Tuesday, November 19, 2013

A Visit to the Apple Orchard

Welcome to one of our favorite places, The Apple Works!

We make several trips here during the year for the best apples around,
but the fall is our favorite time to visit.
Although we like {& buy} several varieties, the honey crisp apple is about as good as it gets.
You can move around the apple bins to sample slices of any variety imaginable,
so you can get just what you're looking for.

This trip was especially great because not only were we there as a family, all five of us,
but Garrett & Gunnar had their special girls along ... & that makes everything even more fun!
{Be warned ...this is a post full of pictures cause there was just too much beauty
& I didn't want to miss any of it ... & too many memories I wanted to capture.

This place is so much more than an orchard.
It's like the perfect combo of , well, everything.
The property is gorgeous, the little store is quaint & full of country goodies
{we buy fresh farm eggs here}, the workers are sweet, & often there is live singing.
There's a pumpkin patch, a petting zoo, a train ride, & a bamboo maze.
Just around every corner is a scenic place to take pictures, to stop & eat a caramel apple,
or sip on a cider slushy.

There's even a spot to stop & eat an apple dumpling with ice cream., which tastes so much sweeter
when you're with your best girl.

I love this branch of orange leaves, defiantly changing colors ahead of the rest.

It's just as gorgeous across the bridge.

I am in love with this picture ... & the man in it.
LOVE these colors & the leaves on the water.

Didn't even realize that both of my boys & their girls were in this shot at first.

This little guy got the award of the day for 'CUTE'!

Wow!  Indiana is beautiful in the fall.

Wouldn't this is the perfect tree to pitch a tent under?

Hope you've enjoyed our Indiana fall foliage ... & if you get a chance, visit Apple Works.
Thanks for stopping by, sweet friends.


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You can find me here linking up with these great blogs.

Monday         Make It Yourself Monday        The Better Mom       C.R.A.F.T     
Tuesday    A Bowl Full of Lemons    Titus Tuesday      A Stroll Through Life
Wednesday   Raising Homemakers        Savvy Southern Style         Adorned From Above
                   Women Living Well    The Thrifty Home     A Wise Woman Builds Her Home
Thursday      The Shabby Creek Cottage     Serving Joyfully     Lamberts Lately
Friday    Happy-Go-Lucky     The Thrifty Groove      Farm Blog Hop
Sunday  Suburbsmama    Sew Many Ways


  1. Your photos are beautiful.
    Greetings from Holland, RW & SK

  2. Sounds like a glorious day! I love all your photos and I wish I lived closer so I could go to that place. Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us.

  3. This looks like so much fun, and the apple dumplings look amazing. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned Link Party. Have a great Thanksgiving.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  4. I always love coming here! I so enjoyed the beautiful pictures and could just feel the love you have in your heart for your dear boys. So thankful for God's many blessings! May He continue to make your life blessed! Love, Cheryl

    1. Cheryl, you just blessed my heart through & through! So happy that my love for my boys, all four of them, shines through on my blog. I just came to your blog & read your wonderful post about the cross. I enjoyed it so much. Hope you are enjoying this Christmas season.

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