Strawberry picking is something that my girls look forward to each year. The week before the baby came, Karis started asking when we would go. I was a little worried that we would not be able to fit it in this year since I would be recovering from the birth, but I knew she really wanted to go. So we decided to go on Memorial Day when I had my folks here to help us. We got tons of delicious strawberries and froze a bunch for smoothies and made strawberry bread and ate ridiculous amounts and gave some to friends. So glad we were able to go!
Abbi had a hard time pulling those berries off so she and Daddy had a nice arrangement: He would pick them and hand them to her and she would put them in the bucket :)
This little rascal did not really want to work hard to fill up a bucket -- she just wanted to eat!
Susanna and I mainly watched and took pictures (and slept):
Don't let her bucket fool you! She stole all those from Papa Eric!
Now Karlie was actually a very hard worker and searched carefully for the perfect berries:
Once again taking a break to eat a few...