Strawberry Picking With Friends

Strawberry Picking With Friends | www.preparingthesoil.comIt’s only the beginning of June, but strawberry season is already over here in North Carolina. Earlier this week, though, we headed out with friends to see if we could find any berries left to pick.

I don't think Zach wanted his picture taken...

I don’t think Zach wanted his picture taken…

It was pretty hot and sunny and there were very few berries to be found, but that didn’t stop the kids from having fun!

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I spent most of my time with Bethany who was determined to pick lots of strawberries.

Strawberry Picking With Friends | www.preparingthesoil.com Strawberry Picking With Friends | www.preparingthesoil.comIt was a little slow going at first as she learned which berries were good and which weren’t, but eventually she got the hang of it and her bucket started filling.

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And after almost an hour of watching the other kids eating most of the berries they picked and Bethany saying, “Yuck, I don’t like strawberries!”, she finally put one in her mouth and said,

“Oh! These are YUMMY!”

And that was the end of strawberry picking for Bethany. She sat herself down on a chair and ate berry after berry.


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And although we didn’t have a lot of berries to show for the morning, the point was to have fun and be with friends. Mission accomplished!

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