Blueberries and grapefruit are tied for Anna's favorite fruit. Grapefruit is always the first choice for breakfast, while blueberries are the preferred bedtime snack. So, when Emily asked us to go blueberry picking, we jumped at the chance to go with our berry-picking friends.
Everyone with kids knows how fruit picking goes...one in the mouth, one in the bucket. OR five in the mouth, one in the bucket. OR all in the mouth, none in the bucket. Needless to say, Anna ate her weight in blueberries.
After massive thunderstorms last night, the blueberry bushes were drenched, so we were sprinkled with water drops every time we picked a berry.
Anna's bucket rarely had more berries than in this photo. By the time we left, it was empty. This is why:
Every time I turned around, this is what I saw.
Emily and I ate about two berries each. You'd think I was eating mine, though...I walked away with just 2.5 pounds of berries, while Emily managed to pick 5 pounds!
After we finished picking, Emily's mom generously paid for my blueberries (I managed to leave the house without my wallet) while Anna and Harper begged to have their turns with the cameras. It's becoming a regular thing. Harper was adorable, setting up her shots with very specific ideas in mind. Anna captured a few cute ones, as usual: