Millions of Peaches

Peaches come in a can, they were put there by a man …

Or a woman, as the case may be.  I took Picasso and Cassatt and met with some friends to go peach picking today.  Unfortunately, I left my camera at home, so no pictures.  (ADD moment #1.)  When we got there, they told us we should have called ahead, the peaches aren’t ripe enough for picking today. (ADD moment #2.)

They took us on a tractor ride anyway, through the orchards, which is really the most I expected the boys to get out of the experience anyway.  They picked a couple fruits off the trees for us (a green apple and a peach).  Picasso wasn’t interested, they were too tough for him to chew.  He doesn’t eat skins, either, and I couldn’t convince him to take a big enough bite to get more than skin.  Cassatt loved them, though.  Munched on the apple, or maybe he was just drinking the juices.  When he dropped it, I gave him the peach, and he ate about half of it.  Over the course of an hour, he LOVED that thing!  (When I say it took an hour, it was at his mouth most of the time.  And he wouldn’t let it go.)

After the tractor, we went to the country store.  I was thinking about getting some extra peaches to freeze — I froze some peaches a few years ago and they were WONDERFUL.  And we had “fresh” peaches all year.  So I bought a bushel. (I know, I know, ADD moment #3 there.  How would that even fit in the car with 2 carseats?)  So far, I’ve frozen 8 of them, and it doesn’t even look like I made a dent in the box.

Tonight I bought some canning jars, we’ll see how that goes.  I’ve set up a Pinterest board to help me find recipes again, and my goal is to have most of the box done by the end of the week.  I’m going to be busy!!!

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About Sarah Unsicker

Candidate for Missouri House of Representatives, 91st District. Mother, wife, friend, education advocate, lawyer.
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