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First fruit picking of the year

This week is a strawberry themed week. We had the first strawberry from our garden and the strawberry tunnels at Belhaven fruit farm in Dunbar have just opened too. 230 more words


Splendid strawberry season!

This time of year holds something special.  I mean, deep down inside I hate it because it’s hot and I’m always bothered, but I love it for a reason that is not about temperature, sunta – errrr – burns, or outdoor activities that require 80 + SPF (and no, it’s not the UEFA Euro, although that is also super important right now): 494 more words

Zero Waste

Mandarin picking at Watkins Family Farm

After thoroughly enjoying my mandarin picking experience at Ford’s Farm, I decided to visit Watkins Family Farm because my friend had told me how much she enjoyed mandarin picking at this farm. 524 more words

Mandarin picking at Ford's Farm

I’ve become obsessed with picking mandarins, they always tastes so much better than the ones for the shops. One of my favourite places to pick mandarins is Ford’s Farm. 442 more words

Picking and Packing

It’s been a lot more of the same here: warm days, cold nights. It’s been good kiwifruit picking weather, and so we’ve made some more money (Hooray!). 675 more words

New Zealand

Strawberry and Raspberry Picking: Biringer Berry Farm

Keep calm and eat strawberries

Today I went strawberry and raspberry picking, one of my favorite June activities. It was a beautiful day filled with floating clouds, flying kites, lots of laughter, and berry stained faces and hands. 73 more words

Life Experiences

A year without my preschooler – Week #19

One of the frustrations of last week was being sick. And starting this week unwell, with one child unwell also, as well as two student free days is a recipe for getting nothing done. 582 more words