About The River

Monday, October 24, 2022

This and That


Hello Friends,

A little of this and that to share with you.

We enjoyed a visit to our local apple orchards. My husband made Crab Apple Jelly and it is delicious spread on a slice of English Muffin Toast.

 We enjoyed exploring a corn maze, a tractor ride along the orchard and eating one of the best apple turnovers I have ever tasted.

Mid - October the bees are still visiting.

 Collecting seeds, digging up dahlia, gladiolus and calla lily.



Still blooming under an October snow fall.

Trick or Treat?


The snow melted and we have been enjoying lovely Autumn weather. And I say to you..

Happy New Garden Year

as we plant..




crocus and more.





  1. oooo that snow looks chilly! and I love the little wagon full of apples, so cute. Crab apple jelly (jam in the UK) sounds lush

  2. What a fun day to have at the apple orchard. The jelly your sweet hubby made sounds delish. Happy New Week. xoxo Kris

  3. Sounds like a lovely time!!!!

    Some snow already! But just 'a taste'!

    "Hark! The wind is rising,
    And the air is full of leaves.
    We've had our summer evenings.
    Now, for October Eves."

  4. What a delicious adventure. I love the bee on the flower!

  5. Sorry you got snow so early. The trip to the apple orchard with your hubby sound fun.
    Yummy, crabapple jelly on English muffins.

  6. Oh Carla, I always love your photos. They are so delightful. Snowfall already? The visit to the apple orchards sounds fun with the tractor ride and apple turnovers. The crab apple jelly sounds Yummy. Your pumpkin is so cute with its long stem. Long stems are my favorite, but I never seem to find them. Your "this and that" post today was truly special, Carla.


  7. Definitely a trick! Just this morning we had a wonderful apple strudel from a German bakery near my daughter's home. I love apple everything far more than pumpkin this time of year. Pretty pictures!

  8. When my kids were little we would visit the apple orchard and enjoy donuts and apple cider. Those were the days. Did I see snow???? UGH I know its coming. Janice

  9. Wow the crabapple jelly sounds so scrumptious! And what a fluffy snow that was! xoxo

  10. I absolutely love your fall activities and photos. October snow? :O

  11. Love this post. The photos are so pretty. We had planned to get to our apple orchards but didn't get around. So glad you got to go.

  12. What a lovely visit to your local apple orchard, I enjoyed your photographs.
    I was surprised to see the snow though!

    Enjoy these last few days of October.

    All the best Jan

  13. What a beautiful orchard, and the wagon load of pretty apples too. I would love to do something fun like that.

  14. We still haven't had any snow at home, though Cliff did drive through a bunch one day!


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