Thursday, October 25, 2012

Cider Makin'


Every year we go to the pumpkin patch, every year we buy their cider, and every year we cry when the last drop has been drunk.

So this year, we thought we'd buy our own apples, and do the cider makin' ourselves.  Even more fun?  Invite others over to share in the fun, and the work, {and the cost!}, and the deliciousness!!
So that is what we did, folks.
 We took a lot of apples, did a lot of slicing, a lot of crushing, and made a lot of cider! 
 And I'm thinking we're going to have to do this again soon, because there were an awful lot of apples left over ;) 
 I'm seeing some apple pie in our near future.

And the little ones?  They're not feeling so great :(  There has been some sort of illness circulating the house for the last month, but Kam has gotten a lot worse over the last few days.  We may have to make a trip to the doctor soon.

Taylor is cutting four molars at once, sigh.  And her new trick?  I'll let you see for yourself:


Minutes of entertainment, right there.

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MiMi said...

LOL!! MINUTES of entertainment.
That looks like hard work! Sometimes I get sad that I'm so lazy...

Jenny said...

LOL at her picking her nose!

I'm sorry the kids have been sick. I hate that part of fall/winter. I hope they all feel better soon.

The apple cider sounds so yummy!

MomBrose said...

LOL! One of my favorite pictures of Skylar is BOTH fingers in her nose at the same time!! :)
Such a bummer that you have some sick kiddos. Praying it exits quickly!!
Your cider looks awesome! What in the world is that beautiful wooden contraption?
We made applesauce today and I thought we were doing good....didn't even think of CIDER!

marie said...

So do you have your own cider making barrel? We love apple cider here, it's just such a cozy drink.

Colleen said...

We are constantly pulling Xander's fingers out of his nose - those two are a match made in heaven!

How did the cider taste? You are so talented!!

Skye said...

I could look at apple photos al day long- so pretty! Love the colors! Oh and my daughter has just recently discovered that new trick too LOL - eww! :)

jennohara said...

I hope everyone feels better soon! Hailey cut all four of her molars at the same time too...except she didn't even let me know about it! They were just there one day!

Busy Bee Suz said...

I hope miss Kam is feeling better soon.....and all of you as well.
Cider making and nose picking....memories of a great childhood! LOL

Anonymous said...

Sorry you guys are sick! Isn't an apple a day supposed to keep the doctor away? :o)

Connie said...

I want to make cider!!!

I really do think I should be living on a farm.

Sorry the kids are sick. :(


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