Fall Fun | Halloween at the Conservatory

We made a trip out to the Botanical Conservatory at Wright Park to enjoy their free admission night. The conservatory was decorated for the season.

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The kids enjoyed the masks and other props available for fun photo opportunities.

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My little scientist enjoyed interacting with the conservatory guides and learning about the plants.

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The kids were delighted to feed the koi fish.

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After thoroughly enjoying the conservatory, we took a quick walk through the park before heading home.

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Where We Live | July Edition

Ten acres of blueberries, in the city, and free to pick. This is Where I Live.

This month we enjoyed the delights of picking berries at Charlotte’s Blueberry Park.

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The very next morning, these yummy berries went into Blueberry Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes, adapted from here.

We enjoyed the hunt so much that we visited the park again.

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This time we spotted Charlotte hiding in the bushes.

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We even found a few blackberries.

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We left with another abundance of berries, enough to try this Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie and these Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins.

Now that you’ve had your fill of blueberries, please continue along the Where We Live Blog Circle to check out life as experienced by the other talented photographers in the group. Next up is my PNW neighbor Kersten Green.