Tuesday, October 9, 2012

bringing it in

Most of last week was spent hauling in whatever we could harvest from the garden. We've had several freezing and frigid days, and even a dusting of snow already!


Much of the corn was still immature (a bit too late planting that this year).


We found the very last raspberry.


YUM!


Farmer baby was a very eager helper, pulling up carrots, crawling around inside the raised beds to find the hidden peppers, and overjoyed to hear "yes, pick it!" when she pointed to any still-green tomatoes (instead of hearing my usual "not that one, it's not ready yet").


Her little baby doll (which was actually my favorite baby doll when I was her age!) comes nearly everywhere with us.


And gets to sample all the garden goodness, too.


The dogs stopped by to play for a bit.  


The sun came out briefly and cast a beautiful glow on all our hard work.


We filled our baskets full.


And after such a busy time in the garden, we decided to take a rest by the sandbox.


Where even more treasures were discovered.


This is the time of year we fell in love with this place.


13 comments:

  1. Love how your sweet baboo is putting her treasure in her pocket!

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  2. Crazy weather we've been having. She is too cute in her little farmer overalls! C helped this week put the tomatoes that got frozen in the trash bin. Quite the little helpers aren't they?

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  3. What a last haul! Such awesome pictures too. Can't believe its that time again...seems not too long ago you were planting!

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  4. Isn't that wonderful that your Farmer Baby is also very involved with what you are passionate of...love reading your post:)

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  5. Beautiful pictures! This is exactly how babies should grow up.

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  6. Your little Farmer Baby looks like she is a great helper! :)
    I can see why you fell in love with your place this time of year, fall is so beautiful!

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  7. Oh my goodness what a wonderful, heart-warming post! Oh your little farmer baby just makes my heart soooooo happy. I love that photo of the leaf in the pocket! What a gem. Thanks for brightening my day.

    (and we've been bringing it all in, too.)

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  8. Your babe is such a cutie! I can't believe you've had a dusting of snow already - in the UK it's still raining....

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  9. I really enjoy seeing the seasons in different parts of the country. Such a difference----snow? Already....but here it is in Texas where it is in the 50s one day and the 80s the next....

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  10. What a fantastic haul Jaime!! And i cannot believe how your sweet farmer baby has grown...i so enjoyed wandering through your gorgeous pics!Thanks for sharing and putting a smile on my face....i just love the simple joy of these sort of moments x

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  11. Love, love, love the photos! Such a joy. Reminds me of my granddaughter. And your harvest looks really great.

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  12. Such adorable photos of your baby....I love reading your blog. Not only do you have beautiful photos, but wonderful recipes to try.....

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  13. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-and-rural.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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