We harvested the apples on Sunday when we got home.
We were getting a little nervous that deer would jump the fence and eat them.
We have picked up about two five gallon buckets as they dropped.
Bob will use them for deer bait.
I had taken these pictures a little earlier.
Have no idea what kinds of apples they are but, they are tasty.
I brought a basket of the larger ones to work to share.
They were a hit and everyone was amazed how big they are.
We gave apples away to our neighbor and Bob's mom.
I think they will be using them for applesauce.
This is the largest laundry basket I have.
Since we have so many, I hate to have them go to waste.
We don't have a large freezer so, I figured I could can them
I got a bunch of stuff for that: a case of quart jars, funnel, lifter, a cookbook, a bottle of fruit fresh and a rack.
I figured I have a really large stock pot the rack would fit in.
I went back to K-mart to buy the right size pot.
It was $82.99.
I'm not sure I will like canning.
I didn't buy it.
I saw another kit that from Ball that came with three pint jars and a basket you can lower in to the pot. It doesn't hold three quarts.
I also got splatter screens that I thought I could cut the handles off and that would fit on the bottom of my stock pot.
I should just let Bob use all the apples for his bait pile.
I did make applesauce today to have with the pork chops for dinner.
It was very tasty!
Update on my BBD Bittersweet September.
I have started on the house.
I survived the over one alphabet.
To wrap things up, have you seen the freebie on Plum Street Samplers?
Here is the link: Plum Street Samplers Mystery Sampler: Mary's Sampler
I just got my thread and fabric together.
I can't find my Portabella and Piney Woods so I substituted Aged Pewter and Dried Thyme.
I think that should work.
Hooray tomorrow is friday.
I am so ready for the weekend.
Thanks for the great comments!
I love hearing from you.
Have a great weekend and get some stitching time in.
Keep on stitching