Apple, Apple, Apple, Beer.

I cannot believe how long the warmth is staying in Portland! Is this normal?! Why wasn’t I here sooner!? I’ve always felt like fall weather in Chicago was so fleeting. You might get a week of slightly cool weather, the leaves would change, and then suddenly a ghastly wind would turn up and RIP ALL THE LEAVES OFF THE TREES. Then it would snow.
Seriously! 
This weekend should be full of fun things. Yesterday, Ktams and I traveled to Smith Berry Barn and purchased a bushel of Jonathan apples (that’s around 40 lb for you non-apple eaters). It’s going to be applesauce galore in this house today, let me tell you! And once we get tired of turning the food mill we might make a crisp or two. Tomorrow we will be meeting up with another Illinois Alumni transplant (I-L-L!) and attending Portland’s Fresh Hops Fest!
Sunday I just plan on kicking back and eating a ton of applesauce. Oh…and have I mentioned that WE ARE MOVING in two weeks? So knowing my luck–packing will commence. Joy.
Have a great weekend and if you’re in the Portland area get to the Hops Fest! Find me! We’ll clink glasses and drink to the wonderment that is craft beers!

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5 Comments

  • Reply Motormouth October 5, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    Where are you moving to?

  • Reply Bee Voltage October 5, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    SE Portland just south of Sellwood. It’s in that weird “is it Portland? Or is it Milwaukie?” area lol

  • Reply Adventures in Dressmaking October 6, 2012 at 1:06 am

    That’s a lot of apples!! I think the Oregon Nursery Co apple festival is coming up soon, too…. I really wanna go apple and pear picking! There’s a place in Hillsboro, Jossy Farms, that has them for $0.90/lb that I’ve been to before. Yummmmmm.

  • Reply Jenni Bost October 7, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    You’ll be close to me! We are in sort of Portland/Milwaukie/Clackamas. Good luck with the move! And, yea for beer and apples. I LOVE Fall.

  • Reply Kayla Moothart October 18, 2012 at 2:56 am

    Yay for Apple Crisp!

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