berry picking

Whatcom County is one of the largest producers of berries in the country and every year I have intentions to pick berries until my hearts content. In three years of living here I haven’t done it yet, until this year! I hit up strawberry picking with one of my besties, Jessica, when she came to visit at the end of June and then earlier this week Isla and I hit up the raspberries.

Isla and I in the strawberry fields in late June.

Raspberry picking!

Our loot. We collected 3-1/2 lbs. total.

I brought those 3-1/2 lbs. of berries home and froze some for a little taste of summer in the middle of the winter.  I also used this recipe to make raspberry jam. I downloaded some labels from Jones Design Company to dress up the jars, aren’t they cute?

My mom’s going to be here next week, maybe we’ll hit up the blueberry harvest!



One response to “berry picking

  1. Rebecca Wenzel

    cute blanket! Did you make it?

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