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Blackberry Season!!!!

Today we took the girls down by the Orting river and picked large amounts of blackberries. I'm quite certain that the girls ate more than they picked, but that's what childhood is for, right? We picked so many that I froze some, made two blackberry pies, plus a rather large blackberry cobbler. Here's our day in pictures. And yes, it is delicious.


  1. They're just coming out here. My mum makes a mean blackberry and apple jam.

  2. Oh man! I miss the blackberries!! I remember how they grew wild along the road in Vancouver. sigh. The frozen kind just isn't the same...

  3. Don't your kids EVER go to school?

  4. Our portion's in the post, right?

  5. Ooh Richard, I'd love to have her recipe!

    Steve, our school doesn't start here until September. We're still on summer break.

  6. YUM! My Grandpa used to make homemade blackberry syrup to put on our "hot cakes" when we'd come to visit. MMMMMMMM

  7. just coming on here! you can tell from all the purple strafing runs that the starlings have made over my driveway. zeroes! coming out of the sun! AIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  8. Thanks for reminding me that the berries are out there. I forgot that was on our list of things to do for the summer. Now if it would just stop raining.

  9. I'll try and find it for you Pam


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