Oct 222017
 

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The Sunday Salon used to be a meme but was getting so huge it became unmanageable, so it is now a Facebook group that has become an
informal week in review gathering place for bloggers.

It is also a place to share our thoughts about things of a bookish nature.
HAPPY SUNDAY EVERYONE!

Pumpkins & Apples

Last Sunday we braved the wind and chilly temps to enjoy the day at Waldvogel’s Farm. Mr. Dollycas and I haven’t been there for about 17 years, when we took our kids to the pumpkin patch to get their pumpkins. The place has really changed. They now charge admission with over 40 things to do and plenty of neat places for pictures like this huge swing. I love family days like this.

The grands also had their picture taken with some animals. Look closely, that is a piglet behind Natalie 🙂

Alpine Ranch Pics and Ponies

Then yesterday was a Natalie day which meant a visit to the Tom Dooley Orchard. We came home with cookies, pies, apple butter, honey, and apples to make kuchen and crisps. They also had pumpkins, like this one. 

I love these weekends, we have to squeeze in as many outdoor things before the snow flies. I always have a huge smile after days like these.

~Lori 


Weekly Rewind October 16 – 21, 2017

Monday – My Reading Itinerary Monday! – Week #42 2017 – Wisconsin – Connecticut – Georgia – Missouri

Plus – #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Crepe Factor by Laura Childs with Terry Farley Moran @BerkleyMystery

Tuesday – #Spotlight – Best-Laid Plants: A Potting Shed Mystery by Marty Wingate

Plus – New Release Tuesday – October 2017 – Week #3

And – #Review / #Giveaway – Murder on the Toy Town Express: A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Barbara Early – Great Escapes Book Tour @crookedlanebks

Wednesday – Cozy Wednesday with Miranda James – Author of Fixing to Die – #GuestPost / #Giveaway @BerkleyMystery

Thursday – #Review – Twelve Slays of Christmas: A Christmas Tree Farm Mystery by Jacqueline Frost

Plus – #Review / #Giveaway – Barking Up the Wrong Tree (A Bluff Point Romance) by Jenn McKinlay

Friday – 20 Quick Questions with Jonnie Jacobs, author of “What the Widow Knew” from Sleuthing Women II: 10 Mystery Novellas #Giveaway

Plus – #FlashbackFriday / #Review / #Giveaway – Spiced and Iced (A Callie’s Kitchen Cozy Mystery) by Jenny Kales

And – #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Ghost Times Two (A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel) by Carolyn Hart @BerkleyMystery

Saturday – #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Ghost on the Case (A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel) by Carolyn Hart @BerkleyMystery

Plus – #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Secrets and Pies by Jenny Kales – Great Escapes Book Tour

Happy Fall Y’all!

Have a great week!! 

Dollycas

Your Escape With A Good Book Travel Agent

  3 Responses to “Sunday Salon – Pumpkins & Apples – Weekly Rewind – Mail Call”

  1. Looks like a fun family day! =)

  2. It looks like such fun, Lori and a wonderful family picture. Egads, look at that giant pumpkin! LOL

  3. The pumpkin is crazy huge! Looks like both days were so much fun though you have my mouth watering at the apple orchard treats. You’ve reminded me I haven’t made a visit to the local apple orchard yet! Have a great week!

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