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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Johnny Appleseed

Despite the unexpected snowstorm this weekend, my girlfriends and I were hellbent on getting our annual apple orchard excursion in before the picking season ended. We bundled up, and drove a few hours upstate to Highland, NY to pick the forbidden fruit at Wilklow Orchards. Despite having to slosh through the snow, it was a fabulous day filled with laughing, confessions, stories and a few too many cider doughnuts - all of which leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside. We left a few snow angels behind, and walked away ten times as many apples. I'm already anxious for Thanksgiving to arrive so I can put them to use for my tried and true Mexican Apple Pie.

{Bag: Proenza Schouler; Jacket: J.Crew 2010 - similar one HERE or HERE; Belt: J.Crew; Jeans: J.Brand; Shoes: Sperry; Sunglasses: Rodarte for Opening Ceremony - similar ones HERE}
{the loot}

{bonding}

{picking}


{hunting for the perfect apple}

{the apple queen}

{the best orchard around}

{the new snowfall certainly merited some snow angel time}

8 comments:

  1. Wow how fun!! I actually love that it snowed for these pictures, they look so cool :) And its a time you'll never forget ;)
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  2. Apples don't grow in Florida so unfortunately I can't enjoy this activity at home but we can pick strawberries! :)

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  3. So cute photos, you guys look like having so much fun collecting apples. We have an apple tree at the back of our house too, and last summer, we were overwhelmed with its fruits. :)

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  4. I wish I was there!  I am so jealous!!! I have never been apple picking and it has been a long time since I had the opportunity to make a snow angel!  Love these photos....

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  5. Oh you always looks so fab love that jacket - i love girlie days out and hey you had snow and apples too x

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  6. Cute!  I love that jacket.
    xo Josie
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  7. mmm those apples look so,so tasty...I really want to go apple picking one day, but I don't know if theres anywhere to do that near where I live. Cute snow angel too :P 

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