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Apples, a New Duck, and an Old Trick

It’s become somewhat of a tradition for us to go apple picking on the first Saturday in October, and to follow that up with a festive Peking Duck feast.  This year was no different…Oh, except that it was spectactularly different!!! We went back to our favourite apple picking spot, Applewood Farm and Winery [12416 McCowan Rd., Stouffville, Ontario. […]

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Apple Picking Peking Duck 2015

Happy October 2015! It’s time to celebrate with Apple Picking Peking Duck! On Saturday, we went on our annual pilgrimage to Applewood Farm and Winery. It was quite a cold and windy day, so we had a shorter trek into the orchards to pull Spartans and Cortlands for our Thanksgiving pies and Fall lunchboxes. But, […]

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Earnest Apple Picking Peking Duck

It was an Earnest Apple Picking Peking Duck weekend…and that’s only the half of it! On Friday night, the kids had their first “exposure” to The Importance of Being Earnest. We were able to secure some prime seats at Hart House Theatre (thanks Trevor!) for the penultimate performance of the play.  The kids had quite a long […]

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Apple Picking with a New Camera and Sharing the Pie Love

We’re lucky enough to have our “California Grandparents” here with us for the Thanksgiving weekend!  So, on Friday, we rented a mini-van and sped out to our favourite Apple Picking spot, Applewood Farm Winery in Stouffeville, Ontario.  Little did we know, they didn’t open until noon on Fridays, so we had an adventure in the […]

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Apple Pickin’ Pie with Disappearing Vodka Crust

Since we had such a great time picking apples last year, we went back to Applewood Farm Winery in Stouffeville, Ontario last weekend. This time, we brought the dog!! It was a totally different vibe this year, too. First and foremost, there were different apples available at the farm. Last year, we went on the […]

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Apple Picking, Finally!

I can’t tell you how many times we’ve thought about going apple picking. This year, we finally did it. We made the effort to reserve a car a month in advance, and we spent a bit of time asking our friends about their favourite places (thanks everyone!) and tooling around the web to investigate orchards […]

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