The kids and I recently decided to have our very own Apple Festival. You can read all about it at Growing Up Green, my weekly series at www.thriftyandgreen.com. Here’s a little behind-the-scene look at our fun!
We don’t have apples growing yet – next year I hope – so we hit the farmer’s market for a selection of shapes colours and sizes. Bergandy is always attracted to tiny things! So, crab apples:
We laid out our spread, filled bowls with toppings, and dug in! You try getting them to look up after saying go…
I thought the kids would gorge on the sprinkles & chocolate, but they surprised me. They always do! That’s half the fun. Bergandy liked sweet apple with sweet honey. Sweet. Asher laughed at the idea of picking a favorite. Between bites – “Who needs a favorite with all this good stuff!”
Even Weston partook – using any and every apple slice he could get his paws on as a teether! No chocolate sauce for him, though you know he tried his hardest to get into that fun too!
After gorging ourselves on 10 – yes TEN – apples, we needed to burn off the honey, caramel and chocolate. What better way than to done matching monster t-shirts and dance around the living room to Monster Mash!
Until we collapsed. Here, Bergandy does her very best “dead pose”.