When it is cold and grey-skied and refuses to snow, I decide to bake! Why not, you know. Hubs was gone all day judging brass players in a music district competition, and both sets of my plans cancelled due to illness and unexpected babysitting, so it was, of course, a much better plan to bake than, say, tidy up the house, you know. But what … Continue reading cake doctor or pantry raid, part dos?
Each year in Bedford County, Virginia, on the third Saturday of October, folks from all around come to Gross’ Orchard for the Apple Valley Harvest Festival. I love this little festival–which is growing bigger by the bushel. From the orchard view one looks upon the rocks at the top of Sharp Top Mountain while sampling cider, local crafts, bluegrass, pulled barbeque, and alpaca petting. One … Continue reading Apple Valley Harvest mmm mmm GOODNESS!