Making a Memory

Tonight before dark, I asked the kids if they wanted to go help me pick some okra from the garden. I didn’t realize how much fun we would have for those fifteen minutes.

While I worked on thinning my newly sprouted lettuce, broccoli, spinach, and cabbage, Drew took my bucket and started harvesting peppers.

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Not to be excluded in the fun, Alyssa went inside and asked her daddy for another bucket. Then she started picking basil.

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When they came in, Alyssa started laying her basil on her play kitchen’s oven. I guess she wanted to dry it? πŸ™‚

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Before we told them they can’t play with real food, I had to take this photo of Drew putting his peppers in a “pot.”

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And I taught both of them how to wash their produce.

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I never thought a quick garden trip would be so much fun for them! Hopefully they will be good helpers next spring when my garden will be much larger! πŸ™‚

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