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It’s That Time Of The Year: Apple Picking

I’m actually not a fan of apple picking – majority of the reason being that I used to go every year when I was little. Let’s be honest, it’s hard not to get bored or tired of doing the same thing every year. I think it might also be the fact that I am no longer a child so the appeal has certainly weakened. So, how did I end up here this year? Well, let’s just say my mom played the victim card going on with the world’s smallest violin about how I “never spend time with her anymore” and that going would be a great way to bond. She also nudged le bae to come along because he’s tall and can help pick the best apples (thanks mom).

jenn hanft apple picking

Fast forward, I find myself amongst the apple trees. We ended up going to Masker Orchards, our go to apple picking spot, on the last day of September. The weather literally played games with us. It drizzled, it was freezing cold, then the sun came out and it was hot as a summer day, then the cold came back saying just kidding. On repeat. I swear, it was like the sun and the cold were competing for the spotlight.

jenn hanft apple picking

Aside from the constant change in weather, it actually turned out to be a great day. There is something calming about apple picking. I’m not sure if it’s the appreciation of picking something that grew to fruition or if it’s the fresh, crisp taste when you bite into an apple you picked. It’s the little things that make the most impact and just sticks with you.

Fresh apples are delicious LOL. I ate quite a few. But we all know what I was really there for: the apple cider and the apple cider donuts. Believe it or not, I love apples but I don’t like applesauce or apple pie. Isn’t that nuts? I’ve had many cases where I like a certain thing one way but not another (i.e. I like strawberries, strawberry yogurt, strawberry drinks, but I just can’t stand strawberry ice cream).

Needless to say, now that we’re in October (holy cakes it really is October!) I’m looking forward to the changing of leaves and stepping on that crunch.

What are your thoughts on apple picking? Planning to go or pass?
Excited for October, or nah?

with love jenn hanft
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18 Comments
  • Kileen
    October 4, 2017

    Looks like fun girl! I love apple picking!

    Kileen
    cute & little

  • Stephanie
    October 4, 2017

    Maaaan this makes me miss apple picking, to be honest. I found out I am allergic to apples and they make my throat swell up something fierce! 🙁 But I always loved going apple picking when I was younger. There’s something so fun about it. I’m glad you enjoyed your time even though the weather was bizarre haha!

    • Jenn Hanft
      October 15, 2017

      OMG sorry to hear! I know a few people are allergic to fruit altogether. At least you can enjoy some other things like strawberry picking 😀

  • Helena Marz
    October 4, 2017

    I have never done apple picking in my life before but I have done other fruit picking when I was a child. Looks like you had fun!:)

  • Sharon Wu
    October 5, 2017

    Omg you’re so lucky that the trees there actually have apples growing out of them LOL. David and I went to an apple orchard in Chicago but there were no apples growing D: I was so sad because I really wanted to experience that satisfaction of biting into an apple I picked like you did! Hopefully one day this fall I’ll be able to 🙂 Glad you had a fun time babe! xo, sharon

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    • Jenn Hanft
      October 15, 2017

      LOL omg really?! That’s horrible 🙁 I hope some day you’ll be able to go apple picking! xx

  • Stephanie
    October 5, 2017

    Looks like so much fun! I need to go apple picking!

    xo, Steph
    http://www.urbanblonde.com

  • Iliana Garcia
    October 5, 2017

    Okay I need to go apple picking! You’re pictures look amazing!

    xx
    Iliana | http://www.sophisticatedfashionista.com

    • Jenn Hanft
      October 15, 2017

      Thanks babe! It’s definitely a fun activity!

  • Nataly
    October 6, 2017

    I need to go apple picking now!

    • Jenn Hanft
      October 15, 2017

      Definitely a fun thing to do with family!

  • kelly torrez
    October 6, 2017

    Apple picking is on my fall to-do list! Aside from all the pretty pictures I LOVVVE apples 🙂

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    • Jenn Hanft
      October 15, 2017

      Apples are so yummy!! My favorite fruit hehe.

  • Lacey
    October 17, 2017

    I just love all the fall traditions! We just did this yesterday! So fun!

    xx,

    Lacey
    The Glitter Gospel

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