Monday, October 19, 2015

Photo Diary: Embracing the Fall









Delicious Pumpkin Spice Sugar donut!



I'm writing to you from the couch in my living room today...notice how I am not frantically getting ready for class. It's Fall Break (aka...a three day weekend!) Instead I am lounging in our actually kind cold house, wrapped in a fleece, sipping on coffee, and enjoying a plate of pumpkin pancakes--recipe coming later this week!

This past weekend has been a blessed on, which I spent with friends and family. On Saturday, one of my friends and I took a half hour drive to Wexford, PA to spend the day at Soergel's Orchard. Let me tell you it was the BEST day to be there. Perfect weather + Amish donuts + all of the apples, pumpkin and cider a girl could dream for = a very contented Ashley. I got to show off my very impressive apple and pumpkin picking skills and we even took some cute snaps throughout the day.

One thing that we were sure not to leave without was our own bottles of the orchard's apple wine--sampled that night...it was very crisp!

Sunday I spent the (very cold) day with my dad at the Steelers v. Cardinals game. Thank the Lord we won that game despite a very depressing start. I don't know how this city would be consoled otherwise. Haha!

With the weekend fun winding down, today will be spent doing all the work that I should have maybe started earlier. This will be done a lot easier now that I am in the early stages of a cold and refuse to leave this house! >.<

<3 Ashley

What did you do this weekend? Have you fully embraced the season?

8 comments:

  1. Looks like a fun weekend! I really need to make it to the apple orchard this weekend :)

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    1. This was my first time since I was a young kid and I only went once as a kid--which is funny since I grew up in apple orchard central!

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  2. Your pics are so cute! Love your outfit. And I'm jealous that you got to go apple picking. Apples are one of my forever favorite foods and I'd LOVE to actually pick them someday.
    Happy Fall break! Hope you get lots of recharging time.

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    1. Thanks, Lynn-Holly! I love apples too--I made sure to grab enough for snacking and mixing into my oatmeal in the mornings with some peanut butter! This is the first time I've been picking in awhile! Hope you get around to it this year! <3

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  3. Cute shots! Glad you're enjoying festive fall activities!
    xMC
    http://mc2squared.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Meghan! Just trying to soak in enough fun before the bitter cold hits!

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  4. Really love your outfit ! xo
    Can we follow each other ? Let me know on my blog and I will follow back immediately xo

    BLOG | GorisHelena

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    1. Thanks, Helena! I will be sure to stop by your site! xo

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