fall!!  Now if we could only get the weather to cool off a little….

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