September is the height of hurricane season. It’s been hot, and we’ve had rain which means everything is growing. After years of getting up with an alarm clock, I wake up early most mornings. Sometimes I see a beautiful pink sky.Read More
Back in 2016 I first wrote about visiting apple orchards in September for family fun. In 2020 I updated the post with new photos and information. Today’s post again has been updated with new information about apple orchard fall activities.
September is typically the best time to pick apples. Generally they should be harvested between late summer and late October. While different varieties of apples ripen at different times, and the harvest time varies each year, early fall is usually a reliable time for harvesting apples. If you are lucky enough to live in an area where apples grow, you know how wonderful apple orchards and cider mills are. My sister lives in Michigan and after Labor Day, everyone loves to go to the cider mills, apple orchards and farms. If you want to pick your own apples, there are orchards waiting for you. If you just want to buy beautiful fruit and cider, go to the old-time cider mills.Read More
For the last few weeks, I’ve been loving the black and white buffalo check decor on the blogs I visit. This year I happily embrace this sweet farmhouse look for autumn. My September table starts with a simple black and white tablecloth. I add a milk glass vase of yellow and white flowers for a centerpiece. Read More