After seven years in the Windy City, we've returned
to our Tulsa roots with the newest addition to our family.
Here's to slowing down and rediscovering our hometown!
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Three friends and I made the drive to Kuipers Family Farm in the far western suburbs to pick apples. My main motivation for going was the donuts, and I wasn't disappointed there (in fact, I have subsisted entirely on donuts so far today). The whole experience was really fun -- the people that run the place are so nice and knowledgeable and all the different activities (pumpkin patch, hay rides, donut eating, cider drinking) are very fun and fall-ish. There were really only two varieties available for picking today, and I got 1.25 pecks of a combination of Empire and Golden Delicious. So now I just have to figure out what to make. I'm thinking an apple pie or crisp. But first, I have to take a nap! Getting up early on Saturdays is rough!
Creepy Johnny Appleseed Animatron thing.
Lift and twist.
Sarah, Kristen, and Steph having some AMAZING apple donuts.