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We Picked Strawberries!

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The title pretty much sums it up. Brent had today off, so we wanted to find something fun to do outside to enjoy the gorgeous weather. When I got off work at 2, we headed over to Hilger’s Farm & Market for their U-pick strawberries. We both had a really good time and we picked about 5lbs. of strawberries for $4.50.


We took a wagon hitched to a tractor out to the fields.


IMG_0023It involved a ton of bending. Some people had been out there for hours!


IMG_0026Our hour’s worth of hard work paid off!



Brent and I dug in when we got them home and washed a few. They were so sweet and warm and delicious! Yum! We’ve definitely gotten our share of local produce lately. πŸ™‚

Have a great weekend!


7 responses »

  1. How fun! Your strawberries look beautiful. I think there might be some berry-picking places around where I am – I should try it this summer!

  2. oh you guys looked ADORABLE!

  3. How fun! I don’t think I’ve ever seen strawberries growing! I mus search my area now.

  4. ahhhhhh, i’m so jealous you went strawberry picking!!! the pics are adorable, and the price is incredible! it costs like $30 around here because you’re “paying for the experience,” hmph. add it to the list of reasons to get out of ny, haha.

    that was the perfect way to spend your day off!

  5. Those look gorgeous! Picking your own food is so much fun πŸ™‚

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  7. Nice shirt brent! And nice haul vic!


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