Friday, October 16, 2009

Apple Picking At Sky Top Orchard

On Tuesday several ladies from church, and a number of the children, got together for a day of apple picking! We drove up into the beautiful mountains of North Carolina to Sky Top Orchard, and had a fun day together that included apple picking (and eating), cider, doughnuts, lots of walking, talking, a petting zoo, and a hayride. A fun day for everyone.....

Sorting through the "seconds". Being a bargain

hunter I was happy to get a bushel of seconds at half price!

Juanita and Meghan also stocked up on seconds,

here we are discussing applesauce.

Kerah and Daniel.

Daniel and I. I had to have a baby picture:-)

Sammy didn't come on this trip....

Daniel and Juanita.

Kerah and are you getting

the idea this guy was popular....?!

Me, Daniel, Juanita, and Susannah.

Kerah and I.


Hannah, you are actually supposed to put

apples in it..........

Enjoying an apple, there is nothing like an apple just

off the tree - delicious!

What next?

Heading to the petting zoo....

Daniel made a new friend.

The goat was so patient with the children....

The children had a wonderful time playing.

Heading back, we walked miles, mostly uphill.....

Last of all the Moms and children went on a hayride.

The rest of us relaxed with cider:-)

The end of a busy, fun day!

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