Saturday, October 25, 2008

Anniversary Trip

Our trip to Bayfield was fantastic! A few days together enjoying the great outdoors in such a glorious location is so refreshing to the soul! Not only did we get to see some really neat scenery, we were able to pick up a whole bunch (35 lbs.) of fresh apples and apple products! The best part was just soaking it all up at our own pace...with no deadlines, appointments, schedules or demands. Just natural fun the way God intended it to be!

Here is a map of all the fruit and flower orchards in the area. We didn't visit all of them this year, since we are now getting a better idea of which ones are better than others. Hauser's is always a must-see!

This is where we stayed at night to save on lodging fees. (just kidding)!

There were apples growing everywhere!

The harbor was especially enchanting on this partly sunny afternoon!

Perfect color on the Old Iron Bridge!

More beautiful trees!

Hiking through the woods was the highlight of Christy's day!

Sam kept trying to get those yummy looking leaves, but his mittens just wouldn't let him get a good grip.

Rebecca, Becca, Becky...whatever you call her, she is still as sweet as apple pie!

The Old Iron Bridge nestled in Autumn fluff.

A cotton-candy sky! ;-)

Sam was so cute when I was trying to unwrap him from his "baby bunting"!

For those of you who just can't get enough about us and our adventures, here is a slide show set to the tune of "Biscuits and Gravy" by Acoustical Potluck:

Friday, October 3, 2008

10 Years of Wedded Bliss

Eric and I will be celebrating our 10th Wedding Anniversary this month! I am excited about that, and I am also excited that he has planned a trip for us! We will be traveling to one of my very favorite places...Bayfield, Wisconsin! We have been there a couple of times, but only during the off-season. This time, we are actually going to go when the trees are still in full color, and the shops should still be open! According the the website, the week we arrive will be the "peak" of the color for the Fall foliage. We will arrive on October 14th and stay until the 17th. I really enjoy the beautiful scenery and the peaceful, relaxing atmosphere of Lake Superior and Madeline Island. I know that you all are going to think we are crazy, but we are going to take our kids with us. There are so many fun things for them to do, and we would be missing them terribly if we left them behind. Besides, if we take them with, we get to stay much longer! ;-)